A crash course on creation myths

The Crash Course YouTube channel is one of my favorite things on the internet. The channel’s various series offer a crash course on, well, just about everything. I’ve previously highlighted one of their videos on thermodynamics, and this new series hosted by Mike Rugnetta focuses on world mythology. Though the series is ongoing, Rugnetta just wrapped up his first section on creation myths. And the five-part series offer a great intro to the world’s origins as told by all sorts of different cultures. Here’s the full collection of videos:

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  1. I too love Crash Course. I have binged listened to may of the series at work. Though some of them are a bit too dry for me to do that and I need to pay attention sometime alone (like chemistry).

    Really like their history series and find Hank Green enjoyable to listen to.

    If you listen to music at work, try listening to stuff like this. Good way to let some new info seep into your brain. Although, I think it depends on the KIND of work you do. When I am doing mainly visual tasks it isn't a problem. If I have to do something that requires reading and pseudo coding I sometimes have to shut it off or switch to music. Brain can listen to words at the same time one moves stuff around in indesign. Can't listen to w words and read words at the same time.

  2. Old says:

    In the beginning was the word, and the word was bird:

  3. Elmer says:

    The first time I saw this episode, I thought -- "No... they're not gonna do it, right? It would so great if they did.." and then they didn't. Can you IMAGINE how great it would have been if the entire episode was nothing but this gag? A lost opportunity. :frowning:

  4. Let's not be silly now; in the beginning was, indeed, the word. And the word was KaBoom. A veritable Earth shattering KaBoom

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