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FREE Video Collection

12 lectures approx. 30minutes each

  • The Power of the Parabola from Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity
  • Symphony in a Single Note from How Music and Mathematics Relate
  • Sauté—Dry-Heat Cooking with Fat from The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking
  • Cracking the Code: Space Mysteries Explained from The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries
  • Approaching Shakespeare—The Scene Begins from How to Read and Understand Shakespeare
  • Big Business and the Homogenization of Food from Food: A Cultural Culinary History
  • Composing Great Photos from Fundamentals of Photography
  • Mussorgsky—Pictures at an Exhibition from The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works
  • Jerusalem's Temple Mount from Holy Land Revealed
  • Understanding and Maintaining a Healthy Back from Physiology and Fitness
  • Describing Motion from Physics and Our Universe: How It All Works
  • July 14th—Storming the Bastille from Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

FREE Audio Collection

12 lectures approx. 30minutes each

  • Junk-Food Monkeys: What Happens When Baboons Eat like Us? from Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science
  • Becoming a Spy from Espionage and Covert Operations: A Global History
  • Lifestyle—Being versus Doing from Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are
  • Sneferu—The Pyramid Builder from Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
  • Um, Well, Like, You Know from The Secret Life of Words: English Words and Their Origins
  • Did Slavery Really Cause the Civil War? from The Skeptic's Guide to American History
  • Making High-Stakes Decisions from Art of Critical Decision Making
  • The Enlightenment and an Introduction to the Classical Era from How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition
  • Not All Carbs Are Created Equal from Nutrition Made Clear
  • Creative Nonfiction: Writing Great Beginnings from Writing Creative Nonfiction
  • How People Respond to Incentives from Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making
  • What Is Big History? from Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth, and the Rise of Humanity

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