Printed books existed nearly 600 years before Gutenberg's Bible

It is a little-known but undisputed historical fact that Johannes Gutenberg did not invent the printing press. Though the Gutenberg Bible was certainly the first mass produced printed work, it was hardly the first printed book — nor was it even the first made using movable type. Chinese and Korean inventors had been… » 5/14/12 8:45pm 5/14/12 8:45pm

Enter The Frozen Donkey Wheel!

Another week, another delving into the underworld that is io9's Observation Deck, where we have no control over what you're all talking about. We're just here to try and answer questions. This week: Dick adaptations, Empire alphabets and Lost waiting. » 1/31/10 2:00pm 1/31/10 2:00pm