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Descript.
1 videodisc (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Dolby digital 5.1
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DVD video
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System Det
DVD, wide screen (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Performer
Sam Sheridan, host.
Note
Originally produced as a documentary television program in 2020.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Audience
TV rating: TV-14.
Summary
Author and adventurer Sam Sheridan travels the globe in search of the most cursed places on Earth. Entrenching himself in macabre modern-day culture, Sam explores the region's haunting history and fascinating folklore, employs cutting-edge science to illuminate the dangers of the curse, and paints a new and revealing portrait of a doomed place and the people who live there in the process.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Sheridan, Sam.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Title
Atlas of cursed places (Television program)
ISBN/ISSN
0786936887860
Call #
J 530 D
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Descript.
63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
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Note
First edition published in 2009, second edition published in 2015 by Pequeno Editor (Argentina). -- Title page verso.
Translation of: Un libro en tamaƱo real
Summary
Are you curious about numbers, size, and how something small stacks up against something big? Accompanied by fascinating facts and figures, the life-size photographs in this book answer "What if?" and "How many?" for all kinds of creatures and objects. If you unravel all the thread from a T-shirt, how many times will that thread wrap around a city block? How many flowers does a hive of bees have to visit to collect enough pollen to make a pound of honey? The answers might surprise you!
Subject
Alt Author
Chouela, Guido.
Sisso, David.
Setton, Marcelo.
Iturralde, Iraida.
ISBN/ISSN
9781536200218
1536200212
Call #
500 E
Descript.
336 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Morbid curiosity --That's disgusting --Breaking taboos --Creepy crawlies --Gross anatomy --Mysterious minds.
Summary
"Erika Engelhaupt, founding editor of National Geographic's Gory Details blog, explores oft-ignored but alluring facets of biology, anatomy, space exploration, nature, and more. Featuring reporting and interviews with leading researchers in the field, Gory Details illuminates the world's most intriguing real-world applications of science"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781426220975 (hardback)
1426220979
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