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Jill Fullerton-Smith – Alive 20 Years Later

In 1972, a plane carrying a Chilean rugby team and their companions went down in the Andes Mountains with 40 people aboard. Thirty-two passengers survived the crash into the snowy hillside. The story of their ordeal was recounted by Piers Paul Read i...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 10, 2016

Marc Wiese – Camp 14 Total Control Zone (2012)

Shin Dong-Huyk was born on November 19, 1983 as a political prisoner in a North Korean re-education camp. He was a child of two prisoners who had been married by order of the wardens. He spent his entire childhood and youth in Camp 14, in fact a deat...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 10, 2016

Matt D’Avella – Minimalism A Documentary About the Important Things (2016)

How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the ImportantThings examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life-families, entrepreneurs, architects, ar...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 10, 2016

Michael Pollan – The Botany of Desire (Documentary)

The Botany of Desire examines this unique relationship through the stories of four familiar species, telling how each of them evolved to satisfy one of our most basic yearnings. Linking our fundamental desires for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 10, 2016

The Making of King Arthur

Poet Simon Armitage traces the evolution of the Arthurian legend through the literature of the medieval age and reveals that King Arthur is not the great national hero he is usually considered to be. He’s a fickle and transitory character who w...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 10, 2016

Thierry Ragobert – Amazonia (2013)

After a plane crash, Saï, a capuchin monkey born and raised in captivity, finds himself alone and lost in the wilderness of the Amazon jungle. The post Thierry Ragobert – Amazonia (2013) appeared first on Learning for Life.
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 10, 2016

David E. Fastovsky – The Evolution and Extinction of the Dinosaurs

The book is written as a series of readable, entertaining essays covering important and timely topics in dinsoaur paleontology and natural history. It will appeal to non-specialists and all dinosaur enthusiasts, treating subjects as diverse as birds...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 9, 2016

Bram Van Paesschen – Empire of Dust (2011)

Lao Yang and Eddy both work for a company called CREC (Chinese Railway Engineering Company). They have just set up camp near the remote mining town of Kolwezi in the Katanga province of the RDC. The goal of the company is to redo the road – cov...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 8, 2016

British Transport Films – 100 Years Underground

Made in 1963 it provides a brief history of the Underground network up to that point. It’s interesting to see that while many things have changed in the last 50 years, many haven’t. For example, the Tube in 1963 looks about as crowded as...
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 8, 2016

Iran to honor anti-coup Chilean filmmaker, Miguel Ernesto Littin Cucumides in Tehran

A portrait of Chilean film director, screenwriter and film producer Miguel Ernesto Littin CucumidesA ceremony is scheduled to be held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran to honor Chilean film director, screenwriter and film producer, Miguel Ernesto...

Ski Area Management .

Buy –Edited for the North American Ski Resort Industry. Published bimonthly, it covers technical engineering data lifts, snowmaking, oversnow vehicles; also market and research data; plus material on the many component disciplines involved, such as...
by Sports items of great need on Aug 21, 2016

Population boom preceded early farming in North America

University of Utah anthropologists counted the number of carbon-dated artifacts at archaeological sites and concluded that a population boom and scarce food explain why people in eastern North America domesticated plants for the first time on the con...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Camp stability predicts patterns of Hunter–Gatherer cooperation

Reciprocal food-sharing is more prevalent in stable hunter-gatherer camps, shows new UCL research that sheds light on the evolutionary roots of human cooperation. Agta camp members [Credit: Daniel Smith, UCL Anthropology]The research explores patter...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 15, 2016

Chinese Magic

I have a confession to make. Sometimes in the evening, all by myself except the dogs and cats, doing a little research (not real writing), I’ve found myself checking into Netflix for background entertainment. Not so bad, really… Except I&...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jul 12, 2016

Genetics reveals the impact of lifestyle on evolution

Scientists have long thought that the rate with which mutations occur in the genome does not depend on cultural factors. The results of a current study, published in Human Genetics, suggest this may not be the case. A team of researchers from France...
by The Archaeology News Network on Apr 4, 2016

Ancient DNA shows European wipe-out of early Americans

The first largescale study of ancient DNA from early American people has confirmed the devastating impact of European colonisation on the Indigenous American populations of the time. The Doncela (The Maiden) Incan mummy was found at Mount Llullailla...
by The Archaeology News Network on Apr 3, 2016

Ancient elongated skulls of Mexico

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by UFOs and Space Anomalies on Mar 29, 2016

Singapore travel

Singapore – It is one of the world’s fastest developing commercial and financial centers. Singapore a sun-drenched tropical island – offers duty-free shopping, a variety of exotic cuisine, some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m...
by Travel on Mar 23, 2016

5 Romantic Places

The world is full of some really romantic and beautiful places, whether you enjoy the bustle of city life, the drama of coastal scenery or the peaceful sleepiness of rural landscapes. To help you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Travel on Mar 6, 2016

Why 90s Is The Best Style Decade & How To Master It For 2016

I'm going to put something out there and I'm afraid you might not like it. So here goes (deep breath)... The Nineties was the best decade EVER for fashion! The post Why 90s Is The Best Style Decade & How To Master It For 2016 appeared first on M...
by Mummy's Got Style on Feb 26, 2016


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