Academic Torrents: Research papers and data sets download

Academic Torrents was designed to facilitate storage of all the data used in research, including data sets as well as publications, available through legal torrents that you can download with your favourite torrent client. Sharing data is hard. Emails have size limits, and setting up servers is too much work. We’ve designed a distributed system for sharing enormous datasets – for researchers, by researchers. The result is...

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Does School Prepare You For A Career?

I have no idea whether my experience of the education system is typical but I have to laugh when I look back at my school days. Obviously I was taught academic subjects but it seems to me that my schools worked overtime to introduce me to a raft of potential careers that would not require academic prowess. They clearly believed that the likelihood of academic success in my case was somewhat limited and so they went all out to find...

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5 Best Online Productivity Tools For Student Writers

Technology is already playing a huge part to the education of students. It is not only popular to traditional or conventional education of students but even to student writers. Because of the latest technologies that you can easily access online, you will no longer struggle in meeting your academic writing deadlines. The integration of technology to education has been so useful to aspiring writers. The web doesn’t only offer...

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10 more Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online

In Februrary we wrote about 10 Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online that every student can take advantage of from the comfort of their own homes. We’ve rounded up 10 more awesome skills to learn for free online. Happy learning! 1.  Pickle your own vegetables Eric and his cousin will teach you how fun, delicious, and creative pickling can be. In their class they go over supplies, types of brines, vegetable characteristics,...

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What Items Should You Insure Before You Go To University?

Starting university has to be one of the most (if not the most) exciting events in a young person’s life. The beckoning of a brand new start, new friends and a fantastic social life are all undoubtedly things to look forward to. Yet all too often students to be fail to consider the practicalities of university. Sure they have a shock when it comes to their day to day diet and finances, but other occurrences can be far more...

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100 free and legal sites to download textbooks

If you’ve been to college or university you know very well how absurdly expensive your textbooks can be. You don’t have to fork out a lot of cash to get your fix of good literature. Here is a great list of free and legal website to download textbooks ranging from the classics, foreign language, rare books and more. The Classics Browse works by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad and other famous authors here. Classic Bookshelf: This...

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