It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end - the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. But there are rumors that something has survived.
"So much better than the movie"
Here is the precursor to Jurassic Park. Victorian explorers have heard there is a remote plateau where dinosaurs still survive, and a group set outs on a dangerous mission to find out more about it.
"Wit and Drama"
In this astute mix of cultural critique and biblical studies, John H. Walton presents and defends 20 propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins.
"It's a great listen for all."
Der junge kalifornische Paläontologe Levine ist von der Idee besessen, dass die Dinosaurier gar nicht ausgestorben sind. Und als aus Costa Rica das Auftauchen von ungewöhnlichen Echsen gemeldet wird, besteigt er sofort das nächste Flugzeug, um die Tiere vor Ort zu studieren. Noch ahnt er nicht, dass es sich bei diesen Sauriern nicht um Wesen aus der Kreidezeit handelt, sondern um Überbleibsel einer gezielten Genmanipulation.
Fans of Max Brooks' original abridged recording of World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War will be thrilled to add this companion piece to their audio library. Offering listeners five hours of previously unrecorded content, World War Z: The Lost Files features 21 Hollywood A-list actors and sci-fi fan favorites performing stories not included in the original abridged edition.
"Great! But I wish it was unabridged!"
Buried by the centuries on soaring mountain slopes and beneath arid deserts and lush jungles of South America, the remains of extraordinary, majestic civilizations-many unknown until recent decades-are now coming to light and raising tantalizing questions about what else may be awaiting discovery.Take an adventurous trek to these wilds of South America and the great civilizations of the ancients. In 24 eye-opening lectures, you'll take an in-depth look at the emerging finds and archaeological knowledge of more than 12 seminal civilizations.
"A Thorough Review based on Archaeology"
Edward Malone is a newspaperman with an ultimatum: in order to marry the girl of his dreams, he must go on a grand adventure and make a name for himself. He is directed to interview one of the most irascible and volatile characters in all literature - Professor George Edward Challenger. By the time the week is out, Edward Malone is one of an elite expedition led by Professor Challenger into an area that has been isolated from all the natural changes of time. It is a lost world of gigantic insects, warring barbaric tribes, and dinosaurs.
This production of The Lost World, based on the novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1975, and amongst the cast are Francis de Wolff, Gerald Harper, Carol Boyd and the renowned radio actor Carleton Hobbs. The story follows a 19th century expedition to enter the rumoured lair of animals thought to have died out millions of years before - a terrifying world of pterodactyls and other 'prehistoric monsters'.
It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park; six years since that extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end - the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public. There are rumors that something has survived.
"A man of many voices"
In 1991, eleven-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard was kidnapped on her morning walk to the school bus. But despite her family's tireless efforts, Jaycee's disappearance remained a mystery. Then, in August 2009, a registered sex offender named Phillip Garrido appeared on the University of California, Berkeley, campus alongside two young women whose unusual behavior sparked concern among campus officials and law enforcement. That visit would pave the way for a shocking discovery: That Garrido was Jaycee Lee Dugard's kidnapper.
"Get the Whole Story"
On May 13, 1945, 24 American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hilton’s best-selling novel Lost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriors rumored to be cannibals. But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed. Miraculously, three passengers pulled through.
Happiness does not come from revealing all your skin, going clubbing every weekend where you get so drunk you don't remember who you kissed, or maxing your credit cards just so you can buy the latest designer jeans. Happiness comes from living a life of character.
An excellent retelling of this classic Conan doyle Adventure. True to the original in plot, character, themes and style, this is an excellent introduction to Arthur Conan Doyle's timeless story.'Dinosaurs are most certainly not extinct. I have seen them.'An incredible claim by the eccentric Professor Challenger leads to an expedition deep into the Amazon, where an unlikely group of men find themselves on a journey into unknown dangers. Will they have the skills, strength, intelligence and good fortune to survive?
The Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own. It’s a time of ice ages, global migrations, and mass extinctions - of woolly rhinos, mammoths, giant ground sloths, and not least early species of Homo. It’s the world that created ours. But outside that environmental story there exists a parallel narrative that describes how our ideas about the Pleistocene have emerged.
"A history of the idea of the Ice Age"
"A must for dinosaur admirers!"
This full-cast audio movie invites you to travel with Professor Challenger to a secluded South American plateau...deep in the Amazon jungle...where no civilized man dares to go...and where dinosaurs still roam! This is the original terrifying adventure tale, as spawned by the mind of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - the man who gave the world Sherlock Holmes.
"A fun story, production a little rough"
The Lost World is the account of a scientific expedition by four highspirited Englishmen - two scientists, a biggame hunter, and a journalist - deep into the Amazon jungle. In this region, cut off from the outside world by unscalable vertical cliffs and fetid swamps, they encounter a world where dinosaurs roam free and natives fight a murderous war with their fierce neighbors, the apemen. Trapped on the isolated plateau with only hunting rifles as protection the four must use savvy and intellect to escape from this primeval terror.
Major George Eyster V comes from a family of military officers dating back to the Revolutionary War. His tour of duty in Iraq, however, left him disillusioned and questioning. Then he accepted a posting to J-PAC, an elite division whose mission is to fulfill the most solemn promise of the military code: bring all fallen soldiers home to the country for which they gave their lives.
Episode 1: "A Bridge to the Unknown", by Arthur Conan Doyle, dramatised by Chris Harrald: The hot-headed Professor Challenger claims that extinct species of animals are still to be found living on an isolated Amazonian plateau. Dr Summerlee, Lord John Roxton, and the intrepid reporter Edward Malone, find themselves committed to a journey of a lifetime. Episode 2: "Our Eyes Have Seen Great Wonders", by Arthur Conan Doyle, dramatised by Chris Harrald: Professor Challenger and his team are marooned on the isolated Amazonian plateau, at the mercy of dinosaurs and a murderous tribe of hominids.
An ancient alien artifact could cost Captain Kirk and his crew their minds and their lives...and Spock must solve ages-old mysteries before his captain and crewmates are lost forever! Featuring a dramatic reading by Walter Koenig and enhanced with sound effects and an original score.
"More like "Windows on a lost Idea""