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It is one of the most interesting, uplifting, and timeless websites. Maria Popova collects pieces of writing and illustrations on psychology, philosophy, language and literature, and biographies and distills them to provide an elixir for you. Like me, if you celebrate intellect more than material, then it is a gold mine for you.
TED features powerful talks from leaders and experts in their fields, such as – Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Steve Jobs, Stephen Hawking, and many more. Here are a few must-watch TED talks:
An essential resource for those who want to learn how to start and grow a business. It features actionable and practical insights, advice, and resources. Its topics include marketing, emerging technologies, leadership, finance, strategy, culture, online business, business ideas, management, books, innovation, success stories, work from home, and more.
A brilliant platform where you get answers to complex and technical questions. Most answers are accurate and written by experts in their field.
An inspiring blog by Leo Babauta about implementing zen habits such as simplifying life, living frugally, inner happiness, motivation, health habits, and inculcating good habits in daily life. His book “The Power of Less” has helped me make significant life changes – a great read.
This a remarkable website for everyone interested in learning how to write. It contains invaluable tips to improve writing.
It is popular, and there have been many questions about the quality of information it offers. Though seeing from another perspective – It gives you an enormous amount of validated information for free which cannot be found in one well-consolidated encyclopedia anywhere else.
A goldmine for start-ups and entrepreneurs which focuses on using frugal marketing techniques to sell and gain exposure.
Words like investing, stocks, and finances scare the shit out of you? Well, not anymore. Investopedia is an easy-to-understand online encyclopedia of finance, credit cards, forex, wealth creation and protection, and lots more.
Apart from educational content, they offer interactive tools such as Investopedia Stock Simulator, which lets you practice stock trading for free.
A website filled with many interesting articles about facts, news, trivia, and quizzes. Everything has been presented humorously and is fun to learn.
Platform to instantly check your writing for grammar, punctuation, style, and more. They regularly post interesting grammar tips and discussions on their Facebook and Twitter pages.
Digital Inspiration is an award-winning blog by Amit Agarwal, who writes about technology hacks, how-to guides, web applications, and consumer electronics. He is also the author of the book The Most Useful Websites.
A brilliant website that helps you explore ways to use your mind more effectively. It features simple activities to boost your brainpower, escape thinking traps, improve problem-solving skills, perfect memory, and more.
“Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can; there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.”
— Sarah Caldwell
Famous website for established and aspiring entrepreneurs about advice, insights, profiles, and guides. Their content is easy to understand and follow.
An easy way to discover new websites, photos, articles, and videos from across the internet. It has a large number of categories to choose from. Example: If you are into “Art,” you can specifically select the category to discover art-related content.
Many top thinkers and doers such as Guy Kawasaki, Walter Isaacson, and Dan Harris contribute to the knowledge available on Big Think. Each idea filters through its significance, relevance, and application.
This blog about spirituality, consciousness, health, paradigm shift, world truth, and science makes you ponder and question the existence of various things.
It is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. It is a social network for readers where you can decide what to read next, see what others are reading, review the book you like, join various reading groups, and more.
It is an award-winning website with easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world works. They simplify complex concepts, terminologies, and mechanisms, including articles, images, videos, and animations.
The ultimate guide to many innovative ideas in science, technology, and health that are transforming our day-to-day world. Each topic is well explained with in-depth articles, videos, or interactive media.
An award-winning website that features action-oriented insights from leading researchers and visionary creatives.
A marvelous website about technology, economics, leadership, and design. It inspires readers to think beyond traditional boundaries and create a better future.
eHow is an online “How To” guides directory with millions of articles and videos offering easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. They have an engaging YouTube channel with short videos on how things work.
Google has become vital in our daily lives, yet few people know how to harness its true potential. This website will help you learn how to find the most relevant information through Google.
A large website that covers recommendations, guides, and answers to the internet, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, gaming, hardware, and other related topics.
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”Mahatma Gandhi
A large community of people who engage in questions and answers. Questions can range from simple life problems to the world epidemic, or anything for that matter. It is quite addictive and a huge source of knowledge.
A compelling website showcasing proven facts about many topics such as money, psychology, Google, pollution, women, countries, and many more. Some great facts from the website:
“The first mobile phone call was made in 1973 by Martin Cooper, a former Motorola inventor.” and “India has the largest slave population in the modern world with over 14 million slaves.“
Various random facts in pictures. You can go through the facts easily using their Facebook page.
A platform that allows users to submit and curate content. There are hundreds of topics where new information is added every few minutes.
Simple and interactive tutorials to learn code and develop apps and games. It is a non-profit organization that attempts to encourage students to learn computer science.
A gem of a resource for beginning and established writers. It features tips, stories, how-to guides, and courses for writers.
For people who love making things and working on complex projects which can be accomplished with household items or cheap materials. Make features electronics, computers, robotics, woodworking, metal works, papercraft, 3D printing, art & design, and more project fields.
A large digital library of digital books and audiobooks that can be subscribed for a monthly payment.
A successful web blog about life hacks and application recommendations. It provides solutions to simple problems to save time and effort.
Learn interactively about genetics, cell biology, human health, evolution and ecology, neuroscience, and scientific tools.
A marketplace for successfully crowdfunded products. Learn and generate ideas from various creative and innovative products.
Great source of stories revolving around the question – “What does it mean to be a good man?”. It has covered topics such as stereotyping of men, relationships, social problems, age, and raising boys.
The largest pronunciation guide website on the Internet. All pronunciations are submitted by users and reviewed by a volunteer team of editors.
The site is a “forum for serious, playful, and radical thinking.” Their articles are in-depth and insightful.
Covers the most widely followed topics and technology-based companies. Its focus is to share news on consumer electronics that matters.
Covers the latest trending topics from all over the internet. Animals, art, celebrities, geek, news, politics, sports, tech, videos, viral, and WTF are the topics covered on the website.
A website by Harvard that explains various aspects of the brain. – How it functions and what causes specific brain diseases.
A daily blog about interesting facts such as – why New York is called the “Big Apple” or what causes arms, legs, and feet to “Fall Asleep.”
Run by Wikimedia Foundation. It is a large collection of quotes from notable people, creative works in different languages, and translations of non-English quotations.
Collection of user-created DIY projects. All projects can be commented on and rated by other users for quality. It has many simple step-by-step DIY projects that can be completed using household or cheap materials.
A global open platform by IDEO to solve big challenges for social good with innovative ideas and techniques.
A website with lots of interesting content about the stuff that matters. Some of their best posts are: 16 Images That Perfectly Capture How Completely Nuts Modern Life Has Become and These Amazing Designs Are Helping People Tackle Rising Sea Levels
A daily blog about computer hardware and software hacks for convenience, novelty, functional, and creative reasons.
This is a mind-blowing blog by Shane Parrish about learning new things and connecting ideas across multiple disciplines. He says, “I want to go to bed each night smarter than when I woke up.” Information on the blog is thought-provoking, which will make you ponder. Suggested by Apoorv Gaur.
Is there not so much to learn? I constantly come across new resources, which will be updated here. Stay tuned, and don’t forget to share the wealth of knowledge you have just discovered.