Cyber Monday at O’Reilly


If you recently acquired an ebook reader, tablet, or smartphone and are looking to expand your technical library with quality ebook and video titles, then you’ll be happy to know that today you can save 50% on all ebooks and videos from That means that copy of Encyclopedia of... Read more »

$3 Mystery Books in the Maker Shed


The Maker Shed has too many books and we need to get them out of the way. Rather than continue tripping over them, throwing them at each other, and using them for broom hockey pucks, we've decided to sell them as Mystery Books for just $3.00 a piece. Yes, really. Read more »

November is Paper Month!


So long, October! Onward, now, into the eleventh month of our 2012 "Year of Materials" with a focus on paper. "Paper," for those of you twelve and under, is a generally inexpensive, flexible, thin, sheet-like material made by pressing together moist fibers—commonly derived from plants—and allowing them to dry. "Plants"... Read more »