The human brain is an amazing organ controlling our speech, making our heart beat, and solving problems. Come and explore how our brains work and make us who we are.
People can lose battles, money, games, and even themselves. Read extraordinary stories about how loss challenges and changes us, from King Xerxes to the Bermuda Triangle.
How do we decide where a country ends and begins? Come examine the ideas of borders and territory, on Earth and beyond.
Discover some of the strangest and most dangerous weapons that people have ever made. Use your unique code to access the online reader, complete with videos and interactive exercises. Plus, download a free e-book version of the reader!
Sharks, ghosts, aliens, snakes . . . cell phones? All kinds of things make people afraid. How does our brain tell us to be afraid, and can we control fear?
Discover the many mysteries of the sea - shipwrecks and sunken treasure, deep sea creatures and mythical monsters - and how people explore this amazing place.
How do you travel? By plane, boat, bicycle . . . elephant? Discover the many efficient and unusual methods people have invented to get from place to place.
Gold is valued by many cultures for its beauty and durability, but things can get ugly when gold is involved. This reader examines the long and troubled history of gold in different parts of the world.
Mummies, coffins, tombs, elaborate funerals with fireworks . . . explore the many ways people deal with death.
Is a tomato actually red? Should you wear white on your wedding day in China? Explore how we see colors, how colors make us feel, and what colors mean in our cultures and celebrations.
Humans have never been content to just stay on the ground. Learn about the history of flight from the early planes of the Wright Brothers to the thrilling sport of BASE jumping.
From planets to animals to sunken treasure, things are discovered every day. This reader shows the ways in which people and explorers can find things they missed - or never even knew were gone!
Building a greener world! This reader explores the newest and cleverest ideas in sustainable energy and ecologically friendly construction. Use your unique code to access the online reader, complete with videos and interactive exercises. Plus, download a free e-book version of the reader!
There are many secrets to a long and happy life - and being rich and famous isn't one of them. Come explore why friends, love, a positive personality, and the environment are much more important.
Venice is one of the most romantic and storied cities in the entire world. Now a popular tourist destination, Venice isn't just about winding canals and gondoliers. This reader examines not only Venice's long and fascinating history, but also its controversial present day.
It's Stephany and Max's first holiday together in Italy and they are staying at the flat of Stephany's friend, Carlos. Max is a little jealous of Carlos and Carlos's wife is certainly not happy to see Stephany. It becomes clear that there is more between Stephany and Carlos than just friendship and the tension rises between the two couples. As Max
Ronnie Campbell has escaped from prison and Morag Mackenzie has been found murdered. Seven years ago Morag gave evidence in an Edinburgh court that sent Ronnie to prison for murder.
A politician survives an attempted assassination in Stockholm, and secret agent Monika Lundgren is instructed to find the people responsible. As she races across the world, through Finland, England, South Africa and Mozambique, she encounters a strange football team, a rock musician and a madman with dreams of world power
Modern, original fiction for learners of English. A hurricane is tearing across the Atlantic from the west coast of Africa towards America. As the hurricane passes through the Caribbean, it destroys everything in its path. In Florida, a man is out in a fishing boat, unaware of the approaching disaster. His daughter, Ikemi, and her boyfriend must confront...
One icy winter's evening in Budapest, John Taylor is on his way home from the office when a man runs into him and knocks him over. The man turns to say sorry and John is amazed at what he sees: the man is John's double
One day in the fall a woman calls at the New York office of Nat Marley, licensed private investigator, to ask him to find Patrick, her missing husband. Marley's enquiries take him to the financial district of Wall Street and an investment company whose returns are too good to be true. Then the police find a body in the trunk of a car – Patrick's car....
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