Excerpt originally posted on TIME.com:
The Great Courses; Photo Illustration by TIME
#4. The Great Courses Plus
Sure, you could kill time on your phone with the latest button-mashing mobile game, or by endlessly scrolling through your photo-sharing app of choice. But why not put your downtime to better use? The Great Courses 2.0 is chock full of fascinating lectures from top college professors and other experts. You can learn about the universe from Neil deGrasse Tyson, take a drawing lesson from a top artist, or improve your camera skills with the help of a National Geographic photographer.