Useful Web Content

This is for your research and entertainment.

In this post I thought I’d share some of the most useful or at least entertaining sites I know of on the internet. While there are billions of sites that have useful or interesting aspects to them, these are for the general population and are a great list to have in your arsenal of research tools. Please see disclaimer at bottom of page.

1x.com – amazing photography
8tracks.com – great music playlists
5min.com – how-to, instructional and DIY videos
adage.com – intelligence and conversation for marketing and media communities
adbusters.org – anti-consumerist magazine famous for their spoof ads
allrecipes.com – tens of thousands of user-tested recipes
amazon.com – books, movies, music, games and more
arstechnica.com – technology news, reviews and analysis
berkeley.edu – flagship campus of University of California system
boingboing.net – blog about technology, futurism, science fiction, gadgets
boston.com – breaking news and sports, and incredible photo galleries
cnet.com – tech news and product reviews
designboom.com – Europe’s trendy design magazine with topics on art, fashion, photography and graphics
discovery.com – science, history, space, technology and more
dornob.com – modern home, interior and furniture design and ideas
economist.com – news focusing on international politics, business and opinion
epicurious.com – tens of thousands of recipes from cookbooks, chefs and home cooks
espn.go.com – comprehensive sports news and coverage
etsy.com – handmade and vintage items direct from artists and artisans
ffffound.com – inspiring graphics and photos
flavorpill.com – guide to cultural events in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, and London
flickr.com – photo management and sharing
gawker.com – gossip, trivia and latest news about celebrities
gigaom.com – news and trends on new emerging technologies
gizmodo.com – informative articles about gadgets
harvard.edu – oldest institution of higher learning in the US
health.com – up-to-date medical news and expert medical information
imdb.com – movie descriptions and behind-the-scenes information
instructables.com – instructions for entertaining and useful projects, recipes and hacks
last.fm – expansive music catalogue, free internet radio
mashable.com – news blog covering digital and social media and technology
mentalfloss.com – where knowledge junkies get their fix
nasa.gov – images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America’s space agency
nationalgeographic.com – maps, photos, videos and articles about animals, cultures and the environment
npr.org – breaking national and world news and commentary about business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture
reuters.com – the latest news from around the world
slashdot.org – technology news and reviews with a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source
stanford.edu – leading research and teaching institution

stumbleupon.com – a unique way to surf the internet for great web content that you enjoy!

techcrunch.com – group-edited blog about web technology, companies and trends

ted.com – inspiring talks by leading world thinkers
treehugger.com – green news and solutions
tumblr.com – personal short-blogs
virginia.edu – founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819
wikipedia.com – free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
youtube.com – discover, watch, upload and share videos

I will continue to add more sites when I find them and work on the links for the existing sites here.

The content from this article was taken from Stumbleupon. I do not take any credit nor do I endorse any specific content on any site mentioned above. Some sites, such as artistic sites may have art or photography considered to be inappropriate for some audiences. Please, set parental controls on your computers and use at your own discretion.

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