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IKEA’s Guide To Satisfaction In The Bedroom Is Not What You Think It Is

The folks over at IKEA must have realized how mundane their yearly catalog is. The colorful nature of the requisite yearly catalog has been the target of kids doodling. Not so much a go-to literature for your IKEA products for grownups. At least, not anymore. Fret not, grownups, because IKEA has came up with a clever digital catalog targeted specifically at horny adults. Continue reading IKEA’s Guide To Satisfaction In The Bedroom Is Not What You Think It Is

New Evangelion Concept Art Book Packs A Boatload Of Production Art

A little known publisher called Udon Entertainment has released a new must-have book for any Neon Genesis Evangelion fan. Called Neon Genesis Evangelion: TV Animation Production Art Collection (ISBN-13: 978-1772940428), this 432-page hardcover book is the ultimate compendium of blind scenes and archival design sketches of the 1995 Japanese animated television series and the 1997 theatrical release. It includes draft artwork of characters, mecha, weapons, vehicles, plus boatload of interior and exterior locations – all of which are supported by the original artists’ detailed design notes. It is a book to own running up to the release of the new Evangelion movie. Continue reading New Evangelion Concept Art Book Packs A Boatload Of Production Art

Marvel’s Mashup Superheroes: It’s A Bizarre (Comics) World Out There

If you think Hulkverine is some weird shit, well, that’s not the last of the weird from Marvel Comics. But before you proceed into the warp superheroes mashup, be warned that this post contains spoilers for Marvel’s Infinity Wars #3 comics series. In fact, anyone who is super anal about spoilers and have not read #1 and #2, should turn back now. Like, pronto. Continue reading Marvel’s Mashup Superheroes: It’s A Bizarre (Comics) World Out There

Ferrari Book Has A V12 Engine Book Case With Exhaust Headers Stand

There are myriad of ways to spend your riches. If you don’t know how, businesses out there will make sure you pick up the art of spending lavishly in no time. This is 100 percent true for luxury sports car maker Ferrari and no, it is not asking for upwards of 100 grand for one of its supercars. It is asking only for $30,000. Quite a steal, eh? Well, if $30K for a prancing horse speed demon, then it is a steal. Not if the $30K is for a book. You read that right. A Book! Continue reading Ferrari Book Has A V12 Engine Book Case With Exhaust Headers Stand

We Don’t Even Need To Tell You Why You Need This Fallout Cookbook

Have you ever play a video game and thought about where can you get those food in real life? Obviously, it is easy if the game is, say, GTA, but not quite if it is a sci-fi video game and one that is set in a time after a nasty nuclear fallout like the video game Fallout. Actually not quite because, the Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook (Insight Editions, ISBN-13 978-1683833970) will have your acquired taste for post-apocalypse delicacies covered. Continue reading We Don’t Even Need To Tell You Why You Need This Fallout Cookbook

You Can Learn To Draw Your Favorite Avengers Characters With This Book

Drawing. It is the most expressive form after words, but unlike words, not everyone is born with the knack to draw. Fortunately, humans are capable of learning and this 128-page Learn to Draw Marvel’s The Avengers (Walter Foster, ISBN 978-1633225121) is one such help – IF you yearn to draw characters from Marvel’s Avengers like a pro. It may not turn you into a comic master, but it can probably turn you from a comic disaster to a comic hero… in drawing, that is. Continue reading You Can Learn To Draw Your Favorite Avengers Characters With This Book

There’s Hulkverine Now And No, Hulk And Wolvie Did Not Have A Child

Marvel universe has expanded beyond our wildest imagination even before Marvel Cinematic Universe started seeing success as blockbuster live action movies. But this thing here is way beyond my wildest imagination: a Hulk cross Wolverine. Yes. You freaking read that right. Hulkverine is a thing! Holy mother of…. What kind of abomination is this? Whatever it is, you must asking “what the hell is happening here?” Did Wolverine got hit by gamma rays too, like Bruce Banner? Or did Hulk underwent the excruciating Weapon X? Well, actually, it was neither. Continue reading There’s Hulkverine Now And No, Hulk And Wolvie Did Not Have A Child

Oh, Look. There Is A Owner’s Workshop Manual For F-14 Tomcat!

Now, I am sure we are familiar with Haynes, the publishing firm known for manuals that guide to maintaining and repairing automobiles and motorcycles, and in recent times, even teaches you how to survive a zombie apocalypse (very aptly filed under “Practical Lifestyle Manual” and yes, it is 100% real!). It seems like whatever ride you have, Haynes Manuals will have you covered, but what if your ride happen to be the once icon of U.S. air superiority, the aircraft that synonymous with the movie Top Gun (Paramount Pictures, 1986), the Grumman F-14 Tomcat? Continue reading Oh, Look. There Is A Owner’s Workshop Manual For F-14 Tomcat!

What Can Teach You The Basics Of Camera Better Than A Book That’s Literally A Camera?

Books on camera/photography are a dime a dozen, but nothing teaches you the basic principles of photography better than a book that’s literally a camera. This Book Is A Camera, published by Museum of Modern Art, is exactly that. It is a book on camera and it is also a camera. In other words, this is a working camera that resides in a pop-up book. Novel! In addition to providing the hardware, AKA a pinhole camera, this book also explains how photographs are made possible through the intrinsic properties of light. Now, we all know the theory, but there isn’t a better way to demonstrate that well-known theory through practical demonstration. Continue reading What Can Teach You The Basics Of Camera Better Than A Book That’s Literally A Camera?

Archisutra Is Kama Sutra Disguised As An Architecture Design Manual

Looking to pick up some traditional sexual positions but too shy to be seen reading the ancient Indian Hindu guide to love and sex, Kama Sutra? Well, here’s the solution: The Archisutra by Miguel Bolivar (CreateSpace Independent, ISBN-13: 978-1530172450). This tongue-in-cheek to sexual positions is one that befits an architect or engineer because it is a “design manual” that offers you the necessary data for a section of sex positions, each thoughtfully illustrated with annotations, along with informative descriptions – just like a real architect/engineer manual. Continue reading Archisutra Is Kama Sutra Disguised As An Architecture Design Manual