Friday Fun: 8 Unexpected Downsides of the Switch to E-books

Given all the fuss and bother going on in the library world these last few days about ebooks, I thought this one would be a pretty fine choice to highlight today.

I just love me some Cracked!

8 Unexpected Downsides of the Switch to E-books

  1. You Can't Hide a Gun in a Kindle
  2. You Need Physical Books for Physical Tasks
  3. No More Flipbooks and Mustaches in Textbooks
  4. It May Change the Perception of the Necronomicon and Other Mystical Books
  5. Book Burnings Will Have Less Visual Impact
  6. How Will People Open Secret Passageways?

    Seriously, if you can't pull a cleverly titled book out of a bookcase to get it to swing open, what else are you going to do? You have to put an artifact in a slot or push a really obvious wooden carving every time? Boy, that is going to get old fast.

  7. You Can't Separate Bathroom Books from Outside Books
  8. Well, I let you find out for yourself...

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