background preloader

Our Best Picks from 400 Free Online College Courses

Our Best Picks from 400 Free Online College Courses
Are you an over-educated college graduate unable to find a job? Then why not spend your time between filling out job applications by taking some free online college courses to keep you well ensconced in your ivory tower! While Stanford may have turned lots of heads with their free, graded online courses, there are quite literally hundreds of other courses available online for free. At least 400 of them, according to Open Culture. They cover everything from History to Computer Science to English to Biology, and everything in between. But 400 is an awful lot to read through, so we’ve broken down a much shorter list for your reading pleasure. Here’s Geekosystem’s picks for the some of the more interesting classes. Probably as close as you’ll get to Hogwarts Science, Magic and Religion – Courtenay Raiai, UCLA The title says it all The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000 – James Vernon, UC Berkeley Lesser known reichs The Rise and Fall of the Second Reich – Margaret Anderson, UC Berkeley

Related:  Currently Looking IntoTeaching Shiz

AdrenaSuit - Bulletproof & Superpowered The fit is hitting the shan. The adrenaline dam has busted, and your fight-or-flight response is sprinting at a world-record-setting pace. What does it look like? Are you stepping up? Freezing up? Freaking out? The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do. Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger. Think of your words as reps, your paragraphs as sets, your pages as daily workouts. Think of your laptop as a machine like the one at the gym where you open and close your inner thighs in front of everyone, exposing both your insecurities and your genitals. Because that is what writing is all about. Procrastination is an alluring siren taunting you to google the country where Balki from Perfect Strangers was from, and to arrange sticky notes on your dog in the shape of hilarious dog shorts.

Activity 24 Teacher Guide: Mixing Ratios or Parts per Million, Billion In this serial dilution activity, connections are made to atmospheric mixing ratios. Background Certain gases such as ozone occur in the atmosphere in very tiny amounts. In the stratosphere, for instance, you may find only one to ten ozone molecules for every one million molecules of other gases. 100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. 121 Documentaries To Expand Your Consciousness Here is a list of over 100 documentaries you can watch for free online. They are about Science, Consciousness, ETs, you name it. A smorgasbord of fascinating subjects to learn about.

Glow Stones Ambient Glow Technology's Glow Stones combine with concrete--they either mix in freestyle or nestle in methodically--to create everything from illuminated pathways to Fairyland to sculpted lawn ornaments to mood-setting bathroom vanities. Glow Stones appear bone white in normal lighting, when they're soaking up luminous juice for their show, and then blaze in a choice of Aqua Blue, Sky Blue, or Safety Yellow when darkness falls. Stone sizes range from 1/8" to 3/4", and cost $54 per pound. One pound of the 1/4" glowing booty will cover an area of approximately 28 square feet if stones are set every 3" to 4". Those not in the mood for F'ing around with concrete and pebbles can awash surfaces that need a little UV radiance in Glow-in-the-Dark Graffiti instead.

British National Party left Skinheads like you voting BNP. “They took our jobs!” “We are not not racist, we just don't like blacks, Muslims, general foreigners or any British person whose nationality does not date back to 500 BC.” The Australian Curriculum v4.1 Science Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum The science content includes the three strands of Science Understanding, Science Inquiry Skills and Science as a Human Endeavour. The three strands of the curriculum are interrelated and their content is taught in an integrated way. The order and detail in which the content descriptions are organised into teaching/learning programs are decisions to be made by the teacher. Education education Spanning five schools — architecture and planning; engineering; humanities, arts, and social sciences; management; and science — and more than 30 departments and programs, an education at MIT covers more than just science and technology. Arts, business, foreign languages, health and more complete an education at MIT, and the Institute makes freely available its class lecture notes, exams and videos through MIT's OpenCourseWare and complete courses are offered through the new online-learning initiative, edX

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 1. Duolingo Create a Life Plan by Answering Three Questions Can you not simply use your imagination to read past all the things you may object to in such an infantile manner? Why does it matter that there are a couple of references to God in the plan? It is a good plan for - agnostic, atheist, christian, buddhist, etc.