Cool Tools: A Whole Earth Catalog For The Post-Internet Era

If you're ready to tear yourself away from a screen for awhile, Kevin Kelly's Cool Tools is your must-read book and DIY muse. It's also the perfect gift for the geek in your life.With the advent of the Internet, the Whole Earth Catalog's curation of all the weird and wonderful things necessary to live a counter-cultural lifestyle in America ceased to be useful. Why thumb through the oversized pages of the cult publication for interesting things and drive out to buy them when you can just click through a blog link to Amazon?Read Full Story     Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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