Book Review ‘Does it Fart?’

I’d recommend this book to anyone, from the children curious about the world to the scientist too busy to ask simple questions.

Haven’t read a book lately? Blame Netflix, researchers say

However, people who do read books are reading much more than before.

Paper strips recovered from Blackbeard’s ship reveals pirates liked voyage stories — at least, stuffed in their guns

The real booty be knowledge ya landlubbers!

Book Review: ‘Plots’

You’ll never look at a book or a plot in the same way.

Watch the (2nd) biggest book in the world get digitized, all thanks to the British Library

It’s not the size of the book that matters, it’s how you digitize it.

Book Review: ‘The Five Horsemen of the Modern World: Climate, Food, Water, Disease, and Obesity’

An eye-opener.

Critical version of ‘Mein Kampf’ a huge hit in Germany

Some books shouldn’t be banned, but fought head on.

First edition of Newton’s Principia is on auction, poised to become most expensive copy of the book

One of the most important works in human history.

Crystallizing books – the spectacular art of Alexis Arnold

We see this too often – loads and loads of discarded books in storage rooms, on the sidewalk, even in our homes. Abandoned books are a much too common sight, and at least to me, a depressing sight. This inspired San Francisco-based artist Alexis Arnold to embark on a fascinating quest to make something beautiful – crystallized books. “The Crystallized Book series

This book can clean murky waters and save lives

Books and education save lives – but the Drinkable Book took things to the next level. Using the bacteria-killing properties of silver and copper, a US researcher has developed a low cost, light and cool way of purifying drinking water: through a book.

Overwhelming majority of college students prefer paper books to digital copies

Despite ebooks and their corresponding electronic reading devices have become extremely popular, surprisingly most young adults and children prefer reading in print than digitally. Moreover, this trend seems to be on the rise after a momentary preference for ebook readers.

The smallest book in the world measures less than a millimeter

A 22-page micro-print of Shiki no Kusabana (flowers of seasons) is officially the smallest book in the world, measuring  0.75 millimetres (0.03 inches) or just about impossible to read with the naked eye. The book was printed by Toppan Printing in Japan, who have been making micro books since 1964, using its ultrafine printing technology, the same method used to avoid forgery of paper currency. Previously,