Trivia & Fun Facts
epub |eng | 2019-02-25 | Author:Richard Benson

You don’t hear the sea when you hold a seashell to your ear. Sorry to disappoint, but the sound you hear is really the sound of your immediate surroundings resonating ...
( Category: Mythology & Folklore June 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-11 | Author:Wendelle Stevens & Renaud, Bob [Wendelle Stevens]

PART 32 FOURTH IN-PERSON CONTACT, JANUARY 4, 1964 – CALIFORNIA UNDERSEA SPACE-BASE VISIT: I have always been a believer in flying Saucers, ever since I was in grade school. With ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts May 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-28 | Author:James D. Wright

SOUTH FLORIDA: THE NEW HAVANA For thousands of years prior to the arrival of the Europeans, southeast Florida was inhabited by various tribes of the Tequesta people. One of these ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts May 13,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:James D. Wright

SOUTH FLORIDA: THE NEW HAVANA For thousands of years prior to the arrival of the Europeans, southeast Florida was inhabited by various tribes of the Tequesta people. One of these ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts May 12,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Mason Currey

Helen Frankenthaler in her studio, 1969 The artist followed a somewhat similar rhythm in the kitchen. She said that she had more energy and painted best when she ate healthy—but ...
( Category: Literary April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Philip Matyszak

PTOLEMY II This Ptolemy is distinguished from his father by his sobriquet ‘Philadelphos’. (The first Ptolemy is sometimes known as Ptolemy I Soter – the Saviour – though whom or ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology April 27,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Alain Stephen

• Prison surveillance apparatus and Jeremy Bentham’s development in the eighteenth century of the ‘panopticon’. • School discipline structures. Systems for the administration and control of populations. • The promotion ...
( Category: Philosophers April 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-09 | Author:Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue [Hugard, Jean]

3. Riffle the outer end and remove any card from the centre of the pack, placing it face upwards at the top. Square this card with the once face downwards ...
( Category: Trading Card Games March 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-07-02 | Author:Nathan Belofsky [Belofsky, Nathan]

Dr. Coriat also noticed that stuttering patients would sometimes gesture with their hands, something he found “peculiar.” From this he was able to discern that stutterers stuttered because they were ...
( Category: Puzzles & Games February 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-12-06 | Author:Zecharia Sitchin

J Jacob (H Ya’akov = ‘Who follows by the heel’): The third Hebrew Patriarch, the son of Isaac, so named because he was born holding on to the heel of ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts February 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-27 | Author:John Keel [Keel, John]

( Category: Occult & Paranormal January 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-14 | Author:Patrick Foote [Foote, Patrick]

Historic Titles Throughout history there have been many people (normally monarchs or leaders) that have earned nicknames and titles. These can take many forms but the ones we are going ...
( Category: Puzzles & Games December 26,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-11 | Author:Tim Rayborn

The angel and Karen from Hans Christian Andersen’s rather disturbing The Red Shoes. (Wikimedia Commons.) Fairies in a ring dance, presided over by their sovereigns, who look a bit bored. ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-10 | Author:James Proud

THE ELECTRIC CHAIR A convicted murderer spent several years in solitary on death row, bound for the electric chair, until at the last moment his lawyers managed to get his ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-12-07 | Author:Travis Elborough

Perched on its hill above the Thar Desert, Jaisalmer is one of the world’s few remaining inhabited fortress cities. JUST ROOM ENOUGH ISLAND USA St Lawrence River, New York 44° ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts December 8,2018 )