A Curious Discovery

In A Curious Discovery, media titan John Hendricks tells the remarkable story of building one of the most successful media empires in the world, Discovery Communications.

Author: John S. Hendricks

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062128560

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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In A Curious Discovery, media titan John Hendricks tells the remarkable story of building one of the most successful media empires in the world, Discovery Communications. John Hendricks, a well-respected corporate leader and brand builder, reveals that his professional achievements would not have been possible without one crucial quality that has informed his life since childhood: curiosity. This entrepreneur’s story takes you behind the scenes of some of the network’s most popular shows and greatest successes, and imparts crucial lessons from the network’s setbacks. With insights, anecdotes, photographs, and real-world wisdom, A Curious Discovery is more than a powerful autobiography and corporate history: It also a valuable primer for business innovators and entrepreneurs.
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Curious Boy s Book of Discovery

Use chemistry to turn an egg into a mirror and make a self-inflating balloon. Packed full of fun, brain-teasing experiments for active and curious boys of all ages. This is your guide to fascinating discoveries all year round.

Author: Sam Martin

Publisher:

ISBN: 0670071552

Category: Boys

Page: 160

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Boys of all ages like to play the young scientist, show off with card tricks, and solve mind-bending puzzles. They want to know it all, try things out and amaze their friends. They like to experiment, repair and create. Grab a bottle, a candle, a bit of paper and a balloon, and head off into the laboratory to discover all about the weird world of science. Make a model solar system, nurture a caterpillar into a butterfly, and impress your friends with matchstick magic and flying teabags! Make stink bombs and smoke bombs to play tricks on your friends. Build a model hovercraft and a boat powered only by soap. Be a detective by picking up fingerprints and taking plaster casts. Use chemistry to turn an egg into a mirror and make a self-inflating balloon. Packed full of fun, brain-teasing experiments for active and curious boys of all ages. This is your guide to fascinating discoveries all year round.
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A Curious Life

A testament to the relentless expansion of scientific knowledge, and what this means for humankind’s perception of its identity in the cosmos, this book captures an incredible journey of discovery and the deeply personal implications of ...

Author: Robert Tindle

Publisher: Boolarong Press

ISBN: 9781925236873

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 282

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From the slums and religious indoctrination of northern England to front-line research institutions worldwide, stem cell pioneer Robert Tindle’s relentless curiosity led him to a remarkable career in fields as disparate as evolutionary biology and immunotherapy for cancer. From years of field work on the Galapagos Islands to pioneering breakthroughs in biomedical research in Australia and the United Kingdom, this book, conveys the excitement of scientific discovery and chronicles how his own discoveries were used to save the life of his daughter. A testament to the relentless expansion of scientific knowledge, and what this means for humankind’s perception of its identity in the cosmos, this book captures an incredible journey of discovery and the deeply personal implications of progress.
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery Or Year book of Facts in Science and Art

This fell through because of a curious autograph letter of Matthew Boulton ' s
which has been fortunately found . In this letter , officially addressed to the
Minister , he claims for himself the discovery of the process on account of which
Edginton ...

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044048675011

Category: Industrial arts

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Curious George s Big Book of Discovery

Curious young readers will learn right along with George as he explores science, math, engineering, and technology concepts in eight fun, full-length stories filled with educational content.

Author: H. A. Rey

Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 9781328857125

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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Curious young readers will learn right along with George as he explores science, math, engineering, and technology concepts in eight fun, full-length stories filled with educational content.
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The Annual of scientific discovery or yearbook of facts in science and art

Professor Gustav Magnus , at the meeting of the British Association , réad a
paper , in which he made known a curious discovery of his own , that fluor spar
has the property of reflecting , very largely , the dark , invisible rays emitted by hot
rock ...

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ISBN: DMM:057002562782

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Curious Episodes in Scottish History

In the beginning of January , 1863 , while repairs were proceeding in the Fair
Maid's house , a curious discovery was made under the flooring of the first storey
, which being reported in the local newspapers , Messrs . Black's Shilling edition
of ...

Author: Robert Scott Fittis

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ISBN: COLUMBIA:CU54144132

Category: Scotland

Page: 326

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Journal of the Society of Telegraph Engineers

A curious discovery , which may be of interest to you , has been made by
Professor Blake . He constructed a telephone in which a rod of soft iron , about
six feet in length , was used instead of a permanent magnet . A friend sang a
continuous ...

Author: Society of Telegraph Engineers

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00131722N

Category: Electrical engineering

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Includes the Society's list of officers, members, and associates.
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The Economist

Duty 141.231 ** We have made a discovery in the course of our researches , as
curious , Add one - tweifth for December perhaps , as any discovery ever made in
political science - namely , that the 11,769 153,000 public revenue always pays ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105217532147

Category: Commerce

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The Complete Works of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

This was George Gerard, who had been subpoenaed by the prosecution, and
who described, with a somewhat reluctant air, his discovery of the dagger in Jack
Chicot's colour box. 'This.was.a.curious.discovery.of.yours,.Mr. Gerard,' said Mr.

Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: EAN:4057664556349

Category: Fiction

Page: 11908

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e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited Mary Elizabeth Braddon collection: Novels: The Trail of the Serpent Lady Audley's Secret Aurora Floyd The Captain of the Vulture John Marchmont's Legacy Eleanor's Victory Henry Dunbar The Doctor's Wife Birds of Prey Charlotte's Inheritance Run to Earth Fenton's Quest The Lovels of Arden A Strange World The Cloven Foot Vixen Mount Royal Phantom Fortune The Golden Calf Wyllard's Weird Mohawks All Along the River Gerard (The World, the Flesh, and the Devil) London Pride His Darling Sin The Infidel Beyond These Voices Short Stories: Ralph the Bailiff and Other Stories: Ralph the Bailiff Captain Thomas The Cold Embrace My Daughters The Mystery of Fernwood Samuel Lowgood's Revenge The Lawyer's Secret My First Happy Christmas Lost and Found Eveline's Visitant – A Ghost Story Found in the Muniment Chest How I Heard my Own Will Read Flower and Weed and Other Tales: Flower and Weed George Caulfield's Journey The Clown's Quest Dr. Carrick If She Be Not Fair to Me The Shadow in the Corner His Secret Thou Art the Man Milly Darrell Good Lady Ducayne At Chrighton Abbey Children's Book: The Christmas Hirelings My First Novel by M. E. Braddon
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Sketches of Irish History Antiquities Religion Customs and Manners

In this neighbourhood , near Castlemartyr , * a curious discovery was made ,
some time ago by a quarryman . His crow - bar had fallen into a fissure of the rock
, and in his endeavours to recover it , he opened the way into a cavern , in which
 ...

Author: Charlotte Elizabeth

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ISBN: WISC:89013490107

Category: Ireland

Page: 348

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Ready money Mortiboy

... and hasn ' t done a stroke since , but eat up all he can lay his hands to . " " Ten
years ! ” said Thoozy . “ So it is . I was only seventysix then . I made a curious
discovery , mister ” - here he winked sideways at the old woman — “ a very
curious ...

Author: Walter Besant

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ISBN: HARVARD:HWIMHJ

Category:

Page: 512

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The Eastern and Western States of America

99 , that the discovery of this monumental altar is proof that a contemporary of
Aristotle , one of the Greek philosophers , has dug up the soil of Brazil and La
Plata in South America . “ It is conjectured that this Ptolemaios , mentioned on the
 ...

Author: James Silk Buckingham

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ISBN: OXFORD:N10563541

Category: Atlantic States

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Board of Trade Journal

CURIOUS MINERAL DISCOVERY IN MEXICO . The South American Journal for
the 28th March says that a curious discovery had been made on Cedros Island ,
in the form of a bed of white sand , extending along the top of the mountain .

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ISBN: UOM:39015074629331

Category: Commerce

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The Antiquary

Its discovery , following so to the public at an exceedingly small sum . soon after
that of the three apses , is very The largest size measures 40 by 30
centinoteworthy , and curious . metres , and these are sold at a franc and a half
each .

Author: Edward Walford

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HN4DQ5

Category: Antiquities

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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature Science and Art

The potash , on retiring to bed I found my body curious discovery is announced
by Professor quite luminous , with a glow like that of P. B. Wilson , of Washington
University , phosphorus when exposed to the air . Either Baltimore , that minutely
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ISBN: NYPL:33433115415311

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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest By J A Paris Eighth Edition with Additional Chapters and a Copious Index With Illustrations Some by George Cruikshank the Elder

65 ) : – M. Lomond has made a very curious discovery in electricity ; you write two
or three words on a paper , he takes it with him into his room , and there turns a
machine enclosed in a cylindrical case , at the top of which is an electrometer of ...

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ISBN: BL:A0020345126

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