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  1. Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life

    Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life

    Stephen Ressler
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (230)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Get a field guide to the engineering marvels of the everyday world all around you. Discover the remarkable technologies that enable our way of life—masterpieces of engineering that have been so beautifully integrated into the fabric of modern civilization that we often take them for granted. Explore the workings of the fascinating buildings, devices, and public utilities that we use almost every minute of the day.
  2. Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

    Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

    Ford Cochran
    4.1 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (262)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    From Yellowstone’s geysers to the wetlands of the Everglades, wonders never cease in North America’s national parks. Drawing millions of tourists each year, the parks capture a special place in our hearts—and in the history of how the planet came to be. Join Ford Cochran—geologist, journalist, and National Geographic programming director—on a tour of the continent’s greatest and most fascinating natural...
  3. Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Medical School for Everyone: Emergency Medicine

    Roy Benaroch
    4.7 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Experience the high-stakes drama, scientific detective work, and medical insights of life in an emergency department. As you shadow board-certified physician Dr. Benaroch in this thrilling introduction to emergency medicine, you’ll encounter patients coming in with a variety of symptoms and complaints—some of which are easily diagnosed and treated, and some of which are more life-threatening than they first...
  4. Fundamentals of Photography II

    Fundamentals of Photography II

    Joel Sartore
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (180)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Take a deeper dive into the art of great photography and learn to apply skills and techniques with a National Geographic photographer out in the field. Great photography requires you to consider the challenges that arise and creatively work with the conditions and equipment you have to capture amazing images. Learn to open your eyes and see all of the possibilities in a scene.
  5. Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jodi Magness
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Follow an acclaimed archaeologist to unearth the roots of Jesus’s actions and teachings within the traditions of early Judaism. This fascinating course approaches the subject from a historical, rather than scriptural, perspective; one rooted in ancient texts and archaeological discoveries. Discover hidden insights into how the tumultuous events of Jewish history shaped an individual whose legacy endures to this...
  6. The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know

    The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know

    Joshua Winn
    4.5 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Join a modern-day Magellan on a voyage beyond our solar system to worlds that are stranger than science fiction—countless exoplanets are out there.
  7. History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach

    History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach

    Gregory S. Aldrete
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Circle the globe to explore pivotal incidents of catastrophic failure in battle and consider how these errors changed the course of history.
  8. How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master Sale

    How to Play Chess: Lessons from an International Master

    Jeremy Silman
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (271)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Learn chess from an international master and renowned teacher in these intensively illustrated, easy-to-understand lessons for players at all levels.
  9. How to Publish Your Book

    How to Publish Your Book

    Jane Friedman
    4.3 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Today’s authors face unprecedented competition in the writing market. Get extensive insights into the publishing process that will help you avoid common mistakes and pitfalls that many writers encounter. Understanding how publishing works, from finalizing your book to effective marketing, can make the difference between a manuscript sitting on your closet shelf—or rising to the top of the best-sellers list.
  10. How the World Learns: Comparative Educational Systems

    How the World Learns: Comparative Educational Systems

    Alexander W. Wiseman
    3.1 out of 5
    38% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (13)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The revolutionary belief that education is “the great equalizer” has spread across the globe, and education systems reflect ideals including universal enrollment. Yet how can success in education be measured—and improved? How the World Learns is an international comparison of teaching methods and student achievement, delving into culture and context to see what is succeeding and what is failing, at home and...
  11. How to Boost Your Physical and Mental Energy

    How to Boost Your Physical and Mental Energy

    Kimberlee Bethany Bonura
    4.1 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Wouldn’t it be great if you could wake up every morning with an unending reserve of energy? Get a step-by-step guide and toolkit that will spark your life with a jolt of vitality. It’s not just a list of “superfoods” or trendy exercises; the course takes a rigorous scientific approach to human vitality. Energy is a limited resource - learn to allocate yours in the best way possible to make the most of each...
  12. Great Mythologies of the World

    Great Mythologies of the World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (22)
    Starting at $499.95 Starting at $499.95 $724.95 $499.95$724.95
    The deep-seated origins and wide-reaching lessons of ancient myths built the foundation for our modern legacies. Explore the mythologies of Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Learn what makes these stories so important, distinctive, and able to withstand the test of time. Discover how, despite geographical implausibilities, many myths from across the oceans share themes, morals, and archetypes.
  13. Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes Sale

    Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes

    David Kung
    4.5 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    Discover the timeless riddles and paradoxes that have confounded the greatest philosophical, mathematical, and scientific minds in history. Stretching your mind to try to solve a puzzle, even when the answer eludes you, can help sharpen your mind and focus—and it’s an intellectual thrill! Mind-Bending Math will have you contemplating everything from the enthralling paradox of paradoxes to the mysteries of...
  14. The Economics of Uncertainty

    The Economics of Uncertainty

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Learn to cope with uncertainty and risk with advice from a master economist. Economic uncertainty is like the weather: you can’t stop storms, but understanding them prepares you. Uncertainty is beyond our control, but when you take the mystery and dread out of uncertainty, you can respond much more effectively. The practical and empowering lectures of The Economics of Uncertainty give you tools to deal with risk.
  15. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain

    Jason M. Satterfield
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (226)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Everyone has something about their life that they would like to improve. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a scientific, logical approach that investigates well-tested, practical techniques to assess your situation and select appropriate tools for change. Become aware of your daily thoughts, manage moods, and modify undesirable behaviors. Take steps toward gradual, lasting, goal-oriented change.
  16. Music and the Brain

    Music and the Brain

    Aniruddh D. Patel
    4.3 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Music is an integral part of humanity, from large societies to small tribes—but why? Music and the Brain probes this profound mystery, exploring the origins of music’s emotional powers; the connections between music and language; the links between hearing, moving, remembering, and imagining; and beyond. This interdisciplinary course combines music and cognitive science to reveal the glory of this marvelous gift.
  17. The Guide to Essential Italy

    The Guide to Essential Italy

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (159)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Italy is the quintessential location for anyone interested in art, culture, and history. In collaboration with the Smithsonian, we bring you the exceptional gems and daily life of Italy’s past and present in a visually stunning tour. Explore Rome, Florence, and Venice—and take side trips to Pompeii, Perugia, and more. Visit important monuments, witness artistic masterpieces, and immerse yourself in Italian...
  18. Robotics

    Robotics

    John Long
    3.8 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Robots are real. They’re all around you. And they’re transforming your life. The future of civilization depends on collaborative robotics: humans and machines working together. With in-studio robot demonstrations and other amazing visual aids, Robotics demystifies the world of robots and provides a comprehensive introduction to these intelligent machines. This course is your passport to an astonishing new...
  19. Fundamentals of Sustainable Living

    Fundamentals of Sustainable Living

    Lonnie A. Gamble
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (15)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Energy and resource conservation are a priority for everyone. Sustainability is not about doing without. It’s about doing more with less and meeting our needs without diminishing the ability of future generations to meet theirs. Fundamentals of Sustainable Living reveals how you can participate in the sustainability revolution. Over 12 practical and inspiring lectures, learn strategies to reduce your cost of...
  20. The Nature of Matter: Understanding the Physical World

    The Nature of Matter: Understanding the Physical World

    David W. Ball
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Discover how the immense variety of matter—stars, mountains, plants, people—is made by a limited number of elements that combine in simple ways. In the engaging lectures of The Nature of Matter, no scientific background is needed to appreciate everyday miracles like a bouncing rubber ball or water’s astonishing power to dissolve. Knowledge of materials drives the development of civilization. Where will we go...