25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer. 25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer. It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet.
For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 1. Duolingo This isn’t the first time I’ve recommended this language-teaching website (and app), and it certainly won’t be the last. Want to Get Smarter? Read Something on This List. Gizmodo. Home Page. Powerpoint Palooza. Student Resource Bible.
Welcome to the Student Resource Bible! This is an all encompassing guide for students that features the most helpful sites on the web. This "resource bible" features 14 different categories with exhaustive web sources for each topic. Simply click the category that interests you below, and you will be taken to the specific section of the bible. All of the resources are featured on one page for your convenience! Reference Sources If the standard thesaurus in Microsoft Office is failing as bad as the Vista launch, or the spell checker in that overpriced software bundle just isn't cutting it, check out these great resources. Beyond the dictionary and thesaurus tools, MW also features a medical dictionary and Spanish-English translator. Dictionary.com offers an online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia plus a text translator tool. YourDictionary.com provides the basic dictionary and thesaurus functions.
This site is simple, easy to use, and inclusive. Back to top Encyclopedias Tutorial Sites. Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos. Self-Education Resource List. The internet is an invaluable resource to self-educated learners.
Below is a list of some of the most helpful sites out there including opencourseware materials, free libraries, learning communities, educational tools, and more. Including links to individual classes would make this list too long. So, I’ve added umbrella links that will help you find the material you need with just a little searching. For example, instead of listing individual classes, I’ve provided links to college opencourseware websites and course directories. From there, you’ll be able to find the individual subjects you’re interested in. If you know of an umbrella-type link that should be included, please email me here: firstname.lastname@example.org. Home Page. 40 websites that will make you cleverer right now. The indexed web contains an incredible 14 billion pages.
But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here’s 40 of the best. whizzpast.com - Learn about our awe inspiring past all in one wonderful place. khanacademy.org - Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science. Kanal korisnika theRSAorg IDEAS THAT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD.
You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Hack a Day - Hack a Day serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week.eHow - eHow is an online community dedicated to providing visitors the ability to research, share, and discuss solutions and tips for completing day-to-day tasks and projects.Wired How-To Wiki - Collaborate with Wired editors and help them build their extensive library of projects, hacks, tricks and tips. Also, check out these books for more ideas on pertinent life skills:
Browse Archived Questions and Answers (Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress) Dangerous ideas on screen. Liz Else, associate editor (Image: Sony Pics/Everett/Rex Features) A Dangerous Method, the latest film from director David Cronenberg, explores the complex relationship between two men who helped shape 20th century thinking: Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) and Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender).
The tangle and later clash between Freud and Jung is ironically interwoven with the stories of Jung’s relationships with the underrated women in his life: a Russian Jew called Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley), Jung’s patient, lover and subsequently a well respected analyst in her own right; and Emma Jung (Sarah Gadon), the rich but understandably insecure wife who must endure both the great man’s angst and his affairs. Home Page. This wiki is a collaborative environment for exploring ways to become a better thinker.
Topics that can be explored here include MemoryTechniques, MentalMath, CriticalThinking, BrainStorming, ShorthandSystems, NotebookSystems, and SmartDrugs. Open Culture.