Posts Tagged With: Books

Useful Websites

Educational/Learning
•khanacademy.org – video lectures on just about any subject
•ted.com – lectures by smart people
•academicearth.org – classroom lectures
•freerice.com – expand your vocabulary while feeding the hungry
•lizardpoint.com – a collection of geography quizzes
•mathrun.net – timed math quizzes
•classicshorts.com – the best short stories
•erowid.org – learn about drugs
•qwikia.com – turn a Wikipedia article into a video
•unplugthetv.com – a collection of intellectually stimulating videos
•factsie.com – a place to learn amazing and unusual historical and scientific facts

Learn Skills
•highercomputingforeveryone.com – learn to program in C
•thechesswebsite.com – a bunch of chess tactics, tutorials, and puzzles
•htmldog.com – learn html
•codecademy.com – learn to code through interactive lessons
•cookingforengineers.com – learn to cook
•digital-photography-school.com – learn photography
•memrise.com – learn a foreign language
•justinguitar.com – guitar video tutorials
•livemocha.com – a language learning community
•musictheory.net – learn music theory
•investopedia.com – learn and practice investing

Useful Web Apps
•mint.com – for budgeting your money
•billshrink.com – compare cell phone and credit card plans
•duckduckgo.com – a search engine that isn’t following you
•padmapper.com – maps out possible apartments/homes that fit your criteria
•printfriendly.com – make any webpage print friendly
•printwhatyoulike.com – print precisely what you want from any webpage
•privnote.com – write a note to someone that will self-destruct after they read it
•freecycle.org – a network of people giving away free stuff in their towns
•couchsurfing.org – crash on someone’s couch anywhere in the world
•recipepuppy.com – search for recipes based on the ingredients you have
•pipl.com – a search engine for finding people
•donorschoose.org – donate to a classroom in need
•charitynavigator.org – evaluates various charities
•govdeals.com – find cheap stuff the government is getting rid of
•newsmap.jp – popular news headlines
•radioreference.com – listen to radio channels across the nation
•jimmyr.com – link aggregator
•msworddit.com – Reddit in Microsoft Word form
•wepay.com – like paypal but less scummy
•thefuckingweather.com – a more profane look at the weather
•wolframalpha.com – a computational knowledge engine
•heavens-above.com – follow satellites and constellations
•whatismyip.com – figure out you I.P. address
•spreeder.com – improve reading speed and comprehension
•simplynoise.com – listen to white noise
•camelcamelcamel.com – tracks prices for any product
•ptable.com – an interactive periodic table
•retailmenot.com – find coupons for just about anything
•searchtempest.com – search all of craigslist with one search
•join.me – peek in on somebody’s computer screen
•thistothat.com – find out the best way to glue this to that
•woorank.com – find out what your website is missing, how you can improve it, and how to make Google recognize it better
•scribblemaps.com – draw on maps then share them with friends
•mailvu.com – video email
•rhymer.com – online rhyming dictionary
•homestyler.com – design your dream home
•wetransfer.com – an easy way to send big files
•mapofthedead.com – shows places around you to help you survive the zombie apocalypse
•pastebin.com – a place to paste text
•idlekeyboard.com – make it sound like you’re hard at work
•wherethefuckshouldigofordrinks.com – find somewhere to get a drink in your area
•dropbox.com – backup your sensitive document online
•seatguru.com – find out where the best seats are on your plane flight
•unlistmy.info – find out which websites store data about you, and tell them to unlist your info
•ifoundyourcamera.net – a collection of lost cameras
•sizeasy.com – check the size of items you buy online
•sleepyti.me – plan out your sleep schedule better
•ninite.com – download all the free software you want at the same time
•ripetrack.com – find out when certain fruits are ripe
•compassionpit.com – talk out your problems with others, or help others yourself
•paperbackswap.com – swap books with others
•reddpics.com – a look at Reddit’s favorite pictures
•swole.me – plan out your meals better
•weatherspark.com – a graphical look at the weather
•network-tools.com – network tools
•amazon.com – the best place to buy things online

Entertainment – Music, Movies, Sports, Books

•redditunes.com – Reddit’s favorite music
•grooveshark.com – great place to listen to tunes
•isitback.com – find out when your favorite television shows come back on air
•literature-map.com – type in an author and they will show you others of a similar style
•runpee.com – find out the best time to run to the bathroom during any movie
•songkick.com – searches your music library and tells you when your favorite musicians play in your area
•midomi.com – sing or hum a song you don’t the name of and it will identify it for you
•slashfilm.com – the best movie news blog on the internet
•nanocrowd.com – find out what movie you should watch next
•page99test.com – read page 99 of a book
•nophonetrees.com – talk to an actual person instead of a machine when you call customer service
•bookseer.com – get recommendations for your next read
•sbnation.com – awesome community of sports blogs
•justthefirstframe.com – just the first frame of today’s webcomics

Other Interesting Blogs
•thestuffofmen.com – cool stuff every man should own
•artofmanliness.com – learn man stuff
•thedailymiscellany.com – daily tips, DIYs, ane more
•getrichslowly.org – personal finance advice
•thedatingspecialist.com – seduction tips
•brainpickings.org – a human-powered discovery engine
•fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com – a look at politics through the numbers
•hackaday.com – a new DIY project every day
•shorpy.com – old and interesting pictures
•boston.com/bigpicture – amazing pictures covering the latest news around the world
•newscientist.com – science news
•uncrate.com – a place for stuff men love
•tastespotting.com – pictures of delicious food
•zenhabits.net – take a breath and read this blog
•foodgawker.com – more pictures of delicious food
•theburninghouse.com – a blog cataloging which possessions people choose to save from a burning home
•dwellinggawker.com – check out how amazing the inside of some homes look
•thesimpledollar.com – more personal finance advice
•veryquiet.com – world news and analysis
•mentalfloss.com – where knowledge junkies get their fix
•mrmoneymustache.com – financial advice through badassity
•studyblue.com – study tips
•lettersofnote.com – personal letters written by famous people

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