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Science & Environment

The Search for Water on Mars

The Open University, AstrobiologyOU, Sofia Maruzza, Sudesh Loi

This course from The Open University outlines the importance of water for life, the history of Mars missions, and the evidence for water on Mars.

Culture & Society
Personal Growth
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Mind & Philosophy
Parenting & Relationships
Career & Success

The Second Mountain

David Brooks

The Second Mountain argues that a meaningful, fulfilling, and happy life is not found in the pursuit of self-improvement but instead in service to others.

Culture & Society
History

The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir's foundational feminist text critiques the ways in which women's identity is shaped by patriarchal structures, highlighting inequity and arguing passionately for liberation.

Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy

The Secret

Rhonda Byrne

The Secret explains how the laws of attraction govern the way you think and act, and how you can use them to achieve your goals and desires in life.

Culture & Society

The Secret Barrister

The Secret Barrister

This award-winning book by an active barrister explains why the U.K. criminal justice system is broken, who broke it, and how we can fix it before it is too late.

Science & Environment

The Secret Life of Chaos

Jim Al-Khalili

The Secret Life of Chaos examines the hidden patterns behind seemingly random events while answering the fundamental question: how did we get here?

Personal Growth

The Secret Life of Pronouns

James W. Pennebaker

The Secret Life of Pronouns is a collection of research and case studies explaining what our use of pronouns, articles and other style words can reveal about ourselves.

Arts & Design
Biographies

The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí

The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí is an astonishing and uncompromising glimpse into the master of surrealism's life and mind.

Culture & Society
Career & Success
Personal Growth

The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women

Valerie Young

This revolutionary book breaks down the phenomenon of impostor syndrome in highly capable women — and provides the tools to overcome it.

Health & Fitness
Lifestyle

The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

The Diary of a CEO, Steven Bartlett, Stephanie Romiszewski

In this January 2021 episode of The Diary of a CEO, sleep physiologist Stephanie Romiszewski explains that the fear of not sleeping can sometimes be worse than sleep deprivation itself.

Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy

The Secret to Happiness

Scott Paton, Hailey Patry, Scott Alex

Happiness and Resilience Now teaches us practical methods to cope with our past, own our present, and achieve the future of our dreams, putting the power to create happiness into our own hands and giving us the tools to do it right now!

Health & Fitness

The Secret to Pain Free Running (and Walking!)

Feel Better, Live More, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, Helen Hall

In this November 2021 episode of Feel Better, Live More, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee talks to running coach Helen Hall about the secrets to more efficient and pain-free running and movement.

Parenting & Relationships

The Self-Driven Child

William Stixrud PhD, Ned Johnson

Authors William Stixrud, Ph.D., and Ned Johnson explore the brain science behind stress, explaining why building a child’s self-motivation is key to a successful future.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Business

The Self-Made Billionaire Effect

John Sviokla, Mitch Cohen

The Self-Made Billionaire Effect looks at the five dualities billionaires characteristically exhibit, which put them in a different category than most employees.

Business

The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur

John Jantsch

John Jantsch's The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur offers practical advice and reflection for the modern entrepreneur, inspired by 19th century American transcendentalist philosophy.

Education

The Sense of Style

Steven Pinker

The Sense of Style helps writers better absorb and apply usage rules to avoid common pitfalls and produce a more compelling experience for readers.

Lifestyle

The Serious Guide to Joke Writing

Sally Holloway

The Serious Guide to Joke Writing offers actionable, practical steps, as well as theoretical advice on the craft of writing jokes.

Personal Growth

The Seven Day Mental Diet

Emmet Fox

Originally published in 1935, this pamphlet offers a simple and proven way to drastically improve one's mental well-being by only allowing positive thoughts to enter the mind for one week.

Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws Of Success brings together the spiritual calmness and mindful behavior of Eastern religions with the Western striving for achievement, in order to achieve internal and external success - highlighting seven specific ways to let both come to you.

Science & Environment

The Sex Myth

Rachel Hills

This insightful book examines cultural assumptions about sex and gender, opening up challenging questions about what societal norms and myths around sex require reconsideration.

Culture & Society
Technology & the Future
Mind & Philosophy

The Shame Machine

Cathy O'Neil

In The Shame Machine, author Cathy O'Neil explores how shame is weaponized by corporations and governments to sell products and maintain the status quo, and how we can redirect this shame to bring about positive changes in society.

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