Furrowed brows, wiggled fingers, wrinkled noses, shrugged shoulders - with so many rich and varied gestures at our disposal, it's no wonder anthropologists claim at least 90% of all human communication is non-verbal. But what do all of these signs and signals really mean? And what secrets do they reveal about the person you're speaking with? FIELD GUIDE TO GESTURES has the answers. Learn More
Full of information about living without a permanent residence, this complete collection of the Dwelling Portably zines from 1980 through 2012 contains helpful and informative tips for living far outside of cities and bereft of technology.
A collection of suggestions, tips, and narratives on ways everyone can support parents, children, and caregivers involved in social movements, this book focuses on social justice, mutual aid, and collective liberation. Learn More
Next time you’re signing with your friends, drop the ASL textbook formality and start flashing the signs they don’t teach in any classroom, including funny insults, explicit sex terms, and raw swear words. Learn More
Dating AI is "a meditation on how to prepare for the unknown," a thought experiment designed to stimulate new ideas about issues that are important now as well as in the future. Fictional descriptions of human-android romances are interspersed with commentary about the varying differences between people and AI (Artificial Intelligence), and methods for breaching the chasm between machine and human experience. Chapters tie speculation into contemporary life, drawing parallels between current human interactions with machines. Learn More
DIY MAGIC offers a series of reality hacks encompassing self-help, philosophy, psychology, and inspiration, that will help artists, writers, and any creative types find new sources of inspiration. Learn More
Are you thinking that you might have gotten a better deal on a purchase if only you'd known the right moment to buy? Do you wonder if your workout would be more effective at another time of day? Have you worried that your tropical vacation plans might land you on an island paradise just in time for monsoon season? Learn More
An indispensable survival manual for guys entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad. Learn More
Sick of our flaccid twenty-first century, with its flavored coffees, electric cars, and spoiled lap dogs? Wishing you could get what you want, when you want it? Perhaps you dream of trading in that restrictive tie for a liberating loin cloth? The solution is simple: Just ask yourself, What Would a Barbarian Do? (WWBD?). With this primitive procedure, great men have altered the course of history (and hilarious B movies) for thousands of years.
Ending a first date that falls flat. Drunk-texting your boss. Walking in when your roommate is getting it on. Running into the person you just dumped . . . in the grocery store, an hour after it went down. Learn More
In an accessible field guide format—replete with illustrations, charts, and other visual materials—Things We Share offers an engaging entrée into a broad range of key topics and concepts from the commons movement, which touches everything from natural resources, art, and the environment to technological knowledge, the digital realm, economics, and politics. Learn More