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The End of the Everything Bubble
Why $75 Trillion of Investor Wealth Is in Mortal Jeopardy
Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 25 Min.
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Historian and professional investor Alasdair Nairn predicted both the dotcom and subprime collapses, and in this compelling new book shares the evidence that we are living through such a period of deadly excess right now. Markets appear to be going up and up, but they have gotten perilously ahead of themselves. Danger lies in every single investable asset class. What some have called the "Everything Bubble" has inflated to unprecedented proportions. And now the bubble is about to burst.
A masterpiece of classic science fiction. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott, first published in 1884. Written pseudonymously by "A Square", the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions. Physicists and science popularizers Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking have both commented on and postulated about the effects of Flatland.
Christ Church Priory, Canterbury, 990 AD. Orphaned by Vikings, Folcwin and his elder brother, Aelfwynn, have become excellent scribes. Their lives, enlivened by sibling rivalry, are upset by a competition to illuminate a commissioned psalter. After Folcwin is selected the victor, his brother is accused of murdering another competitor, and he escapes. While Aelfwynn begins a patriotic battle against Viking raiders, Folcwin’s fame as a scribe increases.
Archaeology for Beginners offers a crash course in the fundamentals of archaeological work. It is the go-to place for student and volunteer archaeologists attending their first dig, or for anyone with a passion for human history who wants to find out more about what archaeology is all about.
What is best known about the UFO events of October 1973 is the Pascagoula abduction account of Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker. It began as an extremely credible report, but unlike many reports, intensive research has uncovered a number of additional reports of UFO sightings in the area at around the same time. This number continues to grow and more are given here. This has added to its credibility and because of this, it has been termed the best-documented alien abduction account on record. But much is not known about many elements associated with this event.
Fifty years after bombs fell, society struggled to scrape by a meager existence. Chaos and disorder are the norms. Most people live in squabble among the rubble, trying to forage or farm resources to survive. Orin and his brother, Liam, begin hearing rumors from members of their Squad of a utopia nestled deep in the Rocky Mountains. After a band of mercenaries attacks their group, Orin recovers to find his brother missing. Having lost everything, Orin makes it his mission to discover what happened to his brother.
After surviving the Battle of Culloden in 1746, young Hughie MacKim swears a blood oath to avenge the murder of his brother. Trained as an infantryman in Fraser's Highlanders, Hugh joins the Army himself and follows the trail across the horror of war in North America, through to the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in September 1759. But how can he trace the men in the anonymous ranks of the British Army?
A thousand years ago, Tung, a young thief, awaits his execution. Alone in a cold dark dungeon, all hope is gone...until Madrick, the disgraced royal wizard, is thrown into the dungeon with him. Madrick reveals an incredible secret about a legendary spell, a spell which helps them escape their prison cell, and eventually their century.