While almost all of you must be having a number of useful websites that you visit on a near-daily basis, there are still millions of other websites on the web, many of us probably never heard of before. But if you explore more, and often, then you will land some interesting and useful websites these span from a variety of categories such as Jobs, Creative, Educational, Arts and Entertainment, and Utilities.
This incredible map by RSOE EDIS shows real-time occurrences of emergencies, hazards, alerts, and other notable events (e.g. earthquakes, storms, explosions, diseases, vehicle accidents, etc.). You can zoom in regions around the world or filter to the region you want.
For instance, there was an Epidemic Hazard in Uganda on Wednesday 5th, July 2017 at St. Marys Lacor Hospital Gulu, in the Northern Region.
Fake Name Generator
If you want to sign up for an account without giving away your personal details, use the Fake Name Generator to create a false name, address, phone number, birthday, financial details, and more. This is one way to stop sharing private details online, and also a way of avoiding hackers, identity thefts, cyber attacks, and so forth.
(Editor’s Note: Don’t give fake details for legally-binding accounts, which could constitute fraud! – This has been highly NOT recommended.)
If you can’t make it to class/school, you don’t have fees/tuition, or you’re just one of those people that love studying and teaching yourself, Academic Earth would really help you out with their core belief that everyone has the right to a world-class education. You will find thousands of excellent courses that maybe of interest to you (study at your convenience).
(Editor’s Note: Strongly recommend this to those that make it to school and those that want explore more.)
No Excuse List
Just like Academic Earth or any other online course platform that gives us hands on skills, and knowledgeable ideas, here comes – No Excuse List; a compilation of free online resources for learning new skills. If you ever wanted to learn something but didn’t know where to start, now you have no excuse, you can so start with No Excuse List.
Lists are organized into categories, including Academics, Arts, Cooking, eBooks, Languages, Computer Programming/Web Development, and so forth. Choose where you can fall and get started at zero cost.
(Editor’s Note: You fill find some courses are being paid off, and if you see its worth your pay, then go for it. In addition, the site has a few programs that it recommends to you.)
Radio Garden lets you tune into nearly any radio station in the world. It provides you with an interactive map with green dots, each dot representing a live radio station. It’s a fun way to kill some time, and one of the best ways to find interesting internet radio stations.
A few radios in Uganda were listed i.e: CBS Radio Buganda (89.2), Uganda Radio, HOT 100 (100.1), Radio One (90.0), Radio Sapientia, and X-FM (94.8).
(Editor’s Note: You need really good internet connections for this.)
Every Noise at Once
Every Noise at Once is a mapping of every music genre to ever exist, with each genre placed in relative proximity to other similar genres. This makes it a great way to discover new flavors of music that you’ll love.
You can also discover new music with Spotify as well as these other music websites.
GeoGuessr is a video game – say a fun way to kill some time (Everyone needs time to relax and kill your stress). GeoGuessr presents you with a Street View location from somewhere in the world, and you have to pinpoint where it is on a map. The closer you are, the more points you earn. Play as a single play or opt for the challenge mode.
So let the game begin!!!!!!
Not only is it fun, but its a game that you will probably learn from – a lot along the way.
(Editor’s Note: Try it out and see how good you’re at finding and naming places. Geographers this is you!)