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Straight Flush

Straight Flush is a new book that tells the incredible story of six college friends that built the Billion-Dollar Absolute Poker empire, and saw it all come crashing down. The book is written by Ben Mezrich, author of previous successes "The Accidental Billionaires"(movie- "The Social Network") and "Bringing Down the House"(movie "21"), and describes the true tale of a group of frat brothers that turned a basement poker game into an online empire that was making a million-dollars-a-day. Living in the exotic jungle paradise of Costa Rica the friends were embracing an outrageous lifestyle of sex, drugs, and money, but one day it all went downhill when the U.S. law changed, and the Feds were on to them…
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ROLI BLOCKS

Making music is difficult, this new modular device aims to change that. Roli Blocks is a powerful instrument that is easy to pick up and lets you create music naturally through intuitive gestures on a touch-sensitive playing surface. The powerful little modular MIDI music studio system allows you to freely manipulate pitch, timbre and volume of every note as well as offering libraries of sounds and recording capabilities, plus mode for scale, chord and arpeggio. The...
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PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING

Aaron James Draplin is an uncommonly prolific graphic designer who has done a ton of amazing work. He has created logos and brand identity for everyone from Esquire, Ford Motors, Burton Snowboards, The Obama Administration… and in his first book, Pretty Much Everything, Draplin talks about his work, inspiration, typography, and offers valuable advice and hilarious commentary that illustrates how much more goes into design than just what appears on the page. We have ...
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HIDEOUTS

In this new book by Gestalten, you´ll find stunning remote places to spend your holidays in tiny huts, cabins, treehouses, and houseboats far away from civilization. "Hideouts" is highly illustrated and showcases tiny getaways in incredible destinations, each offering their own unique advantages. Plan your next far flung vacation and experience the most awe-inspiring locales around the world, wake up in a yurt on a mountain top, reside in the forest canopy in a tree...
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