This bookcase, known as REK bookcase is designed by architect and designer Reiner de Jong. The case consists of 5 parts which perfectly fit into each other and can be expanded to form a bigger bookcase. It can save a much space when used in home or office. It is 2.02 meter tall, 0.36 meter deep and a maximum width 0f 3.28 meters.
This Vintage-Looking Vending Machine Dispenses Rare Books For Just $2
A Toronto bookstore has come up with a creative way to add value to old, discount books that otherwise may clutter its storage: an antique-seeming “book dispenser” that randomly spits out old books for $2 a pop.
The Biblio-Mat combines the charm of a gumball machine with the surprise element of a raffle. The machine jumps to life once money’s inserted. With a bit of overt drama—cranking and whirring and ringing that invoke old machinery—the dispenser then releases a used title from its stock, dropping it into a slot for a happy reader to walk away with.
It is said that the shortest story ever told was written by the then young Ernest Hemingway, who said he could write a complete story in only six words!
His colleagues disagreed, and each bet 10$ against the claim.
Hemingway wrote down the words on a napkin
and passed it around.
Everyone agreed that he won the bet.
Here is the shortest story ever told:
For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.