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Learn The Basics Of Photography With This Interactive Chart

Even the best camera is only as good as the photographer’s skills. The “Where to Start” interactive chart guides beginners to learn about the basics of photography.


The Five Points Of Wisdom Philosophy Can Provide You

Philosophy is an important part of how the world is shaped. You might not think it’s worth your time learning about, but here are five things philosophy is good for, and why they should matter to you.


Ptable Provides An In-Depth, Interactive Periodic Table Of Elements

If you’re a student hoping to conquer chemistry — or just like chemistry as a hobby — website Ptable gives you a browser based periodic table that lets you view element information, properties, orbitals, isotopes, and even possible compounds in interactive visualisations.


Why Cramming For Exams Doesn't Work

Cramming for an exam is a time-honored practice. It’s stressful, sure, but it’s also a technique you’ve come to rely on working. Except that research shows it doesn’t.


What To Eat To Help Your Brain During Exams

Exam time is quickly approaching for HSC and university students. While study is at the forefront, nutrition is often the furthest thing from students’ minds. However, a healthy diet plays a vital role in attaining optimal academic performance during the rigours and challenges of exam time.


The Fiddle Factor: How To Learn Enough To Fix Anything

Most people assume that learning is about research. However, for many of us, it’s about poking things with a stick to see what happens. If you want to learn to make better use of your tech, it’s about digging in and moving stuff around until it works. Anybody can do this, geek and luddite alike.


The Kano Kit Teaches Kids To Build Computers And Learn To Code

You have a lot of options for excellent little starter kits for electronics of all kinds. But if you’re looking to teach a kid about programming, the Kano Kit is a fantastic new option.


NOVA's CyberSecurity Lab Shows How Tricky Data Security Really Is

Keeping data secure is no easy task, and no one knows that better than the engineers who work to secure applications, networks and databases every day. To get an idea how difficult it can be — and learn about security in the process, this NOVA Lab puts you in their shoes.


Master Adobe's Pen Tool With This Interactive Tutorial

The pen tool in Photoshop and Illustrator is a fantastic way to draw, but it has a steep learning curve. The Bézier Game is an interactive tutorial that teaches you how to use it.


Brain Pump Plays Random Educational Videos To Teach You Something New

If you’re in the mood to expand your mind, Brain Pump is a simple site that plays random educational videos one after the other, on a myriad of topics. You’ll start off by learning about procrastination, then move into something like astronomy, or history, or maths, randomised per visitor.