Everyone knows the importance of education but sometimes, studying can be so darn boring. I mean how does calculus, trigonometry or algebra actually help us in real life? So, we decided to trawl through the great world wide web and bring you a list of courses that are not only helpful, they are also fun, crazy and they’ll make you go whaaaaa…!
1. A course on “The Science Of Happiness”
This course teaches the ground-breaking science of positive psychology, which explores the roots of a happy and meaningful life. So, if you really want to be happy, all you need to know, is the science behind it.
Take the first step towards happiness by enrolling in the course.
2. The course that’s about “The Rise of Superheroes”
And how they are impacting us and our society. Do you really need another reason to sign up for this? I mean, anything related to superheroes is awesome, right?
From Superman® and Spider-Man®, to The Avengers® and The Hulk® , ‘study’ about all of them, right here .
3. This crazy course on “Ignorance”
They say ignorance is bliss, so I am guessing, a course on ignorance would be (Bliss) to the power of infinity! The course takes you through some incredible lessons like, the different kinds of ignorance, the various sources of ignorance, the different uses for ignorance, the social roles of ignorance and the benefits and costs of ignorance
To start ignoring like a boss, sign up here .
4. The one that teaches you about “The Science of Everyday Thinking”
This course will actually tell you what to do the next time you have your ‘eureka’ moment. It will also train your mind to jump past those brain-freeze moments and will help you think better.
To start learning the Science of Everyday Thinking, sign up here .
5. The “How to Be Creative” course
This might not be helpful if you want to write another Harry Potter series, but this will help you develop innovative thinking. Innovative thinking is one of the top characteristics global businesses look for in their employees. It also helps to look for out-of-the-box solution to problems.
So, start your course on being creative, by enrolling here .
6. This course on “Making Sense Of News”
News is everywhere. You switch on the TV, it’s there, you open your newspaper, it’s there. It’s even on your Facebook and Twitter feeds. So, when you are faced with so much information, how do you make sense of it? How do you know what’s important and what’s not? Well, that’s exactly what this course helps you learn.
Start making sense of news by enrolling here .
7. A course on “World of Wine: From Grape to Glass”
If you love a good glass of wine, you will love this course because it takes you through various stages of how a bottle of wine is made. It also teaches you to understand your wine better and how to select that perfect wine for different occasions.
Start being fancy by enrolling in this course here .
8. The “I ‘Heart’ Stats: Learning to Love Statistics” course.
This course helps you to develop a meaningful relationship with numbers. You don’t have to be a Maths wiz to undertake this course. Anyone who wants to understand stats and maybe fall in love with it, can apply.
Start your love affair with stats by enrolling here .
9. This nerdy course on “Autonomous Mobile Robots”
Have you often imagined buying a dog robot just so that it can do more stuff around the house? Then my friend, this course is for you! The objective of this course is to provide the basic concepts and algorithms required to develop mobile robots that act autonomously in complex environments. Phew. That was a mouthful.
To start designing your own personal RoboCop, sign up here .
10. The course on “Beauty and Joy of Computing”
This course teaches you Snap! (based on Scratch), one of the friendliest programming languages ever invented. It’s purely graphical, which means programming involves simply dragging blocks around, and building bigger blocks out of smaller blocks!
To learn the joys of computing, enroll here .
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