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The Ultimate List of Educational Websites

January 5, 2015

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Our goal for 2015 is to not only help our clients become more successful and profitable with their online presence, but to also help educate people in general about the opportunities that exist on the internet.  If you look around, there’s actually a lot of helpful information (in-between all the cat videos).  Here is our “Ultimate List of Educational Websites” with everything you could possibly want to learn about:

(Hint: You’ll want to bookmark this page)

Courses

Coursera.org – We provide universal access to the world’s best education.

UReddit.com – The University of Reddit

Udacity.com – Online courses developed and taught by experts at leading tech companies.

EDX.org – Study, have fun, uncover a new passion or learn skills that just may change your life.

Videos

KhanAcademy.org – A personalized learning resource for all ages.

TED.com – A nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.

AcademicEarth.org – Everyone deserves access to a world-class education.

UnplugTheTV.com – This website is meant to replace mind-numbing television.

YouTube.com/user/CrashCourse – Learn new things in minutes.

YouTube.com/user/MinutePhysics – Interesting questions answered in a minute.

Music

JustinGuitar.com – The best guitar lessons available on the internet – and they’re free.

MusicTheory.net – Explore the foundations of music.

UltimateGuitar.com – Guitar Tabs to ALL songs.

PlayBassNow.com – Learn how to play bass guitar.  Snappa the bass!

HowToPlayPiano.ca – To start learning simply pick a course and go!

Teoria.com – Music Theory explained easily.

Random Knowledge

MentalFloss.com – mental_floss magazine is an intelligent read, but not too intelligent.

Snopes.com – What online rumors are true vs false.

NowIKnow.com – A free daily newsletter; you’ll learn something new every day.

BadAssOfTheWeek.com – Your one-stop shop for all things badassery-related.

Sporcle.com – Leading provider of trivia entertainment on the web, on mobile devices, and at live shows.

IfEveryoneKnew.com – Random facts that everyone should know.

Wikipedia.org – Open-Sourced Knowledge (Do NOT cite this on a college essay).

LifeHacks

ZenHabits.net – Finding simplicity in the daily chaos of our lives.

LifeHacker.com – Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.

ArtOfManliness.com – A blog dedicated to uncovering the lost art of being a man.

Cooking

CookingForEngineers.com – Have an analytical mind? Like to cook? This is the site to read!

Cooklet.com – Join 41,712 foodies and start your social cooking adventure!

ReluctantGourmet.com – Work-at-home dad who enjoys cooking, learning everything I can about the culinary world and sharing it with you.

How2Heroes.com – A how-to online video destination that celebrates people’s passion for food.

Language Learning

DuoLingo.com – Learn a language for free. Forever.

MemRise.com – Learn vocabulary, languages, history, science, trivia and just about anything else.

LiveMocha.com – The Livemocha community is made up of language enthusiasts.

BUSuu.com – Which language would you like to learn?

Verbling.com – The best way to learn a language.

Books

LibriVox.org – Free public domain audiobooks.

Bartleby.com – The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

PoemHunter.com – Aims to spread the effects of poems in the social and individual life of people, where a continuous change is undergoing with the Internet.

Programming

CodeAcademy.com – Learn to code interactively, for free.

LearnCodeTheHardWay.com – Learn Python The Hard Way

HTMLdog.com – The web designer’s resource for everything HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, the most common technologies used in making web pages.

RubyMonk.com – Free, interactive tutorials to help you discover Ruby idioms, in your browser!

CodingBat.com – Online code practice.

DIY’s / How To’s

Instructables.com – How to make cool things.

WikiHow.com – We’re trying to help everyone on the planet learn how to do anything. Join us.

WonderHowTo.com – Fresh hacks for a changing world.

HowStuffWorks.com – The domain name says it all.

HowCast.com – A video for everything how-to.

Documentaries

TopDocumentaryFilms.com – Watch free documentaries online.

DocumentaryHeaven.com – Food for your brain.

Other

Etymonline.com – Etymologies are not definitions; they’re explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.

Erowid.org – Documenting the Complex Relationships Between Humans and Psychoactives.

LessWrong.com – A community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality.

LizardPoint.com – Browser-based activities for fun and learning.

FreeRice.com – For each answer your get right, we donate 10 grains of rice through the World Food Programme to help end hunger.

ThinkTutorial.com – A database of simple, easy to follow tutorials covering all aspects of popular computing.

TheChessWebsite.com – Your one stop shop for all things chess.

Investopedia.com – Everything investing.

Math

WolfRamAlpha.com – Enter what you want to calculate or know about.

Projecteuler.net – A series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve.

MathRun.net – A fun helpful game for learning math.

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If none of those links worked for you then I guess you can go back to the other stuff on the internet: