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25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter
Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesBrain food. Rather than waste your life on Facebook and Instagram, put your daily interneting to good use. Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter: CodeAcademy — Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource. Coursera — With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education platform helps you deepen your knowledge across a range of subjects. Digital Photography School — Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. Duolingo — Sharpen your language skills with this fun, addictive game. edX — From classes like The Science of Happiness to Responsible Innovation, edX offers tons of MOOCs from many of the world's top universities. Screenshot/Harrison Jacobs Factsie — Did you know the horned lizard can shoot blood out of its tear ducts? Screenshot/Harrison Jacobs

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