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Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at Feb. 24, 2016
Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)  [Repost]

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) by Jerry Brotton
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465424636 | 256 pages | PDF | 100 MB

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 22, 2014
Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)

Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian) by Jerry Brotton
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465424636 | 256 pages | PDF | 99,5 MB

The world's finest maps explored and explained.
From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at Aug. 14, 2017
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest (Repost)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Budapest by DK Publishing
Language: English | 2011 | ISBN: 0756669340 | 272 pages | PDF | 28,7 MB

DK Eyewitness Travel's full-color guidebooks to hundreds of destinations around the world truly show you what others only tell you.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by leonardo78 at Aug. 14, 2017
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London (Repost)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London by DK
Language: English | 2015 | ISBN: 146542864X | 440 pages | PDF | 68,5 MB

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: London is your in-depth guide to the very best of London. From taking in the magnificent sight of Big Ben and Parliament Square from the great heights of the London Eye to …

V.A. - Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology (6CDs, 2011)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at July 11, 2017
V.A. - Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology (6CDs, 2011)

V.A. - Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology (6CDs, 2011)
Early Jazz, Swing, Gypsy, Bop, Cool, Jazz Fusion | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,05 Gb | Scans 2,14 Mb
Label: Smithsonian / Folkways

The great American musical invention of the 20th century, jazz is an ever-youthful, still evolving music of beauty, sensitivity, and brilliance that has produced (and been produced by) an extraordinary progression of talented artists. JAZZ: The Smithsonian Anthology traces the turning points in its history through its legendary innovators among them Armstrong, Ellington, Basie, Parker, Gillespie, Davis, Hancock, Corea, Marsalis and notable styles, from early ragtime to
international modernism and every major movement in between.

Smithsonian Channel - How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 22, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth (2015)

Smithsonian Channel - How to Clone a Woolly Mammoth (2015)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2200 Kbps | 46min 2s | 767 MiB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The Siberian discovery of the best-preserved woolly mammoth on record has teams of experts working around the globe, and around the clock, on some of the most ambitious projects in science. In Russia, paleontologists are conducting a historic autopsy on the 40,000-year-old beast to find out how it lived, and how it died. Meanwhile labs in South Korea and at Harvard University are using the latest advances in DNA manipulation in hopes of cloning the furry giant and introducing it to the modern world.

Smithsonian Channel - Treblinka Hitlers Killing Machine (2014)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at May 16, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - Treblinka Hitlers Killing Machine (2014)

Smithsonian Channel - Treblinka Hitlers Killing Machine (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 46 mins | 1.01 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, War

Forensic archaeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls has been granted unprecedented access to excavate one of history's greatest crime scenes: Hitler's secret extermination camp in the Polish village of Treblinka. Here, between 1942 and 1943, 900,000 Jews were sent to their deaths, but for 70 years, all evidence of the camp and its victims had vanished… until now. Follow the quest to unearth the processing rooms, gas chambers, and mass graves Hitler tried to erase from existence and journey into the dark heart of the Nazi's Final Solution.

Smithsonian Channel - The Grammar of Happiness (2012)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 16, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - The Grammar of Happiness (2012)

Smithsonian Channel - The Grammar of Happiness (2012)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 6194 Kbps | 52min 0s | 2.31 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

A language that can be spoken, hummed, or whistled? A language with no unique words for colour or numbers? Linguistics professor Daniel Everett claims that the unique language of the Piraha people of the Amazon is exactly that. More than 30 years ago, he travelled as a missionary into the Amazon rainforest to teach the tribe, but they ended up teaching him. Their way of life and unique form of communication have profoundly changed Everett, and inspired a theory that could undermine the most powerful theory (or theorist) of linguistics.

Smithsonian Channel - Building The Ultimate Telescope (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 15, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - Building The Ultimate Telescope (2017)

Smithsonian Channel - Building The Ultimate Telescope (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2495 Kbps | 46min 0s | 864 MiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

On a high plateau in a remote desert in northern Chile lies the largest observatory on Earth, ALMA, or Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array. The name refers to a network of 66 massive radio telescopes, working in unison to observe the birth and death of stars and planets, and answer centuries-old questions about the origins of our universe. Witness the history of ALMA, the remarkable product of a 20-year global effort, and see how it is already changing our basic understanding of the cosmos, and astronomy itself.

Smithsonian Channel - The Real Beauty and the Beast (2014)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 15, 2017
Smithsonian Channel - The Real Beauty and the Beast (2014)

Smithsonian Channel - The Real Beauty and the Beast (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2200 Kbps | 46min 7s | 769 MiB
Audio: English AAC 126 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

It's a condition known as "hypertrichosis" or "Ambras Syndrome," but in the 1500s it would transform one man into a national sensation and iconic fairy-tale character. His name: Petrus Gonsalvus, more commonly known today as the hairy hero of Beauty and the Beast. Discover the facts behind the fable as we follow Petrus's remarkable life with a very rare and hairy genetic condition. Then learn about this medical phenomenon, which continues to fascinate and perplex scientists to this day.