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  1. Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History

    Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History

    John R. Hale
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (125)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Improve and enhance your public-speaking skills with time-tested techniques and strategies used by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., and other great orators in The Art of Public Speaking: Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History. Delivered by frequent lecturer and distinguished historian Professor John R. Hale, these 12 engaging and accessible lectures offer you helpful insights into preparing for public...
  2. The Entrepreneur's Toolkit

    The Entrepreneur's Toolkit

    Michael G. Goldsby
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    According to the Small Business Administration, two-thirds of all new businesses fail in their first decade of operation. What does it take to become a winner? These 24 half-hour lectures teach you how to get started and overcome the many obstacles on the path to a successful venture, whatever your endeavor. By following Professor Goldsby’s proven path, you can embark on your own enterprise with confidence.
  3. Math and Magic Sale

    Math and Magic

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Save up to $190.00 Starting at $24.95 $229.95 $24.95$229.95
    Taught by award-winning math professor and professional magician Arthur T. Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College, this course shows the math behind magic through dozens of tricks based on mathematical principles. You’ll learn the algebra that explains card tricks, the shortcuts to lightning-fast mental calculations, and other marvels of the magician’s art—all while impressing your friends, family, and yourself.
  4. Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Ian Worthington
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Ancient Greek civilization tells a complex and intriguing story about the growth of the pivotal institutions that laid the groundwork for Western civilization. The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World immerses you in this exciting crucible of innovation with 48 lectures that focus on Greek democracy, law, and empire, as well as the people who molded them. Taught by award-winning Professor Ian Worthington, this...
  5. Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor Sale

    Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    The peninsula of Asian Turkey, known to the Greeks as Anatolia and to the Romans as Asia Minor, is about the size of Texas. This small subcontinent has arguably seen more history than any other comparably sized patch of Earth anywhere. Professor Kenneth W. Harl discusses Asia Minor's pivotal role in history in this engaging, original presentation.
  6. The Life and Death of Stars

    The Life and Death of Stars

    Keivan G. Stassun
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    No other large-scale object in the universe is as fundamental as a star. Stars are a central topic of astronomy, and because the study of stars encompasses key concepts in nuclear physics, electromagnetism, chemistry, and other disciplines, it is an ideal introduction to how we understand the universe at all scales. The Life and Death of Stars introduces you to this spectacular story in 24 beautifully...
  7. Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Museum Masterpieces: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Richard Brettell
    4.5 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    No other museum covers the history of humanity and its achievements as thoroughly as The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In these 24 visually rich, half-hour lectures, Professor Richard Brettell takes you through The Metropolitan Museum of Art from front to back, from bottom to top, introducing practically every department in the museum. Each is a museum unto its own, representing one of the world’s...
  8. The Addictive Brain

    The Addictive Brain

    Thad A. Polk
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Addiction touches us all. By some estimates, 25% of Americans might be addicts. What happens when your brain is on drugs? Discover the neural mechanisms that underlie the behaviors of addiction, and see how drugs and activities like gambling can hijack the brain and lead to behavioral problems. Understanding addiction can motivate an addict to seek treatment, and can lead loved ones to see the addict in a new way.
  9. The Concerto Sale

    The Concerto

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    A concerto is exciting in ways that no other instrumental music can match. Where a symphony enthralls us with themes that are contrasted, varied, transformed, and developed, a concerto adds the extra dimension of human drama—the exhilaration of a soloist or group of soloists ringing forth against the mass of the orchestra. In this course, Professor Robert Greenberg gives you a guided tour of the concerto from its...
  10. Neuroscience of Everyday Life

    Neuroscience of Everyday Life

    Sam Wang
    4.4 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Discover what the exciting field of neuroscience reveals about how the intricate inner workings of the human brain produce all the experiences of daily life. The Neuroscience of Everyday Life, crafted by distinguished neuroscientist and Princeton University Professor Sam Wang, covers a remarkable range of subjects in 36 richly detailed lectures. You'll explore the brain under stress and in love, learning, sleeping,...
  11. Exploring the Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Roots of Religion

    John R. Hale
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Experience the thrill of discovery and learn the sacred secrets behind Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, the Acropolis, and other mysterious ancient locales. In the 36 riveting lectures of Exploring the Roots of Religion, practicing archaeologist and award-winning Professor John R. Hale shows you how sacred buildings, complexes, tomb structures, artwork, and more have provided us with unparalleled knowledge about early...
  12. Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects Sale

    Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects

    George Vondriska
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Whether you're crafting a future family heirloom or doing simple repairs around the house, Woodworking 101: Techniques and Everyday Projects is an invaluable guide. This hands-on and practical course, made in partnership with the Woodworkers Guild of America, teaches you the basic setup and functions of common power tools, buying tips, tricks to optimize tools, and provides inspiring ideas for projects.
  13. The Big Questions of Philosophy Sale

    The Big Questions of Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    We have all pondered seemingly unanswerable but significant questions about our existence: Why are we here? What is knowledge? Does God exist? There is no better way to study the big questions in philosophy than to compare how the world’s greatest minds have analyzed these questions and reasoned out potential solutions. The final step is always deciding for yourself whether you find an explanation convincing.
  14. World War I: The "Great War" Sale

    World War I: The "Great War"

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (161)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $84.95 $429.95 $84.95$429.95
    From August 1914 to November 1918, an unprecedented catastrophe gripped the world that continues to reverberate into our own time. World War I was touched off by a terrorist act in Bosnia and all too quickly expanded far beyond the expectations of those involved to become the first "total war." It was the first conflict in which entire societies mobilized to wage unrestrained war, investing all their wealth,...
  15. Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics Sale

    Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics

    James A. Sellers
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Whether you're a high-school student preparing for the challenges of higher math classes, an adult who needs a refresher in math to prepare for a new career, or someone who just wants to keep his or her mind active and sharp, there's no denying that a solid grasp of arithmetic and prealgebra is essential in today's world. In Professor James A. Sellers' engaging course, Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics, you...
  16. Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe Sale

    Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe

    Jeffrey C. Grossman
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Thermodynamics is the branch of science that deals with the movement of heat. Nothing seems simpler, but nothing is more subtle and wide-ranging in its effects. And nothing has had a more profound impact on the development of modern civilization. Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe gives you an in-depth tour of this vital and fascinating science in 24 enthralling lectures that are suitable for everyone...
  17. King Arthur: History and Legend Sale

    King Arthur: History and Legend

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The saga of King Arthur and his court is the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization. For over 1500 years, the Arthurian narrative has enthralled writers, artists, and a limitless audience spanning the Western world and beyond—and its appeal continues unabated in our time. Delve into the historical mystery behind the figure of Arthur, and discover the magnificent breadth of these epic...
  18. How to Publish Your Book

    How to Publish Your Book

    Jane Friedman
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    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.
  19. How Great Science Fiction Works Sale

    How Great Science Fiction Works

    Gary K. Wolfe
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Science fiction can take us places in time and space where no other art can. It has motivated cutting-edge scientific research, inspired new technologies, and changed how we view everyday life—and its themes and questions permeate popular culture. Take an unparalleled look at the influence, history, and greatest works of science fiction with illuminating insights and fascinating facts about this wide-ranging genre.
  20. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets Sale

    Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    With record-breaking highs one minute and economy-rocking lows the next—not to mention arcane rules and ambiguous terminology—it can seem as if there’s no way to feel truly comfortable in the financial markets. But there is, and it’s more accessible than you might think. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets is an essential primer on this domain, from its functions, strengths,...