Clothespin Clip Light

Supposedly, there are still people out there who read actual books. The ones with spines, paper and covers. Imagine that. This Clothespin Clip Light ($8) both illuminates the words on the pages and keeps your place in the story. It’s a unique design on a traditional everyday object and looks quite unobtrusive.

Invisible Bookend by Paul Cocksedge

This is great. Not only is this product, the Invisible Bookend (50 euros), an awesome piece of furniture magic, but the mystery is amped up further by designer Paul Cocksedge’s mums-the-word approach to what it is he’s actually selling! What we know: the Invisible Bookend is a freestanding object made of metal. What we don’t know: anything else. How does it work? Does Regis Philbin own one? What time is it? Cocksedge provides answers to none of these questions, and we love him for it.

Moleskine All Black Collection

When you fire off that letter to your ex, telling her to rot in H-E-Double Hockey Sticks, you’re gonna need the appropriate stationery. The Moleskine Black line features black-bound notebooks with black-leaved pages; just the thing to let someone know you mean business. Sinister, gothic business. And don’t worry about your wild rantings not being seen because of the dark pages; the collection includes a line of fluorescent gel pens and pencils to make your psycho prose pop!

Award-Winning Carbon Fiber Bookshelf by David Anzalone

We often extol the virtues of carbon fiber when talking about cars, but this light yet strong material can make a difference elsewhere, too. For example, the Aliante (Italian for glider) bookshelf by David Anzalone is made of carbon fiber, and its aeronautic-inspired design is instantly impressive when happened upon in say, a study with many leather-bound books. Just because you own a few dozen books of which you’ve read a grand total of 11 pages doesn’t mean you have to keep them in a musty wooden display case. Show them off with carbon fiber, and draw the attention away from your horrible reading habits.

Perfect Prizes for the Primary Politicians

Super Tuesday 2012, the Super Bowl of the Republican Primary, hits today. Watch the candidates outdo each other as they tell us which bold new programs and promises they’ll ultimately fail to implement if elected. Who will fail us the least? Now’s the time to choose.

In honor of the combatants, we’ve assembled the perfect prize for each candidate to take home should they win. Delegates? We fart on your delegates. This is the real competition, my friend. Click through to read So Freaking Cool’s “Perfect Prizes for the Primary Politicians”.

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Possession Book Charging Dock

Sure, you’re addicted to your phone, but you’d like people to think – key word, “think” – you have a more cultured side to you as well. The Possession Book Charging Dock by A.S. Byatt of 2000 ($7) tricks anyone who happens by desk into thinking you’re knee-deep into some artsy fartsy literary classic, when it’s really just a stealthy iPhone charger. The charging cord is hidden in the book, and it accommodates sync and charge functions via the USB cable. You’ve gone this long, might as well keep up the charade.

100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History

For 3.5 glorious hours on Sundays and Mondays, we get to experience a little slice of gridiron heaven, and for some, Tirico, Gruden, and Jaworski are about as close to Gods as they will ever see. But when the momentum turf settles, and the crowd has dispersed, where do you turn for your football fix? You watch 100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History, recently released by the creators of the best-selling And the Crowd Goes Wild. Icons Joe Garner and Bob Costas have teamed up to bring football fans this unforgettable hardcover book, along with a ten-part DVD documentary, each featuring compelling commentary, gripping photos, and unbelievable highlights, comebacks, and notorious moments in NFL history. For $23.10 at Amazon, this is an absolute must-have for football fan of all ages.

Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Eating Delicious Food Wherever You Are

Mom always said….the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Ok, so there are other ways, but in efforts to keep this post “family-friendly”, I’m runnin’ with mom’s theory. If there’s one thing I’ve learned about men over the years, it’s that they’re serious as cancer when it comes to their grub.  And author Ed Levine is no exception. Since he founded in 2006, it has won two James Beard Awards and has been named by Time magazine as one of the top 50 websites in 2008 and 2010. To celebrate the site’s fifth anniversary, Levine and his editors have released ‘‘Serious Eats: A Comprehensive Guide to Making & Eating Delicious Food Wherever You Are.’’ This comprehensive guide, available at Amazon for $18.41, will show readers how they can make and eat delicious food no matter where they are. Ed and his staff challenge readers to answer questions about their eating habits and food thought processes. So, are you ready to discover if you’re really a Serious Eater?