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Review: The LEGO Architecture Idea Book

While many LEGO building books focus on overall projects, The LEGO Architecture Idea Book approaches building from another perspective. Rather than teaching how to build, it is more of a reference book. It shows the completed design techniques with a couple sentences written about how it is done. This is not a book for beginners as it skips all the how-tos and shows all the interesting ways you can build windows, siding, and frames.

Review: Giraffes on Horseback Salad

In 1937, noted surrealist Salvador Dalí visited the United States, and while he was here, he made sure to meet with some of the biggest stars of the period – the Marx Brothers. Dalí and Harpo Marx became fast friends, starting by painting each other and ultimately writing a film together that was never filmed.

Review: Geek Wisdom

In the book Geek Wisdom – The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture, authors N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan, and Zaki Hasan and editor Stephen H. Segal take a look at quotes from across the realms of books, movies, television programs and video games and applied them to different philosophies that can be related to the different quotes. From Inigo Montoya to Jareth the Goblin King, they takes quotes attributed to the different characters and expound upon them.