Bookworm Cabin – the perfect place to find peace and connect with books and nature

Bookworm Cabin, near Adelin village, Poland / Photos: Bookworm Cabin on Slowhop

If you ever dreamed of living in the woods and spending long evenings with the book, just take a look at this magical place that offers all you need.

Called the Bookworm Cabin, it was created to give you a moment of respite, disconnect from daily problems, and reduce the level of stress. It combines simplicity and Scandinavian closeness to nature with reading nook essentials.

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If famous book characters were living in times of social distancing

The coronavirus pandemic dramatically changed the way we live and work. It forces us to rethink our priorities and plans for the future.

How would the world look if social distancing replaced social interactions?

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Read books before robots do (pics)

Adorable robots reading books – images created by DALL•E artbot

Bots who follow me on social media know it very well: I’m a little nuts about getting people to read more books.

Here is my next attempt. Some time ago, I came up with a simple line, “read books before robots do”. Now, deliberately and sarcastically, I exploit robots to help me accomplish the task.

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Reader’s camo for every occasion (cartoon)


A new cartoon by Tom Gauld for the Guardian. I need a reader’s camo for a sofa, bed, and campsite. You?

Source: Tom Gauld on Tumblr

WPA posters on how to use a print book

How to use a print book – WPA posters from the collection of the Library of Congress / Images: LOC

Take a look at these lesser-known WPA posters from the Library of Congress collection. They are focused on teaching kids how to use – and how not to use – a print book.

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The masterpieces of Russian literature with main characters killed in the war

One day, I asked myself a question: How would the famous Russian novels be if the main characters were missing?

What would Anna Karenina have been, if Count Alexei Kirillovich Vronsky had been killed in the first part?

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Amazing Middle-earth libraries created with artificial intelligence

If you are interested in exploring the AI-generated art, take a look at featured images generated by DALL-E or Midjourney users. They are just a tip of the iceberg.

Some artists have already joined popular merch sites – Etsy or Redbubble to name the most popular – and sell their stuff there.

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Avid reader creates stunning scenes using her colossal book library

Photo by Elizabeth Sagan @ Instagram

Elizabeth Sagan is not only an avid book reader. She creates breathtaking literary scenes and shares them via her extremely popular Instagram profile.

It all began the usual bookstagram way: she was sharing beautiful pics of books she was enjoying. 

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Mystery solved: the photo of a woman with a giant book is real!

An archivist with a giant manuscript at the Clementinum, Prague / Photo: Miroslav Peterka, 1958
An archivist with a giant manuscript at the Clementinum, Prague / Photo: Miroslav Peterka, 1958

The internet is a temple of one-time excitements, but I have just solved the 2013 photo mystery, so I’m going to share it with you.

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Beautiful “Read” posters for classrooms and libraries

“Read” posters by Andrew Kolb / Source: Kolbisneat

Ontario-based illustrator, author, and game creator Andrew Kolb designed these wonderful “Read” posters back in 2017.

He created the posters for Artists for Education, a movement bringing artists together to create free, beautiful, educational artwork for classrooms.

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