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You Might Be a Zombie…

You Might Be a Zombie…
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The editors of Cracked.com prove the truth is funnier than fiction in the textbook teachers never wanted you to read: You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News: Shocking but Utterly True Facts.

Tempted to Stop Acting Randomly

Tempted to Stop Acting Randomly
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Back to work, but laughing about it: Scott Adams’ latest collection of Dilbert cartoons exemplifies the randomness and annoyances associated with corporate cubicle culture. Can we get a hell yeah?

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Badass Lego Guns

Badass Lego Guns
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Ready to fire some rubberbands on your office-mates? Grab a copy of Martin Hudepohl’s detailed manual, which shows you exactly how to build five devilish Lego Technic-powered weapons.

Understand Rap (Book)

Understand Rap (Book)
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Do you have trouble understanding the unique language of rappers? Get the book Understand Rap. Just like the website, the book is filled with rap verses and their humorous explanations.

Show Me How

Show Me How
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Learn everything from how to build a snow globe to how to identify mustache styles, all in a single book. Pick up the sequel too, and you’ll find out how to free yourself from an anaconda attack.

Snuggie Sutra (Book)

Snuggie Sutra (Book)
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(Kinda NSFW) “You own a Snuggie. You have sex. It was inevitable.” So goes the tag line for the hilarious website The Snuggie Sutra. The book includes positions not shown in the website.

The Playbook

The Playbook
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The perfect gift for the guy who can’t get any, co-written by the man who can get anyone, Barney Stinson. The Playbook is filled with tips and tricks to help you understand and love women better.

The Sounds of Star Wars

The Sounds of Star Wars

This book offers an auditory history of Ben Burtt’s famed sound design from the classic films, along with a digital player which lets you hear over 250 samples of the sounds referenced in the book.

Stan Lee: How to Draw Comics

Stan Lee: How to Draw Comics
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Ever wanted to draw Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk or X-Men? Learn from the master himself, Stan Lee. We recommend the limited-edition hardcover, or the paperback if you’re on a budget.

Moleskine Mini Planners

Moleskine Mini Planners

Moleskine’s Extra Small Planners measure just 2.5″ w x 4″ h, come in daily and weekly formats and are compact enough to throw in a bike bag, or even your pocket with the skinny weekly version.

75 Years of DC Comics

75 Years of DC Comics
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Just looking at this epic tome (pictured with author Paul Levitz), we’re convinced that it chronicles the history of the famous comics publisher and its creations, from 1935 up to the present.

Star Wars Logo Bookends

Star Wars Logo Bookends
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Not much to say about these, except they’re awesome. Oh, and as ThinkGeek says, these bookends are being sold on a pseudo-promotional basis: buy one half, get the other half free.

Moleskine x Peanuts

Moleskine x Peanuts
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Show your love for Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Patty and Woodstock with these limited-edition Peanuts journals in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Charles Schultz’s classic comic.

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Godzilla Likes To Roar

Godzilla Likes To Roar
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We first thought this was a joke or a parody, so imagine our surprise when we found out that this is a real (and rare) children’s book, written by Kerry Milliron and wonderfully illustrated by Bob Eggleton.

Equilibrium Bookcase

Equilibrium Bookcase

Malagana Design’s Equilibrium Bookcase consists of 5 separate cantilevered modules that can be configured at single angled points. It holds more than 120 lbs and disassembles without tools.

Simpsons World Ultimate Guide

Simpsons World Ultimate Guide
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Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide has synopses of all episodes from seasons 1 to 20. Also lists things like Bart’s chalkboard phrases, the family couch gags and celebrity guests.

Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves

Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves
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…thanks to the awful costumes their owners make them wear. We’re only disappointed that the book went to press after Halloween Cat’s recent humiliation. Based on the equally funny website.

The Wonderful Future…

The Wonderful Future…
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Gregory Benford and the editors of Popular Mechanics take on flying cars, aluminum clothes, glass cities, and other amazing visions from the future that never quite was in this fascinating read.

Ice Cream & Sadness

Ice Cream & Sadness
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Ice Cream & Sadness is the second collection of strips from the popular webcomic Cyanide & Happiness. The book has 120 comic strips as well as 30 more that are exclusive to the book.

When it Drops

When it Drops

A no-nonsense aggregator of new media, When It Drops uses websites like Amazon and iTunes for info and buy links. You won’t find any hidden gems here, but we all have our guilty pleasures.

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Threadless: 10 Years of T-Shirts

Threadless: 10 Years of T-Shirts
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Let’s salute Threadless for the last 10 years of fun sidewalk brightening, thanks to their clever crowd-sourced tees. If you’re late to the party, jump in: it’s all chronicled in this truly entertaining book.

Old Man Drinks

Old Man Drinks
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Looking for something besides today’s fou-fou martinis to pipe down your manly gullet? This guide offers recipes for 60+ old-school cocktails, plus pics and quotes from the old men who drink them.

Kno Tablet

Kno Tablet

Designed as a digital replacement for textbooks and notepads, the Kno tablet will feature two large touchscreens, accept pen input, and a full-featured web browser supporting HTML5 and Flash.

Things That Might Kill You

Things That Might Kill You
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Knock Knock’s self-diagnosis manual is a hypochondriacs’ dream checklist, with hundreds of diseases linked to the most general of symptoms. Does your head hurt? It’s encephalitis! It has to be!

Cult Movie Quote Book

Cult Movie Quote Book
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Contains over 700 famous lines from movies. Use it as a perfect bathroom reader, coffee table book, a quick icebreaker, or you know, find out where that one line is from. Not everyone’s a film buff.

It’s a Book

It’s a Book
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Click on the image above to see the animated trailer for the wickedly irreverent It’s A Book, an all ages picture book that addresses the print vs. digital debate, from the talented Lane Smith.

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