The new devil's dictionary at The Verge, inspired by Ambrose Pierce's original, is a goldmine of pithy humour and absurd definitions.
As a kid, I used to love going to Foyle's in Charing Cross Road with my dad. We would head for a floor full of repair and maintenance manuals and, while he searched for help on whatever project was currently occupying him, I would browse books containing fascinating and, incomprehensible to young me, diagrams of the inner workings of automobiles, planes, radios and other technological wonders.
A last view of Tokyo's modernist icon Hotel Okura before a large part goes away forever
Beautiful story of compassion…