700+ Free Stuff on The Internet

Kevin de Asis
Dec 19, 2015 · 13 min read

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Charity:

FreeRice — Answer vocabulary questions and rice is donated to charity! Be sure to turn off adblock when using this site, as that’s how they supply the rice!

Money:

Blog about money

Books:

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Other Free Stuff

Languages:

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  • Duolingo — Learn a language for free.
  • FSI Language courses- Free language learning
  • Memrise — Learn vocabulary, languages, history, science, trivia and just about anything else easily using flashcard techniques. Recommended by /u/exploiting
  • Anki — Similar to Memrise. Anki is a program which makes remembering things easily. Intelligent flashcards
  • Lingvist — Learn a language in 200 hours.
  • Busuu — The free language learning community.
  • BliuBliu — Vocabulary tester (no translations, native text only)
  • Lang8 — Practice writing and let native speakers correct you.
  • ielanguages — Non-interactive language learning site (very comprehensive).

Programming, Coding, Software Development, Algoirthms:

2031+ List of Programming, Coding, Software Dev, & Algorithms Resources— but still on Medium

Startups/Entrepreneurship:

The list was moved to a different post — but still on Medium

Math:

The list was moved to a different post — but still on Medium

Kids Resources:

The list of learning resources for kids

Homework:

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  • betterexplained — Math lessons that actually explain concepts.
  • Mathway — Awesome math problem solver. recommended by /u/RedS94
  • Wolfram Alpha — Online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from structured data, rather than providing a list of documents or web pages that might contain the answer as a search engine might. Unbelievable what this thing can compute; you can ask it near anything and find an answer.

Courses & Tutorials:

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Mental Health:

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  • 7 Cups of Tea — Free, anonymous, and confidential conversations with trained active listeners. Please don’t spam the site, they offer a great service
  • Thrive On — Not completely free, but aims to bring affordable online mental health programs to those who would otherwise go without. Starting next month
  • Blah Therapy — Online listening service. “Experience the rewards of venting to a stranger or lending an ear.”
  • MoodGYM — Learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression. recommended by/u/sunnysidemegg
  • Social Services resources — a subreddit created by a professional Social Worker who has spent a career procuring resources for those in need. /u/TheFightGoes0n

Discounts:

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GoodRx — Stop paying too much for your prescriptions

Retail Me Not — Search for coupon codes before buying anything online.

Meditation/Mindfulness:

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  • Calm — enjoy a moment of calm.
  • Headspace — Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day.
  • Relax — inhale & exhale guide to calm yourself

Focus:

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Computing Science:

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A giant collection of Computer Science books made freely available

Noexcuselist

Codecademy — Learn to code interactively, for free.

Codeplace.com — Learn how to code from scratch. previously Stuk.io

Udacity — Earn a Nanodegree recognized by industry leaders.

Learnable — The best way to learn web development.

Code School — Learn to code by doing.

Thinkful — Advance your career with 1-on-1 mentorship.

Code.org — Start learning today with easy tutorials.

BaseRails — Master Ruby on Rails and other web technologies.

Treehouse — Learn HTML, CSS, iPhone apps & more.

One Month — Learn to code and build web applications in one month.

Dash — Learn to make awesome websites.

DataCamp — Online R tutorials and data science courses.

DataQuest — Learn data science in your browser.

DataMonkey — Develop your analytical skills in a simple, yet fun way.

Movies

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Documentaries

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Songs

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  • Last.fm — Keeps track of your listening habits
  • Songza — Playlists for whatever mood you’re in.
  • 8tracks — Another playlist service with playlists created by users. Internet radio created by people, not algorithms
  • That Mp3 — Convert YouTube to Mp3. Really simple. Don’t click on any ads.
  • Soundozer — it’s kind of like Pandora, but you can listen to any song you search for and you can create a station based on that song. You don’t have to register either.
  • Jango — Free music — internet radio that plays what you want, great for those who can’t access Pandora. recommended by /u/your_mind_aches
  • Deezer
  • Spotify
  • Pandora
  • Jango — Free music — internet radio that plays what you want, great for those who can’t access Pandora.

Musical Instrument

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WRITING / BLOGGING

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Software/Apps:

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  • uBlockOrigin — block ads
  • Unmoderated (Android) 50% of their profit is donated to charity
  • IFTTT.com — if this then that. Set up triggers “recipies” for almost everything on the Internet.
  • Ninite — update/install all your programs at once
  • PortableApps — load several apps on a thumb drive to run on any Windows PC. recommended by /u/danteas1
  • Copy — Online cloud storage. Start with 15gb free. Or 20gb with a referral link.
  • SyncThing — opensource alternative for bitsync. its recommended if you care about your privacy and security of your files. recommended by /u/akeryw
  • Mega Desktop Sync(50GB) and Symform (Unlimited, but you must share back!) — both cloud storage services recommended by /u/muntoo
  • Calibre — Free ebook library management
  • F.lux — Adjusts the gamma on your screen uses magic as the day progresses to reduce eye strain.
  • GIMP — Free photo manipulation software
  • Inkscape — Free and open vector graphics editor.
  • Paint.NET — Windows application designed to be the much needed upgrade to MS Paint. recommended by /u/SquirreIand /u/zeaga
  • Pixlr — Online photo editor. web-based equivalent to an old version of Photoshop from 2005 or something. Very functional for occasional use manipulating images, and seeing as it’s web-based and doesn’t require an account it’s super easy to use from anywhere. recommended by /u/abercromby3
  • Sumo Paint — Powerful graphics editor for your web browser and pc, recommended by /u/NotMyCircus
  • Blender — Open source, cross platform suite of tools for 3D creation. recommended by /u/Tom7980
  • Prey Project — Multi-platform anti-theft software
  • RES — Reddit enhancement suite — A must have for all you redditing needs
  • KeePass — free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.
  • LastPass — free (with premium for multiple platforms), easy-to-use password manager.
    Dictionary Pop-up extension, double click on a word that you don’t know the meaning of and a dictionary definition pops up.Firefox extension powered by dictionary.com. Chrome extension powered by Google
  • ClipCube — clipboard history.
  • ClipX — ClipX is a tiny clipboard history manager. It is sweet, it is free, use it. ClipCube alternative.

IMAGE EDITORS

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DESIGN RESOURCES

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COLOR PICKERS

UI/UX INSPIRATION

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STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY

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Fonts

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ICONS

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