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Book Review: The Elements, an Illustrated History of the Periodic Table - Tucson Citizen

Book Review: The Elements, an Illustrated History of the Periodic Table - Tucson Citizen | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Book Review: The Elements, an Illustrated History of the Periodic TableTucson CitizenI wish I had a book like this when first taking chemistry in high school or even during my five semesters of college chemistry.
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Jules Verne: From Failed Stockbroker to Father of Science Fiction — Later Bloomer

Jules Verne: From Failed Stockbroker to Father of Science Fiction — Later Bloomer | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Jules Verne failed at writing plays and trading stocks before turning to his fabulous tales at age 35.
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Fun and Play Are Key to Survival for Bears, Dogs, Humans, Birds and Maybe Even Ants

Fun and Play Are Key to Survival for Bears, Dogs, Humans, Birds and Maybe Even Ants | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
(ABC) Hungry wild polar bear prefers playing with a chained sled dog to eating it. It sounds like a paradox.
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70 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies to Watch Out for in 2012

70 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies to Watch Out for in 2012 | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
How did Hollywood manage to fit so many of our must-see projects into one year?
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Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy?

Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy? | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
With ultra-affordable e-ink readers, mid-priced color tablets like the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, and even the more expensive iPad all vying for your e-book dollar, what's the best choice for you? It depends.
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Mars Globe | Globes - Models - Space Toys

Mars Globe | Globes - Models - Space Toys | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Lowest prices on Mars Globe at SPACE.com Store. Mars Globe On Sale Now only $99.95! Enjoy the widest selection of the coolest Mars Globe, Star Charts, and Space Books anywhere on the internet only at the SPACE.com Store.
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Apps? There's a board game for that and it's out this Christmas

Apps? There's a board game for that and it's out this Christmas | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: Cheatwell's App-Player tries to unite traditional tabletop gaming with modern smartphones...
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» A First Look at Pajaggle 2.0

» A First Look at Pajaggle 2.0 | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Last year after PAX, I told you about Pajaggle, a cool puzzle/game that really surprised me.
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» Stephen King's Rules for Time Travel

» Stephen King's Rules for Time Travel | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Stephen King chats with Wired about the mechanics of time travel, the grandfather paradox, and the scariest thing about trying to change history.
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10 Terrifying Legend of Zelda Moments - Topless Robot

10 Terrifying Legend of Zelda Moments - Topless Robot | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Think Zelda's never been scary? Think this list is nonsense? Well, read it and see, kids. Read it and see.
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Off Book: Video Games | PBS Arts

Video games are important. They are a storytelling medium, a place for self-expression, a sandbox for the human imagination, and an extension of an ages old ... (RT @PBSOffBook: A challenger is you!

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Angry Birds vs. Alfred Hitchcock: “Them Birds” by Dandingeroz Designs – Boing Boing

Angry Birds vs. Alfred Hitchcock: “Them Birds” by Dandingeroz Designs – Boing Boing | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
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The io9 Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy in July!

The io9 Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy in July! | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Take shelter! July is exploding with science fiction and fantasy action — including The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man and Robot and Frank! Plus Charles Stross' new Laundry novel, and new David Weber and Harry Turtledove ...
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Happy 200th Birthday to Charles Dickens: A Man Integral to Science Fiction/Fantasy | Tor.com

Happy 200th Birthday to Charles Dickens: A Man Integral to Science Fiction/Fantasy | Tor.com | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Happy 200th Birthday to Charles Dickens: A Man Integral to Science Fiction/Fantasy (RT @randomhouse: Happy 200th Birthday to Charles Dickens: A Man Integral to Science Fiction/Fantasy: http://t.co/ARx5tjJe...
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Two teens send a Lego man into near space

Lego man in space: Two Canadian teenagers launched a Lego Man into near space and--surprise!--the story goes viral.
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Sir Patrick Stewart stars in a short science fiction movie about aliens going to college. Sort of.

Sir Patrick Stewart stars in a short science fiction movie about aliens going to college. Sort of. | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
This might be the best promotional film for a university we've ever seen. The University of Huddersfield has suddenly become an educational destination, thanks to this witty, chaotic short movie about aliens showing up and demanding our submission.
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Bionic lenses to project emails

Bionic lenses to project emails | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Scientists say a new generation of contact lenses that project images in front of the eyes is a step closer after successful animal trials.
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20 Classic Novels You Can Read in One Sitting

20 Classic Novels You Can Read in One Sitting | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
You know that in order to become a better writer, you need to become a better reader -- and so polishing off some classic novels is in your future. But who has the time?
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» Ugh! Is a Fun and Fast Family-Friendly Card Game

» Ugh! Is a Fun and Fast Family-Friendly Card Game | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Overview: Ugh! is not a game about fuzzy slippers from Australia or helicopters flown by cavemen.
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Motherlode of Dark Crystal and Labyrinth art comes to New York!

Motherlode of Dark Crystal and Labyrinth art comes to New York! | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
Faerie artist Brian Froud is one of our favorite illustrators of the weird and fantastical — but we're especially fascinated by his design work on The Dark Crystal.
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Are the Legend of Zelda Games Truly Linked? - Topless Robot

Are the Legend of Zelda Games Truly Linked? - Topless Robot | Books, Games and Gadgets | Scoop.it
See what I did there?...
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Sci-Fi Pick of the Month: READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline

News and Info for Library Partners...
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