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Decomposition Book by Michael Roger

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Lined notebook in 100% post-consumer recycled paper $8.00

A notebook is a must-have accessory to record memories while on the road, and these Decomposition Books from Michael Roger perfectly fit the bill. Available in a number of clever cover designs, the books feature a bunch of eco-friendly attributes, including: 100% post-consumer-waste recycled pages manufactured in a mill powered by methane captured from a local landfill; and soy ink printing,......read more

E-Readers vs. Books

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Which is the greener way to read?

The surging popularity of e-readers like the Apple iPad and the Amazon Kindle has bookworms wondering if the days of the printed page are numbered. But which is more sustainable? Conventional wisdom (and tech research) might have you believe that e-books are the greener alternative, but it may not be so clear cut. E-readers are no different from other handheld electronics – they're made......read more

Inbook Charging Station

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Old books given new lives as unique and smart charging docks $49.00

Rich Neeley Designs rescues discarded books from certain landfill death, or from their dreary existence in the dark recesses of a bookshelf. Their goal is to bring more books into your life. Each book they meet passes an "exceptionally rare and wonderful" screening prior to being given a new life as a charger. As a comparitive lit major, Brenna chooses to recycle only those books that haven't......read more

'Planting: A New Perspective' by Piet Oudolf & Noel Kingsbury

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Two of the world's most influential plantsmen join forces on an authoritative gardening reference $25.27

If there is such thing as a gardening superstar, then you can count both Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury among them. From the High Line and Battery Park in New York to the Lurie Garden in Chicago, Oudolf is the man behind some of the most high-profile planting projects in the world. Kingsbury, meanwhile, has written no fewer than twenty books on planting and garden design. "Planting: A New......read more

Lumio Book Lamp

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Max Gunawan's LED lamp design is an open book--literally $160.00

When closed the Lumio Book Lamp appears as a simple hardcover book. Once you open it up, an accordion-style LED lamp is revealed. The "pages" of the book act like a lamp shade, softening and warming the glow of the 500-lumen LED modules. The flexible design has a number of applications--think table lamp, wall sconce, ceiling pendant, or accent light. For the cover, you can choose from three......read more

Booka Shade "Crossing Borders"

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Eye-spinning clip shot via drone copter

For all the high-tech rigs being set up to shoot film and video these days, we haven't heard of any so intensely next-level as a DRONE COPTER WITH SEVEN GOPROS ATTACHED TO IT. That's what the people at Pier Pictures used to shoot this eye-spinning video for "Crossing Borders," the latest single from Booka Shade. The velvety house cut serves as soundtrack to a short clip that completely warps the......read more

Bookman Cup Holder

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Swedish brand unveils must-have accessory for sipping while cycling $40.00

Just in time for spring, Stockholm's Bookman has unveiled another minimal, must-have bike accessory with the Cup Holder, allowing cyclists to sip while they ride. Operating like a clip, the simple steel spring opens by pressing the rings together, then clamps firmly on the handlebar once you let go, keeping drinks secure even as you ride over bumpy terrain. With no screws or......read more

'Straight Up' Climate Book Drops

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New book by influential blogger described as a "must-read" by Al Gore.

Readers of Joseph Romm's Climate Progress blog, an offshoot of the liberal think tank Center for American Progress, are familiar with the writer's sharp wit and tight prose. With his new book 'Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions,' followers get the chance to experience it in cullulose......read more

The Joy of Books

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Sean Ohlenkamp brings a bookstore to life after dark

E-readers are handy, but can a Kindle do this? At Type Books in Toronto, the books come to life after hours, dancing in choreographed stop-motion to spread a positive message about the printed word. "The Joy of Books," created by Toronto ad man Sean Ohlenkamp, his wife, Lisa Blonder Ohlenkamp, and 20 volunteers, has set the internet ablaze, with two million plus views to date. If,......read more

Book: Natural Histories

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Extraordinary rare prints from the American Museum of Natural History Library $25.00

Published late in 2012, Natural Histories offers a rare glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated essays from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. And it's not just for armchair scientists. Included in the clamshell package are 40 prints of extraordinary illustrations, printed in quality stock, just begging to be framed. From the curation to the printing, this is a......read more

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