Information / Education

Resouces for free information and education around the world

TED Talks - Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.

Radiolab A radio show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.


Khan Academy A not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

Wikiversity - Free education for all. Supports learning communities, their learning materials, and resulting activities.

Wikipedia World knowledge edited by anyone and everyone. Free education around the world.

Open Culture Free cultural and education media such as languages, movies, and books, as well as educational courses.

How Stuff Works Learn how just about anything works

EdX Universities offerring free online courses of their standard courses.

Audio learning:

Free podcasts of University lectures from many universities:


Resources for improving communication.

Non-violent Communication Powerful communication based upon needs and connection from the heart.


Resources about creating sustainability, which ultimately provides long term success for anything and everything we do.

Transition US A movement to create self-sufficiency, sustainability, and energy independence

Appropedia A wiki for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction


Resources for when you are traveling or using transportation.

Couchsurfing World-wide sharing of hospitality and local insight to travelers, or receiving local insight on your own travels. A true gift economy in practice with millions of participants.

ePassportPhoto - Free online service to make passport photos using your own digital photos. Make sure the photo is what you want, you can keep trying until you get it right.

Megabus - Cheap and eco-friendly long-distance public transportation.

Green Tortoise - adventure travel bus for longer distances. Very cheap and alternative.