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The series that lays bare the secrets of why we buy what we buy. Read more: OU on the BBC: The Men Who Made Us Spend
Can you capture scenes just by looking at them? Find out with our photographic memory test. Launch now: Take the photographic memory test
What tricks of the trade do shops employ to make us dig deep into our pockets and spend our hard-earned cash? Launch now: The shops that make us buy
Child of our Time: Order your free 'Becoming a Teenager' booklet Creative commons image Credit: The Open University5 mins Introductory level
Order a free booklet exploring key aspects of childhood and teenage life. Read more: Child of our Time: Order your free 'Becoming a Teenager' booklet
France to the west, Russia to the east; Germany had a strategic plan in case of war in the early 20th century. Read more: The Schlieffen Plan
'Castle, Forest, Island, Sea' is a choose-your-own-adventure story that explores key questions in philosophy. Where will your chosen path lead you? Launch now: Choose your own philosophy adventure
OU on the BBC: The Secret History of Our Streets: Scotland Copyrighted image Credit: BBC (Photographer: Alastair Devine)
The second series of Secret Streets takes on three great cities of Scotland: Edinburgh, Glasgow & Aberdeen. Read more: OU on the BBC: The Secret History of Our Streets: Scotland
For the BBC THREE TV programme Lab Rats, biologist Mike Leahy and his buddy Zeron Gibson put themselves a range of bizarre experiments. Here, Mike - writing with Hilary McQueen - gets to grips with... Read more: The science of sperm
Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin. Read more: Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline
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