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    • Creationism

    • Culture & Religion
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Creationism is the name given to the belief that God created the universe and everything in it, including life. In the West, the word is usually associated with the account of creation given in the book of Genesis in the Christian and Jewish bibles, but it can apply equally to the foundation stories of other religions, such as Islam and Hinduism.

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    • Seven Archangels

    • Culture & Religion
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell, iMinds
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the Seven Archangels with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The history of Angels rests predominantly in the Middle East. Other cultures had gods, goddesses or faeries, but in the Middle East they worshiped angels as their gods. Once the idea of a single all powerful God evolved, however, it was necessary to create another space for angels. And so, they became known as mediators between the newly created all powerful God and his servants - humankind- on Earth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and reallllly short

    • By Michelle on 07-09-10

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    • The Bubonic Plague

    • Medicine & Inventions
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bubonic plague is widely regarded as being responsible for two of the most infamous plagues in recorded history - the Black Death in the mid-14th century and the great plague of London in 1665. The causative organism of modern-day plague was discovered independently in 1894 by two bacteriologists: the Swiss born Dr. Alexandre Yersin and Dr. Shibasaburo Kitasato from Japan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great synopsis

    • By Anonymous User on 12-24-18

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    • Hope Diamond

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the mysterious Hope Diamond with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series.

    The 45.52-carat Hope Diamond is the largest deep-blue diamond in the world. In its body of less than one cubic inch, it holds a history dripping with mystery, conspiracy, and celebrity. It is now housed behind three inches of bulletproof glass in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and looks out at a world fixated with its beauty and history.

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    • Habeas Corpus

    • Politics, Law & Business
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the principal of habeas corpus with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Habeas corpus is a Latin phrase that means "have the body". It is a legal writ, or order, that a court may make, requiring a prisoner to be brought before it so that the lawfulness of his or her detention may be determined. The fundamental principle behind the writ is that no-one should be detained without cause.

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    • The Last Supper

    • Culture & Religion
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about the Last Supper with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. "While they were eating, he took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them, and said, 'Take it; this is my body.' Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, and they all drank from it. He said to them, 'This is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed for many." In the Gospel according to Mark, we read of the night before Jesus was arrested, before he was taken to his death on the cross.

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    • Murphy's Law

    • Ideas & Concepts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about Murphy's Law with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Murphy's Law is a tongue-in-cheek and rather pessimistic adage of eight simple words: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. The translation of these words into "Murphy's Law" was in honour of US aerospace engineer Edward Aloysius Murphy Junior.

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    • Lobbying

    • Politics, Law & Business
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about lobbying with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. In a perfect world, elected officials in democratic countries would make decisions in the public interest after considering issues objectively and impartially. This is how parliaments and other representative bodies are supposed to work. In reality, however, politicians around the world are subject to a range of influences and pressures that can distort the political process.

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    • Elders of Zion

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the book!

    • By Rudolph Bethel on 01-14-18

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    • The Dropa Stones

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the mystery of the Dropa Stones with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Dropa Stones are supposedly a collection of circular stones found in a cave in Tibet in 1938. They were discovered by Chinese archaeologist Chi Pu Tei. They purportedly tell of aliens coming to earth in 10,000 BC. No claims have been verified, and so the Dropa Stones are part of a highly elusive mystery.

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    • Wind Power

    • Science & Nature
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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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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    • Great Fire of London

    • History
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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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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    • Nothing much

    • By susannatalya on 10-03-16

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    • Rosetta Stone

    • History
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the Rosetta Stone with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. In 196 BCE, priests of all the gods of Upper and Lower Egypt assembled at Memphis to celebrate the accession to the throne of the boy king Ptolemy V. He was already in the ninth year of his reign, but this was the first time that such a momentous gathering as this had taken place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rosetta stone

    • By Jean on 04-18-10

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    • Deja Vu

    • Ideas & Concepts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

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    • Bermuda Triangle

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Bermuda Triangle is a large stretch of ocean in the Caribbean. It is infamous for numerous unexplained disappearances of boats and aircraft. What goes on in the Bermuda Triangle is one of the world's greatest mysteries. Many believe supernatural phenomena or extra-terrestrial activity occurs there.

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    • Geisha

    • Culture & Religion
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mystery and misconception surround the geisha. At first glance, she may appear to be rather average looking, heavily clad in a weighty costume and an excess of make-up. But behind this mask lies a range of artistic skills and social etiquettes of immense importance to Japanese culture, past and present.

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    • Confucius

    • Culture & Religion
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Confucius was a Chinese philosopher, teacher, and political figure. His teachings have profoundly influenced Asian thought and life. The impact of his life and intellectual ideas have changed human history and it can be argued that he is the most influential philosopher who ever lived.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but short

    • By Giulia on 02-19-17

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    • Hemophilia

    • Medicine & Inventions
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Learn about the condition of hemophilia with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The term "hemophilia" describes hemorrhagic, or bleeding, disorders. The most common of these disorders is caused by a deficiency of protein in the blood, known as the "blood-clotting factor". There needs to be at least 30% of the clotting factor for the blood to clot normally.

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    • l'Esprit de l'Escalier

    • Ideas & Concepts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    There's nothing like a good comeback. It's witty, snappy and completely devastating to your verbal sparring partner. But how many times have you gone completely blank when arguing with someone, only to think of the perfect comeback an hour later? More than anything, you wish you could wind back time and deliver your riposte at the perfect moment. That's l'esprit de l'escalier.

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    • John F Kennedy

    • People & Places
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the life of John F Kennedy with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series.

    On November 22, 1963, America was stunned. The events of that day would reverberate around the world and throughout history. The 35th president of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, had been killed. He was the fourth American president to be assassinated in office, but in the 1960s it was different - there was television.

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