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52 Things to Watch, Play, Read, and Learn While Bored at Home This Weekend

52 Things to Watch, Play, Read, and Learn While Bored at Home This Weekend

Thanks to coronavirus, the world outside has, for many of us, been postponed. That leaves us with the Internet. And books. And video games. But mostly the Internet. Luckily, there is a ridiculous amount of stuff online to keep us occupied when bored at home: Movies. Streaming workouts. Cooking classes. Concerts. Brand new brought-to-you-by-quarantine content. There’s a lot being offered right now. So, where to start? What to watch? What celebrity live-stream to tune into? What to play? What to hear? That’s why we came up with this list. It features a variety of things to do, movies to watch, books to read, albums to listen to, classes to take, projects to try, and weird random Internet ephemera that, we hope, keeps you occupied and sane during these weeks ahead. Take a look and come back often — we’ll be updating this list regularly with more interesting stuff to occupy

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Bored at home? You can take nearly 500 Ivy League courses for free

Bored at home? You can take nearly 500 Ivy League courses for free

Staying at home nearly 24/7 can get boring quickly. You’re either rewatching some Netflix show you’ve seen at least 10 times or playing NBA 2K until 5 a.m. every day.

In short, if you’re staying home and doing one of the two aforementioned things, you’re most likely not being productive.

Luckily, one incredibly considerate person has gone out of his way to find free online courses you can take in subjects ranging from humanities to computer science. In January, Dhawal Shah, the founder of Class Central, aggregated a list of nearly 500 classes — 495, to be exact, — that you can take while sitting on your couch. The best part? Those courses are being offered by Ivy League universities. No, we’re not kidding.

Ever wanted to learn how to program? Take “Algorithms, Part 1,” which Princeton University has graciously put up online. Programming not your thing? What about Beethoven

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