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  • Academic Earth
    Academic Earth believes everyone deserves access to a world-class education, which is why we continue to offer a comprehensive collection of free online courses from the world's top universities. And now, we take learning outside the classroom with our original series of thought-provoking videos, designed to spark your intellectual curiosity and start a conversation. Watch, learn, share, debate. After all, only through questioning the world around us, can we come to better understand it.
  • iTunes University
    The free iTunes U app gives you access to the world’s largest online catalog of free education content from leading institutions — on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
  • MIT OpenCourseWare
    OCW makes the materials used in the teaching of almost all of MIT's subjects available online and free of charge. No registration, no enrollment, and no grades or credits are offered. We do not provide interaction or direct contact with MIT faculty, staff, or students. There are no prerequisites to use OCW materials. We encourage you to use, reuse, and mix our content so long as you follow our terms. We hope you enjoy using OCW and share it with your friends, family, and colleagues.
  • Nobel Prize YouTube Channel
    Videos about the Nobel Prize awarded achievements and the Nobel Laureates, provided by, the official web site of the Nobel Prize.
  • Open Culture
    Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. Web 2.0 has given us great amounts of intelligent audio and video. It’s all free. It’s all enriching. But it’s also scattered across the web, and not easy to find. Our whole mission is to centralize this content, curate it, and give you access to this high quality content whenever and wherever you want it. Free audio books, free online courses, free movies, free language lessons, free ebooks and other enriching content — it’s all here.
  • OpenLearn
    OpenLearn aims to break the barriers to education by reaching millions of learners around the world, providing free educational resources and inviting all to sample courses that our registered students take – for free!
  • Rick Steves Travel Europe series
    Rick Steves' Europe is public television's most-watched, longest-running travel series. Written and hosted by best-selling guidebook author Rick Steves, each half-hour show takes viewers to Europe's most interesting places, from great cities to off-the-beaten-path discoveries.

    Browse for Rick's shows by destination, then sit back and enjoy full-length TV episodes — including scrips and related travel details — plus shorter clips to fit any attention span.
  • Smithsonian Channel
    19 museums. 9 international research centers. 168 million artifacts. One channel. Infinite stories.

    Smithsonian Channel explores the history of our planet, life and culture, with 100% original, family-friendly programming. From the origins of the universe to the deaths of civilizations, from upscale design awards to down-home chili cook-offs, we tackle subjects as diverse and limitless as the landscape we cover.
    We explore and celebrate the people, discoveries and achievements that define our country in a way that entertains, educates and inspires, bringing our American history to life - a story written by us, we the people.
  • Stanford University YouTube Channel
    Videos from various schools of Stanford--lectures, speeches, events, and more.
  • TED Talks
    TED conferences bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).
  • UCLA You Tube Courses Channel
    Watch complete sessions of UCLA undergraduate courses.

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