In Our Feeds: Digital comic books, flipped schools, and a literary map

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

How many books do you have in your house? We bet it's nowhere near 59,000! Here's a house that actually contains that many books!

Check out these crazy-but-awesome robots designed to perform in extreme conditions!

A school in Detroit "flipped" three years ago -- students now watch teachers lecture on video from home and do "homework" during class time. Find out how it's working!

In need of a literary gift idea? Here are some cute options!

Wondering what your next read should be? Take a look at this YA novel flowchart to find something new!

The San Francisco Chronicle put together this great literary map of the Bay Area. So many landmarks to visit!

New York Comic Con is happening right now -- here's an interesting discussion about using digital comic books as teaching tools in the classroom.

 Need to describe something but can't find the word to use? Ask the Wordbird, who creates new words with funny meanings every week!