We all love binge-watching TV shows. And thanks to the excess of streaming services out there, we have more programing options than ever before. But as you probably already know, quantity does not always mean quality. And when it comes to intellectually stimulating programing, many streaming services leave a lot to be desired. So if you're in the market for a streaming service that provides intelligent, thought provoking content, it's time to start your 7-day free trial of Curiosity Stream.

CuriosityStream is the work of John Hendricks, who founded the Discovery Channel. It's an online streaming platform like Netflix, but it's entirely devoted to non-fiction and documentaries dealing with science, technology, nature, and history. It's similar to old-school basic-cable programming you'd find on the History Channel or TLC before reality TV came along and dumbed everything down. The Curiosity Stream library is currently home to more than 2,400 shows, with new shows being added all the time. And since your first week is currently free, there's never been a better time to check it out for yourself.

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Curiosity Stream

Once your free week ends, Curiosity Stream will remain a bargain if you chose to continue. Plans start at $2.99 a month, or you can get it even cheaper by spending $19.99 for a whole year -- not a bad price to explore the universe, from the depths of the oceans to the outer reaches of space, from Earth’s prehistoric past to its possible far future. Sounds pretty lofty for less than 20 bucks a year, right?

Maybe you’re in a more practical mood, in which case you’ll be pleased to find out that CuriosityStream also delivers in terms of streaming platform fundamentals. It’s available on pretty much every major device you’re likely to want to use it on, including Apple and Android tablets, LG, Sony, Vizio, and Samsung smart TVs, and streaming devices like Apple TV, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and even the Xbox One.

Curiosity Stream Upgraded 4K Plan - 7-Day Free Trial

Curiosity Stream

And if you’re a videophile, CuriosityStream has you covered, too, with its upgraded 4K streaming plan. It goes for $9.99 a month or $69.99 a year, thanks in part to limited advertising that will never interrupt programs in progress. And with no geographic restrictions whatsoever, you can enjoy all of Curiosity Stream’s generous programming catalog -- including series like The Secrets of Quantum Physics, The Rise and Fall of T-Rex, Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places, and many, many more -- wherever you go on Earth, as long as you have internet access.

So if you're in the mood for a streaming service that provides quality, thought provoking content, click here to begin your 7-day free trial of CuriosityStream.

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