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LITERATURE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

LITERATURE – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson is the father of American literature. In a series of strikingly original essays, written in the mid-nineteenth century, he fundamentally changed the way that America saw its cultural and artistic possibilities, and he enabled a separation from transatlantic literary traditions. “We have listened too long…”, he wrote, “…to the Courtly muses of …

Learn the history of ‘hello’ in 6 minutes!

Learn the history of ‘hello’ in 6 minutes!

Catherine: Hello. I’m Catherine. Rob: Hello. I’m Rob. Catherine: We both started with what is probably the best-known greeting in English and one of the first words English language students learn, and that is ‘hello’! So today in 6 Minute English we’re digging a little deeper into the world of greetings and the fascinating history …

Geography Now! Germany

Geography Now! Germany

Alright! Lederhosen, schnitzel, beer, bratwurst, order, bread and beer, complicated history, beer, no humor, EDM, and gummy bears that will kind of like give you diarrhea but it’s like worth it. Ugh! Those are such horrible stereotypes that every German is so sick and tired of hearing. Want a gummy bear? ♫♫♫ ♫ It’s time …

Existentialism: Crash Course Philosophy #16

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: share your passion with the world. What gives your life meaning? God? Love? Money? Work? Fanfiction? Football? Shopping? Sherlock? You might have your own personal sense of purpose in your life, or maybe you’re hoping this course will help you find one. Or you might …

WW1 – Oversimplified (Part 1)

WW1 – Oversimplified (Part 1)

The world of 1914. A time of modern technology, culture, and fashion. Truly the height of civilization. Let’s have a war. Everyone knew a big war was coming. France wanted some stuff back that Germany had taken from it, Germany wanted to take more of EVERYONE’S stuff, and they’re building a big sexy navy that …

Sal Khan’s thoughts on mastery learning

Sal Khan’s thoughts on mastery learning

– This idea of mastery learning was always kind of this gold standard. (upbeat music) This was actually as a part of a fellowship I had while I was at MIT called the Eloranta Fellowship to make a learning software for students with ADHD. And it immediately struck a chord with me because going into …

Inca Empire overview | World History | Khan Academy

Inca Empire overview | World History | Khan Academy

– [Narrator] What we’re going to do in this video is think about the significant empires that formed shortly before the European colonization of the Americas. In particular, we’re going to focus on the Inca Empire. In other videos, we have talked about the Aztecs. But what’s interesting is this period of time in the …