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A new look at maths without the Boring Bits… How many trillions are there in a googol? Which fractions are vulgar? What famous mathematician refused to eat beans? And which one never travelled without his pet spider in an ivory box? Teacher and numbers expert Liz Strachan takes readers beyond the…read more

501 Speeches

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June 1, 2013

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In eleven chapters - Ancient History; Love; War & Revoloution; Religion; Science and Medicine; Patriotism; Philosophy; Humanity/Liberty/Tyranny; Sport; Politics & International Affairs; and Miscellaneous, 501 Must-Know Speeches contains a selection of speeches extracts from interviews,…read more

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Sir Winston Churchill was the greatest orator of his day, the greatest statesman of his age, and the greatest Englishman of the 20th century. This enchanting collection gathers hundreds of his funniest and wickedest quips in tribute to the exhilarating wit of this great-hearted, infuriatingly…read more

Aviation

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June 1, 2011

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Why Do We Say It?

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June 1, 2014

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How did lollypops get their name? What's long about a longshoreman? Why do we pass the buck? The answers are in this fascinating volume. The intriguing origins of hundreds of unusual words and expressions are here, organized in a handy alphabetical format. Useful for reference and fun just for…read more

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“Wonderful . . . not only scholarly but indecently entertaining . . . her prose rings with good sense, affection, and humour.”— Daily Mail Mention Jane Austen and you’ll likely incite a slew of fervent opinions from anyone within earshot. Regarded as a brilliant social…read more

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Step-by-step instructions for over 200 different knots, bends, hitches, loops, plaits and whippings. Clear photographs show in detail each stage of tying every knot. Fascinating facts about the history and origins of knots, from the Neolithic age when the reef knot, clove hitch and running noose…read more

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Celebrating both the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the electrifying publication of On the Origin of Species, here’s the story of the man and the theory that opened a new chapter in the history of science—transformed into an engaging…read more

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This is the family album of the American automobile - more than a hundred years of innovation, fun, excitement, and drama - recalled in more than 4,000 photographs, most in full color. Every make and nearly every model is inside, chronicled year by year with a bonus timeline of industry-related…read more

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Did you know that you have more chance of being killed by a cow than being eaten by a shark? In fact, you're eight times as likely to win the national lottery. And nine thousand times as likely to hit a hole in one on the golf course. If odds like these make life seem little more than a numbers…read more

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Wilderness Survival Skills is an outdoor survival guide that utilizes the most popular and versatile tool carried by every hiker, camper and hunter: the knife. It provides you with the essential information and life-saving techniques for all survival situations, including hunting, fishing, and…read more