Reference Fun Facts & Trivia Books

101 Amazing Facts

Did you know that Shakespeare wrote the world’s first ever knock knock joke? How much of a ribbon worm’s own body can it eat and still survive if it gets a little hungry? What unusual lost property has been handed in on the London Underground? And what surprising kind of song is the American national anthem based on? This absolutely fascinating book contains over one hundred facts covering various categories such as war, music, TV & film, ancient civilizations, royalty and many more. So whether you want to know which pirate ate a man’s beating heart, or what Lennon and McCartney’s unfinished play was called, then this is the book for you.

106 Master Tweets from beautiful minds (tweet 106)

Since ancient times the great thinkers have had a special place in the consciences of individuals by inspiring their behavior and actions both public or private. We often try to find the right words to say something, and we wish we could say that something using the words of these greatest masters. These 106 tweets have been written to help you to find the exact words you are looking for.106 master tweets is a collection of elegant quotes from influential thinkers and writers about the concepts of culture, existence, thought (meaning the activity of thinking), politics (i.e. the political behavior of man as social being) and society. As these texts are synthetic and decontextualized, they are often complex; in this e-book each one is presented with explanatory comment for better understanding and, above all, to keep you reflecting on them. In this way reading becomes an activity that is both pleasurable and profound, which touches upon the reasons why we believe and act in this world.“Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man.”This is the first tweet of this e-book and it was written by the English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon in the 17th century.It could be engraved on the stones of every school.

60 Magic Items, Wonderous Artefacts, & Enchanted Curiosities

This volume is the first part of an ongoing work containing over 1000 magical objects -- a valuable reference when you are in need of inspiration to add depth to your world building. Whether you are searching for ideas for your next immersive fantasy roleplay game (e.g. dungeons and dragons, Pathfinder), creating an intricate novel full of magic and wonder, or designing whimsical props and environments. Each page includes ink illustrations and descriptions. This work was developed with influences from years of study into world folklore and mythology to create unique imaginary objects rich in the foundations of what captivates our belief in the esoteric, marvelous and bizarre. Each item description includes its properties and effects, as well as a mystic history and origin.If you enjoyed this work and would like to encourage the creation of a larger collection, or have feedback for improvement, we would love to hear from you. Reviews are much appreciated!

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

Ever wondered whether more people own a car in England than in France, or which country gives the most to charity? Not a day goes by without such facts and figures being quoted in the media for us all to ponder or discuss at the pub. Seeing the Bigger Picture is jam-packed with fascinating statistics about countries the world over. Each chart displays information using illustrated visuals, rather than dry words and traditional graphs or pie charts, which represent the data as well as the context of the study. In this book, readers can discover a wealth of facts about each country across many topical subjects, including: Cancer survival; Childhood mortality; Church attendance; Cinema attendance; Carbon dioxide emissions; Coca-Cola consumption; Defence spending; Football attendances; Government debt; House prices; Hours of sunshine; Illegal drug consumption; Immigration; Lifespan; Literacy Murder rates; Number of children per family; Personal debt; Pet ownership; Population density; Rainfall; Smoking; Weight, and more. Informative, fun and easy to understand, all readers will enjoy seeing the bigger picture behind the world we live in.

Peace and Quiet Puzzle Relaxers Vol 6: Crossword For Beginners Edition (Beginners Crossword Puzzles Series)

IMPORTANT - EBOOK edition of this book is an PRINT BOOK REPLICA and not used for completing puzzles on the device. The eBook is a preview providing useful content on the benefits of crossword, sudoku and other puzzles for both children and adults, also showing the actual puzzles available in the physical copy of the book. A BONUS link in the book lets you download books with high quality crossword puzzle and sudoku book PDF pages with dozens of puzzles with clues and answers that readers can PRINT. The download is optional, it is not the main function or purpose of this ebook - PRINT REPLICA. Crossword puzzles are beneficial to players of all ages. The stronger ability to spot patterns is achieved through a daily dose of crosswords. Additional benefits also include improved confidence in self, focus and determination. Overall, the activity is an excellent brain trainer and skills developer. Start answering crossword puzzles today!

Another 366 Days: More Stories From This Day in History

Ranging from the start of the ancient Mesoamerican calendar to the collapse of the dot-com bubble, Another 366 Days tells the story of a significant event from every day of the year.This second collection of engaging daily stories provides a fascinating chronicle of the highs and lows of world history drawn from the worlds of politics, economics, science, and culture.Scott Allsop is an award-winning history teacher and host of an iTunes Top-100 history podcast. He has drawn on more than fifteen years of teaching experience in the UK, Egypt and Romania to compile this entertaining and addictive account of some of the most compelling events that have helped to shape today’s world.

How to Deal with Gaslighting Abuse: Use Emotional Intelligence to Stop Manipulators, Toxic People and Narcissists

Being in a gaslighting relationship is unhealthy for you in every aspect - physically, psychologically, and emotionally. It messes up with your head and causes you to lose the very essence of yourself. Nothing can be more devastating than losing your very essence--your unique being--those particular traits that make you "you". And this is what gaslighters do. They mess up with their victim's head and have them questioning who they really are. This is one terrible situation nobody wants to find him or herself. After all the undeserved criticisms, then comes the feeling of shame. The victim is left to feel responsible for all the wrongs going on in the relationship. Definitely not a good place to be.This book consists of major strategies to deal with manipulative relationships and finding happiness. You will discover the practical steps to overcome toxic people using emotional intelligence.What are you waiting for? Take the chance to break out of the “gaslighting” cycle today by obtaining this book.

Good Luck Charms

Good luck charms are a powerful symbol that carries a positive flow of energy to the beholder, bringing forth good things to the person possessing the lucky object of choice.

Kings Rule

Kings Rule looks carefully at Israel's divided monarchy, 975 BC – 582 BC. As both kingdoms' development unfurls, succeeding kings from Judah and Israel are studied in chronological order. Commentary, although thorough is not overly encyclopedic. Scripture interprets scripture, consequently, I have endeavored to let the Bible present its own story. Sermon and lesson helps occur frequently throughout the text. Part Two offers a number of important studies concerning God’s mystery relationship with Israel. Several parables present further explanation on the kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of God. The work is designed for Bible students, teachers, and preachers.

In the Beginning... The Book Of Genesis: Bible Trivia

In the Beginning... The Book Of Genesis: Bible Trivia. There are over 200 trivia questions strictly from the Book of Genesis. There are questions from Adam and Eve to the story of Joseph. Additionally, there are answers to the questions.****PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW FOR THIS E-BOOK*****

Silver Ukiyo-e 1 (Ukiyo-e Collage Research Institute)

50 silver ukiyo-e prints! Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa, Sharaku, Kuniyoshi, etc. have been refinished for vertical use with expressions full of originality.If you find a silver ukiyo-e that you like, you can take a screen shot and use it as wallpaper.

Collection of Secrets and Mysteries of the Ancient World: Travels on the history of mankind

It would seem that for modern science with its progressive technologies there should be no secrets. However, despite all the achievements, there are still many "white spots" in the history of the ancient world.In the book that is brought to your attention, we will try to answer questions about the great achievements of the disappeared ancient civilizations.Content:Gold of Queens NimrudAround Africa 2600 years agoSensational discoveries: ancient globe and othersWater people - our direct ancestorsViking mysterious disappearanceStone Book of King HammurabiMost ancient civilizationsSahara hides the treasures of ancient civilizationsHow were the pyramids built?Ur existed unusually longHabsburg: the path to the throneSecret knowledge of ancestors about our civilization!Secrets of Huashan CaveFire MessengersMysterious civilization of the OlmecsBartholomew Night - Massacre in the heart of EuropeThomas de Torquemada - Grand Inquisitor of SpainPyramids of Mount Hara-KhorLeonardo da Vinci - a genius or a plagiarist?Mysterious Drop DiscsDoes the Phaistos disc keep the message of the Atlanteans?Little known diary of the monk PolycarpWorld of Hyboria: myth, legend, historyTiwanaku - City of the GodsChina - the birthplace of giant pyramidsElectroforming at the time of the pharaohsDid King David exist?Kayapo tribe and their godThe Legend of HyperboreaSecrets of StonehengeSunken continentsTreasure of Lake ToplitzAncient buildings in the jungleDead civilizationCity built overnightThe Great MokoshVanished Holy GrailWhat stopped Tamerlane?Secrets of the Carpathians - the bloody Countess of BathoryStone Age "Dress Code"Gifts of OrionTruth and Fiction about the Ice BattleDruid Agriculture and EconomicsMayan Indians and Great Cities

NINJA - NINJA BOOK Part.1

Ninja is one of the ancient Japanese traditions.This book Introducing various ninja weapons.Syuriken: Ancient Japanese has no computer. But They made Syuriken by using ruler and compass.Kunai: Kunai is double-egged tool used by Ninja.Tekkoukagi: Tekkoukagi is attached to back of hand.Mizugumo: mizugumo means the water spider. ninja was able to walk on water? some scholars have thought mizugumo is to be walking on the wetlands.KusariGama: kama is farming tool. kusarigama(kama) has evolved as a weapon farming tool.ManrikiGusari: manrikigusari is one of self-defense tools.Tekken: tekken is used by hand clutching.Kakute: kakute is attached to the finger. needles is inner side. and attack against strongly clasped.Nekote: nekote is attached to fingers.Makibishi: makibishi has thorn in four directions. ninja used makibishi to escape from enemies.--etc--

LA CLA? MAGIQUE DU VOCABULAIRE ANGLAIS: Apprenez le vocabulaire anglais sans stress (French Edition)

Vous savez que cela peut être assez frustrant lorsque vous voulez communiquer naturellement en anglais et que vous manquez de mots; surtout quand vous ne pouvez rien faire pour remédier à la situation.La manière conventionnelle d'apprendre le vocabulaire n'est pas non plus facile; d'autant plus qu'il doit composer avec la mémorisation, ce qui n'est pas une tâche facile.La bonne nouvelle, cependant, c'est qu'en plus d'avoir à entasser des millions de mots que vous oublierez probablement en peu de temps, il existe un moyen beaucoup plus simple d'apprendre le vocabulaire anglais; et c’est de cela que nous traiterons dans ce livre.À quel point cela semble-t-il incroyable quand je vous dis qu'en plus d'apprendre 10 mots, que vous pourriez probablement oublier en un rien de temps, vous pourriez apprendre une formule simple qui vous aide à créer des milliers de mots anglais à partir de ce que vous savez en français en un rien de temps?Et à quel point est-ce crédible pour vous lorsque je vous dis que maintenant, même si vous n’avez jamais prononcé un seul mot en anglais auparavant, vous connaissez des milliers de vocabulaires en anglais? Ridicule, je pense! Mais en effet vous faites; la seule raison pour laquelle vous ne l’avez pas identifié est que quelqu'un ne vous l’a pas encore signalé.La meilleure façon d'apprendre le vocabulaire anglais est de faire preuve de créativité et non de mémoriser de petits mots isolés. Une idée bien établie dans votre esprit vous donnera 200 mots pour toujours. Et chaque fois que vous utilisez l'un de ces 200 mots, vous devenez plus automatique dans l'utilisation des 199 autres! Tout comme le dit Madrigal: La mémorisation est terne et inefficace. Lorsque vous apprenez 20 mots par cœur, vous avez tendance à en oublier la plupart et à vous ennuyer tous. Le simple fait que vous deviez vous asseoir et travailler dur pour eux en fait vos ennemis.Mais une chose est sûre: lorsque vous inventez un mot, c'est votre création; vous l'avez fait et l'aimerez toujours. Vous vous demandez probablement «Comment puis-je inventer le mot? Où est-ce que je commence?" Eh bien, vous ne regretterez jamais d'avoir choisi ce guide de vocabulaire anglais.