James Purefoy stars in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Robert M. Pirsig's multi-million best-selling philosophical novel. One of the most important and influential books of the past half-century, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance tells the iconic story of a father and son's motorcycle trip across America in the 1960s. Yet it also describes a personal and philosophical journey. Now dramatised for the first time by Peter Flannery and starring James Purefoy, this full-cast drama adds a new and original dimension to a true modern classic.
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Learn the shocking truth about extraterrestrial beings on planet Earth. World governments and military factions are not only aware of the alien presence, they may be in communication with alien races via an exchange program to transfer technology in exchange for allowing the abduction of innocent citizens for unknown purposes. Learn how the reverse engineering of alien technology led to the development of accelerated particle beam devices, fiber optics, lasers, integrated circuit chips, and much more.
The Bible is unquestionably the best-selling book of all time. It has hundreds of authors and yet a common thread. It ranges from history to poetry and wisdom literature to prophecy. It has texts largely stolen and copied from older cultures and spans a vast period in time. Today, over one billion people still believe it to be the word of God. And yet, it is claimed that the Bible has a hidden and secret message sent from the Divine for mankind.
A mystical or sacred experience is one in which an individual reports contact with a transcendent reality - an encounter or union with the divine. Such experiences often involve arriving at some knowledge or insight previously unavailable to the individual. Many religious and mystical traditions see these experiences as revelations caused by divine agency, rather than an ordinary process of encountering higher-order realities of which humans are not ordinarily aware.
After massive footprints were found in Northern California in the early 50's, newspaper reporters coined the term "Bigfoot". Today, after decades of searching, the modern day Sasquatch Hunter is armed with the latest technology in search of the beast. Join us as we delve into the psyche of several Sasquatch Hunters and learn what they do and don't believe. From theories to known facts, today's Sasquatch Hunters are closing in on the elusive creature who may hold the key to our own evolution.
Supermax prisons are icons of America¿s tough penal system. But do Supermaxes live up to their promise of stopping violent crime? This report takes listeners inside one Supermax prison where sophisticated prison gangs flourish, often against all odds.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince present a witty, irreverent look at the world according to science. The Infinite Monkey Cage has become one of BBC Radio 4’s most popular science-based programmes. In each episode physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince delve into a particular field of science, with the help of guests from the worlds of science, academia, and entertainment.
An extraordinary visit with one of America's leading poets provides a unique exploration of the mystery of maleness. Bly uses fairy tales to illuminate the dark recesses of the psyche, and the result is a powerful intimation of the male experience and potential. From the soft, feminine male persona to the deeply buried wildman, Bly takes us on a journey through unmapped territory of the masculine. For men and women this is a conversation not to be missed.
A U.S. Navy ship vanishes during a secret World War II experiment gone awry. When it re-appears, observers are horrified to see crew members embedded in the deck and steel of the ship. During a sea trial, the ship vanishes and travels through time, setting off a number of events that continue today. It's not science fiction, it's science fact!
Nikola Tesla was a true visionary, far ahead of his contemporaries in the field of scientific and technological development. His inventions and creations have literally transformed the world we live in today, as they possessed technology that was far in advance of his time. Quantum physicists are just now catching up with Tesla. His conceptions of wireless telecommunications, lasers, x-rays, radio wave broadcasting, a/c poly phase current, free energy, and weather manipulation stagger the mind.
Strange and bizarre UFO encounters abound, but recent alien encounters by highly credible eyewitnesses are so unusual and perplexing that they challenge our understanding of physics and the universe as we know it. Many who encounter UFOs are amazed at their ability to hover noiselessly, only to speed off at incredible speeds not possible with even the most advanced military craft. Explore this phenomenon that is destined to impact our society, our world structure, and our very being. We are not alone.
"As a man is, so he sees." These words of mystical poet and artist William Blake are just as relevant now as they were when they were written in 1802 - perhaps more so. Throughout his life, Blake undertook a voyage beyond rationality and materialism to an interior, visionary realm where "all things appear as they are - infinite." Yet all human beings, he believed, are capable of opening their eyes to a fuller experience of life.
Stephen Fry presents this intriguing programme charting the history of knowledge, how technology changes our relationship with it, and how we know what we knowKnowledge. The Google generation thinks it doesn’t need to carry much of it around in its head any more. Much has already been written about the internet changing the way we think and learn. But is knowledge less valuable than it used to be?
Physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince return for the fourth series of the Sony Radio Academy Gold Award-winning BBC Radio 4 show in which they take a witty, irreverent and unashamedly rational look at the world according to science.
The Infinite Monkeys, Robin Ince and Brian Cox, return for a new series of irreverent science chatter with a host of guests. The six episodes are: 'What's the North Ever Done for Us?', 'A Balanced Programme on Balance', 'The Origins of Life', 'The Science of Sound', 'I'm a Chemist, Get Me Out of Here', and 'The Science of Christmas'.
Physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince return for the third series of the Sony Radio Academy Gold Award-winning BBC Radio 4 show in which they take a witty, irreverent and unashamedly rational look at the world according to science.
The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter takes you on a journey and exploration into the underlying themes of J. K. Rowling’s fantastically successful Harry Potter series. Drawing from her unique background and personal experiences, the author provides original insights into the mysticism, magic and symbolism within the world of Harry Potter.
This edition of Three Shots Rang Out: The JFK Assassination 50 Years Later is an audio-only ABC News special created exclusively for Audible and hosted by ABC World News Anchor Diane Sawyer. Sawyer takes listeners back to Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, for a “you are there” exploration of the day of U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.
Audio Journeys by Travel Radio International explores the National Currency Museum of Canada, where we find out about the history of money around the world.
There is startling evidence that we were visited by intelligent beings in the ancient past. Why were they here and what was their agenda? Zecharia Sitchin is the author of the hugely successful book series The Earth Chronicles. Join this amazing scholar of ancient mysteries as he makes a scientific and scholarly argument for ancient alien visits to Earth.
The Nazis possessed technology that was 100 years ahead of the Allies. After being captured, many top scientists and psychiatrists of the Nazi regime admitted that an outside force assisted them and that the Third Reich's ultimate mandate was to create "the most powerful weapon". 3rd Reich: Hitler's UFOs and the Nazi's Most Powerful Weapon is the story of the Nazis and the aliens from outer space.
Inside Metal is an original documentary series dedicated to heavy metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. Inside Metal delivers quintessential, candid interviews with metal and rock icons as well as many pivotal players: musicians, managers, concert promoters, and the utmost devoted practitioners.
Inside Metal is a riveting documentary series dedicated to heavy metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. LA Metal Scene Explodes is the second, two-volume title in the Inside Metal documentary film series which begins where the critically acclaimed debut movie, Pioneers of LA Rock and Metal, left off.
Inside Metal is a riveting documentary series dedicated to heavy metal music and its diverse array of musical styles and genres. LA Metal Scene Explodes is the second, two-volume title in the Inside Metal documentary film series which begins where the critically acclaimed debut movie, Pioneers of L.A. Rock and Metal, left off.
Awe-inspiring and majestic, churches and cathedrals have been the place of gathering and worship for centuries, but many of them hold secret mysteries and meanings that are waiting to be rediscovered. From the majestic stained glass windows that convey the message of faith via beauty and light, to the intricate statues and carvings that adorn the exteriors and interiors and deliver subtle messages of good versus evil, there is a vast amount of symbolism to be explored.
Once thought to exist only as folklore, urban myth, or via non-scientific bodies of knowledge, now we have advanced investigative techniques and devices that prove the existence of spirits, ghosts, entities, and more in the dimensions beyond. This audiobook is not for those with phasmophobia (fear of ghosts), as this collection abounds with horrifying and terrifying encounters.
Paranormal activity isn't limited to graveyards, abandoned prisons, and sanitariums. Hotels, inns, and restaurants around the globe abound with ghostly activity and terrifying occurrences. Horrifying murders and betrayals have taken place on the grounds of these places, with many of the deceased unwilling to move on to the afterlife, so they continue to walk the halls and rooms to this very day.
It seems that in recent years angel sightings and experiences are everywhere. Perhaps this is because the world is more and more complicated and people are feeling exhausted from keeping up when time is moving too fast and they are endlessly distracted by technology, which leaves them spiritually empty. Many people believe that angels and demons exist and are active in our world today.
Practically every life on Earth is affected by an ancient sect whose members plotted to manipulate and control the course of world history just as they are doing today. They affect all levels of society from lawmakers and enforcers, to religious and political leaders, to moviemakers and media moguls, as well as industrial and pharmaceutical giants. Through skillful manipulation they control the world, but they aren't the politicians you're thinking of. They are the Illuminati.
There are many mysteries in our world, from crop circles to Sasquatch, but some run deeper into our collective past than we can imagine. Today, we are finding undiscovered pyramids, lost cities, strange man-made objects, and more, buried deep within the mysterious layers of the Earth's past. New discoveries abound and it appears we have barely scratched the surface of what lies ahead in reclaiming our ancient history.
The events of 1950-1999 are described by the people who saw them happen, from the Festival of Britain in 1951 through to the dawn of a new millennium at the end of 1999. In between are the eras of the Angry Young Men, the Teddy Boys and the Punk Rockers; the arrival of rock and roll and the permissive society; the advent of industrial strife in England and sectarian unrest in Northern Ireland; the rise to power of Margaret Thatcher; the miners' strike, three-day week and Winter of Discontent; the Queen's Silver Jubilee....
Among the great apes, orangutans are the mystery primates. People are familiar with chimpanzees and gorillas, but the reclusive orangutan is far less well known or understood. Zoos, however, are directing more attention to orangutan captive management. In fact, the zoos in North America consider their captive orangutans one population and have developed a species survival plan.
Have we been visited by extraterrestrial beings? Did these "ancient aliens" contribute to the birth of human civilization? Do our ancient monuments contain evidence of their presence? Join Philip Coppens, star of the History Channel's Ancient Aliens series, as he reveals an array of astonishing truths about our history, including a radically different understanding of the pyramids and how they were constructed.
UFOs are real, and the government and military forces on Earth know it. Explore suppressed and hidden information about the strangest and most fantastic UFO incidents in history. You will be amazed and bewildered by countless UFO sightings by highly credible witnesses that defy explanation. UFOs are here whether we like it or not, and their technology far exceeds ours. If they decided to take over the human race, there would be little our government and military factions could do about it.
Strange and very real monster sightings abound around the world. Every day, people are not just encountering real monsters; they are having life-altering experiences with strange, paranormal, and supernatural forces via mysterious beings, as well as ghosts and spirits of the dead. Prepare to take a journey into the unexplained in this comprehensive program and hear incredible eyewitness reports that force us to face the fact that the monsters we relegate to fairy tales have indeed been quite real all along.
There is a sinister group that controls the world. They hide behind a system they have created, that they control from within other organizations that have a global reach. They are not presidents and politicians; they are the ones who manipulate such people like puppet masters. Are you prepared for the truth? Then join us on our journey into the heart of the Illuminati.
Space is now big business. Technology originally developed for the space program sometimes ends up in products for use on Earth, often in surprising ways. The 40,000 certified "Space Products" range from mattresses to medical devices, and have turned space into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Inspired by our excursions into the Final Frontier, entrepreneurs and inventors are turning stardust into gold.
Richard Branson has formed Virgin Galactic and is now taking reservations aboard the maiden voyage of SpaceShipOne. Would you spend the estimated $200,000 for a 45-minute trip into space? Neil and Lynne also discuss the mechanics of sex in space.