America's Treasure

Costa Rica - Central America's Green Treasure (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 24, 2016
Costa Rica - Central America's Green Treasure (2016)

Costa Rica - Central America's Green Treasure (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1987 Kbps | 42mn 36s | 644 MiB
Audio: English AAC 125 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Christopher Columbus called it the "rich coast" – a strip of land that straddles the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. But Costa Rica's rich natural beauty is threatened by the over-exploitation of its resources and by mono-culture farming. Huge banana- and pineapple plantations have reduced the country's natural bio-diversity – but activists are now trying to preserve what's left of it. Costa Rica is a natural paradise that combines distinctive geography and a wide variety of plant- and animal species. About a quarter of the country's land has been designated as natural parks or other protected areas. Eco-tourism is booming.

Imaginary Cities of Gold : The Spanish Quest for Treasure in North America  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at June 6, 2016
Imaginary Cities of Gold : The Spanish Quest for Treasure in North America

Peter O. Koch, "Imaginary Cities of Gold : The Spanish Quest for Treasure in North America"
English | ISBN: 0786443812 | 2009 | 252 pages | PDF, EPUB | 4 MB

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, "Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Dec. 21, 2015
Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, "Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas"

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, "Slavery and African Ethnicities in the Americas"
The Un of North Carolina Pr | 2005 | ISBN: 0807829730 | English | PDF | 248 pages | 3.8 Mb

Enslaved peoples were brought to the Americas from many places in Africa, but a large majority came from relatively few ethnic groups. Drawing on a wide range of materials in four languages as well as on her lifetime study of slave groups in the New World, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall explores the persistence of African ethnic identities among the enslaved over four hundred years of the Atlantic slave trade. …

Discovery Channel - Americas Lost Submarine (2009)  Video

Posted by fr0strecla33ical at Aug. 24, 2010
Discovery Channel - Americas Lost Submarine (2009)

Discovery Channel - Americas Lost Submarine (2009)
HDTV | English | MKV | AVC 4000Kbps 1280x720 29.970fps | AC3 384Kbps 2CH 48Khz | 45mn 53s | 1.4GB
Genre: Documentary

A vacation along Panama's Pearl Islands led Archaeologist James Delgado to an astounding discovery, the world's first working submarine, rusting on a remote beach, forgotten for over 135 years. We follow Delgado as he uncovers the mystery surrounding this maritime treasure. How did the vessel work, what killed its inventor and crew, and why did it end up here in this deserted archipelago? We also trace the amazing life of emigrated German engineer Julius Kroehl and how he invented a diving craft that was half a century ahead of its time.
The Americas' First Theologies: Early Sources of Post-Contact Indigenous Religion

Robert M. Carmack and Garry Sparks, "The Americas' First Theologies: Early Sources of Post-Contact Indigenous Religion"
English | ISBN: 0190678305 | 2017 | 344 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Robert Poyser - An East Riding Treasure (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Aug. 12, 2017
Robert Poyser - An East Riding Treasure (2017)

Robert Poyser - An East Riding Treasure (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:14:21 | 175 MB
Label: Priory Records

This is the first recording of the restored organ at Beverley Minster. This instrument is a fusion of work by different builders across different eras. There are choruses of Snetzler and the remainder is Hill (1885). Wood of Huddersfield has restored the organ in more recent times and in the last few years have added various things to enable it to speak with a greater clarity. Robert Poyser, the Minster Organist presents a programme to show off its versatility including a superb performance of the Reubke Sonata.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)  Video

Posted by Helladot at Aug. 10, 2017
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
BRRip 720p | MKV | 992 x 720 | x264 @ 2350 Kbps | 2h 6mn | 2,24 Gb
Audio: English AC3 1.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subtitles: English (embedded)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western | Director: John Huston

In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the Sierra Madre mountains to find gold. Although they discover treasure, they also find plenty of trouble, not only from ruthless bandits lurking in the dangerous Mexican wilderness but from their own insecurities and greed, which threaten to bring conflict at any moment.
Ancient Ocean Crossings : Reconsidering the Case for Contacts with the Pre-Columbian Americas

Ancient Ocean Crossings :
Reconsidering the Case for Contacts with the Pre-Columbian Americas

by Stephen C. Jett
English | 2017 | ISBN: 0817319395 | 529 Pages | PDF | 6.5 MB
Ngondro Commentary: Instructions for the Concise Preliminary Practices of the New Treasure of Dudjom

Ngondro Commentary: Instructions for the Concise Preliminary Practices of the New Treasure of Dudjom by Tulku Chagdud, Jane Tromge
1995 | ISBN: 1881847063 | English | 124 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

Peppers of the Americas: The Remarkable Capsicums That Forever Changed Flavor  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Grev27 at Aug. 2, 2017
Peppers of the Americas: The Remarkable Capsicums That Forever Changed Flavor

Maricel E. Presilla, "Peppers of the Americas: The Remarkable Capsicums That Forever Changed Flavor"
English | ISBN: 0399578927, ASIN: B01M05S52M | 2017 | AZW3/EPUB/MOBI | 352 pages | 80 MB