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The World S Weirdest Places

Author : Nick Redfern
ISBN : 1601632371
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Bermuda Triangle, North Atlantic Ocean -- Berwyn Mountains, Wales -- Bhangarh, India -- Carew Castle, Wales -- Caucasus Mountains, Eurasia -- Death Valley, California, USA -- Devil's Gate Dam, California, USA -- Devil's Sea, Japan -- German Cemetery, Cannock Chase, England -- Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Oceania -- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada -- Han River, Vietnam -- Jefferson, Texas, USA -- Kremlin, Russia -- Laguna, Philippines, Southeast Asia -- Loch Ness, Scotland -- Mount Shasta, California, USA -- New York City subway, New York, USA -- Panteon de Belen, Guadalajara, Mexico -- Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England -- Reykjavik, Iceland -- Roswell, New Mexico, USA -- Sedona, Arizona, USA -- Sydney, Australia -- Taushida, Guyana.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Stranger Places

Author : Hannah Wilson
ISBN : 1783125039
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Travel around the world in this fascinating book, which explores some of the strangest and spookiest places on Earth! From an island in Japan that is filled with creepy dolls, to a town that is so overrun with spiders its residents are forced to eat them, via a vast 70-metre-wide crater that is always on fire, you'll never believe some of the places featured in these pages! Planet Earth is full of weird and wonderful places - and it's time to visit them! Stranger Places is packed full of fearsome forests, haunted hospitals and freaky waterfalls. These are places that you've never heard of but that will blow your mind! We're talking nature's nasties: glaciers that bleed, mountains that eat people, islands infested with deadly snakes and beaches suffocated by giant spiderwebs. Each featured location has been given a creep-o-meter rating - prepare to be scared!
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Reading Planet Ks2 The World S Weirdest Places Level 8 Supernova Red Band

Author : Nancy Dickmann
ISBN : 9781510454620
Genre : Education
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Get ready to go on an unforgettable journey through the world's most incredible and unusual natural places. Prepare to be astounded by stepping stones fit for a giant, rocks that leave mysterious tracks along the ground, hills that look like enormous chocolate drops, and a lake that is perfectly pink! On the way you will ... uncover how these extraordinary places were formed; discover how some still defy scientific explanation; and be inspired to do what you can to protect our spectacular natural world. Packed with stunning photos and fascinating facts, this book will be your companion on a journey of amazing discoveries. The World's Weirdest Places is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will be inspired to love reading through the gripping stories and fascinating information books created by top authors. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 10-11 years
Category: Education

World S Strangest Places

Author : Lonely Planet Kids
ISBN : 9781787019805
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discover the planet's weirdest and most wonderful places. Our experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre sights and natural wonders- and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal the incredible power of nature, amazing feats of human construction and the world's most mysterious locations.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Origins Of You

Author : Jay Belsky
ISBN : 9780674983458
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Does temperament in childhood shape adult personality? Four psychologists followed thousands of people as they grew up, observing how genes, parenting, and other aspects of young people's experience influence development. This holistic approach offers unprecedented insight into what makes us the adults we become.
Category: Family & Relationships

Strange Places Questionable People

Author : John Simpson
ISBN : 9780330508186
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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For over thirty years, John Simpson has travelled the world to report on the most significant events of our time. From being punched in the stomach by Harold Wilson on one of his first days as a reporter, to escaping summary execution in Beirut, flying into Teheran with the returning Ayatollah Khomeini, and narrowly avoiding entrapment by a beautiful Czech secret agent, Simpson has had an astonishingly eventful career. In 1989 he witnessed the Tiananmen Square massacre, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of Communism throughout Eastern Europe and, only weeks later, in South Africa, the release of Nelson Mandela. With Simpson's uncanny knack of being in the right place at the right time, this autobiography is a ring-side seat at every major event in recent global history. 'So vivid I could feel my heart beating' Jonathan Mirsky, Spectator 'great stories, sometimes harrowing, sometimes hilarious' Daily Telegraph
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Strange Worlds Fantastic Places

Author : Jane MacAndrew
ISBN : 0762100710
Genre : Nature
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Describes different forms of life which survive in remote places including hidden valleys, wetlands, deserts, frozen lands, wastelands, and oceans.
Category: Nature

Strange Places

Author : Alexandra Kogl
ISBN : UOM:39015074246748
Genre : Political Science
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Strange Places: The Political Potentials and Perils of Everyday Spaces explores the ways in which places can support good politics in a global era. Using concrete examples and cases, this interdisciplinary work is accessible to a broad scholarly audience.
Category: Political Science

Star Angels The New World

Author : Khorunzhy Viktor
ISBN : PKEY:SMP2300000000214
Genre : Fiction
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Who are angels? Where do they come from and why? Are human feelings and weaknesses common to them? Perhaps, it is possible to get to their world by opening “the right” door? All those questions are to be answered by two sisters – ordinary students, Alice and Katy. With the help of the ancient Book, they are carried over to another reality. There, they would have to reveal their own new abilities and learn their true destiny. But would they have enough power to fulfill it? Secrets of Egyptian pyramids, interstellar portals and, of course, a love story – all that waits for you on the pages of the novel. “Star Angels” is a nail-biting story, immersing into which could help you get the better understanding of the world around us. For true feelings, just like true values, never lose their importance wherever you are…
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The Perfect World A Romance Of Strange People And Strange Places

Author : Ella M. Scrymsour
ISBN : 1230244778
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I AT WALLA BALLA NURSE MAVIS WYLTON looked after her patients cheerfully; she was glad of something to do. Life had been very dull in the little township and although the advent of the two Englishmen had made her unaccountably homesick, it had done a great deal towards breaking the monotony. In the first year of the Great War she had taken up nursing, had tended the suffering on the muddy battlefields of Flanders, had seen service under the scorching sun of Salonica, had continued her labors in Malta, Gibraltar and Egypt. She was in Cairo when the Armistice was signed, and applied for a post in Australia at the conclusion of the War. An orphan, she had no ties in the dear old Mother Country; her only brother was sleeping in the company of thousands of others in the battle-scarred region of Ypres. She was interested in her two patients--they had come from the mine in an unaccountable manner; she heard the story of the strange woman who had accompanied them and only half believed it-- it sounded so very improbable. How could it be true? What was it Mr. Travers had said? She remembered his exact words. "Nurse, it was horrible," he told her, "As we watched, it-- the woman's face--seemed to dry up and wrinkle until it looked like parchment. The outstretched arms grew thin and bony; the body trembled violently and crumpled up and fell to the ground, --and when I went closer all trace of the woman had vanished and there was only a little patch of brown dust on the ground and a little purple package that she had been wearing fastened to her back." The nurse could hardly believe anything so horrible, so uncanny. Yes, poor Jez-Riah had had her wish. She had seen the sun, had drunk in God's pure air. But the atmosphere was too rare, and she...
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The Cruise Of The Cachalot Round The World After Sperm Whales

Author : Frank Thomas Bullen
ISBN : EAN:4057664601896
Genre : Fiction
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"The Cruise of the "Cachalot" Round the World After Sperm Whales" by Frank Thomas Bullen. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Category: Fiction

The Perfect World

Author : Ella M. Scrymsour
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086900826
Genre : Utopias
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This is another rare fantasy novel of: Origin of the People; the Light; the End of the World; in Space; Adrift in the Solar Regions; Jupiter and the Jovians; Death in Jupiter; Alan the Knight Errant; the Cave of Whispering Madness; the Hall of S.
Category: Utopias

A Colored Man Round The World

Author : David F. Dorr
ISBN : EAN:4064066167417
Genre : Travel
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"A Colored Man Round the World" by David F. Dorr. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Category: Travel

Strange Familiar Places

Author : Kenneth Radu
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028932304
Genre : Fiction
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This passionate and gripping novel of ideas and sex, of music and art, of creative play and deadly psychopathology, refuses to provide easy exits from contemporary confrontations and anxieties. Depicted in a series of vividly dramatic tableaux and narrated from different points of view, the novel focuses primarily upon an independent-minded woman who rejects the religious and moral pieties of the day. Sometimes at the edge, sometimes in the centre of the bilingual community she inhabits, she plays dangerously with temptation and seduction, risking her marriage to a minister whose beliefs she does not share, alienating her daughter, and salvaging her damaged heart.
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We And The World

Author : Juliana Horatia Ewing
ISBN : MINN:319510009271673
Genre : Adventure stories
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Category: Adventure stories

Oddball Wisconsin

Author : Jerome Pohlen
ISBN : 9781613746660
Genre : History
File Size : 71.72 MB
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Updated and even weirder, this new edition boasts more than 400 unique destinations for tourists looking for attractions off the beaten path. Bizarre locations and landmarks include Chainsaw Gordy’s Garden of Saws, Smokey Bear’s head, the World’s Largest Soup Kettle, the Toilet Bowl Parade, and the world’s only upside-down White House. This book offers fascinating and little-known historical tidbits and answers burning questions such as Where was Liberace born? What is a hodag, and how do you catch one? Who invented the hamburger? and Will a Polka Hall of Fame ever be built? This is the real guide to Wisconsin, birthplace of the snowmobile, the typewriter, and the ice cream sundae. The address, phone number, hours, cost, directions, and website of each oddity accompany its description.
Category: History

Weird Europe

Author : Kristan Lawson
ISBN : 9781466867628
Genre : Travel
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Welcome to Weird Europe...where truth is stranger than fiction. Thrill-seekers, students of the bizarre, travelers searching for relief from the usual tourist attractions--rejoice! At last, here is a guidebook to Europe's dark side, compiled by Kristan Lawson and Anneli Rufus. From strange natural wonders to the handiwork of mad scientists, dreamers, and zealots, Europe harbors hundreds of fascinating--and occasionally gruesome--surprises. In these pages, you'll discover: -Two-headed animals -Erotic museums -Creepy catacombs -A cathedral made of salt -A railroad operated by children -The Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum -An all-ice hotel -Ancient pagan rituals -Mines -Sewer tours -A museum of espionage -UFO landing sites -Pictures drawn by the dead -A frog museum -Pancake races -Oddball art -Underground cities -Giants, freaks, and Siamese twins -The Temple of Echoes -And more! Covering twenty-five countries, with complete directions, opening hours, and admission prices for nearly a thousand wild attractions, Weird Europe is an indispensable guide to a world that you never knew existed. Once you enter Weird Europe, there's no turning back.
Category: Travel