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Kadenze Offers Free Online Classes On Art Studies And Creative Technology

We love online courses here at Lifehacker, but you may not be interested in studying law or learning how to code. For the more artistically inclined, Kadenze has free online courses on modern art, sound production and careers in media technology from academic institutions like Stanford, UCLA, Princeton and CalArts.


Get More Out Of Boring Lectures By Imagining You're The Teacher

With lectures, you only get out of them what you’re willing to put in. You might be bored by the slides, but that information is still important. If you spend that time thinking from the teacher’s perspective, you might get a better grasp of the material.


Toned Ear Trains Your Ear For Better Musical Ability

I always thought I had “a good ear” for music. I guess I was wrong. The Toned Ear site’s ear training practices can test your musical hearing and also help you improve that skill.


Ink Paste Helps You Learn New Vocabulary Words As You Come Across Them

Every now and then, we all come across a word we’ve never seen before. Rather than look it up and forget about it, why not take the time to learn and make it a part of your vocabulary? Ink Paste is a simple tool that helps you do just that.


If You're Looking For A Shortcut, You're Doing The Wrong Work

There are a lot of ways to make a job easier, whether it’s losing weight, learning a new skill or cooking a fantastic dinner. But there’s a big difference between doing something more efficiently and avoiding the work altogether. There are no “big” shortcuts. If you’re spending more time looking for them than doing the thing you need to do, it’s time to re-evaluate why you’re doing it in the first place.


Find Opportunities To Learn Computer Science At Google's New Portal

Google has launched a new gateway to help you find computer science resources, programs, scholarships and other learning opportunities. You can filter the resources by region and by age group (including 18+, so it’s not just for young students).


This Graphic Teaches You How To Read Korean In 15 Minutes

Korean writing might look very complex and hard to learn, but the comic below by Ryan Estrada proves you can learn to read Korean in practically no time.


Practise Job Assessment Tests To Boost Your Career And Job Search

Many organisations with more than 100 employees rely on assessment tests (such as aptitude and psychology tests) for external hiring. Ace these tests by knowing what kind of questions you might be asked and practicing before your next interview.


Find English-Speaking Hotels And Restaurants In Paris With This App

Android/iOS: If you’re a tourist in Paris, you should learn as much French as you can and make an attempt to speak the language. However, a little respite is nice, and this free app helps you find it. “Yes I speak touriste” helps tourists in Paris find establishments that speak their native tongue.


Google's Free Online Science Program Ensures Your Kids Keep Learning

Google has partnered with NASA, National Geographic, Khan Academy and other major organisations to teach kids science this year. It’s called Camp Google, and the first week takes kids underwater.


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