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  • Tragedy of the Commons: Ideas & Concepts |  iMinds

    Tragedy of the Commons: Ideas & Concepts

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    • Narrated By Luca James Lee
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    Learn about the Tragedy of the Commons with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Tragedy of the Commons is a situation in which a jointly owned resource is overused or destroyed because each person takes more than they would if the resource was privately owned. With each individual acting independently, the combined pressure on the resource exceeds what is in the interests of the community as a whole.

  • US Federal Reserve: Politics, Law & Business |  iMinds

    US Federal Reserve: Politics, Law & Business

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    Learn about the U.S. Federal Reserve with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Federal Reserve is stirring more excitement these days than is probably recommended for a central bank just shy of its 100th birthday. The Fed, tasked with fostering economic growth and price stability in the US, was ratified by President Woodrow Wilson in 1913.

  • Elders of Zion: Mystery & Conspiracy |  iMinds

    Elders of Zion: Mystery & Conspiracy

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    • Narrated By Ellouise Rothwell
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    The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is one of the world's most famous conspiracy theories. It is a statement of prejudice and paranoia, a fake historical record and a grand hoax all rolled into one.

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  • Smarty, Volume 2 |  IMinds

    Smarty, Volume 2

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    • Narrated By Leah Vandenberg
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    A compilation of six diverse topics across our six junior categories, in this volume you will learn about: the history of photography, the life and discoveries of Thomas Edison, the development of bank notes as currency, the greatest rivers of the world, the history of the U.S. Civil War, and the process of photosynthesis.

  • Land Trusts: Money |  iMinds

    Land Trusts: Money

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    • Narrated By Emily Sophie Knapp
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    Learn about Land Trusts with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. A land trust is an agreement whereby one party, the trustee, agrees to hold ownership of a piece of real property for the benefit of another party, the beneficiary. Corporations set up land trusts as intermediaries that hold and manage property on behalf of investors in return for management fees.

  • International Criminal Tribunals: Politics, Law & Business |  iMinds

    International Criminal Tribunals: Politics, Law & Business

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    The concept of prosecuting war criminals is not unique to the modern world. Individuals who breached the "rules of war" were tried in ancient Greece, and probably earlier. However, those early prosecutions were hardly examples of fair and impartial international justice. Underpinning the prosecutions, however, was a notion that, even in war, there are certain rules which must be obeyed.

  • IPOs: Money |  iMinds

    IPOs: Money

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    Learn about IPOs with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. IPOs or Initial Public Offerings are the sale of a company's equity to the public for the first time. By “going public”, a private company can be invested in by anyone on a stock exchange. Companies commonly “go public to” either to raise capital or to increase the company's liquidity. Previously, IPOs were limited to long established, large private firms.

  • Great Fire of London: History |  iMinds

    Great Fire of London: History

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    • Narrated By Ellouise Rothwell
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    Learn about the Great Fire of London with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Before the Great Fire, the City of London was filled with crowded, timber-framed buildings with thin, plaster walls. Candles, rushlights, coals and fireplaces were omnipresent, and the risk of fire was paramount.The Great Fire of London is believed to have been started by the baker Thomas Farrynger shortly after midnight on Sunday, 2 September 1666, in his shop on Pudding Lane, just East of London Bridge.

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  • IVF: Medicine & Invention |  iMinds

    IVF: Medicine & Invention

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    • Narrated By Ellouise Rothwell
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    Learn about the development of In Vitro Fertization with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. "In Vitro Fertilisation", also known as IVF, is concerned with enabling infertile couples to have children. As a result of IVF, thousands of couples and individuals have been able to fulfil their dream of procreating. To fully appreciate the complexities of IVF it is important to know the history of experiments in reproduction.

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  • U.S. Constitution: General Knowledge |  iMinds

    U.S. Constitution: General Knowledge

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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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  • Short Selling: Money |  iMinds

    Short Selling: Money

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    • Narrated By Emily Sophie Knapp
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    Learn about short selling with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Short selling is the practice of selling borrowed stock at a high price and then buying back the stock at a lower price. A short seller expects to profit from the fall in a stock's price. The more common investment practice is to “go long”, that is, to buy stock with the expectation of the price rising in the future. Simply, a short transaction sells high and buys low, while a long transaction buys low and sells high.

  • Foreign Currency Exchange: Money |  iMinds

    Foreign Currency Exchange: Money

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    • Narrated By Emily Sophie Knapp
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    Learn about Foreign Currency Exchange with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Foreign currency exchange is the transaction of monetary business between two different countries. When conducting any business, participants must eventually be paid in the currency of their own country, regardless off whether the business is domestic or international.

  • Jury System: General Knowledge |  iMinds

    Jury System: General Knowledge

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    Learn about the development of the Jury System with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. When someone accused of a crime goes to court, a decision is made on whether or not to punish them. This is done by either a judge or a jury. A judge has a job in law. But a jury is a group of everyday people who work together to decide if a suspect is innocent or guilty. Whether or not a jury is used depends on the matter being heard.

  • Hedge Funds: Money |  iMinds

    Hedge Funds: Money

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    Learn about hedge funds with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. A hedge fund is a type of investment structure for managing a private, unregistered investment pool. Within this investment portfolio the fund manager is permitted to use a number of higher risk investment strategies. Although a wide range of strategies are used the most common is long/short equity. This was the strategy used by the first hedge fund in the United States in 1949 and is still the most popular today.

  • World Bank: Money |  iMinds

    World Bank: Money

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    Learn about the World Bank with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. The World Bank is an international financial institution of the UN whose purpose is the alleviation of poverty through providing leveraged loans and technical assistance to the world’s poorest countries. The World Bank was created at the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944 with the primary role of financing the post-war reconstruction of European and Asian countries devastated in World War II.

  • Market Capitalisation: Money |  iMinds

    Market Capitalisation: Money

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    Learn about Market Capitalisation with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Market capitalisation, or simply market cap, is the total tradable value of a public company, equal to the number of shares outstanding times share price. It is therefore an indicator of public opinion on the total future value or net worth of a business. This also means market capitalisation will fluctuate over time and even within the space of a day.

  • Trade Embargoes: Money |  iMinds

    Trade Embargoes: Money

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    Trade embargoes are a form of economic sanction that can be used against another nation. A trade embargo restricts trade with a nation. This may involve banning the import and export of only a few goods, such as armaments, or may encompass a wider range of goods. Embargoes are usually employed to apply pressure to a nation that has or will engage in actions undesirable to the body applying the sanction.

  • Iguazu Falls: Travel South America |  iMinds

    Iguazu Falls: Travel South America

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    Imagine more than a million litres of water dropping each second from cliffs up to 80 metres, or 262 feet, high. Such an image may seem like an impossibility, but such is the majesty of South America’s Iguazu Falls. More expansive than both the Niagara Falls in North America and the Victoria Falls in Africa, The Iguazu Falls is a network of more than 275 falls covering many acres.

  • Subprime Lending: Money |  iMinds

    Subprime Lending: Money

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    Learn about subprime lending with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Originally, the term subprime lending described any loan that charged less than the prime, or base, rate of interest. This definition, however, has changed over the last twenty years to mean quite the opposite. Now subprime refers not to the interest rate charged, but to the credit worthiness of the loan taker.

  • Yellowstone National Park: Science & Nature |  iMinds

    Yellowstone National Park: Science & Nature

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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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