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These 63 Websites Will Make You Incredibly Smarter

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” — Albert Einstein

Learning should not end after formal education. Lifelong learning, the ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge can enrich your understanding of different topics and make you a better person every day. Your career, personal life, and total well-being will never be the same if you can commit to some of these awesome resources.
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1/ BBC — Future — In-depth coverage of science, health and technology
2/ 5-minute Drops: Learn a new language for no more than 5 minutes per day.
3/ Makezine: DIY projects, how-Tos, electronics, crafts and ideas for makers.
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5/ Daily Bits Of: Learn anything, anywhere, with daily courses via email.
6/ Skillshare for Mobile: Learn just about anything.
7/ Medium: Don’t miss the amazing pieces here every week.
8/ The School of Life: A place that tries to answer the great questions of life with the help of culture.
9/ Chalk Street: Learn the things that are important to you.
10/ Modern “How To” guides.
11/ University of Reddit: Learn 1,000’s of new things, from reddit.
12/ Highbrow: Expand your knowledge universe in just 5 minutes a day.
13/ InstaNerd: Be smart, instantly.
14/ Degreed: A lifelong learning platform.
15/ Daily Curiosity: Get informed with 5 new amazing
topics, delivered daily.
16/ Lrn: Learn to code at your convenience.
17/ Flowkey: The easiest way to learn piano.
18/ Big Think: Articles and videos featuring expert “Big Thinkers.”
19/ Code School: Learn to code by doing
20/ Lookmunk: Find the best websites to learn something new everyday!
21/ Greatist: Real facts and doable steps for your happiest life
22/ 99U (YouTube) — Actionable insights on productivity, organization, and leadership to help creative people push ideas forward.
23/ Youtube EDU — The education videos that unlock knowledge.
24/ WikiWand — A slick new interface for Wikipedia.
25/ The long read (The Guardian) — In-depth reporting, essays and profiles.
26/ TED Ideas— Insighful essays on creativity, ideas and global issues.
27/ iTunes U — Learning on the go, from some of the world’s top universities.
28/ InsightfulQuestions (subreddit) — Intellectual discussions that are not necessarily genre-specific.
29/ Cerego — Cerego helps you build personalized study plans based on your strengths and weaknesses to retain knowledge.
30/ University of the People — Tuition-free online university that offers higher education in multiple course streams.
31/ OpenSesame — Marketplace for online training, now with 22,000+ courses.
32/ CreativeLive — Take free creative classes from the world’s top experts.
33/ Thinkful — 1-on-1 coding mentorship to help advance your career.
34/ Zidbits: Huge collection of fun facts, weird news, and articles on a variety of topics.
35/ Quora — You ask, the net discusses — with top experts and fascinatingback and forth on everything.
16. Digital Photography School— Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills.
36/ Scientific American: Explores issues that matter including the human mind, earth, and space.
37/ Brain Pickings — Insightful long form posts on life, art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more.
38/ Peer 2 Peer University or P2PU, is an open educational project that helps you learn at your own pace.
39/ MIT Open CourseWare is a catalog of free online courses and learning resources offered by MIT.
40/ Gibbon— This is the ultimate playlist for learning.
41/ Investopedia — Learn everything you need to know about the world of investing, markets, and personal finance.
42/ Udacity offers interactive online classes and courses in higher education.
43/ Mozilla Developer Network offers detailed documentation and learning resources for web developers.
44/ Future learn — enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.
45/ Google Scholar — provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
47/ Brain Pump — A place to learn something new everyday.
47/ Mental Floss — Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games.
48/ Learnist — Learn from expertly curated web, print and video content.
49/ DataCamp — Learn data science online.
50/ edX — Take online courses from the world’s best universities.
51/ CoffeeStrap: Learn a language by meeting cool people.
52/ Coursmos — Take a micro-course anytime you want, on any device.
53/ Platzi— Live streaming classes on design, marketing and code.
54/ Alison: Free online courses from the world’s top publishers.
55/ Course Buffet: Find and compare hundreds of free online courses.
56/ Now I Know: Learn something new every day, via email.
57/ Curious: Play the game of lifelong learning.
58/ Memrise: Learning, made joyful.
59/ Snapguide: How-to guides on all your favourite topics.
60/ 99U: Actionable insights on productivity and creativity.
61/ Nautilus: A magazine on science, culture, and philosophy for the intellectually curious.
62/ Aeon: A magazine of ideas and culture.
63/ Psychology Today is devoted exclusively to everybody’s favorite subject: Ourselves.
What is your favourite learning website or app that is not on this list?
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