The liberal arts educational system is under attack. Governors in Texas, Florida, and North Carolina have announced that they will not spend taxpayer money subsidizing the liberal arts. Majors like English and history - which were once very popular and highly respected - are in steep decline, and President Obama has recently advised students to keep in mind that technical training could be more valuable than a degree in art history when deciding on an educational path.
In this gripping investigation of the events that led to the plane's disappearance and why they could happen again, CNN aviation analyst David Soucie exposes the flaws in the aviation industry, shares what needs to be done so a plane doesn't go missing again, and uses a Bayesian analysis model to reveal what most likely happened onboard the plane that led to its downfall.
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu gave life to the modern ghost-story style and inspired the genre's most famous contributor, M. R. James. Gathered together for the first time are Le Fanu's complete ghost stories in 30 extraordinary recordings. A manuscript from the collection of the late Rev. Francis Purcell, an Irish country priest whose interests extended to the gathering of old local legends.
In this gripping memoir of a young man, a wolf, and their parallel lives and ultimate collision, Bryce Andrews describes life on the remote, windswept Sun Ranch in Southwest Montana. The Sun's 20,000 acres of rangeland occupy a still-wild corner of Southwest Montana - a high valley surrounded by mountain ranges and steep creeks with portentous names like Grizzly, Dead Man, and Bad Luck.
Do you know which classical legend was a key inspiration for Suzanne Collins when she wrote The Hunger Games? Or why Katniss is so named? What amusing incidents happened to the cast and crew during filming? And what are the key differences between the books and the films? This fantastic audiobook features over one hundred fascinating facts, split into sections such as costumes, actors, books, films, unbelievable facts, and more.
Day by day, the "human system" is regenerating and repairing itself! The self-healing energies within us make sure in a wonderful way that healing or cell regeneration is happening. Actually, the body is helping itself by interior repair mechanisms to leverage itself again and again. This hypnosis by Michael Bauer is instructing you to activate, mobilize and strengthen these self-healing powers! Use the power of your subconscious to strengthen your very own self-healing energies.
There was no shortage of well-known public enemies like John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, but none fascinated the American public as much as Bonnie and Clyde. While the duo and their Barrow Gang were no more murderous than other outlaws of the era, the duo's romantic relationship, and the discovery of photographs at one of their hideouts, added a more human dimension to Bonnie and Clyde, even as they were gunning down civilians and cops alike.
After a long journey, love has finally come to Samantha Lapp's life. But just as quickly as happiness has found her, tragedy strikes. Samantha is left trying to pick up the pieces of her broken life. Will her faith be strong enough to guide her through, and will she ever be able to open her heart up again after what happened?
Following the Civil War, Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, thrived as a cauldron of sex and song, violence and passion. But out of this turmoil emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment. Preston Lauterbach tells this vivid, fascinating story through the multigenerational saga of a family whose ambition, race pride, and moral complexity indelibly shaped the city that would loom so large in American life.
An ancient snake-demon lays trapped behind the stone walls of an Incan prison, for centuries demanding blood sacrifices and scheming to escape. Then it discovers a pathway into the world of men, forging itself into a malevolent 357 Colt Python, and making itself capable of incomparable destruction and misery.
In the heart of every man there is a history. In the heart of every monster there is a story. In this first installment of The Clandestine Exploits of a Werewolf, Ethan Garraint is on a vendetta that begins in the heart of the Pyrenees with the fall of Montségur and leads him to the streets of New Orleans nearly 500 years later. But the person he chases isn't really a man anymore and Ethan has been a werewolf for almost a millennium.
Welcome to Sky Valley, Georgia - a scenic town set in the heart of Rabun County, full of lush trees, greeneries, mountains, and nice people. It is paradise on earth; a place that you'd aspire to come home to. But gasp some of the people really aren't every nice and this seemingly serene place has secrets hidden within.
Ernest Bramah (1868-1942) was an English author of 21 novels and numerous short stories and features. His humorous works have been ranked with Jerome K. Jerome and W. W. Jacobs, his detective stories with Conan Doyle, his politico-science fiction with H. G. Wells, and his supernatural stories with Algernon Blackwood. In his stories of detection, Bramah hit on the idea of a blind detective, Max Carrados, whose triumphs are all the more amazing because of his disability.
Caj of Lingala. Brave. Sharp. Curious. He is an elephant rider. His elephant is every bit as smart, and even more likely to get them into trouble. Amid the wild lands, Caj and his elephant Mjok must fend for themselves. The treasure they seek is surrounded by the Bone People. How can this group of misfits slip past the savages and take back the treasure?
In the aftermath of a recent battle, Callista has become the sole guardian of the relic, a powerful crystal full of darkness. She hopes to use it to turn the shadowbeasts back into the men they once were, but so far, has not been successful. Unless she can change them, she will have to kill them, and that is not an option she is willing to face.
William Harvey was a prolific masonic scholar of his day. In this essay from 1920 he discusses the importance of the north-east corner of the masonic Lodge to an otherwise unsuspecting candidate. This candidate proceeds to receive lectures and an education from this location, with an emphasis on charity.
At 17 Veronica O’Shay is happier running wild on the family farm than behaving in the ladylike manner her mother requires, and she despairs both of her secret passion for her brother’s friend, Jack Murphy, and what promises to be a future of restraint and compliance. But this is 1913, and the genteel tranquillity of rural Beecroft is about to change forever as the O’Shay and Murphy families, along with their friends, the Dwyers, are caught up in the theatre of war, and their fates become intertwined.
Realizing one's very own goals! That's almost everybody's dream. Which are these real goals though? Do you know about yours? How about really knowing what you want to achieve out of your deepest inner being and walking this path in a consequent and relaxed manner? What would change in your life then? How would you feel then? In any case you'd be feeling well round about. Get balanced and go about your hidden goals! This hypnosis makes you discover your true aims and helps you walk the path which makes you achieve them. At the same time, you get enabled of being calmer, more balanced and self-confident.
Depression, anxiety, and other issues are some of the most common problems that people must overcome when they are going through the stages of grief. These symptoms can last for weeks, months, and even years. By practicing meditation, you can ease the emotions that are weighing you down so you can once again start living with a sense of peace.
This Heal From Sexual Abuse Guided Self-Hypnosis Program was designed to assist the listener in reclaiming their power, sense of personal and sexual space, releasing unwanted energy and beliefs associated with the experience, and regaining a positive sense of purity after being sexually violated. For best results, use in conjunction with the help of a qualified mental health provider, especially in severe cases.