Category: books

There is such an expansive collection of books under the British…

There is such an expansive collection of books under the British library in their archive, that if a person could read 5 books per day it would take 80,000 years to complete.

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You can buy candles that smell like old books. Frostbeard Studio…

You can buy candles that smell like old books. Frostbeard Studio makes uniquely-scented ‘nerdy candles’ for booklovers, with fragrances like Old Books, Book Cellar, Oxford Library, Gatsby’s Mansion, Sherlock’s Study, and Wizardy Buttery Drink.

In 1952, Wernher von Braun wrote a book called “Project…

In 1952, Wernher von Braun wrote a book called “Project Mars” which imagined that human colonists on Mars would be led by a person called “Elon”.

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Alan Rickman​ was the only Harry Potter​ actor who knew his…

Alan Rickman​ was the only Harry Potter​ actor who knew his character’s ultimate fate.

A Chinese farmer who quit school in 3rd grade spent 16 years…

A Chinese farmer who quit school in 3rd grade spent 16 years teaching himself law to sue a chemical company for polluting his village. Wang Enlin couldn’t afford to buy all the law books he studied at a local bookstore, so he paid the store in bags of corn to let him sit and read, copied all the information by hand, and learned what he could with the help of a dictionary. He won the case in 2017. source source1

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