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    • U.S. Constitution

    • General Knowledge
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Leah Vandenburg
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Learn about the history of the US Constitution with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. The United States Constitution is the highest law in the United States of America. All other laws made in the country come from the Constitution. The Constitution outlines and shows how the government of the United States should work. It is the oldest and yet shortest Constitution still in use in any major independent country.

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    • By Luann Keller on 08-09-16

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    • Vatican City

    • Travel Rome
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Although a tiny city- state, the Vatican City boasts many cultural and religious gems in its small boundaries. It’s famous for being the smallest country in the world, at less than 50 hectares, or 120 acres. And its permanent population is less than 1000 people. But it is home to the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica, ten museums and many lush gardens! And as the world centre of the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican is a place of enormous interest to pilgrims and art lovers the world over.

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    • Polymath

    • Volume 2
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
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    Keep learning with iMinds Polymath Version Two, a further collection of 36 iMinds knowledge titles. Each title represents a self contained grab of engaging information. Learn about topics as diverse as Guantanamo Bay, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the Geisha or the Spanish Inquisition.

    • Volume 2
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 09-24-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

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    • Antarctica

    • Geography & Nature
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Learn about the history and geography of Antarctica with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. Antarctica is the fifth biggest continent on Earth. It is also the coldest. The sun shines for only half of the year and stays under the horizon for the other half. Early explorers of Antarctica described it as a mysterious, lonely place. But they also described it as a desert. And a desert it is!

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    • Well-summarized and well-performed!

    • By CourtneyWNY on 07-10-17

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    • Yellowstone National Park

    • Science & Nature
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Jude Beaumont
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the beauty of Yellowstone National Park with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series.

    Steaming rivers, stone forests, and bubbling lava are a daily occurrence at Yellowstone National Park. It's the oldest national park in the world and is renowned for its pristine nature and extreme climates. Nowhere else in America can you take a vacation where you drive by a herd of buffalo, watch boiling water shoot into the sky, and feel the slight tremour of earthquakes below your feet.

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    • Volcanoes

    • Science & Math
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the science and history of volcanoes with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. A volcano is an opening in the earth's surface through which molten rock, gases and debris can escape. The mound commonly associated with volcanoes is what remains after eruptions have collected and hardened around this opening.Volcanoes exist in the mythology of numerous countries, such as Iceland and Japan. Many past cultures, such as the Greeks and the Romans, also had volcano mythology.

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    • Human Body

    • Science & Maths
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the workings of the Human Body with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. The human body is more sophisticated than even the best computer. But while scientists know more about the human body than perhaps anything else, there are still mysteries that baffle us. When it comes to the human body, it seems that the more we know, the more we realise we don't know!

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    • Wind Power

    • Science & Nature
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the science of Wind Power with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Wind power is a limitless, non-polluting resource that currently contributes almost 2% of the world's energy supply. It's the fastest-growing resource market in the world and has become one of the biggest issues in the green movement. Importantly, there is enough of it in the atmosphere to meet the daily global energy demand five times over!

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    • Photosynthesis

    • Science
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Leah Vandenburg
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You may have asked yourself before now: if plants are alive, why don't they eat? The answer is they do eat, but not in the same way as humans and animals. Green plants, algae, and some bacteria are able to use energy from the sun as a kind of food that enables them to live and grow. The complicated process by which this happens is called photosynthesis.

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    • Meteorites

    • Science & Nature
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A meteorite is a mass of stone or metal which has reached the earth's surface from outer space. There are various names for a meteorite depending on where it is situated. While it is traveling in space, it is referred to as a "meteoroid". When it passes through the earth's atmosphere and produces a fiery streak in the sky, known as a "shooting star", it is called a "meteor".

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    • Reads like a Wikipedia entry

    • By SAMA on 12-31-14

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    • The Internet

    • Medicine & Inventions
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The story of the Internet begins in the early 1960s, when Russia launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial earth satellite. Afraid of the technological potential of the Russians, the United States Department of Defense formed the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), in order to develop US science and technology, and in particular its application in the military.

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    • Kakadu National Park

    • Travel Australia
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In the lonely expanse of Northern Australia lies the second biggest national park in the world. It is a place where fire transforms landscapes, floods drown flatlands, and ancient writing haunts cliffs. In this tropical wilderness, ancient fish spit water at passing insects, unnamed waterfalls tumble into vast gorges, and giant crocodiles rule the dark rivers. This is Kakadu National Park - Australia’s natural and cultural treasure.

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    • The Printing Press

    • General Knowledge
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Learn about the history of the Printing Press with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds.

    Alongside the invention of the wheel, electric light and the internet, the invention of the printing press was one of history’s great, transformative moments.

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    • Immunisation

    • Medicine & Inventions
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Jude Beaumont
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the process of immunisation with iMinds insightful audio-knowledge series. For many people, immunisation is their only hope at survival. It is responsible for saving millions of lives every year, eradicating some of the most horrific viruses, and increasing global health awareness. Without immunisation, historical plagues such as the "Black Death", "smallpox", and "Spanish influenza" would still be around. If we didn't have immunisation, many of us wouldn't be here.

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    • Flight

    • General Knowledge
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Learn about the history of flight with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. Have you ever wondered how a bird flies, or how a heavy airplane stays in the sky? Flight occurs when an object moves through the atmosphere instead of falling towards the Earth. This object can be an aircraft, a spaceship, a rocket, a balloon, a bird, or an insect. In order for something to fly, it has to be lighter than the air around it or powerful enough to defy gravity, which is the Earth’s pull.

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    • Epidemics

    • Medicine & Inventions
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Epidemics are important to us as humans because they affect our very survival. Knowing what they are and how to control them have been of interest to us for centuries. A simple explanation of the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic would be to say that an epidemic is the large-scale transmission of an illness, whereas a pandemic is an epidemic that spreads across several countries.

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    • Uluru

    • Travel Australia
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Uluru is the indigenous Australian name for an enormous rock formation found in central Australia. Made from sandstone, Uluru is a rock monolith or an ‘island mountain’, a formation that geologists refer to as a monadnock. It stands 318 m (986 ft) high and has a circumference of 8 km (5 miles). It is located 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest rural centre, the large town of Alice Springs.

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    • Great Ocean Road

    • Travel Australia
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The Great Ocean Road extends 400 kilometres, or 248-and-a-half miles, along the southwest coastline of Victoria, which is Australia’s most southern mainland state. It takes the traveller through sandy coastal villages and glitzy holiday towns, from dramatic beach cliff-faces to old-growth rainforests and from surfing havens to waterfalls. To drive the length of it takes about four hours from near Victoria’s capital city of Melbourne to the impressive coastal rock structures known as the Twelve Apostles.

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    • Short & Sweet

    • By Kelly on 01-18-18

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    • Great Barrier Reef

    • Travel Australia
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Imagine a sea of sparkling, clear blue water speckled with multicoloured coral. Imagine crabs, turtles, dugongs, sea snakes and hundreds of species of fish swimming among this coral. Now imagine this scene stretching out for more than two thousand kilometres, or 1240 miles! This is the Great Barrier Reef, which is so expansive it is said that if you dived along it every day of your life you would not see it all.

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    • Evolution

    • Science
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Leah Vandenburg
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Learn about the theory of Evolution with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. Evolution is a theory which explains how life on earth developed. At its heart, it proposes that all species, including human beings, are formed by way of a gradual process of mutation from other species. According to this theory, humans are related to gorillas and reptiles because they share common ancestors.

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