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Ice Bullets and Killer Pennies: Fourteen Myths Get the Scientific Shakedown
By Jason Carey
Price: $27.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Ice Bullets and Killer Pennies uses science and engineering concepts to provide complete answers to popular myths. Without resorting to lab experiments, this book deconstructs fourteen myths and uses scientific concepts to bust or confirm each myth.
More Southern Sayings Than You Can Shake a Stick At
By Kit Frazier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Why you should never teach a pig to sing, or why having kittens in the oven is a bad idea--Southern Sayings is chock full of down-home Southern wit, wisdom and down-right funny sayings for every occasion! Best Selling Texas author Kit Frazier teams up with her daddy with the funniest, truest, downright orneriest sayings you ever laid your ears on . . . & there's free printables to boot!
Lost Continents: The Legend and The Myth
By Vortex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A lost continent is a hypothetical landmass that for whatever reason no longer exists. A prime example is Atlantis, which, according to Greek myth, sank to the bottom of the sea. This book is a list of similar lost continents.
Little Known Facts About Well-Known People
By Louis Phillips
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
WOODY ALLEN His first printed joke was in a gossip column. It read: Woody Allen says he ate at a restaurant that had O.P.S. Prices -- Other People's Salaries. NEIL ARMSTRONG After Neil Armstrong walked upon the moon, the Ohio Dairy Men's Association presented a sculpture of the astronaut to the Ohio State Fair. The sculpture was made out of 900 pounds of butter.
What to see in Cape Town
By Daniel Edwards
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A tour guide in your pocket. This essential guide will tell you where the best travel spots are in Cape Town. Everything from historical to naturistic to sporty is covered in this handy guide. An esential for anyone travelling to Cape Town.
Mysteries Of Time Travel: 35 Cases Of Time Travel Intrusion
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Discover the Mysteries of Time Travel, and explore 35 true cases of: - The incredible Map of the Creator, a 120-million-year-old, aerial map - The 500- million-Year-old hammer - An ancient atomic war still making people sick today - Weather control experiment that killed 35 people in England - Ancient, micro-sized objects found in Russia - And so many more mysterious cases of time travel!
Questions Women Wonder About
By Sean Mosley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
These are all the questions most women wonder about. From the Bible to sex, to cooking fast simple meals.
Indigo Children (All About Indigo Children and the Indigo Children Test)
By Sean Mosley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Learn everything you need to know about these chosen souls of light. A collection of stories & information all about Indigo Children. Written by a true Indigo adult.
Caribbean Enigma: Drugs In Paradise
By Frank C. Newby
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An exploration of the history and modern realities that have created the Carribbean region. How the drug culture and the cartels are changing it; a key reference for understanding the political, social, and economic diversity of each individual island.
The Celebrity Personal Assistant Survival Guide
By Brian Daniel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Written by Brian Daniel, "Headhunter to the Stars," this tell-all guide teaches aspiring and veteran assistants how to find and keep jobs with celebrities and high net worth families. Before establishing The Celebrity Personal Assistant Network, Brian Daniel was a personal assistant to celebrities, billionaires, and even royalty. This book offers a unique insight into the secret world of the rich.
Valentich Disappearance
By Vortex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The Valentich disappearance refers to the unexplained disappearance on 21 October 1978 of 20-year-old Frederick Valentich while piloting a Cessna 182L light aircraft over Bass Strait in Australia. He intended to land at King Island to pick up three or four friends and return to Moorabbin Airport.
Shag Harbour UFO Incident
By Vortex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The Shag Harbour UFO Incident was the reported impact of an unknown large object into waters near Shag Harbour, a tiny fishing village in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on October 4, 1967.
Nostalgic Notions
By Austin Torney
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Free. Fully color Illustrated. The good old days. I am 66 and so I can remember the 50's.
By Merlin Sprague
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of trucking in the United States. It's not like in the funny papers or on TV. It's a way of life that will surprise most people. Follow a year with Merlin and Jo as they drive their semi across the country.
Got Roots?
By Natasha baker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A compact guide to natural hair and regular care of natural hair including the beginning process, and style tips.
The Ultimate Rebel: How to Drive a Luxury Car Free Every Year Without Selling Your Soul to the Devil
By Brad Dixson
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Week Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
How to Drive a Luxury Car Free Every Year will guide will give you step by step instruction on owning a brand new luxury or exotic car every year for free. With very little effort, the plan can be executed to have a new car within the space of one month.
And I Thought I Was Crazy! Quirks, Idiosyncrasies and Meshugaas
By Judy Reiser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Do you refuse to take the top newspaper on a stack (even if perfect)? Insist the toilet paper hang "over"? Wait for the phone to ring at least twice before answering? Hilarious collection of odd behaviors exhibited (and confessed to) by otherwise normal people. Laugh. Chortle. And gasp at people’s quirks. People do the darndest things! NY Times Book Review, Today show, Washington Post, more.