Coffee Break Collection 003 - Nature

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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. The theme for this collection is Nature in various genres -- fiction and non-fiction. Botany, geology, biology, astronomy; flowers, (meteor) showers, bugs, slugs, frogs, dogs, cats, bats -- you name it, as long as it's public domain and between 3 and 15 minutes long.(Summary by BellonaTimes)

Genre(s): Short Stories, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Coffee Break Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Body Painting of the Orinoco Indians Alexander von Humboldt Etext Mark F. Smith
00:10:54
Play 02 Etymology of the name Emu James R. McClymont Etext Chris Caron
00:04:46
Play 03 Forecasting the Weather Henry William Gibson Etext TriciaG
00:09:54
Play 04 Journey in Brazil, Entry December 31st 1865 Louis Agassiz Etext Leni
00:14:25
Play 05 The July Grass Richard Jefferies Etext Ruth Golding
00:10:22
Play 06 The Little Wolf of the Air Sir Charles G. D. Roberts Etext Bellona Times
00:11:06
Play 07 Curious Facts in Magnetism Scientific American Etext trviscelli
00:04:57 en
Play 08 Modification of Our Climate Joseph Wallace Etext Michael Wolf
00:10:55
Play 09 The Onyx Caves, part 1 - Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills chapter 13 Luella Agnes Owen Etext TriciaG
00:07:56
Play 10 The Passenger Pigeon - from Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday Etext Bellona Times
00:10:53
Play 11 Plants Protected by Insects Anonymous Etext Bellona Times
00:05:00
Play 12 Strange Eclipse Customs George F. Chambers Etext TriciaG
00:08:47
Play 13 Wildflowers of the Farm - Chapter Three: Flowers on the Walls Arthur Owens Cooke Etext Amy Benton
00:14:32
Play 14 Winter Journal, Entry February 13, 1859 Henry David Thoreau Etext Sue Anderson
00:05:39
Play 15 The Wit of a Duck John Burroughs Etext Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
00:08:40