Like Short Indiana Road Trips - Volume 1, Short Indiana Road Trips - Volume 2 serves as a guidebook for several short, one day road trips that Hoosiers can enjoy. The author has included fifteen destinations complete with contact information, photos and information about what the traveler might encounter.
These fabulous spots in Indiana will make an enjoyable destination for families to learn and enjoy.
Imagine these eerie phantom messages:A man answers the phone and hears himself on the line, sick and struggling. Soon after, he dies unexpectedly.You thought about calling a friend, but never got around to it. He calls you back—your message is on his voice mail.You receive emails from a deceased friend. He predicts your injury weeks before it happens.Extraterrestrials send you computer messages with startling predictions. They all come true.Discover life-altering direct contact by phone, computer, TV, radio, letter, and other mediums. From whom? Entities, loved ones, extraterrestrials, and bizarre beings from the past or future. They take photos, deliver warnings, cause havoc, transcend time, and more. At times you can hear past and future events in progress. Sometimes messages are friendly and welcoming, such as Thomas Harden from the year 1521. Other times? Your worst nightmare.Join William Hall and Jimmy Petonito on a mission to unravel the mysterious world of impossible communication. You’ll hear from witnesses and experts on scientific and paranormal theories, examine evidence and case characteristics, and share real life paranormal messages of hope, terror, time slips, and wonder. Bonus author investigations are also included. If you enjoy hauntings and UFO phenomena, you’ll love exploring the unforgettable Phantom Messages!
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A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”
One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us?
Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book that begins about 70,000 years ago with the appearance of modern cognition. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.
Dr. Harari also compels us to look ahead, because over the last few decades humans have begun to bend laws of natural selection that have governed life for the past four billion years. We are acquiring the ability to design not only the world around us, but also ourselves. Where is this leading us, and what do we want to become?
Featuring 27 photographs, 6 maps, and 25 illustrations/diagrams, this provocative and insightful work is sure to spark debate and is essential reading for aficionados of Jared Diamond, James Gleick, Matt Ridley, Robert Wright, and Sharon Moalem.
Born in Transylvania in 1899, Bella Spewack arrived on the streets of New York's Lower East Side when she was three. At twenty-two, while working as a reporter with her husband in Europe, she wrote a memoir of her childhood that was never published. More than seventy years later, the publication of Streets recovers a remarkable voice and revivifies a lost world.In her critically acclaimed writing, Bella describes the sights, sounds, and characters of urban Jewish immigrant life after the turn of the century. Witty, street-smart, and unsentimental, Bella was a genuine American heroine who went on to become a celebrated author. Booklist comments, The book provides a startling, clear-eyed look at the difficult life millions endured."
One of the most tragic episodes of World War II—the forced repatriation of two million Russian POWs to certain doom.At the end of the Second World War, a secret Moscow agreement that was confirmed at the 1945 Yalta Conference ordered the forcible repatriation of millions of Soviet citizens that had fallen into German hands, including prisoners of war, refugees, and forced laborers. For many, the order was a death sentence, as citizens returned to find themselves executed or placed back in forced-labor camps. Tolstoy condemns the complicity of the British, who “ardently followed” the repatriation orders.
On the outbreak of war in 1914, the armies of the Western Front soon became bogged down in the mud of Flanders and it is these events that many people associate most strongly with the First World War – but its origins and the strategy which governed all but its closing months lay in the East.
In the wide plains and forests of the Eastern Europe the three great Empires – Russia, Germany, Austria-Hungary – grappled in a series of titanic but little known battles involving millions of men and hundreds of miles of front. It was the Germans, with their excellent equipment and intelligent leadership who dominated the battlefield, even when outnumbered. The Russian and Hapsburg armies moved across a truly Napoleonic canvas with huge masses of cavalry, infantry and baggage.
Shortly after the outbreak of war the Russian 'steamroller' had lurched into Prussia only to be hurled back amid the marshes of Tannenberg. Later defeats were caused by the Russian revolution itself with the downfall of the Tsar and the mutiny of their soldiers.
For three years the fighting swung indeterminately back and forth and Alan Clark in the Suicide of the Empires, first published in 1971, describes in clear terms the campaigns which provoked the downfall of three great empires and left the world changed forever.
Laugh Out Loud at the World's Dumbest Quotes. Read about how:Gay marriage is between a man and a womanSee how unfair life is for a pop starMiss the importance of life by smokingAutobiographies should be written from beyond the graveChicago is the 52nd state in the U.S.Chemistry teaches proper mathWar is, in fact, a dangerous placePoverty is an accomplishment to brag aboutAnd, much more hilarity!
"After reading the things that the worlds most famous and highly respected individuals have said, I almost feel like a genius. "
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"I didn't say that!!!"
Everyone throughout the world has misspoken at some point in their lives and The World’s Greatest Idiot’s Quotes...And Other Things Said By Some Stupid Ass Dummies is an inside look at some of the dumb things people say. This book gives you some funny and memorable lines by some of the most famous athletes, celebrities, and politicians. The quotes are proof that fame and fortune come with intense scrutiny on every word spoken, good or bad. Some things can be said and taken out of context, some thoughts aren’t articulated very well and other lines are best left up to the imagination of the reader. Dorothy Bigguns provides laughter, inspiration, and motivation for anyone who has ever said anything asinine.
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