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  1. Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World Sale

    Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World

    Steven L. Goldman
    4.2 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
    Save up to $389.95 Starting at $30.00 $429.95 $30.00$429.95
    In this course you will explore ideas that-when society has been willing to pursue them-have helped form the foundation of modern life. You'll discover there is no sharp distinction between ideas that are classified as scientific and those that are classified as philosophical or mathematical, or even between scientific ideas and political, religious, or aesthetic ideas. In each lecture, you also will examine the...
  2. Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality Sale

    Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality

    S. James Gates Jr.
    3.4 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (129)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    One of the most exciting scientific adventures of all time is the search for the ultimate nature of physical reality. The latest advance in this epic quest is string theory. Dr. S. James Gates, Jr., has presented more than 100 public talks on string theory, enhanced by a set of visual aids designed to convey to a lay audience the difficult mathematical ideas that underlie this subject. Are you eager to look over the...
  3. Great Ideas of Classical Physics

    Great Ideas of Classical Physics

    Steven Pollock
    3.9 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Classical physics is about making sense of motion, gravity, light, heat, sound, electricity, and magnetism, and seeing how these phenomena interweave to create the rich tapestry of everyday experience. You already know more physics than you think, says award-winning science educator Steven Pollock. He discusses brilliant thinkers Galileo, Newton, Faraday, and Maxwell to show you that classical physics is an elegant...
  4. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

    Tim Chartier
    3.6 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From science to sales, from sociology to sports, data analytics is unraveling the fascinating secrets hidden in numbers, patterns, relationships, and information of every kind. Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World introduces you to the key concepts, methods, and accomplishments of this versatile approach to problem solving. See the big picture of big data, and the crucial role of data analytics in...
  5. Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

    Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

    Dorsey Armstrong
    3.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Discover the concepts and methods for clear and strong writing in the 24 accessible and practical lectures of Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything. Delivered by Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University, this course immerses you in the elements of successful writing, from organizing your thoughts to making persuasive arguments to avoiding common grammatical errors. With its engaging...
  6. Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Steven Gimbel
    4 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In the 24 insightful and—yes—humorous lectures of Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor, Professor Steven Gimbel guides you through philosophical theories of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to sly twists of language. Rooted in the observations of thinkers like Aristotle and Sigmund Freud, this course will leave you with a stronger appreciation of the jokes you tell and the jokes you hear.
  7. Strategic Thinking Skills

    Strategic Thinking Skills

    Stanley K. Ridgley
    4.3 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Strategic thinking is a powerful and invaluable skill, one that leads to greater chances of success in whatever professional and personal projects you're involved in. It involves setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analyzing your environment, and even cooperating with your competitors. With Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills,...
  8. Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History

    Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History

    Craig R. Koester
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (62)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What are we to make of the book of Revelation? The Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History, by scholar and Professor Craig R. Koester, is your guide to this extraordinary work and its impact on our civilization. These 24 thought-provoking and enlightening lectures are divided into three parts: the historical and intellectual background of the Apocalypse; a close reading of the book of Revelation,...
  9. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    When does the Jewish Sabbath begin? Who are Vishnu and Shiva? What are Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths? What are the Five Pillars of Islam? Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know is your chance to experience the breadth and depth of the world’s religions from all angles—historical, theological, and cultural. Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, award-winning Professor...
  10. The Great Works of Sacred Music

    The Great Works of Sacred Music

    Charles Edward McGuire
    3.8 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Discover the greatest masterworks of the sacred music tradition, from the glories of early church music to the monumental works of the modern era, in this insightful journey into Western sacred musical expression. Experience the majesty and beauty of transcendent chorales, cantatas, masses, and oratorios by composers like Bach, Handel, Brahms, and others, and learn how they shaped the current Western canon of music.
  11. Turning Points in Modern History

    Turning Points in Modern History

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Turning Points in Modern History takes you on a far-reaching journey around the globe—from China to the Americas to New Zealand—to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 shaped the modern world. Taught by award-winning history professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, these 24 thought-provoking lectures...
  12. Turning Points in Medieval History Sale

    Turning Points in Medieval History

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Save up to $169.95 Starting at $30.00 $199.95 $30.00$199.95
    The Middle Ages were far from dark. On the contrary, the era was full of fascinating figures and world-altering events. Learning and innovation flourished, with the printing press, Arabic numerals, and the heavy plow all being introduced into Western society during this time. Yet despite these developments exerting far-reaching influence over the course of history, few people have a firm grasp of the medieval...
  13. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World

    Robert Bucholz
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    London's impact on Western civilization is nothing short of profound, and its greatness continues to this day. London: A Short History of the Greatest City in the Western World reveals everything you need to know about the riveting history behind this magnificent metropolis. Discover this amazing city as it was lived and felt during various stages in its history, from the city's founding as a Roman outpost to its...
  14. Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Great Masters: Brahms—His Life and Music is a course that links the complexities of this enduring Western composer with his electrifying works through biographical information and musical commentary. Join award-winning composer and Professor Robert Greenberg on an examination of how Brahms found unique ways of combining the formal complexity of older Classical genres with the melodic inventiveness, harmonic...
  15. Churchill

    Churchill

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (211)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Who exactly was Winston Churchill? How did he rally the British during World War II? And what legacy did he leave for Western civilization? In Churchill, get the answers to these and other powerful questions as you follow the life of this iconic politician. View Churchill as a resourceful soldier, military strategist, gifted orator, doting father, devoted public servant, and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature....
  16. Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine

    Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine

    Ann Petersen
    4.6 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (5)
    Starting at $49.95 Starting at $49.95 $69.95 $49.95$69.95
    Learn how to finish any quilt beautifully with the same sewing machine you've always used. Basic quilters will enjoy Ann's helpful, easy-to-follow instructions, while more advanced quilters will pick up dozens of tips and tricks.
  17. 40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know

    40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know

    Gail Yellen
    4.5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
    Starting at $49.95 Starting at $49.95 $69.95 $49.95$69.95
    Learn to read between the lines of any sewing pattern as instructor Gail Yellen teaches you 40 essential techniques that every sewer should know! Learn to sew more efficiently, successfully, and creatively as you create professional stitches, bindings, buttonholes, and zippers that will transform your garments from homemade to stylish.
  18. Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques

    Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques

    Amy Alan
    4.5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (2)
    Starting at $49.95 Starting at $49.95 $69.95 $49.95$69.95
    Gain confidence using your serger with sewing instructor Amy Alan. If you know the basics of serging, you'll now discover how versatile your machine is! Begin with an overview of serger threading and maintenance. Then, learn how to create nine different types of basic stitches and create a serger stitch book you can reference again and again. For those tricky serger slip-ups, Amy will show you how to troubleshoot...
  19. Crochet: Basics & Beyond

    Crochet: Basics & Beyond

    Kim Werker
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
    Starting at $49.95 Starting at $49.95 $69.95 $49.95$69.95
    Learn the stitches, tools, and techniques you need to get started with crochet! Join author and popular blogger Kim Werker as she provides step-by-step instruction for getting started—from selecting the right yarn and deciphering tricky yarn labels to properly holding your hook and working yarn.
  20. Improve Your Crochet

    Improve Your Crochet

    Edie Eckman
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (2)
    Starting at $49.95 Starting at $49.95 $69.95 $49.95$69.95
    Join author and renowned instructor Edie Eckman as she shares techniques for improving the look and quality of your crochet. Begin by learning how to create and maintain control over your fabric and prevent a too-tight foundation chain. Then, get comfortable reading and following patterns and find out how to decipher pattern speak! Confidently measure gauge in stitches, rows, stitch patterns and in the round, and...