Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus. In captivity, octopuses have been known to identify individual human keepers, raid neighboring tanks for food, turn off lightbulbs by spouting jets of water, plug drains, and make daring escapes.
"Wanted to love it, still liked it a lot"
Now you can travel through Brother Lawrence's biography, listening to him tell the secrets of his exemplary life! Join Brother Lawrence in practicing little conversations with God, conversations that will take you on a life-long journey filled with satisfaction and delight.
"This is not the real book"
Bigfoot, the chupacabra, and thunderbirds aren't just figments of our overactive imaginations - according to thousands of eyewitnesses, they exist, in every corner of the United States. Throughout America's history, shocked onlookers have seen unbelievable creatures of every stripe - from sea serpents to apelike beings, giant bats to monkeymen - in every region.
"Good Entetainment, But A Bit Distracting"
A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness. Peter Godfrey-Smith is a leading philosopher of science. He is also a scuba diver whose underwater videos of warring octopuses have attracted wide notice. In this audiobook he brings his parallel careers together to tell a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself.
"A Cephalopod Love Story"
The Psalms are among the best-known and most-loved books of the Bible. But as Dr. W. Robert Godfrey writes, there is more to this book than we usually see. In Learning to Love the Psalms, Dr. Godfrey explores the depths of this beloved book, unveiling its truths and helping listeners gain new understanding, encouragement, and wonder for the Bible's songbook.
Many committed, knowledgeable believers still know little about the history of the church. As a result they're missing a testament to God's steadfastness over the centuries. Now a monumental new teaching series sheds crucial light on church history, demonstrating God's promise to build and preserve his church so that "the gates of hell will not prevail against it" (Matt. 16:18). Join Dr. W. Robert Godfrey as he takes believers through the first 12 lectures of what will be a 73-lecture series covering theology, apologetics, notable church fathers, and much more.
"Good, Broad overview"
[Contains explicit content] Audible Comedy is proud to share with you some of their favorite stand-up comics who honed their craft from the great Midwest. Get to know each of these standout stand-ups an hour at a time as they give new meaning to the phrase "Midwest Nice."
This audiobook is written for great leaders, parents, coaches and mentors who want to become great teachers. The Seven Laws of Learning examines why people like Confucius, Nelson Mandela, Jesus, Winston Churchill, Evita Peron, Mahatma Gandhi and other extraordinary leaders were able to teach new ideas in ways that not only engaged people but persuaded them to use their free will to bring about personal and global change.
The 20th century witnessed the rise and fall of empires as well as the vast growth of the church through world missions. In many ways the 20th century contains the best and worst of human history. In this lecture series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey considers the development of the church in the modern world, even as world wars, social revolutions, and doctrinal controversies threatened its expansion. Though the church met many challenges in this century, Christ continued to build his church as his gospel spread throughout the world.
"Perceptible and lucid."
19th century Europe produced some of the greatest soldiers, statesmen, scientists, artists, and thinkers of any period in recorded history. And by the middle of that century nationalism had emerged triumphant from Ireland to Greece, and many new nations, including Germany and Italy, had appeared. But nationalism was accompanied by a chauvinistic impulse toward militarism.
"Details, details, details"
Starting with a superbly concise explanation of the Industrial Revolution, authors Garrett and Godfrey explore the intricate series of events that followed on the heels of a conservative reaction to Napoleon's defeat. With varying degrees of success, the victorious Allied powers sought to reinstall monarchy and religious authority throughout Europe.
"Excellent Book on The Topic"
Join Dr. Robert Godfrey as he takes believers through the first 12 lectures of what will be a sixty-lecture series covering theology, apologetics, notable church fathers, and much more.
"Octopuses and the Puzzle of Aging" is from the December 04, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Peter Godfrey Smith and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Tammy Pescatelli talks about L.A. life and how you really know men by their "stuff". Mike Ivy examines his deteriorating physical condition and talks about traveling to Turkey. Then Godfrey talks about how black people are quite happy not to partake in certain typically white activities. And he waxes poetic about "super Africans", Indian food, and diarrhea. Then, Godfrey accuses club owner Jamie Masada of not being with enough women, and he talks sports with Don.
Money Doesn't Grow on Trees is the audiobook that parents turn to when it comes to teaching their children about money. With 180,000 young adults between the ages of eighteen and twenty-four declaring bankruptcy last year and college students graduating with an average of $28,000 in debt, Neale S. Godfrey is the definitive expert on the subject and her time-tested advice is more important than ever. Money Doesn't Grow on Trees offers exercises and concrete examples on everything from responsible budgeting to understanding the difference between "want" and "need" for children of every age.
A special "best of" presentation from Volumes 21 through 30. Highlights include: Dane Cook, Harland Williams, Jon Lovitz, Paul Rodriguez, Modi, Gerry Bednob, Dean Edwards, Jeremy Hotz, Jo Koy, Darwin Hines, Godfrey, Robert Kelly, Nick Thune, Neil Brennan, and Maz Jobrani.
Author J. Michael Godfrey offers compelling stories, step-by-step techniques, and clear guidance to help you eliminate the regret you feel about your past choices, and then to live your life in a way that you no longer have to regret anything. Honest and empowering, Without Regret is an audiobook you'll cherish because it made a lasting positive impact on your life.
"This book matters"
Some people call it the city that never sleeps, some call it the Big Apple, but our host Michelle Buteau calls it home.
"Def feels like NYC"
At a time when kids have more debt and temptation than ever comes a completely revised and updated edition of the #1 New York Times best seller on teaching children aged three to twenty about money. Money Doesn't Grow on Trees is the audiobook that parents turn to when it comes to teaching their children about money.
The ominous forces of militarism, nationalism, and secret alliances were finally set loose by the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand. As the Central Powers of Austria-Hungary and Germany move to quickly bring the issue to a speedy climax, the wheels begin to come off. Instead of quick victory, a devastating stalemate ensued.
"Interesting, but full of mistakes"