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Make: Electronics

$20.22 from Amazon »

What drew me to Charles Platt's Make: Electronics wasn't the title, the cover, or the reviews. It was a page from the book I saw in a Google Images search that shows a dude licking a 9V battery, alongside the suggestion...

MEAT: Everything You Need to Know

$26.48 from Amazon »

Rack of Lamb. Whole Shank Osso Bucco. Crown Pork Roast with Pineapple Bread Stuffing. It's not just beef it's all kinds of MEAT that are what's for dinner in Pat LaFrieda's full-color book of buying, butchering, cooking...

Cabin Porn

$21.78 from Amazon »

Straw, sticks, and bricks. You'll find them all throughout the pages of Cabin Porn, a forthcoming coffee table book from the folks behind the tumblr of the same name. Cabin Porn began as a photographic blog shared just...

Guerilla Furniture Design

$12.36 from Amazon »

Guerilla Furniture Design author Will Holman believes you should never design anything you can't actually make (attn: Triton human gills, Zero Helicopter, 60% of all crowdfunding projects). The problem with that ethos...

Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People

$8.39 from Amazon »

Call it a nightcap. Goodnight Brew: A Parody for Beer People traces the after-hour activities of a bear, a few otters, a wort hog, and a hops wildebeest--you know, a brewery's typical staff--as they demonstrate how to...

The Geeky Chef Cookbook

$15.13 from Amazon »

Cassandra Reeder isn't just so geeky that she geeks out cooking dishes inspired by Star Wars, Legend of Zelda, and Doctor Who in her free time, she's so geeky that she started a blog about it, and has now released an...

Defending Your Castle

$13.33 from Amazon »

While author William Gurstelle might use the word "castle" figuratively in his how-to book's title, he definitely means us to take the "defending" part at face value. The manual's full title is Defending Your Castle:...

Oh, the Places You'll Eff Up

$7.40 from Amazon »

Know someone who's about to graduate college? Stressing, lying awake at night thinking, Now what? For me it was business as usual. Chillin', mowwin', gamin' at my mama's house with my friend Cornelius. But then one day...

Rude Hand Gestures of the World

$9.25 from Amazon »

"Evolutionary anthropologists tell us that gesture is much older than speech." So begins Romana Lefevre's Rude Hand Gestures of the World: A Guide to Offending without Words. What follows? Pictures! Lots and lots of pictures!...

Proper Etiquette for the Modern Degenerate

$17.10 from Amazon »

Are you the Grand Poobah of politically incorrect? Then I recommend sitting down for a session with Mr. Manners. Not to "fix" yourself into another sociopolitical drone, but to learn how to continue talking trash, playing...

The Fetish Coloring Book (NSFW)

$9.95 from Amazon »

That's a nice strap-on you've got there, ma'am, but I think it could use a little more color....

Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things

$9.63 from Amazon »

Sneaky and shady basically mean the same thing, but for some reason sneakiness manages to carry an air of charm, whereas shadiness makes everyone want to steer clear of the jackhole who will short you on his portion of...

Cooking for Geeks

$17.66 from Amazon »

If you're going to geek out on something, I feel like the kitchen will produce the best returns. Example: Geeking out on cosplay and crafting the most badass Jabba the Hutt costume ever for San Diego Comic-Con probably...

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book

$9.43 from Amazon »

Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest & Coloring Book is kind of like The Legend of Zelda in that you collect trinkets and clues along the way to help you reach the castle and discover the secret it holds at the end of your...

Fight Club 2 Comic Series

It's all part of The Game. Wait, no, that's not it. The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was... Nope, not that one either (but check out the latest homage to Keyser Soze here). The first rule of Fight Club is...yeah...

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

$7.40 from Amazon »

Know what they say? If you're arguing with an idiot, make sure he isn't doing the same thing. Know who heeds that advice? Almost no one engaging in an argument on the Internet. But author Ali Almossawi has decided to...

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day

$7.43 from Amazon »

Matt Kepnes has spent years traveling the world on the cheap. For the past 5 or so he's been blogging about it under the name Nomadic Matt, sharing his secrets and tips with other wannabe explorers on a budget. So now...

A Gronking to Remember

$7.19 from Amazon »

A Gronking to Remember, or as the late mayor of Boston, Tom Menino would call it, A Gonking to Remember is the first! in the Rob Gronkowski erotica series. E L James move over. And for that matter, Twain, Hemmingway...

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The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse

$9.87 from Amazon »

In addition to The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse can I get one called The Art of Fighting Indigestion through Christmas Day? From my mama's cinnamon rolls and egg casserole at breakfast to the 6-pack of...

The Elements: A Visual Exploration

$11.27 - $23.57 from Amazon »

Paging through The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe is almost like going on an acid trip. Bright colors, textured images, constant enlightenment. And when you're finished with it, you...

How to Cook Everything Fast

$21 from Amazon »

I think cooking is cool as long as I'm on the receiving end of its spoils. For example, I like fried chicken, smoked brisket, homemade croissants, lasagna, apple hand pies, and those cheesy potatoes with Corn Flakes on...

Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

$10.99 from Amazon »

English majors and word nerds, get your snorts and snickers ready. And everyone else rolling your eyes, get your glasses ready. I'm sure Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist will seem hilarious to you...

Proof: The Science of Booze

$17.97 from Amazon »

Proof: Booze Makes Everything Better. No, not really. Well I mean, yes, that's really true of course, but it's not really the name of the book. Proof: The Science of Booze is its accurate title. But I'm pretty sure that...

Japanese Flipbooks

$15.80 - $23.37 from Amazon »

Rabbit with Long Ear is by far the most profound book I've read...ever. In 0 words and less than 5 seconds it provides a stirring and stark look into the life of a creature cursed with inordinately long lobes who refuses...

The Manual to Manhood

$11.63 from Amazon »

Some dude at work gave me this Manual to Manhood malarkey. Like, he was under the impression that I don't know how to tie a tie or cook a steak or change my oil. Which is true, but I'm not sure why I'd waste my time reading...

Roustan Body Paint Photo Book (NSFW)

$60 from Paul Roustan »

I can't do what body paint artist Paul Roustan does. And while I definitely have the body to serve as one of his subjects, my mama always tells me that modesty is a virtue, and also that she'll be forever grateful that...

Baking Bad: A Parody in a Cookbook

$12.39 from Amazon »

Now that Breaking Bad is over it's time to cook up your own meth...cupcakes. Or, I don't know, maybe it's just blue food coloring in the mix and rock candy on top. Whatever, fans of the show going through Walter White...

The 1990s Coloring Book

$7.54 from Amazon »

So a couple weeks ago I was my mama was watching the Saved By the Bell movie on Lifetime and I inadvertently saw a scene or two. I had no idea, no idea! that Zack Morris got it on with Lisa Turtle in real life. Only she...

What If? - Real Answers to Absurd Hypotheticals

$14.40 from Amazon »

In his What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions author Randall Munroe goes beyond standard ricoculous queries, like What if I was in a free falling elevator but jumped in the air at the exact...

You Have to F**king Eat

$12.30 from Amazon »

If I had a kid I think I would be way more concerned about it not going the fuck to sleep than not fucking eating because, I mean, the hours from bedtime to the ass crack of dawn when the kid inevitably wakes back up...

Will It Waffle?

$8.22 from Amazon »

The questions that keep us awake at night: Am I about to get canned? How am I going to tell her I spent the money for new minivan tires on a really sick crossbow? Is that lump under my armpit a gland or cancer? Will it...

Bushcraft 101 Wilderness Survival Guide

$13.29 from Amazon »

You can buy the gear with a few mouse clicks, but once it's loaded onto your back and holstered around your paracord belt, will you know how to put it to good use? In his Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness...

Crap Taxidermy - Stuffing Gone Wrong

$5.87 from Amazon »

Kat Su has poured the best (and by that I mean strangest and most perverse) of her Tumblr crappytaxidermy.com into a coffee table book sure to make your coffee table the least popular gathering place in town. Crap Taxidermy...

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

$10.13 from Amazon »

F*cked up? I prefer to think of it as irreverently incapacitated. But that's just because I'm a pillar of class even when I'm challenging a Belgian vagabond to a Fireball shooting contest in a Buenos Aires bar, and then...

Your Couch Guestbook

$13.07 from Amazon »

Welcome to my couch. It's a privilege to be your host for the evening. Please sign in here so I'll have a record of your attendance...other than the ass print you'll leave behind...in the coming years. Can I get you anything?...

Thug Kitchen

$12.49 from Amazon »

Thug Kitchen, in the piped icing vein of What the F*@# Should I Make for Dinner, has parlayed a recipe blog and the gratuitous use of profanity into a cookbook. And although I'm pretty sure noting Thug Kitchen on the...

The Inspiration Pad

$30 from TM »

If you're in search of your next great idea and don't happen to be sitting under an incandescent lightbulb suspended in mid-air, maybe the Inspiration Pad can help. Breaking all the rules of the college-ruled, this notebook...

Between the Lines: An Expert Level Coloring Book

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Why does Between the Lines: An Expert Level Coloring Book exist as a Kindle Edition? I mean, I don't really use much technology aside from my flip phone and Apple IIGS, but I feel like the appeal of a coloring book, particularly...

Atlas of Prejudice 2: Chasing Horizons

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Atlas of Prejudice 2: Chasing Horizons is the latest in Bulgarian visual artist Yanko Tsvetkov's Mapping Stereotypes project. The ever-expanding collection includes maps of sardonic--and often thought-provoking, introspective...

Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros

$40.11 from Amazon »

Pop-up books are ageless. Genderless, raceless, and religious and political persuasionless too. In fact, I think the only people on earth who might possibly not like pop-up books are the blind. And maybe the sighted who...

How to Poo on a Date

$8.56 from Amazon »

Now that I've learned How to Poo at Work, plus How to Pee with Morning Wood, it's time I overcome my next, and perhaps my greatest, hurdle in life: How to Poo on a Date. How do I poo on a date? I've often wondered. Obviously...

Wookiee Cookies: A Star Wars Cookbook

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All I have to say is Wookiee Cookies better just be a treat Wookiees love and not a treat Wookiees are...you know...baked into. I don't need Chewie ginger snaps describing anything but the texture of my favorite after-work...

Star Wars: Jedi Academy

$8.64 from Amazon »

Well, Star Wars: Jedi Academy doesn't come in a sweet mechanical vault or reveal ancient secrets of the Jedi discipline like The Jedi Path, but I bet it will be an easier purchase to share with your kids. I mean that...

How to Live with a Huge Penis

$10.24 from Amazon »

Puberty was a really uncomfortable and difficult time for me. To the point that my mama went out and hired a shrink. At the end of the second session though he put his pen down and said, "Son, you really don't need me....

Geek Wisdom

$12.55 from Amazon »

Stereotypically, they're awkward. Unathletic. Unpopular. Nasally. Know-it-alls who got no game. In reality, they run the world. And maybe a lot of the 21st century's geeks still do possess some of the qualities of those...

Transformers: The Covenant of Primus

$59.99 from Amazon »

Star Wars gets an entire series of transforming vaults revealing the histories and dogmas of its most famous characters, so it only makes sense that a legendary hero with an equally illustrious past--plus the actual ability...

Little Book of Butts (NSFW)

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We have big books of breasts...in 3D. On top of coloring books of vaginas. Smashed next to coloring books of multiple anatomical parts interlocking with other anatomical parts. To complete the nudie sandwich, I think...

Everybody Poops 410 Pounds a Year

$8.70 from Amazon »

Everybody poops 410 pounds a year. Heh. Given what I've been downing today, at least 5 of those pounds are going to show themselves to me sometime between 5:00 and 10:00 tomorrow morning. Author Deuce Flanagan reminds...

Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too

$12.54 from Amazon »

I kept searching for more at the end of the Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too book title. Some ellipses leading into a second line of ...if They Want to Die Alone on the Couch with the A-holes, Who Will Then Eat Their Owners'...

Doctor Who: Character Encyclopedia

$12.25 from Amazon »

The longest-running sci-fi TV show of all time. Doctor Who can claim that title because 1) it's a damn fine piece of cult television and 2) creators have structured the series such that when members of their primary cast...

The Bounty Hunter Code

$59.99 from Amazon »

Around the time legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett tumbled into the Great Pit of Carkoon, the Rebel Alliance discovered a secure, blast-proof bounty hunter's case holding Boba Fett's personal items. For years it remained...

How to Archer

$9.79 from Amazon »

Did you just get turned down for yet another job at the town spy agency? Did the seamstress chortle when you brought in your new suit to be hemmed? Has it been a long...long...time since you've had sex? If you're entering...

Buzzed

$16 from Amazon »

These are just the facts, dudes. Clinical reporting with complete objectivity. Nothing about how Smirnoff Whipped Cream vodka in a Shot Gun is a terrific way to break the ice with the ladies at a party. Nothing about...

The LEGO Ideas Book

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Ideas? I have lots of them. At least 7 million. Like, how about a southern soul food sushi roll? Fill a steamed collard green leaf with mashed yams, tempura chicken, and some cranberry sauce. Then roll it, slice it, and...

The Anatomy Coloring Book

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Sorry, it's not that kind of anatomy. Currently in its 4th Edition, The Anatomy Coloring Book has been simultaneously dazzling its doodlers and teaching them the basics of anatomical structures for more than 35 years....

Humans of New York

$17.20 from Amazon »

Brandon Stanton started his blog Humans of New York in the summer of 2010 in an effort to capture a "photographic census of New York City." The strange, the beautiful, the inspiring, the struggling. The people who say...

Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side

$160 from Amazon »

This is the time of year that we gather up all the crap we got for Christmas and return it/sell it on Craig's List so we can use the money to buy the stuff we really want. Like the Vault Edition of Book of Sith: Secrets...

Pop-Up Encyclopedia of Sharks & Sea Monsters

$20.54 from Amazon »

One Amazon reviewer gives Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Sharks and Other Sea Monsters 5 stars, raving, "My 3-year-old loves it!" Well guess what, toddler mama, I'm 33 and I love it too! From Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart...

Star Wars: The Blueprints

$59.99 from Amazon »

In Star Wars: The Blueprints, "the meticulously researched text gives voice to the groundbreaking and brilliant engineers, designers, and artists that have, in film after film, created the most imaginative and iconic...

Kama Pootra: 52 Mind-Blowing Ways to Poop

$8.33 from Amazon »

Both the best and the worst part about the Kama Pootra is that many of its 52 Mind-Blowing Ways to Poop turn a visit to the crapper into a group activity. I mean, on the one hand, who couldn't use a little help pinching...

The Zombie Shooting Guide

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If we were to step into reality for a brief moment, I guess we would concur that the opportunity to apply combat marksmanship and self-defense training to an encounter with an actual zombie is probably never going to...

The Zombie Night Before Christmas

$8.97 from Amazon »

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a living creature was stirring…but the undead ones were ampin' up to grub on some jolly fat man flesh....

Atlas of Prejudice: Mapping Stereotypes

$15.03 from Amazon »

Atlas of Prejudice: Mapping Stereotypes is a compilation and continuation of the Mapping Stereotypes project created by visual artist Yanko Tsvetkov. That's a curt, dispassionate way of saying the Atlas of Prejudice stockpiles...

The Married Kama Sutra

$13.75 from Amazon »

The Married Kama Sutra: The World's Least Erotic Sex Manual extols both the wild and nuanced interactions of married life, and categorizes them--with illustrations--into the next echelon of the ancient Indian guide to...

Codex Seraphinianus: World's Strangest Book

$82.38 from Amazon »

First published in 1981, the radically strange and unparalleled Codex Seraphinianus took Italian architect, illustrator, and industrial designer Luigi Serafini 2-1/2 years to complete. What is it? Aside from floating...

Bizarro Fiction

$6.95 - $15.95 from Amazon »

Bizarro fiction author Cameron Pierce has won awards for his fantastical, trippy, borderline psychotic tales of what life could be like if we all made better use of our imaginations, and consumed many, many tabs of acid....