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 OpenCulture.com.
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.
You can download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer.
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.