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Mind-Bending Math
Mind-Bending Math

David Kung

Great math riddles and paradoxes have a long and illustrious history, serving as both tests and games for intellectual thinkers across the globe. Examined in the halls of academia and scrutinized by scholars, students, and amateurs alike, these riddles and paradoxes have brought frustration...
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Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids
Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

As a parent, you can't make friends for your children, nor can you prevent them from ever feeling hurt or upset. But with the right guidance, you can support them in learning how to solve problems, cope with feelings, and build satisfying relationships. Raising Emotionally and Socially...
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How to Play Chess
How to Play Chess

Jeremy Silman

Chess is a sport, a science, and an art. The fun of the game is that anyone can play, and there is always something more to learn - especially with the right guide. From the basics of the game to advanced strategy and tactics, and everything in between, these 24 lectures are any chess enthusiast's...
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How to Read and Understand Shakespeare
How to Read and Understand Shakespeare

Marc C. Conner

Shakespeare's works are among the greatest of humanity's cultural expressions and, as such, demand to be experienced and understood. But, simply put, Shakespeare is difficult. His language and culture - those of Elizabethan England - are greatly different from our own, and his poetry, thick...
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The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
The World's Greatest Geological Wonders

Michael E. Wysession

Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Mount Fuji, the Galapagos Islands. These natural wonders are on everyone's list of must-see attractions that are both spectacular and geologically fascinating. But what of Ha Long Bay, the Columbia Glacier, Erta Ale lava lake, and the Great Blue Hole? They...
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Great Tours
Great Tours

John R. Hale

The shimmering turquoise waters and lost worlds of the Aegean await you. Grab your travel hat and join us for a unique cultural journey to the dramatic landscapes of Greece and Turkey—to dazzling ancient cities, majestic empires, and magical treasures of history.This is a land of gods...
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Everyday Engineering
Everyday Engineering

Stephen Ressler

Look around you. Great masterpieces of engineering are everywhere. As soon as you get out of bed in the morning, you are putting centuries of scientific and mechanical ingenuity to use. So familiar are these structures, inventions, and services that they are all but invisible. Yet they...
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King Arthur
King Arthur

Dorsey Armstrong

The saga of King Arthur and his court is the most enduringly popular mythic tradition of Western civilization. For over 1,500 years, the Arthurian narrative has enthralled writers, artists, and a limitless audience spanning the Western world and beyond - and its appeal continues unabated...
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Wonders of the National Parks
Wonders of the National Parks

Ford Cochran

There's no better education in the remarkable forces that formed our world than a tour of the national parks of North America. Most visitors, guided by informational signposts or tour books, get only a superficial view of these sites. But there is so much more to be discovered. These 36 lectures...
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Understanding the World's Greatest Structures
Understanding the World's Greatest Structures

Stephen Ressler

Your world is filled with structures that have stood the test of time. That give character to the cities and landscapes in which they're located. That are visited by millions of people each year. And that capture our wonder for the marvels of engineering innovation and progress. But while...
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