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20 Websites To Help You Learn More In Less Time

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20 Websites To Help You Learn More In Less Time

Advances in modern technology, particularly the internet (and yes, the word wide web is still considered “modern”) have given us a lot of things to be thankful for. Every day, it seems that new websites are started and new articles, videos, and billions of other pieces of digital content are created and uploaded to the web. And every time a new piece of content is uploaded to a website, it’s expanding the available pool of knowledge and information we have at our fingertips.

But the problem with this influx of available information, is that it doesn’t come along with any extra time!

Between work, school, and spending quality time with family and friends — when will we ever have enough time to do anything with all of this information anyway?

… Luckily, you’ve stumbled upon this list of 20 websites to help you learn more in less time. So you can finally start to make the best possible use of this abundance of information we’re bombarded with on a daily basis.

#1. Spreeder

Spreeder.com is a free online speed reading software designed to improve your reading speed and comprehension.

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    #2. Freerice

    Expand your vocabulary while feeding the hungry. Feed your mind while you feed the needy.

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      #3. GetFlashNotes

      Business and Self-Help book summaries you can read or listen-to in under 20 minutes. Their book summaries are available in every format: PDF, Kindle, Android, iPhone, iPad. MP3. Everything.

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        #4. Instructables

        Instructions to help you build, cook, and create a wide array of different things. Doubles as a platform for people to explore, document, and share their creations.

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          #5. TED

          Watch video lectures delivered by the brightest minds in the world.

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            #6. Memrise

            Learn foreign languages in your underpants.

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               #6. Factsie

              Learn from an endless stream of random facts about life, science, and history.

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                #7. Audible

                Listen to audiobooks while you’re on the go. Perfect for people who read at a slower pace; or dislike reading but enjoy learning.

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                  #8. Codeacademy

                  Learn to code quickly via interactive lessons.

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                    #9. iTunes Podcasts

                    Podcasting has revolutionized how we listen to the radio. Thanks to the good folks at Apple, there are thousands of podcasts that can teach you about everything from economics to personal development to business and more.

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                      #11. khanacademy

                      Video lectures on just about any subject

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                        #12. investopedia.com

                        Learn and practice investing however you want. Whenever you want.

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                          #13. Future Learn

                          Future Learn is a site that offers free courses, in categories that range from Law, Psychology, Teaching and beyond.

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                            #14. Udemy

                            A platform where you can learn to do anything from the the world’s best teachers.

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                              #15. Stanford Online

                              Actionable learning material from one of the world’s most prestigious universities; ready for your brain’s taking.

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                                #16. Quora

                                The best answers to every question. Anyone can ask. Everyone can contribute. It’s like social networking for smart people.

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                                  #17. Udacity

                                  Wanna learn real technical skills you can use at a real company after learning them? Udacity.com is for you.

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                                    #18. Memorize Now

                                    Wanna boost your brain power? Now you can. With Memorize Now, which provides a memory exercising service that allows you to create online flash cards and aid your memory retention process.

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                                      #19. The 7-minute workout

                                      This one’s for the cubicle-jockeys. Learn to stay fit with a simple seven minute workout — all without leaving your desk.

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                                        #20. Drawspace

                                        Cultivate your drawing skills with Drawspace! Learn to draw anything with their fun and easy tutorials.

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                                          You’ve got some learning to do

                                          So, there yah have it: 20 websites to help you learn more in less time. Hopefully they’ll help you become more successful in the way you lead your life — both personally and professionally. And by the way, if you’ve got any great websites you’d like to suggest that might be helpful, please don’t hesitate to leave them in the comments!

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