Press Freedoms in a "Post-Truth" World: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2016-17
Paperback ISBN: 1609807812
"[Censored] should be affixed to the bulletin boards in every newsroom in America. And, perhaps, read aloud to a few publishers and television executives."--RALPH NADER The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Featuring the top 25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists across the country and around the world, as well as chapters exploring timely issues from the previous year with more in-depth analysis.
Hardcover ISBN: 1609911369
Ripley's Believe It or Not!'s Eye-Popping Oddities 2016 is the newest edition of it's bestselling series. It is packed full of incredible photographs, unbelieveable stories, and amazing facts, and with thousands of crazy new oddities, this book is sure to entertain children and adults alike. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities is an incredible collection of the weirdest and wackiest facts in the world. From strange traditions in far-off places to weird collections from the town next door, this new Believe It or Not! title will amaze and astound everyone. Crystal clear photography and incredible facts will keep readers turning the pages, as every new fact is unbelievable, but verified to be true. Short stories and astounding facts will keep children and adults alike entertained for hours, as there is always something new to discover!
The Guinness Book of Superlatives
The Original Book of Fascinating Facts
Paperback ISBN: 1945186445
Imagine the world before Google or Facebook, when books were the only source of recorded fact. Originally published in 1956, The Guinness Book of Superlatives is the very first book in a series that would one day become one of the most well-known and trusted brands in the world—The Guinness Book of World Records. This is the original fun and informative edition, which gathered world facts and records from the year of its publication and prior. Included within are world records and facts from the sectors of: - Science - Politics - Economics - Art - Architecture - Engineering - Accidents and disasters - Human achievements - The natural world - And many more! Pick up this entertaining reference book, and expand your knowledge of the world as it was more than sixty years ago.
Guinness World Records 2013
Hardcover ISBN: 1904994873
Guinness World Records 2013 is crammed with new and updated records, and never-before-seen photography. Meet the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot, and witness the fiercest predators in the ocean - you can see them in 3D with our new augmented reality app!
Guinness World Records 2015
Paperback ISBN: 1101883804
Celebrate sixty years of jaw-dropping records. From the oldest person who ever lived (at 122) to the first music video filmed in space, from the tallest self-built castle to the fastest blindfolded text message—the most amazing feats from around the world can be found in this special diamond anniversary edition. Guinness World Records 2015 presents the most astonishing and exciting record breakers ever. Filled with don’t-try-this-at-home human exploits, natural and technological wonders, incredible achievements in sports and entertainment, and much more, this fully updated edition introduces thrilling new records and extraordinary facts that will fascinate young and old alike. Did you know that . . . • On December 8, 2013, Metallica became the first music act to perform on all seven continents when they played their “Freeze ’Em All