Monday, July 2, 2012

Website Offers Centralized Location for Cultural and Educational Media

Open Culture Website Mines the Web for Cultural and Educational Media

Have you discovered the Open Culture website?

This amazing site brings together high-quality cultural and educational media for lifelong readers and learners by centralizing content from all over the web, curating it, and giving everyone free access to this high quality content whenever and wherever you want it. Free audio books, online courses, movies, language lessons, ebooks, and other enriching content are all available on

Here is a sneak peek at some of the content:
  • Artists, Writers, and Thinkers in their own words
    This feature enables you to hear and see writers, filmmakers, musicians, scientists, and philosophers in their own words in audio and video.
  • Books
    You can download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer.  
  • Movies
    More than 500 films are available for you to watch online. The collection is organized into the following categories: Comedy and Drama; Film Noir; Horror and Hitchcock; Westerns and John Wayne; Silent Films; Documentaries; Animation. 
  • Science Videos
    124 science videos about such topics as astronomy, physics, and psychology. 
  • Language Lessons
    Audio lessons in 40 languages are featured, including Spanish, French, English, Mandarin, Italian, and Russian. You can download the lessons to your computer or MP3 player.