Cool Tools — Kevin Kelly

A quite literal spiritual successor to The Whole Earth Catalog, “Cool Tools” is a book form of the website by the same name, both by writer Kevin Kelly. Kelly captures the same DIY feel and breadth of “the catalog” but with modern recommendations. This giant coffee table book is a great gift for curious kids (and adults), and is perfect for poring over on a rainy afternoon — just be prepared to find yourself saying “Huh! I had no idea that exists!” and then heading to the internet to buy whatever clever tool you’ve just discovered.