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Grimm's classic fairy tales get an awesome new reboot
Just in time for the Halloween season, Adam Gidwitz's "A Tale Dark & Grimm" gives some classic fairy tales an awesome reboot. Read an excerpt from the latest pick of Al’s Book Club for Kids.

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The Cult of LEGO/No Starch Press
  ‘The Cult of LEGO’
Authors John Baichtal and Joe Meno document the thriving subculture of LEGO fandom in "The Cult of Lego." See how LEGO has transformed from a simple plaything into an iconic object of popular culture.
Image: Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 72, poses for a picture with his certificate after being announced as the world's shortest man living, as well as shortest person ever measured by the Guinness World Records, in Kathmandu
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  Guinness World Records 2012
Look through images of the biggest, fastest, longest, weirdest and wackiest record breakers from the 2012 edition of Guinness World Records.
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  Comics that should (and shouldn’t) be movies
As the movie studios court fans at Comic-Con, here's a look at five comic book franchises they somehow overlooked (and five more they should have).
Marvel Comics
  When real people star in comic books
Though they’re slower than a speeding bullet and less powerful than a locomotive, real people are muscling in on Superman and Spider-Man’s turf: comic books.
Gael Cooper 1970's Items
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  'Whatever Happened to Pudding Pops?'
A book co-written by a TODAY.com producer looks at the lost toys, tastes and trends of the 1970s and 1980s. Where are you, Quisp cereal, Malibu Barbie, and Dynamite Magazine?
“Swallow"
  ‘Swallow’: A history of ingestion of foreign bodies
In her compelling new book, award-winning author Mary Cappello explores the story of Chevalier Jackson, a pioneering laryngologist who specialized in the extraction of swallowed items.
Jeff Deck
  Hunting his prey: Typos
In 2007, Jeff Deck decided to go on a mission: traveling and fixing typos everywhere he went. Take a look at some of his big catches.
Image: All German artist Edgar Mueller needs to create a 3-D image is a slab of cement and some chalk
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  Thrill-seekers and world wonders
National Geographic celebrates the 100 most fascinating people, places and things in the book "Nat Geo Amazing!" Take a look at some of the breathtaking images of daredevils, natural and man-made wonders and more.
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