During the day, he was a senior Chinese doctor and at night, he was a grave robber.With one hand curing the illness of the living and the other digging up the wealth of the dead, Yun Caixi's days were truly colorful.Unexpectedly, he had worn a tomb owner's jade ring and crossed over.In ancient times, when she wasn't familiar with the world, she went back to her old business. Grave robbing was a profession with few investments and quick results. The most important thing was that it would never be eliminated.Who would have thought that he would be able to find a new identity for himself? It was the young mistress of the Duke of Guo's estate.She was originally the princess consort appointed by the emperor, but with the crown prince's great marriage, the person sitting on the bridal sedan was actually the second young miss's elder sister.Oh, how interesting!Since that's the case, then let's grant them their wish. A trash man with a trash girl, definitely a good match!Since the imperial decree had come again, since he didn't have any fate with the crown prince, then he might as well marry Prince Jin!Your majesty, you really like to mess around with lovebirds! So what if he was a prince? With that high and cold attitude, whoever wanted to marry would have to marry.Wait a minute, why did the jade thumb ring in that guy's hand look so much like the one that caused her to cross over?From then on, Prince Jin had an additional follower behind him."Master, how about selling this jade thumb ring to me?""You can't afford it." Someone raised his eyebrows arrogantly.After greeting a certain person's ancestor in his heart, Yun Qixi squeezed out a fawning smile. "Master, name a price. We don't lack money."A certain someone glanced at her and said calmly, "This item is priceless, and it will only be given to descendants."Yun Caixi was instantly thrown into disarray.
Three brilliant scientists harness the power to fold time and visit the past and future like a common tourist. One scientist formulates a tour of Biblical events because he believes in God, but the tour is reluctantly and accidentally traveled by a scientist who does not. What will unbelieving eyes see, and how will they interpret the most significant supernatural events of all time? The tour embraces world history from the beginning of creation and into the future, where Biblical prophecy tells us that dangerous people will control the whole world, countless millions of people will evaporate, and society will plunge into darkness. What if a time traveler visited just two years into the future after the Biblical Prophetic clock has already started ticking? And then catapulted into the past, where Earth is like another planet entirely? What kind of world, and what kind of tribulation would he find? And as an unbeliever, how would he respond to it? Light deals with the issues of Biblical prophecy, recent young-earth creation, a literal and startling twist on how things were, and how things will be. Set aside the notions of being left behind, and embrace the idea of being brought along, in the circuits of Earth’s end-to-end timeline. Enter a future we’d rather forget, and a history that nobody remembers.
Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.
The past is a foreign country. This is your guidebook. A time machine has just transported you back to the fourteenth century. What do you see? How do you dress? How do you earn a living and how much are you paid? What sort of food will you be offered by a peasant or a monk or a lord? And more important, where will you stay? The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England is not your typical look at a historical period. This radical new approach shows us that the past is not just something to be studied; it is also something to be lived. All facets of everyday life in this fascinating period are revealed, from the horrors of the plague and war to the ridiculous excesses of roasted larks and medieval haute couture. Through the use of daily chronicles, letters, household accounts, and poems of the day, Morti-mer transports you back in time, providing answers to questions typically ignored by traditional historians. You will learn how to greet people on the street, what to use as toilet paper, why a physician might want to taste your blood, and how to know whether you are coming down with leprosy. From the first step on the road to the medieval city of Exeter, through meals of roast beaver and puffin, Mortimer re-creates this strange and complex period of history. Here, the lives of serf, merchant, and aristocrat are illuminated with re-markable detail in this engaging literary journey. The result is the most astonishing social history book you're ever likely to read: revolutionary in its concept, informative and entertaining in its detail, and startling for its portrayal of humanity in an age of violence, exuberance, and fear.
Time Travel in Physics, Metaphysics, and Science Fiction
Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book explores the idea of time travel from the first account in English literature to the latest theories of physicists such as Kip Thorne and Igor Novikov. This very readable work covers a variety of topics including: the history of time travel in fiction; the fundamental scientific concepts of time, spacetime, and the fourth dimension; the speculations of Einstein, Richard Feynman, Kurt Goedel, and others; time travel paradoxes, and much more.
“Who would win between . . .” has through the ages been one of man’s most fundamental questions. Sadly, adult responsibilities like “earning a living” and “having a girlfriend” have conspired to make it impossible for men to devote to this issue the scholarship it so deeply deserves. But now one hero has tapped into our need to know who’s the best, the strongest, the caveman with the biggest club. From Jake Kalish, five-star general of the Imaginary Battlefield, emerges Santa vs. Satan, a tome that offers far more than idle speculation, culling expert analysis from martial arts masters, scientists, social theorists, and pop-culture philosophers, providing in-depth detail of the strengths and vulnerabilities of the combatants, and making bold predictions. Warriors are profiled and winners are declared in this seminal list of throwdowns that never were but should have been. Han Solo vs. Indiana Jones Adam vs. Charles Darwin The Virgin vs. The Whore Drunk vs. Stoner Conspiracy Theorists vs. Conspirators Muhammad Ali vs. Bruce Lee The Stork vs. The Grim Reaper Metrosexual vs. Eunuch Michael Corleone vs. Tony Montana Small Man with Breasts vs. Large Balding Woman Artist vs. Critic The Constipated vs. The Incontinent Gandalf vs. Obi-Wan Kenobi Married Gay Couple vs. Divorced Straight Couple From the Trade Paperback edition.
Not content with investing his fortune and watching it grow, multibillionaire Howard Christian buys rare cars that he actually drives, acquires collectible toys that he actually plays with, and builds buildings that defy the imagination. But now his restless mind has turned to a new obsession: cloning a mammoth… In a barren province of Canada, a mammoth hunter financed by Christian has made the discovery of a lifetime: an intact frozen woolly mammoth. But what he finds during the painstaking process of excavating the huge creature baffles the mind. Huddled next to the mammoth is the mummified body of a Stone Age man around 12,000 years old. And he is wearing a wristwatch. It looks like Howard Christian is going to get his wish—and more…
Strolling through a Civil War battlefield park and musing over her uneventful life, businesswoman Shelby Manning is shocked when she encounters confused soldier Carter Lindsey, who has been transported from the past. Original.
Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas, and Court of Appeals of Kentucky; Aug./Dec. 1886-May/Aug. 1892, Court of Appeals of Texas; Aug. 1892/Feb. 1893-Jan./Feb. 1928, Courts of Civil and Criminal Appeals of Texas; Apr./June 1896-Aug./Nov. 1907, Court of Appeals of Indian Territory; May/June 1927-Jan./Feb. 1928, Courts of Appeals of Missouri and Commission of Appeals of Texas.
Ephraim Katz's The Film Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive single-volume encyclopedia on film and is considered the undisputed bible of the film industry. Completely revised and updated, this seventh edition features more than 7,500 A–Z entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of moviemaking, including: Directors, producers, actors, screenwriters, and cinematographers; Styles, genres, and schools of filmmaking; Motion picture studios and film centers; Film-related organizations and events; Industry jargon and technical terms; Inventions, inventors, and equipment; Plus comprehensive listings of academy award–winning films And artists, top-grossing films, and much more!