Even in the age of Google, general knowledge still matters. These awesome web-sites will help you to expand your general knowledge from Art and History to Science and Philosophy.
– Miscellaneous –
Highbrow — 10-day courses delivered in easy-to-digest emails every morning.
WikiWand — Slick new interface for Wikipedia.
Britannica — General knowledge encyclopaedia.
University of Reddit —Web-site where Redditers could teach each other.
TodayILearned — SubReddit where people share interesting general knowledge facts.
Daily Curiosity — App to learn 5 things a day from Curiosity.com.
Quora — A question-and-answer website where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community of users.
BrainPump — Library of entertaining videos on general knowledge topics.
Khan Academy — Service offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace.
TED Ed — Library of short educational videos.
Socratic — Educational Q&A site where students ask questions and our community teaches them the answer.
Crash Course — Educational YouTube channel.
Mental Floss — Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games.
Brain Pickings — Insightful long form posts on life, art, science, design, history, philosophy, and more.
– Art –
– Science –
Science Daily — Breaking scientific news and the latest scientific discoveries.
How Stuff Works — Site with explanations and colorful illustrations related to earth science, life science, and other wonders of the physical world.
Scitable — Science library that acts as a classroom resource as well as a personal learning tool.
Space.com— Massive repository of information on the heavenly bodies, including space flight missions and space-related technologies.
Scientific American — One of the most thorough resources available online for learning and teaching science.
Livescience — Website features groundbreaking developments in science, space and technology.
– History –
History.com — Historical information ranging from great speeches to facts about this day in history.
Stuff You Missed in History Class — Podcast which discusses the interesting aspects of many historical events.
Biography.com — Source for true stories about notable people.