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    • Forensics

    • Crime, War & Conflict
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the science of Forensics with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Forensics is the use of science to solve crimes. The word "forensics" comes from the Latin term "for ensis", which is closely related to the modern English word "forum". This close connection highlights the strong linkage between forensic evidence and courts - or forums - of law.

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    • Great Fire of London

    • History
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about the Great Fire of London with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Before the Great Fire, the City of London was filled with crowded, timber-framed buildings with thin, plaster walls. Candles, rushlights, coals and fireplaces were omnipresent, and the risk of fire was paramount.The Great Fire of London is believed to have been started by the baker Thomas Farrynger shortly after midnight on Sunday, 2 September 1666, in his shop on Pudding Lane, just East of London Bridge.

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    • Financial Regulation

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about Financial Regulation with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Financial regulation, simply put, is the supervision and control of the financial system and entities within it by a government body. It is deemed necessary to prevent abuses or failures within financial systems that affect the public or the stability of the system itself. Regulation is carried out differently in countries around the world....

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    • Inflation

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about inflation with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Inflation is the increase in the general price of goods and services brought about through either an increase in the amount of money in circulation or by an increase in costs. Historically, inflation often occurred due to the acquisition of new gold deposits. For example, inflation occurred in Europe when Europeans brought back gold from their new American colonies in the Early Modern period.

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    • Food Security

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about Food Security with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation defines Food Security as a state when “all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life”.

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    • The New York Yankees

    • Sport & Action
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
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    People come from all over the country and all over the world to seek success in New York City. A group that represents the success of the city is the American League baseball team, the New York Yankees. This team has more championships, more records and more star players than any other team in the history of baseball. However, the team that eventually became the "New York Yankees" was not always based in New York City.

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    • Geisha

    • Culture & Religion
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Mystery and misconception surround the geisha. At first glance, she may appear to be rather average looking, heavily clad in a weighty costume and an excess of make-up. But behind this mask lies a range of artistic skills and social etiquettes of immense importance to Japanese culture, past and present.

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    • Gold Trading

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about Gold Trading with iMinds Money's insightful fast knowledge series. Gold trading is the investment in and trading of gold as a commodity. It is similar to trading in other commodities such as oil or wood, though there are factors that differentiate it. Gold has represented money and wealth for millennia in different forms. In the present day, we are able to freely own and trade gold in various forms, from gold bars to shares in gold mining companies.

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    • Bermuda Triangle

    • Mystery & Conspiracy
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Bermuda Triangle is a large stretch of ocean in the Caribbean. It is infamous for numerous unexplained disappearances of boats and aircraft. What goes on in the Bermuda Triangle is one of the world's greatest mysteries. Many believe supernatural phenomena or extra-terrestrial activity occurs there.

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    • Rise of The Berlin Wall

    • History
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Hamish Hughes
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the Rise of the Berlin Wall with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. The Berlin Wall served as a monumental physical reminder of the differences in government between East and West Germany. After World War Two, there was a division of Germany between the Western Allied forces of the US, Britain and France and the Soviet Union in the East. Each assumed responsibility for a portion of Germany to help it back on its feet after the war.

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    • Climbing Everest

    • Sport & Action
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Luca James Lee
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Mount Everest is situated in the Himalayan Mountains, on the border between Nepal and Tibet. It is the tallest mountain in the world, standing roughly 29,029 feet above sea level. Every year, Everest gets taller by about half an inch. This is due to movements in the Earth's crust and two tectonic plates, deep beneath the Earth's surface, pushing together.

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    • Christmas Traditions

    • General Knowledge
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Jude Beaumont
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Christmas Day is a time of celebration for many people all around the world. Those who celebrate it see it as a joyous time. But Christmas is celebrated in many different ways in different countries. One country has a feast known as "reveillon". In another country people like to go to the beach on Christmas Day! Can you guess which countries these are?

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    • Tower of London

    • Travel London
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Abbey Holmes
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about the history of the Tower of London with iMinds Travel's insightful audio knowledge series. The Tower of London offers an impressive skyline for England's capital city. Much of the awe tourists have for the Tower comes from its vastness. For the Tower of London is not just a single tower, but many buildings within the same complex.

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    • The Bubonic Plague

    • Medicine & Inventions
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Bubonic plague is widely regarded as being responsible for two of the most infamous plagues in recorded history - the Black Death in the mid-14th century and the great plague of London in 1665. The causative organism of modern-day plague was discovered independently in 1894 by two bacteriologists: the Swiss born Dr. Alexandre Yersin and Dr. Shibasaburo Kitasato from Japan.

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    • Derivatives

    • Money
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Emily Sophie Knapp
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about derivatives with iMinds Money's insightful fast-knowledge series. In economics, a derivative is defined as a financial instrument or an “agreement” between two parties that is based on an “underlying” and generally tangible asset, such as a stock or a commodity.

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    • By O'Brian on 06-01-16

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    • Know It All, Volume 1

    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
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    iMindsJNR’s Know-It-All collection presents 36 iMindsJNR knowledge grabs, to kick-start the journey of learning for young minds. Each five-minute Junior MindTrack is a self contained title of entertaining information, with an engaging soundtrack. Featuring six titles from each of the six main categories of knowledge for those aged 7-14 years, including General Knowledge, Geography & Nature, Famous People, Science & Maths, The Arts and History.

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    • Amazing for kids & adults alike!!

    • By MrsM on 09-09-15

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    • Blues

    • The Arts
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Ellouise Rothwell
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Learn about Blues Music with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Blues music is a type of African-American folk music. It is concerned with expressing emotions through song. Generally, blues songs deal with tragic themes such as lost love, hardship, poverty and death. Indeed, the name "blues" comes from the emotions expressed in the songs themselves!

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    • William Shakespeare

    • Famous People
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
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    William Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers of all time. But little is known about the life of this playwright and poet.What we do know is that Shakespeare was born in 1564 in a town in the west of England called Stratford-Upon-Avon. His father, John Shakespeare, was a glove-maker who was also on the local council.

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    • East Germany

    • History
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Hamish Hughes
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Learn about East Germany with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. In East Germany, it was not uncommon to hear of secret police patrolling the streets dressed as civilians. It was not unusual to find hidden cameras lying in garbage cans. Artistic expression often led to a prison sentence, while learning about the outside world came only through censored films.

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    • A promising start but...

    • By Dan Rose on 27-05-16

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    • Atoms

    • Science & Math
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Learn about the discovery of Atoms with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. How is your body similar to the chair you are sitting in? Both things are made up of atoms! In fact, almost everything in the entire universe is made up of atoms. They are the building blocks of matter.

    • Science & Math
    • By: iMinds
    • Narrated by: Todd MacDonald
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Release date: 21-12-09
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