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The Best DIY YouTube Channels To Turn You Into A Fix-It Master

YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you’re dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, these YouTube channels offer fantastic video tutorials that can save you time, money and frustration.


Ask 'What Am I Learning?' To Decide When It's Time To Change Jobs

Deciding when to quit a job is hard. If you’re thinking about leaving — or just trying to get more out of your work — ask yourself “What am I learning?” If you don’t have a good answer, it might be time for a change.


Learn Key Computer Science Concepts With These Everyday Analogies

What’s the difference between computer science and programming? How do you explain Big Data to a non-technical person? Sometimes, everyday analogies are better than the technical explanations. This list has 40 key computer science concepts simply explained.


Life Lessons From Power Rangers That Have Stuck With Me Forever

Kids shows are pretty cheesy. Power Rangers, doubly so. The idea of learning real, adult life lessons from the shows we loved as kids sounds silly, but sometimes things stick with you. Here’s what the Power Rangers taught me that actually stuck around. Seriously.


How Aperture, Shutter Speed And ISO Affect Pictures Shown In A Chart

Learning even just the basics of photography takes a bit of work and one of the more complex ideas is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Lifehack has a graphic that helps make sense of it.


GoConqr Lets You Study, Save And Share Notes

Web/Android/iOS: GoConqr gives students and teachers a place to upload and organise class notes, flash cards, mind maps, quizzes and more. Whether you’re a student using it to learn or a teacher using it to distribute materials to a class, there are tools to help you find what you want to know.


Readlang Helps You Learn A Foreign Language As You Surf The Web

The most effective way to learn a foreign language is to immerse yourself as much as possible in it. Readlang is a web app and Chrome extension that helps you learn by translating websites, and creating flashcards and word lists for you.


What I Learnt From A Week Away From Tech Distractions

My days are filled with emails, pings and notifications. So much so that I forgot what it was like to be away from all of the distractions of technology I’ve grown accustomed to. Here are some lessons I learnt spending a week away from it all, and how you can incorporate them in your own life.


Highbrow Starts Your Morning With An Educational Course

A good morning routine starts your day out right, whether it’s making your bed or meditating. Highbrow sends you a short educational lesson each morning on a variety of subjects.


Hackr.io Is A Crowdsourced Resource Of Programming Classes

We’ve seen plenty of collections of different programming classes and resources before, but Hackr.io mixes things up a bit by allowing users to submit their own picks and vote up others.