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Amazon to Lend Kindle Books at Your Local Library?

The title of this post? Yeah, that says it all. After years of shying away from giving users the option of “borrowing” an electronic copy of a book from a library, it seems that Amazon is finally ready to make it happen. You may recall that Barnes and Noble’s Nook has had this option since [...]

GREEN KitKat??

What the heck is that? I wondered the same thing when my friend (for the purpose of “anonymity” and “privacy”, let’s call him, um, “Mike-san”) brought this supposedly delicious confection to my door. The first thing you’ll notice is the large title “KitKat” written on the front, surrounded by some kind of weird symbols. I’m [...]