verywell

Verywell

  Verywell is a website with easy to understand information and advice about hundreds of health and wellness topics including fitness, nutrition, preparing meals quickly, stress management, sleeping better, and more. The site was launched earlier this year by about.com.

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Very Quiet World News

Very Quiet World News is a news aggregate site that compiles the latest news stories from a variety of sources. Its simple layout can help you focus just on finding a story that interests you. There are 47 sources, inlcuding everything from Yahoo and Google to the BBC and NYT to the Daily Mail and…

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Extensive Reading Central

Extensive Reading Central is a site where you can read and listen to a variety of stories and dialogues, then take quizzes about the content, take speed-reading tests, play games to improve your vocabulary, and more. You do have to sign up, but it’s free to use. When you sign up as a student, you’ll be…

Room for Debate

Room for debate

Room for debate is from the New York Times.  New topics Monday through Thursday, debated by “knowledgable outside contributors.” The most recent topic: PG-13 Blockbusters and the Sugarcoating of Violence Is it dangerous to depict violence without its gory consequences? Read the background and 4 different opinions and see who you would side with. Although I think…

Print What You Like

Print What You Like

Print What You Like is a Chrome Extension and website that allows you to take any URL and create a PDF, deleting anything on the page you don’t want (like ads). It’s similar to Print Friendly & PDF, which I posted about last year. Here’s how it works. It’s as easy as that! So no more…