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Academic Earth believes everyone deserves access to a world-class education, which is why we continue to offer a comprehensive collection of free online college courses from the world's top universities. And now, we take learning outside the classroom with our original series of thought-provoking videos, designed to spark your intellectual curiosity and start a conversation. Watch, learn, share, debate. After all, only through questioning the world around us, can we come to better understand it.

Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures

Academic Earth | Online Courses | Academic Video Lectures

Arts & Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate

Arts & Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate New material is added to Arts & Letters Daily six days a week. We continually test links for reliability. Despite our best efforts, links may fail (often only temporarily) without warning. We apologize for any inconvenience. New links are added at or near the tops of sections, with older ones sliding down the columns accordingly.
Breathingearth - CO2, birth & death rates by country, simulated real-time

Breathingearth - CO2, birth & death rates by country, simulated real-time

The Breathing Earth simulation Welcome to Breathing Earth. This real-time simulation displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates.
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350 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

350 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Get free online courses from the world’s leading universities – Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. This collection includes over 875 free courses in the liberal arts and sciences. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Humanities & Social Sciences Art & Art History Courses
Today’s Big Idea We are continually reminded wherever we turn (and by Big Think, perhaps, most frequently of all) of the fact that in technologically advanced nations the pace of life is accelerating. …Economic constraints have put pressure on businesses (and therefore their employees) to do more with less, and in less time. Simultaneously, tech companies are locked in a kind of arms race to make everyday living ever more automated and efficient, thereby enabling us to demand still greater productivity of ourselves. Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders

Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders