From the afterword:In the ´´it can now be told” department, we may now reveal that the mysterious ´´Commander X” was none other than the enlightened Venusian sage Commander Valiant Thor. Unfortunately, this sleight of hand was necessary during most of the 20th century due to heightened Cold War tensions and various threats that had been made against Thor and his family, who were working hard to end warfare and nuclear bomb testing on Earth. Since conspiracy researchers like Jim Keith, William Cooper, and Gray Barker had the ear of the public, it was crucial they be among the first Earthlings contacted. Thor worked closely with Barker, in particular, contacting many UFO witnesses and convincing them to write books and articles about their experiences, thus keeping flying saucers and the machinations of the deep state at the forefront of alternative news. Thor was not appreciated at all in the Soviet Union and was constantly under surveillance by Eastern Bloc agents. Today, he remains a staunch opponent of dictatorial regimes and their attempts to control Pres. Donald Trump. (Thor has even claimed that Trump is the Antichrist, penning a book on the subject called Oh, Hear Ye! The Trump of the Super-Deceiver: Mystery Man of Darkness, 666.) Thor even went undercover as a US military trainer and intelligence official, working with Air Force and Navy officers such as Dan Fry, Calvin C. Girvin, Albert K. Bender, William F. Hamilton, William Mills Tompkins, and Mel Noel. Many of these contacts came before Thor’s forced internment in the Pentagon between 1957 and 1960, after which the Thor family became more circumspect about working with citizens of our planet. At one time, Thor worked closely with Nikola Tesla, sharing all the knowledge he could with that advanced human, even though some of it may have skirted the fringes of galaxial law (which states that we should merely observe underdeveloped species rather than a 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Bufton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/144548/bk_acx0_144548_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
On Earth Day 1970 20 million Americans displayed their commitment to a clean environment. It was called the largest demonstration in human history, and it permanently changed the nation´s political agenda. By Earth Day 2000 participation had exploded to 500 million people in 167 countries. The seemingly simple idea—a day set aside to focus on protecting our natural environment—was the brainchild of U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin. It accomplished, far beyond his expectations, his lifelong goal of putting the environment onto the nation´s and the world´s political agendas. A remarkable man, Nelson ranks as one of history´s leading environmentalists. He also played a major role as an early, outspoken opponent of the Vietnam War, and as a senate insider was a key player in civil rights, poverty, civil liberties and consumer protection issues. The life of Nelson, a small town boy who learned his values and progressive political principles at an early age, is woven through the political history of the twentieth century. Nelson´s story intersects at times with Fighting Bob La Follette, Joe McCarthy, and Bill Proxmire in Wisconsin, and with George McGovern, Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Russell Long, Walter Mondale, John F. Kennedy, and others on the national scene. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Henry. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/crvn/000017/bk_crvn_000017_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The essential book to understanding Donald Trump as a businessman and leader - and how the biggest deal of his life went down. Now, Barrett´s classic book is back in print for the first time in years and with an introduction about Trump´s 2016 presidential campaign. Donald Trump claims that his success as a ´´self-made´´ businessman and real estate developer proves that he will make an effective president, but this devastating investigative account by legendary reporter Wayne Barrett proves otherwise. Back in print for the first time in years, Barrett´s seminal book reveals how Trump put together the biggest deal of his life - Trump Tower - through manipulation and deceit; how he worked with questionable characters from the mafia and city politics; and how it all nearly came crashing down. Here is a vivid and inglorious portrait of the man who wants now to be the most powerful man in the world. In Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth - The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention, Barrett unravels the myth and reveals the truth behind the mogul´s wheelings and dealings. After decades covering him, few reporters know Trump as Barrett does. Instead of the canny businessman that Trump claims in his own books, Barrett explores how Trump exploited his father´s banking and political connections to finance and grease his first major deals. Barrett´s investigative biography takes us from the days of Donald´s lonely youth to his brash entry into the real estate market, and to the back room deals behind his New York, Atlantic City, and Florida projects. Most compellingly Barrett paints an intimate portrait of Trump himself, a man driven by bravado, obsessive self-regard, and an anxious ruthlessness to subdue his rivals and seduce anyone with the power to aid his empire. We see him head to head with an opponent as powerful as Pete Rozelle, ingratiating himself with the brooding governor on the Hudson, and fueling the Drexel engine driven by Michael 1. Language: English. Narrator: LJ Ganser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/030121/bk_adbl_030121_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The King has fallen! While Stavros moves to take over Lars’s throne, the war for the entire kingdom begins. However, this is no ordinary war against Seelie or Unseelie. The real enemy is the most powerful object in the world: The Stone of Fail.Lars isn’t the only one the stone wants. Zoey Daniels is next on its list. And the stone will do whatever it takes to finally get the girl. With a battle on all sides and lives of those they love threatened, fae, humans, Druids, pixies, and a certain sprite-monkey will have to come together to save the true King, along with the world, from destruction. Out of ashes, true heroes Rise from the Embers. Don’t miss the final installment of the Dark/Light/Collector series, where your favorite characters unite to try and protect those they love, and the earth, from the ultimate opponent.Ember, Zoey, Kennedy, and Fionna lead the fight, but be prepared...not everyone will make it out alive. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Landon, Michelle Sparks, Jesse Vilinsky. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/150169/bk_acx0_150169_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Battleship Galaxies is a tactical strategy space battling game inspired by the classic game of seek and destroy. Play as either the Intergalactic Space Navy, defenders of Earth and its home galaxy, or as the Wretcheridians, merciless alien invaders who shoot to kill and take no prisoners. Use customized ship and tactic cards to build your fleet and engage your opponents. Choose from solo ships or squadrons in a variety of sizes, strengths, weapons, special powers and more. Select one of five unique missions, each representing a pivotal battle between these epic forces. Or, after youve played several games, you may want to create your own missions and variations. In this futuristic hunt in the darkness, its going to take skill, ingenuity and guts to outmaneuver the enemy.
Earth has been liberated. Humanity has been set free. Yet the threat of the Elder Empire still looms large.If Earth is going to stand against the Elder´s retaliation, she cannot do so alone. One place holds out hope for humanity. Unexplored space. Outside the borders of the Elder Empire, the possibilities are endless. Advanced races, new allies, technologies to overcome the Elder’s vast numerical advantage, all are opportunities humanity can’t ignore.The responsibility to find what Earth needs falls on Sarah, Kevin, and Alexandra´s shoulders. Yet as they venture into the darkness of unexplored space, they will discover that the Elder’s don’t have a monopoly on evil. Lurking in the unknown regions awaits a new threat just as deadly as the opponents Sarah has already overcome. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy McFadden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/podm/001511/bk_podm_001511_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Evolution never stands still. In the core game you created poisonous carnivores, hid them in burrows, made complex cooperation chains between creatures. Your animals gained fat, fell into hibernation and could cast away their tail. The expansion opens new horizons before you. Now you can teach your creatures to hide in durable shells, spit ink at opponents and even fly. Now you´ll have to think twice before attacking a helpless animal! For all you know it could be a dangerous predator trying to catch you unaware.If the core set allowed you to create animals with around 50 thousand combinations of abilities, now the possible amount exceeds 50 million, that´s more creatures than that ever lived on Earth.