The Internet. Regardless of whether your connection is an old dial-up connection, a satellite Internet setup from a company like www.hughesnetinternet.net, or a high-speed cable connection, the internet is like a bottomless bucket of cool (and a lot of not-so-cool) stuff. If you’re like me, you likely have a handful of sites that you visit on a daily basis.
Ready to dig down deeper into the bottomless bucket and find some more cool sites to add to your daily list? Then check out these 4 sites. They are fun AND informative, so you can be entertained and get smarter at the same time. What could be better?
This blog features an array of well-researched, informative and well-written articles teaching young men to adopt and embody the classical virtues of manliness – including self-reliance, chivalry, respect for others and intellectual curiosity. Although the material is generally aimed towards men, much of the content can be construed as “how to be a good person.” Thus, the site is friendly to both genders and offers up posts on a range of subjects including history, finance, relationships and health.
This site is a free resource for those who are interested in learning another language. The interactive design takes subscribers through a series of progressive course modules. As the user masters new language concepts, they are presented with more difficult ones until completion. The Duolingo project is also aimed at helping translate the web, so users participate in a larger-scale initiative while learning their language of choice in an interactive, intuitive format.
Ninite is a resource that enables visitors to download and install the most popular software from around the web – all from one home screen. Whether you need new web, security, media or productivity software, Ninite has it. This is the perfect resource for those who work with computers or who like to try new applications as they become available.
This site, as the name would imply, serves up all sorts of informative content that stretches the reader’s imagination and intellectual curiosity. Whether its creative lists and countdowns, articles on randomly obscure yet interesting information, interesting video blogs or challenging quizzes, MentalFloss is a great destination for those who like to learn and be entertained while doing so.
Have you visited these sites before? If not, try them out. If so, what are some other interesting sites that most people don’t know about?