DocumentaryHeaven

Why pay for a streaming service? The free stuff is amazingly good!

And on this Friday the 13th in the month of Spooktober, I’m going apple scrumping with my dad. But if getting out isn’t your thing, why not watch something educational?

DocumentaryHeaven is a site filled with thousands of free online documentaries just waiting to be seen, so come on in and embrace the knowledge!

OpenCourser

Personally, I always hated school… But I love to learn.

“OpenCourser’s mission is to provide learners with the most authoritative content about online courses and MOOCs. To date, we’ve helped millions of learners find courses that help them reach their personal, academic, and professional goals. Here, you’ll be able to search and get at-a-glance information on over 16,000 courses.”

The WayBack Machine

Get it while you still can!

It even has old versions of Flush Twice in there! Oh no… Please don’t look at it… it was embarrassingly bad. But yeah, the internet archive is one of the most important historical records we have on the internet. Unfortunately, it’s usually being attacked by more powerful forces that wish to erase or rewrite history with their own narrative.

Ninite

A must have after a clean Windows install.

Most people already know about this one, but in case you’ve been living under a rock, Ninite in an essential tool for any Windows user. Use it to install and update the most commonly used Windows apps and programs.

SuperCook

Supercook is a recipe search engine that lets you search by ingredients you have at home. Find thousands of recipes you can make right now with the ingredients you have available at home. Supercook can help you save hundreds on grocery bills by showing you how to fully use the ingredients you have at home. No more wasted left-overs.

GeoGuessr

Hope you don’t mind, I’m just going to be lazy and copy paste a lot of these…

Explore the world! Get dropped anywhere from the busy streets of New York to the beautiful beaches of Bali. Join 50 million players now! Play for free. …or Join by game code. GeoGuessr is the most fun game out there! Easy to learn but really hard to master, so is really addictive! And you learn lots about the world at the same time!

VirusTotal

Ever want to check a file to see if it’s infected but don’t want to install an antivirus? Or maybe you’re on Linux, and you want to know if there’s a Window’s virus on that thumb drive.

VirusTotal inspects items with over 70 antivirus scanners and URL/domain blocklisting services, in addition to a myriad of tools to extract signals from the studied content. Any user can select a file from their computer using their browser and send it to VirusTotal.