If you're a Harry Potter fan, you know that July 31 is a pretty big day.
As most fans of TV, movies, and comics have learned, Comic-Con in San Diego is more than just an industry convention for all things entertainment. It's also a celebration of pop culture with thousands of fans descending upon San Diego done up in their very best cosplay.
You wouldn't know it by looking at this rather unassuming building in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires, but inside you'll find one of the most stunning bookstores in the world.
They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but what if those covers are painted on a series of steps to create an amazing staircase?
That was the idea from Pippa Branham, who recently put her DIY skills to the test by transforming her plain old staircase into a a work of art.
The faces behind corporate Twitter accounts are often a mystery and their tweets can sometimes lack personality. But for Victoria Carlin of London, the Waterstones bookstore account not only had personality, but also her future husband behind the scenes.
The account is much more personable than your average brand on Twitter.
There are books that stick with you for your entire life, but do you know what book was most popular on the year that you were born?
Thanks to Good Housekeeping, you can now find out what people were reading the year that you entered the world.
How many of the top books from the past 87 years have you read?
1930 — Cimarron by Edna Ferber
Once upon a time, creator Daniel Errico had a vision of a new animated cartoon that would follow the story of a young woman as she navigates the trials and tribulations of her magical land on the way to meet her sweetheart — who also happens to be a woman.
But in order to get there, she would face many obstacles, like a witch, a hungry wolf, and even a fairy godmother that unintentionally made things a little more difficult.
Comedian Dan Wilbur knows you’re busy, which is why he created Better Book Titles, a blog — and now a book — “for people who do not have thousands of hours to read book reviews or blurbs or first sentences.” In other words, he cuts through the crap and gives you story in one condensed image.
It’s like visual CliffsNotes for those with no attention span but a serious sense of humor.
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss
The Internet is always freaking out about something, and this week it’s a picture of an algebra textbook that features a few things that just don’t add up.