By Daniel Smith
Ever fancied traveling via time? Taming a lion? profitable a Nobel Prize? good, here's tips on how to try out all that and extra. Daniel Smith—author of a hundred areas you are going to by no means Visit—takes you on an unique trip via a hundred stuff you will (probably) by no means get the opportunity to do.
Offering assistance and recommendation on issues that you could be by no means be wealthy sufficient to do (buy your personal island, drink a bottle of 1787 Château Lafite, personal a Shakespeare first folio); stuff you may well by no means be courageous adequate to attempt (bullfight, base leap from the Burj Khalifa, appeal a snake); issues you'll with a bit of luck by no means need to do (escape from Alcatraz, land a 747, play Russian roulette); or even the downright absurd (being in areas right away, making gold, turning into invisible),100 belongings you won't ever Do provide you with a glimpse of your limitless potential.
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