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The 49 Best Free Websites and Apps to Learn Something New (and 11 Other Things to Know This Week)

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Every week, we gather our favorite resources on career advice, smart living tips, and ways to have a little more fun in life and compile it all into our famous Best of the Web newsletter. And now, we’re bringing it out of our inboxes and onto the web—just for you!

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Work Hard

  • The 49 Best Free Websites and Apps to Learn Something New (The Mission)
  • The 3-Item List That Unlocked My True Productivity (The Financial Diet)
  • Are You a Worrier? How to Keep it From Affecting Your Work (The Seattle Times)
  • 3 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Ask Your Co-workers (The Daily Muse)

Live Smart

  • 13 Things Grocery Stores Will Do for You for Free (Credit)
  • A 2-Hour After-Work Clean Routine to Maximize Your Summer Fridays (Apartment Therapy)
  • 8 Big Mistakes You’re Making With Your Air Conditioner (TIME)
  • 7 Well-Meaning Phrases That’ll Always Be Read the Wrong Way (The Daily Muse)

Play Often

  • 10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy Without Thinking, Backed by Science (James Clear)
  • 5 Sneaky Uber Hacks That Will Save You Serious Cash (PureWow)
  • 28 of the Best Instagrams to Follow for Design Inspiration (HubSpot)
  • 18 Stress-Relieving Toys That Will Fit on Your Desk (The Daily Muse)