Showing results by author "iMinds"

All Categories

263 results
Sort by
    • Dante's Inferno

    • The Arts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Joel Richards
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Learn about the story of Dante’s Inferno with iMinds insightful knowledge series. “Midway upon the journey of our life, I found myself in a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost.” So begins the classic text of the Inferno, a medieval poem written in 14th century Italy. Along with its sequels, Purgatorio and Paradiso, it makes up the classic Divine Comedy. But what is the poem about? In the Inferno, the narrator of the tale travels through hell.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Tragedy of the Commons

    • Ideas & Concepts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    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.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Deja Vu

    • Ideas & Concepts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Learn about the feeling of déjà vu with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. When Charles Dickens wrote in his 1850 novel David Copperfield about "a feeling, that comes over us occasionally, of what we are saying and doing having been said and done before", he may well have been referring to the experience of déjà vu.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Sydney Harbour

    • Travel Australia
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Sydney Harbour is the heart of the city of Sydney, capital of New South Wales. The harbour and its attractions are very much a part of the city’s identity. And while it is very much a working harbour it is also a space for the people of Sydney to relax. The harbour is home to many of the city’s well known events.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Triple Crown of Racing

    • Sport & Action
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Learn about the US Triple Crown of Racing with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Triple Crown is the most esteemed horse racing trophy in North America. The Triple Crown trophy was introduced in 1930 after a journalist suggested that Gallant Fox's triumph in America's three biggest horse races, the Preakness Stakes, the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes, deserved a trophy of its own. He suggested the name, the Triple Crown, after the British Triple Crown trophy.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Christmas Customs

    • General Knowledge
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Jude Beaumont
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Christmas trees and Christmas cards seem to be an essential part of the holiday season. So it may surprise you to know they are both relatively recent traditions in the United States and Britain!

    Regular price: $0.99

    • The Sundance Kid

    • People & Places
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Learn about the story of the Sundance Kid with iMinds insightful knowledge series. The last scene of George Ray Hill’s 1969 film, ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ depicts the two titular outlaws running out from a building surrounded by Bolivian officers, into a frenzied gun-battle in which they are drastically, and hopelessly, out-numbered. The final shot freezes on Sundance, played by Robert Redford, and Butch, played by Paul Newman, as they run, injured, but with their guns ready, into the fire.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Specialist

    • Mystery & Conspiracy, Volume 1
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Learn about your world with iMinds Specialist Series. Have a particular interest? Recognize gaps in your knowledge? iMinds Specialist works across each of our 12 categories bringing you targeted information to broaden your mind. Mystery & Conspiracy, Volume 1 covers a range of unexplained phenomena and conspiracy theories, including crop circles, the Loch Ness Monster, the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the Dropa Stones, the curse of the Hope diamond and UFOs.

    • Mystery & Conspiracy, Volume 1
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Release date: 09-24-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $3.99

    • Buckingham Palace

    • Travel London
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Abbey Holmes
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Learn about the history of Buckingham Palace in London with iMinds Travel's insightful audio-knowledge series. Walking through Buckingham Gate is like stepping into an entirely different London. This is a London far removed from the hustle and bustle of the long and crowded public streets, such as Piccadilly and Regent. Hemmed in by large parks, the area surrounding this world famous palace seems almost unnaturally hushed....

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Angel Investors

    • Politics, Law & Business
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: James Conlan
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3

    All good business ideas need some form of money in order to grow. Whether a business is brand new or still emerging, it is critical it has money to move forward. When a business starts out, money is generally invested by entrepreneurs themselves. Also, an entrepreneur’s family and friends often invest in the business. But what happens when more than the available money is needed to take a business to the next level? Who can the entrepreneur look to, to realise their dreams?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Ignore this book, move along.

    • By DrPunchman on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Atoms

    • Science & Math
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Learn about the discovery of Atoms with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. How is your body similar to the chair you are sitting in? Both things are made up of atoms! In fact, almost everything in the entire universe is made up of atoms. They are the building blocks of matter.

    • Science & Math
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Release date: 12-21-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Cold War

    • History
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Leah Vandenburg
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Learn about the Cold War with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. For nearly half of the 20th century, the two most powerful countries in the world were also two great enemies.The Cold War was a time of great tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, led by Russia. It lasted from the end of World War II in 1945 until about 1991. Russia was a communist country, and the U.S. was the largest capitalist country in the world. Their different ideas of government caused them to be extreme enemies.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • John F. Kennedy

    • Famous People
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Leah Vandenburg
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Learn about the life and times of John F. Kennedy with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or JFK, was president of the United States of America from 1961 to 1963. From his unlikely rise to power at the age of 43 to his dramatic death at the hand of an assassin, his presidency marked a transformative and tumultuous period in American history.

    Kennedy was America's first Catholic president.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Food Security

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Learn about Food Security with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation defines Food Security as a state when “all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • UFOs

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Learn about UFOs with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. On 25 June 1947, Kenneth Arnold, a United States Forest Service employee and private pilot, witnessed nine Unidentified Flying Objects in the sky near Mount Rainier, Washington. This incident was to mark the beginning of a rapid increase in public interest in UFOs. Arnold, who at the time was searching for a downed transport plane, originally thought the objects he saw were jets. However, on closer inspection, he realised the objects had no tails and all but one looked like flat disks.

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Release date: 09-23-09
    • 2.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Climbing Everest

    • Sport & Action
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Mount Everest is situated in the Himalayan Mountains, on the border between Nepal and Tibet. It is the tallest mountain in the world, standing roughly 29,029 feet above sea level. Every year, Everest gets taller by about half an inch. This is due to movements in the Earth's crust and two tectonic plates, deep beneath the Earth's surface, pushing together.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Euro Zone

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Learn about the Eurozone with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. The Eurozone, known officially as the Euro-area and sometimes as Euroland, is a collection of countries that have adopted the Euro as their national currency. As of 2010, 16 countries replaced their national currency with the Euro. As members of the European Union and the European Monetary Union, they have ceded control of their monetary systems to Central European Bank.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Twelve Days of Christmas

    • General Knowledge
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Jude Beaumont
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Learn about the Twelve Days of Christmas with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds.

    For many, Christmas is not just a time of year but a whole period of festivities. You may have heard someone say that there are twelve days of Christmas. But did you know that they refer to the days after Christmas and not the days leading up to it?

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Renaissance

    • Arts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Leah Vandenburg
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Learn about the Renaissance period with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. The word "Renaissance" means "rebirth" in French. It was first used by French historian Jules Michelet in 1858 to refer to a "movement" that took place between about the 13th and 16th centuries . This movement describes the transition from medieval to modern Europe.

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Eiffel Tower

    • Travel Paris
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Margot Knight
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Learn about the history of the amazing Eiffel Tower in Paris with iMinds Travel's insightful audio-knowledge series. It was once the tallest building in the world. Each year it attracts millions of visitors making it the worlds most visited paid monument. It is both a global icon and the symbol of an entire nation. Yet, it was actually intended to be taken down and sold as scrap metal just a few decades after its erection. We are talking about the Eiffel Tower; the postcard image of France and a modern engineering masterpiece.

    Regular price: $0.99

Show titles per page
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
  • 14