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El Greco: 400 years since his death

El Greco: 400 years since his death Copyright free image Credit: Public domain image Updated content
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2014
On the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death, we revisit the man, and how his exposure to varied visual cultures developed a unqiue style.

Can't bear 'em: How GPS is helping to track drop bears

Can't bear 'em: How GPS is helping to track drop bears Creative commons image Credit: By Yamavu (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Updated 01 Apr 2014
New for the 1st April: How is technology helping scientists to understand the behaviour and ecology of one of Australia's deadliest animals? 

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness Copyrighted image Credit: Les Cunliffe |
Updated 20 Mar 2014
"Clap along if you know what happiness is to you..." Happiness may mean different things for different people. Celebrate whatever makes you happy...

World Sparrow Day

World Sparrow Day Creative commons image Credit: Pat Dumas under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 licence
Updated 20 Mar 2014
Sparrow populations in many countries around the world are declining. World Sparrow Day on 20th March is everyone’s chance to rise to the challenge...

Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare Week Copyright free image Credit:
Updated 19 Mar 2014
Shakespeare Week (17-23 March) is a national, annual celebration to bring Shakespeare to life vividly for millions of primary school children.

World Book Day

World Book Day Copyrighted image Credit: Flynt |
Updated 06 Mar 2014
Celebrate World Book Day (Thursday 6th March 2014) with OpenLearn.

Of skulls and hearts

Of skulls and hearts Creative commons image Credit: Mike Coats | Flickr
Updated 13 Feb 2014
From the hearts on your Valentine's card to the skull of a martyr in a Roman altar, what's the connection?