1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) Getting Started in June: Enroll Today

FYI. 1,000+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are getting underway this month, giving you the chance to take free courses from top flight universities. With the help of Class Central, we’ve pulled together a complete list of June MOOCS. And below we’ve highlighted several courses that caught our eye. The trailer above comes from Søren Kierkegaard – Subjectivity, […]

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Learn How to Play the Theremin: A Free Short Video Course

When Leon Theremin debuted his strange electronic device on the world stage, it seemed to many people more like a curious toy than a serious musical instrument. The theremin soon became associated with B-grade sci-fi movies and novelty soundtracks, an association that made Clara Rockmore furious. Determined to achieve respectability for the theremin, she championed […]

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Winston Churchill’s List of Tips for Surviving a German Invasion: See the Never-Distributed Document (1940)

More than half a century after his death, Winston Churchill continues to draw both great admiration and great fascination. Interest in the wartime Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has even increased in recent years, as evidenced last year by Joe Wright’s highly praised film Darkest Hour. Starring Gary Oldman as Churchill, it tells the story […]

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How William S. Burroughs Embraced, Then Rejected Scientology, Forcing L. Ron Hubbard to Come to Its Defense (1959-1970)

Image by Christiaan Tonnis, via Wikimedia Commons William S. Burroughs was a cultural prism. Through him, the mid-century demi-monde of illicit drug use and marginalized sexualities—of occult beliefs, alternative religions, and bizarre conspiracy theories—was refracted on the page in experimental writing that inspired everyone from his fellow Beats to the punks of later decades to […]

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