32 Websites That Will Make You a Genius

You just need the passion to become smarter. Developing gives you an edge and here are the tools to help you:

  1. BBC — Future

Learn something new, every day.

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2. Youtube EDU

Educational videos to broaden your knowledge.


3. WikiWand

 An award winning interface for Wikipedia.

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4. TED

Marvellous videos to open your mind on almost every topic.

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5. iTunes U

The power of technology to transform classrooms.

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6. Future Learn

High quality online education – enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

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7. Coursera

Some of the top U.S. universities offer massive open online courses for free.

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8. MIT Open CourseWare 

A catalog of free online courses and learning resources offered by MIT.

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9. Udacity 

Interactive online classes and courses in higher education.


10. edX

Online courses from the world’s best universities.


11. Highbrow

 Get bite-sized daily courses to your inbox.

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12. Coursmos

Take a micro-course anytime you want, on any device.

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13. Peer 2 Peer University or P2PU

An open educational project that helps you learn at your own pace.

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14. University of the People

Tuition-free online university that offers higher education in multiple course streams.

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15. Cerego

Build personalized study plans based on your strengths and weaknesses to retain knowledge.

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16. OpenSesame

Marketplace for online training, now with 22,000+ courses.


17. CreativeLive

 Take free creative classes from the world’s top experts.


18. University of reddit 

The product of free intellectualism and is a haven for the sharing of knowledge.

free education

19. Quora

 You ask, the net discusses — with top experts and fascinating back and forth on everything.

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20. InsightfulQuestions (subreddit) 

Intellectual discussions that are not necessarily genre-specific.


21. Digital Photography School

Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills.

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22.Brain Pickings

Founded in 2006 as a weekly email that went out to seven friends and eventually brought online, the site was included in the Library of Congress permanent web archive in 2012.

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23. Gibbon

This is the ultimate playlist for learning.

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24. Investopedia

 Learn everything you need to know about the world of investing, markets, and personal finance.

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25. Mozilla Developer Network

Detailed documentation and learning resources for web developers.

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26. Google Scholar

A search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

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27. Brain Pump

 A place to learn something new everyday.

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28. Mental Floss

 Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games.

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29. Learnist

 Learn from expertly curated web, print and video content.

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30. DataCamp

Online R tutorials and data science courses.

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31. Platzi

Live streaming classes on design, marketing and code.

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32. The long read (The Guardian)

In-depth reporting, essays and profiles.

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9 responses to “32 Websites That Will Make You a Genius”

  1. NAREN says :


  2. Hazem says :

    Great list.
    Thank you!

  3. Rachel (@thedigger0) says :

    You certainly have my attention. What a great list. I am interested in 17 Creative Live and 18. University of Reddit. I did not even know they existed. Thanks for this info.


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