Trivia & Fun Facts
epub |eng | 2015-07-14 | Author:Jim Bernhard

FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY Four years of hard labor in Siberia might not be considered a lucky break by most people—but for Fyodor Dostoyevsky, it was a welcome lifesaver. Minutes before he ...
( Category: Authors July 3,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-15 | Author:David Turner

The robin’s ubiquity and willingness to sing with a beautiful sadness at all times makes it a kind of poor man’s nightingale, though its song lacks the variety of the ...
( Category: Bird Field Guides June 30,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-14 | Author:Jim Willis

One theory about how Easter Island became denuded of trees was that an infestation of Polynesian rats accidentally brought there by the islanders ate all the tree seedlings, destroying the ...
( Category: Communication & Media Studies June 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Unknown

The main orientation of Leontiev and his collaborators during the 1960s and 1970s, the more powerful political period in the career of Leontiev, was also recognized by one of his ...
( Category: Music June 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lonely Planet

TRAIN Rīga’s central train station (Centrālā stacija; %6723 2135; www.pv.lv; Stacijas laukums 2) is convenient to Old and Central Rīga plus public transport. It’s housed within a modern shopping mall ...
( Category: Children's Cookbooks June 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-08 | Author:Moxie LaBouche [LaBouche, Moxie]

Arsonists come in many forms. Both Blair and Ellen Burstyn, who played her mother, were badly injured during the shoot. One scene had the demon violently throwing Reagan around on ...
( Category: Trivia June 21,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2020-03-15 | Author:Bill O'Neill

It might earn you some points. A Radioactive Film The 1956 film The Conqueror is often dismissed by movie critics as an attempt by John Wayne to expand his image ...
( Category: Trivia June 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 1999-12-31 | Author:Paul Collins

SCENE ii. High Halden, Kent Headcorn’s a pensive spot from which to watch a train pull away: it used to be possible to continue onward into the valley, and I ...
( Category: Architecture June 10,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Deena West Budd

One story from August 4, 1577, in Bungay, Suffolk, tells of a black dog appearing in a church one morning during a raging storm. Those who were touched by the ...
( Category: Supernatural May 24,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-10-20 | Author:Janice Z. Brodman

NANDI OF KENYA Rules of engagement Berom women of central Nigeria follow the rules: Rule #1: No sex before marriage. Rule #2: Marry the guy your parents choose. Rule #3: ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts April 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-09-12 | Author:Guinness World Records

FACT: This 1934 photo (inset above) is the most famous image of “nessie”. its authenticity remains a matter for debate. First stigmatic The term “stigmatic” refers to a person who ...
( Category: Almanacs & Yearbooks April 19,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Kathleen Sears [Sears, Kathleen]

ANDREW CARNEGIE While John Rockefeller Sr. and his family retained a reputation for brutally crushing labor opposition, Andrew Carnegie is traditionally portrayed as the epitome of a “good capitalist.” Carnegie ...
( Category: Americas March 27,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2011-06-12 | Author:Joseph A. Citro [Citro, Joseph A.]

"I have enjoyed the distinction and have prized dearly the compliment of being a conspicuous citizen." —Clarence Adams In those days Vermont had no state police force. Crime fighting—what there ...
( Category: Trivia & Fun Facts March 26,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bathroom Readers' Institute [Bathroom Readers’ Institute]

Most common cockroach found in NYC: the German cockroach. SPACE TOURISTS These days, reports of strange lights and happenings in Pine Bush have declined, and some locals worry that they’re ...
( Category: Trivia March 26,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2010-09-09 | Author:Stanislav Grof [Grof, Stanislav]

3. Conducting follow-up interviews Ideally, Holotropic Breathwork sessions would be combined with follow-up interviews on a one-to-one basis. This is mandatory when this method is used in the treatment of ...
( Category: Mental Health March 25,2020 )