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Animal Dads is a book based on real animal dads whose parenting skills are above all others in the animal kingdom. From seahorses to emperor penguins, readers will learn about how these animal dads... More > are number one when raising their offspring. Ami Dobelle has had an extensive career at zoos and aquariums. She has studied animals and animal behavior for over twenty years. Ami is an experienced educator and animal trainer. She has appeared as an animal expert on multiple television shows. Her hands-on work with animals inspired her to write Animal Dads.< Less
South 2015: an Antarctic voyage to remember
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This lively account, illustrated with stunning photographs, tells the story of an Antarctic voyage to mark the dedication of the southern part of the British Antarctic Monument in the Falkland... More > Islands and to visit the places in the Antarctic Peninsula where those who died in the pursuit of science lived and worked. The voyage began in Ushuaia, and continued from the Falklands to South Georgia, Signy Island, Hope Bay, Port Lockroy, Lemaire Channel, Argentine Islands, Horseshoe Bay, Rothera and Stonington (68.11 South), returning via Paradise Bay, Deception Island and the Drake Passage. The voyagers included many Fids (those who worked for British Antarctic Survey and its predecessor the Falkland Island Dependency Survey) who shared their experiences of exploration in this most inhospitable of places - a potent mix of camaraderie and challenge. We witnessed a marriage on the ice, walked amongst 400,000 king penguins and visited remote British and Ukrainian research stations. A voyage to remember.< Less
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Jane Eyre is a novel by English scholar Charlotte Brontë. It was distributed on 16 October 1847 by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the nom de plume "Currer Bell." The... More > first American version was discharged the accompanying year by Harper & Brothers of New York. Composing for the Penguin release, Stevie Davies portrays it as a "powerful feminist message" due to its in-profundity investigation of a solid female element's sentiments. Principally of the bildungsroman sort, Jane Eyre takes after the feelings and encounters of its eponymous element, incorporating her development to adulthood, and her cherish for Mr. Rochester, the byronic ace of invented Thornfield Hall. The novel holds components of social sentiment, with a solid feeling about ethics at its center, yet is in any case a novel countless recognize in advance of the time is now's given the individualistic element of Jane and the novel's investigation of classism, sexuality and proto-women's liberation.< Less
The Woman in White
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The Woman in White is an epistolary novel written by Wilkie Collins in 1859, serialized in 1859–1860, and first published in book form in 1860. It is considered to be among the first mystery... More > novels and is widely regarded as one of the first (and finest) in the genre of 'sensation novels'. As was customary at that time, The Woman in White was first published as a magazine serial. The first episode appeared on 29 November 1859, following Charles Dickens's own A Tale of Two Cities in Dickens's magazine All the Year Round in England, and Harper's Magazine in America. It caused an immediate sensation. Julian Symons (in his 1974 introduction to the Penguin edition) reports that "queues formed outside the offices to buy the next instalment. Bonnets, perfumes, waltzes and quadrilles were called by the book's title. Gladstone cancelled a theatre engagement to go on reading it. And Prince Albert sent a copy to Baron Stockmar."< Less
I Always Wanted to Kill: Paul Denyer Serial Killer
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It would be hard to imagine a more unlikely place for serial murder. The seaside town of Frankston, a 40-minute drive from Melbourne on Port Phillip Bay, south eastern Victoria, renowned for its... More > population of fairy penguins, is the ideal place for a holiday. It was the site chosen for the filming of the classic On the Beach, starring Gregory Peck, one of the world’s most loved, talented and enduring actors, a star from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Yet onto this peaceful, relaxed stage 47 years after the making of this classic film, uninvited and unannounced, walked one of Australia’s worst and most feared serial murderers, The Frankston Killer. He was Paul Charles Denyer, who is now serving three consecutive sentences of life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 30 years at Her Majesty’s Prison at Barwon. He’s doing time for the murders of Elizabeth Stevens, 18, Debbie Fream, 22, and Natalie Russell, 17, in 1993.< Less
1000 Facts about Animals Vol. 3
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The Pyrenean Ibex goat is the only animal that has gone extinct twice. Penguins can’t taste fish. Spiders can’t stand the smell of a burnt chestnut. The mole is the only animal that... More > smells in stereo. Some snakes have three lungs. It is a capital crime to kill a panda in China. Sharks don’t like the taste of human flesh. Rats can get their tails knotted and become trapped for the rest of their lives. When Christopher Columbus saw a manatee, he thought it was a mermaid. The first known musical instrument was made from a mammoth’s tusk. Orangutan means “man of the forest.” The largest pig ever weighed 2,552lbs. Platypuses are venomous. Grasshoppers and locusts are the same animal. A hippo can outrun Usain Bolt.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery
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Excerpt: The Kerguelens possess hundreds of other fjords. Their coasts are notched and ragged, especially in the parts between the north and the south-east, where little islets abound. The soil, of... More > volcanic origin, is composed of quartz, mixed with a bluish stone. In summer it is covered with green mosses, grey lichens, various hardy plants, especially wild saxifrage. Only one edible plant grows there, a kind of cabbage, not found anywhere else, and very bitter of flavour. Great flocks of royal and other penguins people these islets, finding good lodging on their rocky and mossy surface. These stupid birds, in their yellow and white feathers, with their heads thrown back and their wings like the sleeves of a monastic habit, look, at a distance, like monks in single file walking in procession along the beach.< Less
The Dark Net
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At any given moment, 5% of the Internet is hidden from view - that's the Dark Net. It's a haven for criminals, spies, and nefarious hackers. For Max Caine it's also a death trap, where reality and... More > the virtual world collide. Join Max and Betty3.5, and their virtual penguin Linus, as they explore the darkest recesses of the Internet. This cyber thriller will take you on a wild ride into the not-too-distant future where conveniences from auto-piloted cars to wearable computers and biometric ATMs ensure that everyone is online, one way or another, every waking moment. But continual connection has a price. As Max discovers in his journeys through the Dark Net -- you can log out any time you want, but you can never leave.< Less
Link Building Methods for SEO
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Are you trying to make more money online, yet your websites don't rank high enough? You can have the best content or product, but if you don't rank high on search engine, people can't find... More > you! Backlinks are one of the most important factor when comes to ranking websites. Good, high authority backlinks weight more important than anything else, and that's what you are lacking probably. This ebook compiles tons of tips from Internet Marketers around the world, sharing their tips of building backlinks, especially after Google Panda and Penguin updates. Get this ebook, read and follow the steps to understand how backlinking works, then implement to your website. I'm sure your site will jump within few days!< Less
The Gospel of Lazlo
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Apparently the reprinted scrapbook of a possibly disturbed individual, The Gospel of Lazlo tells the tale of Mr. Lazlo Epps, a suicide clean-up worker who takes up residence in a dead man's... More > townhouse. His "really real" world is soon shredded by a chocolate peddling holy man, a deranged Goth clown, and a would-be penguin terrorist. Stumbling through the wreckage of his life, Lazlo finds himself hounded into a relationship by Sophie Bogota, an enigmatic password psychic, and embroiled in a cultural revolution he cannot personally abide. Lazlo must either find truth within himself or step aside as a fictional messiah pulls back the veil of belief to expose the reality most people fear too much to accept. Decide for yourself whether this fantastical urban fairy tale is real or merely the product of a diseased imagination.< Less
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