Hacks

Mind & Philosophy
Personal Growth

How to Focus Your Attention and Stay Indistractable

The Mindvalley Podcast , Vishen Lakhiani, Nir Eyal

In this July 2021 episode of The Mindvalley Podcast, productivity expert Nir Eyal offers simple but life-changing strategies to achieve deep focus and rid yourself of distractions.

Culture & Society
Biographies

Janis Joplin and the Sexual Revolution

The Open University, Laura Hamer, Emily Chambers

This course analyzes the sexual revolution through the figure of Janis Joplin, examining how women were affected by the pervasive double standards of the 1960s.

Culture & Society
Lifestyle

King of Kong

Seth Gordon

This documentary directed by Seth Gordon gives a behind-the-scenes look into the world of competitive arcade gaming as it follows one man, Steve Wiebe, in his attempt to set a Donkey Kong world record.

Business

30 Days of Genius: Tina Roth Eisenberg

Chase Jarvis

In this installment of Chase Jarvis' 30 Days of Genius, top designer Tina Roth Eisenberg opens up about her sources of inspiration and work habits.

Science & Environment

Birth of a Drug

The Open University

This course from The Open University uses a case study of doxazosin – a medicine used to treat high blood pressure – to explain how pharmaceutical scientists research and synthesize new medical drugs.

Technology & the Future
Money & Investing
Culture & Society

Cryptocurrency: A New Generation of Addicts?

Today in Focus, Nosheen Iqbal, Michael Safi

Business reporter Rob Davies joins this February 2022 episode of The Guardian's Today in Focus podcast to discuss the parallels he sees between crypto traders and gambling addicts.

Culture & Society

Oil in Putin's Russia

Adnan Vatansever

This book provides a highly detailed analysis of the oil industry's role in Russian politics and how Putin has utilized its revenue to stay in power.

Culture & Society

Racism, Not Race

Joseph L. Graves Jr., Alan H. Goodman

Biologists explore the oppressive history of race as a social construct, explaining how biological variation between people does not justify the concept of race or racism.

Health & Fitness
Culture & Society

The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

Anika Orrock

Author and illustrator Anika Orrock tells the story of America's first women's baseball league, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, and how its players overcame sexism to make sporting history.

Biographies
Arts & Design

Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts

Nick Zeig-Owens

A documentary shining a light on one of the most celebrated and quick-witted drag queens performing today.

Business

30 Days of Genius: Brandon Stanton

Chase Jarvis

As part of the 30 Days of Genius Series, Brandon Stanton – the brain behind Humans of New York – shares his experience of turning his passion into an unexpected hit.

Business

30 Days of Genius: Gabrielle Bernstein

Chase Jarvis

In this interview, motivational speaker and life coach Gabrielle Berstein explains the benefits of meditation and how it can unlock creativity.

Arts & Design

A Brand Called You

Debbie Millman

A Brand Called You is an exploration of what it takes to make it in the real world as a creative by celebrated author, educator, and brand strategist Debbie Millman.

Career & Success

A Career Strategist's Guide to Getting a Job

Jenny Foss

From finding your dream job listing to nailing the interview, A Career Strategist's Guide to Getting a Job will help you strategically create the perfect long-term career plan.

Technology & the Future
Health & Fitness
Mind & Philosophy
Culture & Society
Science & Environment
Biographies

A Crack in Creation

Jennifer A. Doudna, Samuel H. Sternberg

A Crack In Creation will teach us all about the power of gene editing that is made possible with CRISPR, by detailing how it works, the benefits and opportunities it opens up, and the ethical risks of using it on humans.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Personal Growth
Business

A Curious Mind

Brian Grazer, Charles Fishman

A Curious Mind is an homage to the power of asking questions, showing you how being curious can change your entire life, from the way you do business to how you interact with your loved ones.

Personal Growth
Religion & Spirituality
Mind & Philosophy

A Force for Good

Daniel Goleman, Dalai Lama XIV

A Force For Good is a universal call to turn our compassion outward and use it to improve ourselves and the world around us.

Business
Career & Success
Personal Growth
History
Mind & Philosophy

A Message to Garcia

Elbert Hubbard

A Message To Garcia teaches you how to be the best at your job by becoming a dedicated worker with a good attitude about whatever tasks your company gives you.

Business
Career & Success
Personal Growth
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Marketing & Sales

Alchemy

Rory Sutherland

Alchemy is your guide to making magic happen in business and life by teaching you how to practice irrational thinking to stand out and come up with powerful solutions to your problems and those of others.

Personal Growth
Business

An Audience of One

Srinivas Rao

An Audience Of One is a practical and inspiring manual for creators who want to live from their art, showing a simple, purpose-driven path to achieve that goal.

Mind & Philosophy
Health & Fitness
Biographies

An Unquiet Mind

Kay Redfield Jamison

In this 1995 memoir, American clinical psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison recounts her personal experience with bipolar disorder and its impact on her life.

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