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FREE Video Collection

12 lectures approx. 30minutes each

  • Composing Great Photos from Fundamentals of Photography
  • Cracking the Code: Space Mysteries Explained from The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries
  • Protecting Yourself in Cyberspace from Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare
  • Wicked Cool—The Irreverence of Slang from The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins
  • True Crimes—Four Killers Convicted from Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works
  • Does Money Buy You Happiness? from Foundations of Economic Prosperity
  • The Amazing Architecture of Shells from Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity
  • Startups and IPOs from Understanding Investments
  • Brain Trauma & Creativity from The Intelligent Brain
  • Boost Your Power of Memorization from Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory
  • The Art of Grilling and Broiling from The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
  • The Art of “Guesstimation” from Secrets of Mental Math

FREE Audio Collection

12 lectures approx. 30minutes each

  • Cognitive Biases and Their Effects from Skepticism 101: How to Think like a Scientist
  • Did Jesus Expect to See the End of The World? from The Greatest Controversies of Early Christian History
  • Junk-Food Monkeys: What Happens When Baboons Eat like Us? from Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science
  • The Life of a Rich Roman from The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World
  • Making High-Stakes Decisions from Art of Critical Decision Making
  • Becoming a Spy from Espionage and Covert Operations: A Global History
  • Not All Carbs Are Created Equal from Nutrition Made Clear
  • The Real Ludwig van Beethoven from Great Masters: Beethoven—His Life and Music
  • Creative Nonfiction: Writing Great Beginnings from Writing Creative Nonfiction
  • Getting What You Want with Assertive Dialogue from Effective Communication Skills
  • How People Respond to Incentives from Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making
  • Eating with Mindfulness from Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

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