Marie Curie’s Radioactive Notebook

Here’s a beautiful notebook that I’d rather not see up close:   “Marie Curie made some of the most significant contributions to science in the 20th century. And as most people already know, she did so at a great cost to her own health. What most people probably don’t know, however, is that the radiation […]

Egyptian Notebooks That Look Like Videocassettes!

Fun idea: notebooks that look like old VHS tapes, from an Egyptian brand called Mokfera: Read more at Mofkera notebooks colourfully combine old and new – Daily News Egypt.

From Our Readers

Mike Sheehan shares his excellent sketches documenting the Murrieta immigration protests: David is excited that the “Trapper Keeper lives!”. Renee shares the story of a teacher who is looking for donations of journals for her students. She successfully collected 100 journals for the 2013-2014 school year, and now she needs to do it again! Please […]

Doctor Who Journals

If you love Doctor Who, these will be right up your alley! My favorite is the one with the blue Tardis door on the cover.   Buy at ThinkGeek :: Doctor Who Mini Journal Set (SDCC Exclusive).

Papelaria Pastry Notebooks

Cute notebooks that look like pastries! See more at The Terrier and Lobster: Papelaria Pastry Notebooks.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Notebook Addicts!

I’ll never fall out of love…  

Hot Tips! And a Cute Cat.

From the mailbag: From Martin & Jeanette: We are a husband and wife team from Kent, England and we hand craft and hand sew our own range of leather notebooks and sketchbooks. Here’s a link to our Etsy site: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LeatherNotebooks From Allison: I thought you’d like these — Peruvian hero notebooks, created by a company […]

Moleskine Monday: Analyzing Paper Weight

A reader named Steve commented on my “Dissecting a Moleskine” post with a link to a fascinating inquiry of his own: what is the actual weight of Moleskine paper? Steve points out that many notebook brands make a selling point of their paper weight, expressed in grams per square meter (GSM): • Calepino, 90 • […]

Lost Notebook Becomes a Book

This is a cute story:   Earlier this year, Lisa Rao, an editor at Simon & Schuster, saw a segment on Good Morning America moments before she walked into an editorial meeting. “I had my iPad and pulled up the clip and told them, ‘You have to watch this,’ ” Rao recalled about a story […]

Can Notebooks Help the Japanese Have More Babies?

Weirdest notebook story of the week: With Japan’s birth rate stuck in low gear, the Abe administration has come up with a new idea to make babies: convince the women to have a child earlier rather than later. It plans to give out notebooks to all young women – and perhaps also to young men […]