Heart attack explained in 10 easy minutes

by Carolyn Thomas 

Once you visit Sal Khan‘s website, you’ll abandon Heart Sisters as well as all other sites you love, and may never come back. His Khan Academy is the thinking person’s version of those addictive cute kitty time-wasters on YouTube.   

It all started a few years ago when the brainy and engaging young Sal was asked to help out his 6th grade cousin Nadia with her math.

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Khan Academy’s crash course on heart disease

Khan Academy

by Carolyn Thomas  @HeartSisters

Sal Khan has done it again with this exquisitely simple yet compelling look at how a heart attack happens. This MIT graduate’s Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization, created in 2006 with the stated mission of “providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere”.

This video on heart disease is just one of over 3,000 brilliant (and free!) online micro-lecture tutorials at Khan Academy. So watch it already.

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Q: Did you learn anything new from watching this video?

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