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Online science resources for a liberal arts major?

I want to learn science. [more inside]
posted by Hawk V on Jul 25, 2013 - 13 answers

We don't need no thought control...

I'm going to college! (fo' realz this time, yo). So, what should I study? (or, How do I learn to stop worrying I won't get to do everything and love just one subject?) [more inside]
posted by Seiten Taisei on Feb 9, 2012 - 19 answers

If you could study anything, what would it be?

If you could study anything, what would it be? I have some free time and a desire to get my neurons firing. [more inside]
posted by MesoFilter on Dec 14, 2011 - 21 answers

Daily sites?

I very much enjoy my daily word and poem sites. What other daily life-enriching, mind-expanding sites (or email lists or similar) exist? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Jul 21, 2011 - 11 answers

Outstanding examples of instrucitonal Flash or YouTube animations?

Looking for outstanding examples of animations and videos that explain a difficult-to-understand concept or topic. Not KhanAcademy-type, but rather interactive Flash works or videos with 3D animation. [more inside]
posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese on Jul 9, 2011 - 12 answers

How do I learn about something very quickly?

How can I learn a large amount about a topic in a few days? [more inside]
posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese on Apr 10, 2011 - 12 answers

How to REALLY read a book?

I am about to embark on a massive technical book reading escapade. Please share your information retention methods. [more inside]
posted by Sentus on Mar 1, 2011 - 7 answers

An Educated Mind

I want a liberal arts education without going back to school. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Dec 18, 2010 - 37 answers

How would you get to grips with nuclear fusion?

Nuclear fusion physics and tokamak reactors: where to start? [more inside]
posted by the_observer on Jun 13, 2010 - 15 answers

Help me update my PC / Windows literacy for the 21st Century

I used to feel pretty confident with computers / IT in general (80s child). Now I need a boost to get back up to speed, especially digging around in the OS / filesystem. Recommend me a good book / website / hands-on project? [more inside]
posted by KMH on Aug 6, 2009 - 7 answers

I want to be smart so I can write clever Askme Headlines

What are some easy, relatively quick ways to learn to write better, think clearer, and express myself better? [more inside]
posted by Bageena on Jan 28, 2009 - 24 answers

as far from Shopping Mall State as possible

What are some of the more radical, yet reputable, universities in the United States? [more inside]
posted by brandnew on Jul 23, 2008 - 48 answers

The more you know

How has our understanding of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, etc. changed in the last five years? [more inside]
posted by Orange Pamplemousse on Mar 24, 2008 - 15 answers

What do you call it when you don't really know something until you've experienced it?

I'm looking for labels for ways of knowing, in particular, the kind of knowledge that you won't understand until you've experienced it. [more inside]
posted by mausburger on Feb 5, 2008 - 29 answers

E is fine, needs more how.

I'm looking for multisubject howto info: deeper than eHow, less crafty than Instructables, more detailed than videojug, that isn't dead like SoYouWanna. Any single field's resources are fine too, so long as they are on the net. Thanks.
posted by StrikeTheViol on Jan 2, 2008 - 3 answers

In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and other mnemonic devices wanted. Apply within.

In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Great, Columbus=1492, got it. What else you know? I'm looking for silly and/or clever ways to remember history. [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Oct 15, 2007 - 55 answers

Im worried that I believe in my beliefs too strongly.

I am not stupid, but I know nearly nothing and will never change this fact. Help me accept this. [more inside]
posted by JokingClown on Nov 28, 2006 - 49 answers

What should I learn next?

What skill should I learn next? What should I know? I enjoy learning, so I'm looking for new things to learn -- ideally some kind of skill (ie., not facts about obscure revolutions in the 18th Century). [more inside]
posted by aramaic on Jan 1, 2006 - 68 answers

How can I become an expert at C++ quickly?

How can I become an expert at C++ quickly? I know that the real answer is "lots of experience and work", but I would appreciate some tips on how to get from here to there as efficiently as possible. [MI] [more inside]
posted by breath on Feb 5, 2005 - 24 answers

Give me the good books from the upper level courses' reading lists.

I want to learn (nothing's that simple, keep reading) [more inside]
posted by evilbeck on May 16, 2004 - 31 answers

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