Three Websites that Make you Think

There were over 200 million registered websites strewn across the internet in January 2014. To save you time wading through the chaff, here are three worthwhile sites that make you think…

From 10 reasons space exploration matters to you to the most terrifying spiders in the world, How Stuff Works offers simple explanations of everything, including elevator etiquette. The articles cover so much stuff you can wander and learn there all day. Great site for research on most topics!


Big Think is an evolving roadmap to the best thinking on the planet — the ideas that can help you think flexibly and act decisively in a multivariate world. Read articles such as How your Body Language Alters your State of Mind  and The Internet of Things will Make you Poor, Surveilled, and Alone.

And of course, the Big Daddy of make-you-think websites:

“Ideas worth spreading” TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). Short, powerful talks on science, technology, human nature, and just about any other topic you can imagine. You can also search for TED Talks on YouTube.