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Do you know what the ancient Romans used instead of soap? Which emperor made his horse into a senator? Who was the god of music, light and truth? And how would a gladiator request an honourable death in battle? John Harnish answers all these questions and more as he takes us on a fascinating trip through the ancient Roman world. Whether you're studying this amazing period in history, or are simply interested in how our ancestors lived, this is the perfect audiobook for you.Show more
Do you know which way round a country's flag is placed on an airplane's tail? What do you think Qantas stands for? What are the twenty most iconic planes of all time? And what happened to the man who successfully glided from a tower in China in the year 559 AD? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator John Harnish talks us through over one hundred amazing facts about planes from all eras. So whether you want to know who owns the most expensive private jet in the world, or what is particularly unusual about the photographs of the Wright brothers' first flight, then this is the perfect audiobook for you!Show more
Do you know how many cannons a Tudor ship could carry? How many people go missing from cruise ships every year? What is a hawsehole? And why are submarines painted black? In this fantastic audiobook, John Harnish talks us through over one hundred amazing facts about ships and boats, covering categories such as famous ships, seafaring terminology, naval ship classes and much more. So if you want to know which ship is the world's fastest, or who made the deepest solo dive in a submarine, this is the perfect book for you!Show more
Every one of us has - at one time or another - wondered about what it means to be human. Do we have a soul? What is the mind's eye? Where do dreams come from; where do they go? The greatest thinkers of our time have considered these questions and more; after much time mulling things over they have summed up the human condition in short - but incredibly deep - quotations. For this book, the authors chose over one hundred of their favorite philosophical quotes from all walks of life. Some are well-known, some not so - and some will surprise you with their inclusion. Yet every single quote in this book is included for a reason. With contributions from the literary, film and gaming worlds to history's most prominent thinkers, this is the perfect addition to any bookshelf.Show more
Did you know that you're almost two thousand times more likely to die from an asteroid hitting the earth than you are from a terrorist attack? Would you be shocked to learn that almost half of pilots surveyed admitted to falling asleep during a flight? Do you think world population growth is increasing or declining? And does a regular social drinker earn more or less than their alcohol-free counterpart? In this fascinating book, John Harnish talks you through over one hundred statistics that will surprise, shock and amaze, covering subjects as diverse as life, death, crime, education, the environment and much more.Show more
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