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The Wonderful World of Interlibrary Loan

Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow sings the praises of interlibrary loan: Denizens of BushcraftUK discuss Willie Sundqvist’s “Swedish Carving Techniques,” a rare tome that goes for £100 and more. Then one of them has the bright idea of asking his local library to get one through Interlibrary Loan, the original P2P file-sharing network, and shortly [...]

Surprising Facts About China

Did you know that China sells 54% of all bootlegged intellectual property items like DVDs and CDs? Or that the country executes three times as many people as the rest of the world’s countries combined? Oddee has a great article detailing shocking facts that you likely don’t know about the world’s most populous country. One fact [...]

We Love xkcd

Remember the I Love xkcd animated music video (inspired by the Discovery Channel promo I Love the World, drawn by animator Noam Raby and sung by Olga Nunes) posted previously on Neatorama? Well, Olga Nunes and Elaine Doyle have teamed up to create the real life version of the song, titled We Love xkcd featuring the [...]