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Life In Cold Blood

Featuring: Video Video
Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Updated 29 Apr 2016
David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.

Life In The Undergrowth

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Life In The Undergrowth Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Updated 29 Apr 2016
David Attenborough pushes back the foliage and finds a world of invertebrates.

Life Story

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Life Story Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC/Anup Shah
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Apr 2016
Life Story takes us on the greatest of all adventures – the journey through life. Find out more, and watch clips from the series.

International Jazz Day

Featuring: Audio Audio
International Jazz Day
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Apr 2016
Let us inject a bit of jazz into your day as we celebrate International Jazz Day today (30 April).

OpenLearn Live: 29th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 29th April 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Apr 2016
The UK airport whose name stretches back before the Romans arrived. Then more learning across the day.

Turn your bank holiday into a badged holiday

Turn your bank holiday into a badged holiday Copyrighted image Copyright: Woman photo: © Victorpr | Dreamstime.com
Updated 28 Apr 2016
What are your plans for the long weekend? DIY? A trip to a windswept beach? Why not take your first steps towards earning a free badge instead...

OpenLearn Live: 27th April 2016

OpenLearn Live: 27th April 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Apr 2016
The airport which remembers a landowner. Then more learning from across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 26th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 26th April 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Apr 2016
The composer who welcomes people to the East of the Czech Republic. Then more learning through the day.

Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up

Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up Creative commons image Phillip West under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Apr 2016
Can Jediism be classed as a religion, or is it merely a cultural fad? Check out our article then watch a short video on its characteristics. 

All in the Mind - Summer 2016

All in the Mind - Summer 2016 Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
Updated 25 Apr 2016
Join us for the OU/BBC Radio 4 series that explores the limits and potential of the human mind.

OpenLearn Live: 25th April 2016

OpenLearn Live: 25th April 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Apr 2016
The man who floated the idea of transport balloons. Then more learning across the day.

Frozen Planet

Frozen Planet Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 22 Apr 2016
A stunning portrait of life at the poles, presented by David Attenborough

OpenLearn Live: 22nd April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 22nd April 2016 Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2016
Tributes to Prince from around, and beyond, the world; plus a TV institution that has lasted longer than Corrie. Then more free learning through...

OpenLearn Live: 20th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 20th April 2016 Creative commons image Dutch National Archive under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Apr 2016
The book that captured civilisation in collapse. Then more free learning through the day.

OpenLearn Live: 19th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 19th April 2016 Creative commons image dancing_stupidity under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2016
The shower curtains which stuck together and changed the world; why the 'gay' lions aren't; and a trip inside the large hadron collider. Free...

Old School With The Hairy Bikers

Old School With The Hairy Bikers Copyrighted image Copyright: Maverick/BBC
Updated 18 Apr 2016
Teenagers and pensioners are the most marginalised age groups in society, can the Hairy Bikers transform their lives with a radical project?

OpenLearn Live: 18th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 18th April 2016 Creative commons image CGP Grey under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2016
The medal awarded to celebrate where industry and arts unite. Then more free learning across the day.

Life - with David Attenborough

Life - with David Attenborough Copyrighted image Copyright: Rupert Barrington
Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Apr 2016
David Attenborough explores the vibrant mix of life found on our plant - where it comes from, and what threatens it.

Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners

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Everyday Miracles: The Genius of Sofas, Stockings & Scanners Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 15 Apr 2016
In this new BBC Four series, Professor Mark Miodownik uncovers the fascinating science behind the everyday stuff of our lives.

Ancient Greece: The greatest show on Earth

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Ancient Greece: The greatest show on Earth Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Updated 15 Apr 2016
Join us on a journey to the ancient world and explore the heart of Athens: the theatre.

OpenLearn Live: 15th April 2016

OpenLearn Live: 15th April 2016 Creative commons image John Haslam under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Apr 2016
The island honoured for its bravery under fire. Then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 14th April 2016

OpenLearn Live: 14th April 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: National Archive - No copyright restrictions
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2016
The largest revolt by the enslaved in Barbadian history. Then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 13th April 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 13th April 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2016
The Sussex schoolboy who reinvented himself as a First Nation environmentalist, and Arnold Wesker remembered. Then more free learning across the...