ted.com – Ideas worth spreading. View videos of talks from some of the most inspiring people, from around the world.
pickthebrain.com – dedicated to self improvement with a focus on personal productivity, motivation, positive psychology, and self education.
wikihow.com – a collaborative writing project to build the world’s largest, highest quality how-to manual.
wikipedia.org – a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project.
google.com/earth – Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world’s geographic information at your fingertips.
google.com/reader – With Google Reader, keeping up with your favorite websites is as easy as checking your email.
youtube.com – Broadcast Yourself, there is a lot of good content on this site, including how-to’s, tutorials, speeches, and classes.
5min.com – Life Videopedia, this is the ultimate video how-to site, great learning resource.
last.fm – The last radio station you will ever need! This lets you discover new music, streaming with no ads.
Social News Sites:
care2.com/news – A social news site on issues that really matter.
digg.com – A social news site, where your able to digg stories you like.
mixx.com – Another news site which lets you vote on your favorite stories.
del.icio.us – A great social bookmarking site, where your able to find new websites others people have recommended.
stumbleupon.com – Find and discover new sites related to your interests with a click of a button. Lots of fun.
engadget.com – Coverage of everything new in gadgets & electronics.
gizmodo.com – A blog with the sole purpose of writing about tech and gadgets as fast as possible.
bol.cnet.com – Daily podcast, The latest news on technology.
twit.tv/twit – Weekly podcast, This Week in Tech hosted by Leo Laporte.
nasa.gov – Alot of awesome videos on this site, also available as podcasts.
space.com – A website focused on science and technology.
thenakedscientists.com – (podcast) Helping everyone understand science in a fun and interesting way.
newscientist.com – A science and technology website. also has a magazine.
popsci.com – A science and technology website. also has a magazine.
sciencedaily.com – Devoted to science, technology, and medicine. also has a magazine.