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25th Century Russian Art and Lecture on the Importance of Sleep: How to Spend a Weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area (September 27-XNUMX)

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What: Online course 'Sleep Science'

When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Sleep is one of the most important processes in the human body. In a dream, neurons are cleaned, and the rate of excretion of production waste increases by one and a half times. Lack of sleep or too much sleep strongly affects the behavior, mood and health of any living creature. Today, science in this area is dynamically developing, methods of in vivo monitoring of the state during sleep appear.

Is it possible to completely deprive a person of sleep? Where are the maximum changes occurring when it is lacking? Does sleep only affect brain activity or can its disturbances affect the entire body as a whole? Learn about the most important and most mysterious process in the body at Course "The Science of Sleep".

Cost: Free options

What: Excel Online Course

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When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Practical Excel online course consists of short video lessons with tests and assignments.

Students can access the Excel file for download. In this file:

  • sheets explaining the material in the lesson;
  • Additional tasks.

Completed assignments will need to be uploaded for review and feedback. The first version of this course took 3rd place in the II International EdCrunch Award 2016 in the category "Best Massive Online Course".

Cost: Free options

What: Literary course “Ghosts of Petersburg”

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When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: An online course in the format of excursions around St. Petersburg in the context of Russian literature: from Pushkin to the authors of the XNUMXst century. Most literary works, writers and heroes are familiar to you from the school curriculum, but the author's view will immerse you in another literary world, which is full of mysteries, myths and mysterious events.

All videos were filmed in the dark to convey the atmosphere and spirit of the mystical literary Petersburg. The author will guide you through the places where writers and their heroes lived, and with the help of a quadrocopter you will rise above the city and see the places where history was made from a bird's eye view.

The course has already begun! Sign upto complete tasks and earn a certificate.

Cost: Free options

What: Visual Universe from NASA

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When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: To celebrate NASA’s 60th anniversary and the Apollo’s 50th anniversary, Google’s Art and Culture Lab has created the NASA Visual Universe. For this, an extensive archive of images of the department was used.

During the creation of the project, 127 thousand historical images of NASA were examined since 1915 and analyzed using machine learning, which gave amazing interactive results.

Explore NASA's rich history of discoveries, missions, and science, learn new terms, and learn a lot about the space agency. Additional information about NASA and its missions can be found on the website. www.nasa.gov.

Cost: Free options

What: Course “Historical Geography”

When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Contemporary historical geography is an interdisciplinary field of knowledge that lies at the intersection of the problem areas of physical and social geography, landscape ecology, history, and critical social theory.

During training on this course You will study the stereotypical ideas common in academic discourse related to the history of space and space as a factor in human history. And also learn about the main stages of history, institutions, approaches and methods of modern historical geography.

Cost: Free options

What: Russian art of the XX century

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When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Avant-garde and socialist realism, Petrov-Vodkin and Deineka, Mitka and conceptualists - everything everyone should know is laid out on shelves in videos and lectures on this site.

Cost: Free options

What: Video lecture: “How to recognize a liar”

When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: Every day, each of us can be deceived by others. Lying can be both completely harmless and destructive. Therefore, it is important to be able to recognize if someone is cheating on you. To do this, you can use various verbal and non-verbal prompts, as well as analyze the body language of the interlocutor. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting: Proven Methods for Deception Detection, will explain how to do this.

About the speaker: Pamela Meyer is an American writer and entrepreneur. One of the most popular American family reading magazines. Reader's Digest, called her "the country's most famous lie expert."

TED video lecture available for listening on this site.

Cost: Free options

What: The importance of sleep video lecture

When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: We are all familiar with feelings such as irritability, drowsiness, and unwillingness to do anything. Perhaps the reason for their occurrence is that we do not sleep enough? You probably slept badly last night, or it lasts for a month, six months, or even longer.

But how much does it actually take to sleep in order to get enough sleep and be productive? And is it possible to “catch up” if you have denied yourself a quality vacation for too long? You will find the answers to these questions by listening to cognitive video lecture from TED.

Cost: Free options

What: The story of the first financial bubble

When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: In the 1600s, the Netherlands, known for their love of tulips, witnessed the first recorded financial bubble. It was tulip mania that led first to the rapid speculative increase in prices for tulips, and then to the collapse of the economy. The gravest crisis lasted for many years.

Learn about what happened in those ancient times from this fascinating video lectures.

Cost: Free options

What: Internet marketing in simple words

When: Friday-Sunday, September 25-27, from 8:00

Where: Online

More: What is Internet Marketing? How to build marketing in business? What is a Unique Selling Proposition? How to correctly assess the effectiveness of advertising? How do I create a queue of clients? To these and many other questions in this video course a specialist from this field of activity will answer.

He will also talk about the online advertising market and the demand for specialists in it.

Cost: Free options

Dear readers! Please note that due to the epidemic of coronavirus infection, some activities may be canceled or rescheduled for other dates. Therefore, before visiting, we recommend checking the information on the sites of the organizers.

But we have collected many interesting events for you online:

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  • on how to usefully spend your days at home during quarantine, read in this publication
  • here - 50 free courses on a variety of topics
  • by going to this link, visit the most famous castles in Europe
  • dozens of free resources for fun boring self-isolation we have collected here.

In addition, look for interesting events for every day of the week in our calendar. Come in, find out, share with friends. Before the visit, specify the details and venue of the events on the sites of the organizers, as they may change.

Keep us informed about what is happening in your city. Send information about events for the Russian-speaking diaspora by mail ad@forumdaily.com.

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