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Science & Environment
Technology & the Future

A Thousand Brains

Jeff Hawkins, Richard Dawkins

A Thousand Brains is an insight into the workings of the neocortex and the implications of these discoveries on our understanding of the brain and the development of artificial intelligence.

Culture & Society

A Tour of Southeast Asia

Terra Films

This 2018 documentary dives into the culture and history of Southeast Asia, exploring the great civilizations that sprung from the Mekong River and how its various peoples live today.

Technology & the Future
History
Science & Environment

A Universe from Nothing

Lawrence M. Krauss, Richard Dawkins

A Universe From Nothing enlarges our knowledge of our expanding universe by showing us how it began, what we're still learning about it, and what might happen in the future.

Arts & Design
Biographies

A Very Punchable Face

Colin Jost

Comedian, actor, and writer Colin Jost shares hilarious stories from his life and takes us behind the scenes of a career writing and hosting for Saturday Night Live.

Culture & Society
History
Mind & Philosophy
Parenting & Relationships

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft's classic work on women's rights is one of the earliest books on feminism, calling for education for women in the 18th century.

Science & Environment
Health & Fitness
Personal Growth
History

A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson

A Walk In The Woods tells the interesting story of the adventures Bill Bryson and Stephen Katz had while walking the beautiful, rugged, and historic Appalachian Trail.

Business
Career & Success
Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy
Health & Fitness

A Whole New Mind

Daniel H. Pink

A Whole New Mind is your guide to standing out in the competitive workplace by taking advantage of the big-picture skills of the right side of your brain.

Culture & Society
Biographies
Career & Success

A Woman Makes a Plan

Maye Musk

International best-selling author, model, dietician, and speaker Maye Musk shares the hard-won and wide-ranging wisdom gleaned from her decades in the spotlight.

Biographies
History
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Personal Growth
Culture & Society

A Woman of No Importance

Sonia Purnell

A Woman of No Importance tells the fascinating story of Virginia Hall, an American who became one of the best spies for the Allies in World War II and helped significantly in the defeat of Nazi Germany.

Education

A World of Difference: Exploring Intercultural Communication

Philip Thompsen, Bessie Lawton, Anita Foeman

This course shows us why the study of intercultural communication is so important in today's technologically connected world.

Culture & Society

A World Where The NRA Is Soft On Guns

No Compromise, NPR

In this September 2020 episode of NPR's podcast series No Compromise, reporters Lisa Hagen and Chris Haxel dig into the personalities of the gun rights movement's most uncompromising supporters.

Business
Culture & Society

A World Without Email

Cal Newport

Digital minimalism expert Cal Newport proposes a radical shift to how work is done, encouraging employees to decrease their reliance on email and instant messaging to reclaim their time and productivity.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Business

A Year with Peter Drucker

Joseph A. Maciariello

A Year with Peter Drucker compiles 52 lessons with weekly exercises into one comprehensive, year-long curriculum for managers, leaders, and those who aspire to be one or the other, based on the teachings of the father of modern management.

Arts & Design
Lifestyle

Abstract: Architecture

Bjarke Ingels, Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville

Young visionary Bjarke Ingels shares his nontraditional approach to architecture, and how it made him a rare young success story in a cutthroat industry.

Arts & Design
Lifestyle

Abstract: Automotive Design

Ralph Gilles, Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville

In this episode of Netflix's docuseries Abstract: The Art of Design, Chrysler's Ralph Gilles explains the importance of good design to the automotive industry.

Arts & Design
Technology & the Future

Abstract: Bio-Architecture

Neri Oxman, Morgan Neville, Scott Dadich

This episode of Abstract: The Art of Design follows Israeli-American designer Neri Oxman's unusual path to MIT's Media Lab and her series of innovative projects.

Arts & Design
Lifestyle

Abstract: Costume Design

Ruth Carter, Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville

In this episode of Netflix's docuseries, Abstract: The Art of Design, Ruth Carter invites us to explore her long successful career as a costume designer.

Arts & Design
Lifestyle

Abstract: Design for Play

Cas Holman, Morgan Neville, Scott Dadich

Toy designer Cas Holman discusses her career-long mission to design toys that enable children to play freely.

Arts & Design
Business
Technology & the Future

Abstract: Digital Product Design

Ian Spalter, Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville

Digital Product Design, from the Netflix series Abstract, is a documentary overview of digital product development, narrated by Instagram's Head of Design, Ian Spalter.

Arts & Design
Lifestyle

Abstract: Footwear Design

Tinker Hatfield, Morgan Neville, Scott Dadich

In this episode of Abstract, Nike icon Tinker Hatfield lays out the blueprint for modern sneaker design.

Arts & Design

Abstract: Graphic Design

Paula Scher, Scott Dadich, Morgan Neville

In this episode of Netflix's design-oriented documentary series, graphic designer Paula Scher shares her path, her inspiration, her ethos, and some of her finest work.

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