We spend almost all of our time on the web. Here are some of the coolest websites we have found for you to check out. We know you probably have heard of some of them, but if you’ve heard of all 50 of these cool websites, then consider yourself an Internet fiend (like us of course). These are in no particular order, but we are recommending them because they are entertaining, interesting or just cool websites you should know about. If you’ve got some more cool websites you’d like us to include in a future post, then drop us an email or let us know in the comment section.

50 Cool Websites We Recommend

50 Cool Websites We Recommend ZipSkinny is one of the coolest websites on this list. The site provides an interesting “first glance” at a ZIP Code area. Just enter your zip code and learn all sorts of interesting factoids about your neighborhood.
www.fanduel.com 2014-12-4 16 14 9 FanDuel is the ultimate site for fantasy sports fans. You can play daily fantasy sports for NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, and even college sports. They have a great web site and mobile app. You can fund your account with PayPal and payments for winnings are made daily. This is truly the best daily fantasy sports sites out there.
GroupGreeting.com allows you to create a group greeting card that multiple people can sign and share from anywhere in the world. It’s the coolest way to say happy birthday, thank you, I love you, and good luck from you and all of your friends.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend FanPop is the ultimate “fan” site. It is a network of fan clubs for fans of television, movies, music and more to discuss and share photos, videos, news and opinions with fellow fans.
vyn-logo VoteYesOrNo lets you ask a question about things you’re curious about and then shows you what the rest of the world thinks. It’s fun because you can get instant feedback on what people think. Try asking a question.
Free Tower Defense Games let’s you play free games online. It’s one of the most addicting sites if you like strategy games, defense games, and games that make you think.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Chickipedia is the world’s largest web-based, women-based, wiki-based database of hot chicks on the planet. It is entirely user generated, making it the first female-only encyclopedia of the people, by the people, and for the people.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend
Songza is a music search engine and internet jukebox. It allows you to listen to virtually any song or band.This is one of our favorites on this list of cool websites.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Ning allows you to create your own unique social network around almost anything. It powers the largest number of social networks on the Internet.


TripAve is a great travel resource site which allows you to explore destinations through photos and videos before you book your tickets.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Picnik makes your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools. Tweak to your heart’s content, then get creative with oodles of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames. It’s fast, easy, and fun.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Going is for people who like to go out. Ever wish there were one place where you can find all the events around town? Want to know whether an event is worth going to and see who else likes it? Looking to meet some new people who are up for doing fun things? Going is the site to check out.
ilasting-logo iLasting.com allows you to create an online memorial for a loved one who has passed away. This site is not about death; it’s about celebrating life. They’ve built an easy-to-use interface with meaningful features for people to create a memorial website.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend PingMe takes a unique approach to keeping track of things you need to do – it’s mobile and interactive. Just create a Ping, set a date and you’ll receive a reminder by E-mail or TXT to your phone.
DailyMugshot is a site which lets you upload a picture of yourself every day. It’s simple, but kind of cool to follow as your appearance changes over time.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Rouxbe (roo-bee) offers step-by-step video cooking instruction. Their video recipes deliver a revolutionary online instructional cooking experience that will guide you step-by-step through each delicious recipe. A cool website indeed.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Plorf is a free MP3 search engine, with direct download. It is simple, well designed and found all of our favorite music.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Fuelly is a site that lets you track, share, and compare your gas mileage. By recording and analyzing your mileage, you can see how much money you can save with small driving changes.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Doodle helps you find suitable dates for group events, e.g., an appointment, a conference call, a family reunion, etc. The best part about this cool website is that it is a free service, requires no registration and no software installation.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend GameHuddle is an online community that revolves around a passion for all things gaming and giving gamers the ability to connect with other gamers like never before.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Newspond is a cool website because it is the ultimate hub for the latest tech, science, and gaming news. No editors. No voting. Just a self-sufficient news engine. The articles are found and sorted by real-time global popularity, using a fully automated news collection engine. A cool website indeed.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend DailyLit allows you to read books by email or RSS. The founders created DailyLit because they were spending hours each day on email but could not find the time to read a book. Now the books come by email. Problem solved.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend WineLibraryTV is bar none some of the best video entertainment on the Internet. Gary Vaynerchuk, the Tyler Durden of wine, is on a mission to change the wine world. With his infectious energy and wine wit, we believe he’ll get there one viewer at a time.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend UrbanDictionary is the slang dictionary that you help write. The site has well over 3 million words and it’s growing daily. Be sure to share this cool website with a friend.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Senduit lets you send large files easily. They are like that other site with a similar name (think you know the one), but without all the fuss. Be sure to send us a large file saying Thank You.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Seesmic is all about video conversations. It provides anyone with an innovative way to communicate and connect online through video conversation. It’s so easy: record a video directly on Seesmic’s website, mobile phone or upload an existing video straight from your computer or link to a video posted on a social network.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend RealGm is a top site for sports fans. Building off the site’s popular Trade Checker feature, RealGM.com has built a cool licensing business that supplies patent-pending technology to NBA teams as an application service provider.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend FutureMe.org is a site built on the idea that it would be pretty cool to send yourself an email at a later date. Kind of like in high school where you would write yourself a letter and then laugh a year later about where you thought you’d be. Be sure to check out the anonymous postings and see what other people are writing–very interesting stuff.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend SlickDeals is the most frequently updated and complete deal site on the web! It provides you with the day’s hottest deals every day. They also have over 800 coupons for all your favorite online stores. Browse around and you’re bound to save more than a few bucks!
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Fancast let’s you watch full TV shows and movies online for free. They have created one all-inclusive escape that combines everything you want to know about TV, movies, and celebrities. A cool website indeed.
Called the “Ebay for space” by Time Magazine, Airbnb is an online marketplace allowing anyone from private residents to commercial properties to rent out their extra space.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Socializr is like Evite, but all grown up. It is a new web service offering free online event invitations, and innovative ways to share event and party information with your friends.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Vimeo is a thriving community of people who love to make and share video. From simple moments to masterpieces, Vimeo is the perfect home for you to upload, store and share all the video you create.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend NiceCritic.com is a way of communicating difficult thoughts comfortably. This cool website free service gives users the ability to say something to someone that has been on their minds in a safe, non-embarrassing environment. Tell someone they stink or that they need a mint…anonymously!
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Current is about what’s going on in your world: all the things you and your friends are actually interested in — that you won’t find on any other news site or cable TV channel.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Mahalo is the world’s first human-powered search engine. It creates organized, comprehensive, and spam free search results for the most popular search terms.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Flixster is a community for movie fans of all shapes and sizes. Whether you are a die-hard horror fan or lover of romantic comedies (or both), Flixster is a place where you can find others who share your taste and through them discover new movies that you will love.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend NikeTalk is the ultimate online sneaker community. Don’t let the look of it fool you into thinking it is just another forum site. NikeTalk is one the oldest and most respected sneaker community sites on Internet.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Woot is an online store and community that focuses on selling cool stuff cheap. It started as an employee-store slash market-testing type of place for an electronics distributor, but it’s taken on a life of its own.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend FixMyMovie automatically cleans your jerky and scratchy movies. It makes movies from your mobile phone or digital camera look great. Upload, Fix, Share, and Download your videos!
50 Cool Websites We Recommend InfiniTube allows you to watch videos from YouTube in a continuous manner. This a favorite of all the cool websites listed here. If you’ve ever wished you could just keep playing the videos for a particular search item on YouTube, then this site is for you.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend iLike is the Web’s leading social music discovery service and the dominant music application on the Facebook®, Orkut, hi5 and Bebo platforms. With more than 30 million registered users, iLike helps people share music recommendations, playlists, and personalized concert alerts.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Yelp is the fun and easy way to find, review and talk about what’s great (and not so great) in your world. You already know that asking friends is the best way to find restaurants, dentists, hairstylists, and anything local. Yelp makes it fast and easy by collecting and organizing your friends’ recommendations in one convenient place.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend DarkRoastedBlend serves up the weird and wonderful things to complement your daily coffee ritual. Espresso-lover or not, they’ve got a daily dose of awesome for you.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Plentyoffish is one of the largest online dating sites in the world, and it’s still run out of some dood’s apartment. They are 100% Free.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend RetailMeNot boasts one of the largest coupon sources on the Internet. You can search over 20,000 stores and find great deals on products.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Jango internet radio is all about making online music free, easy and fun. Just type in an artist, and your first free internet radio station starts playing right away. You’ll get the free online music you want, along with similar favorites of Jango users who share your taste.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Pownce is a way to keep in touch with and share stuff with your friends. Send people files, links, events, and messages and then have real conversations with the recipients. I guess they weren’t that cool since they shut down late in 2008. RIP Pownce.
50 Cool Websites We Recommend Ustream let’s you experience live video. In just minutes, you can broadcast and chat online with a global audience. Completely free, all it takes is a camera and Internet connection.


29 Responses to “50 Cool Websites We Recommend”

  1. Joe on September 9th, 2008 4:02 pm

    SlickDeals FTW!!!!!!!!!

  2. Jazzy on September 9th, 2008 4:35 pm

    This is an awesome list of cool websites. I’m definitely gonna bookmark this for future reference. I just checked out nicecritic.com and I couldn’t stop laughing!

  3. cystyle on September 9th, 2008 8:52 pm

    very nice!

  4. Brad Grier on September 9th, 2008 9:26 pm

    Great list guys!! From the very beginning. Wine Library is the shit. Have loved them for a long time. And tons of others. Damn it though!! More stuff to waste time with!!! A lot of these are helpful and truly most are ahead of the pack in the overall web. Thanks again.

  5. Jim on September 10th, 2008 6:23 am

    Along the same lines as InfiniTube, Rhadio.com lets you create youtube playlists, which play in a continuous manner, and lets you share the playlist via a link, or email. It also supports full browser screen viewing, which can be toggled with the esc key. You can type anywhere on the site and push enter to search. And lastly, there’s a new Music Discography so you can look up specific artists, and see their albums with corresponding youtube videos for each track.

  6. Liza on September 10th, 2008 8:20 am

    Ridiculous great list of goodies :) Nice job, ploomy!

  7. stergeron on September 10th, 2008 8:23 am

    @ Brad – thanks, we like WineLibraryTV a lot too.

    @ Rhadio – great find on Rhadio.

  8. Roland Bautista on September 10th, 2008 9:41 am


  9. Jon Berry on September 10th, 2008 9:57 am

    Nice list! Glad that you included some of the online video networks in your list.

  10. share-bare on September 10th, 2008 10:20 am

    Nice…I’m bout to go buck crazy on the web! is there a dickipedia website?

  11. Emanuele on September 10th, 2008 10:23 am

    Electronics + Open source = Your Electronics Open Source


    What do you think about it?

  12. stergeron on September 10th, 2008 2:27 pm

    @ Jon Berry – Yes, no cool website list would be complete without mentioning some of them.

    @ Share-Bare – I’m not sure, but I wouldn’t doubt that someone is probably working on that.

  13. DiscoMonster on September 11th, 2008 11:39 am

    Great list of sites! I like that Plorf site for downloading MP3′s, its simple and you dont have to create an account. LAYDERs

  14. bwolper on September 22nd, 2008 4:51 pm

    I have been Stumbling for awhile now. This is truly the best “best of” site I have ever seen!

  15. JJ Ab on September 25th, 2008 10:14 am

    That’s a pretty decent list, though I haven’t used a great number of those.

    I would have put http://www.fatwallet.com over slickdeals and http://www.dailyreader.net over dailylit, but that’s just me. And infinitube looks dangerous, wish I wouldn’t have been introduced to that.

  16. stergeron on September 25th, 2008 11:48 am

    @ bwolper – thanks for the kudos man. We spent a lot of time culling this list down so appreciate the love.

    @ JJ – yes fatwallet was on the radar, but we’ve been fans of slickdeals for a while so went with that. But I agree FW deserves consideration. Dailyreader looks like damn good site as well—great suggestion. About infinitube, just curious, but do you object because it’s a great time waster or because it has some questionable content?

    We received a lot of feedback to do more posts like these. Feel free to send me your site suggestions at anthem123 [at] yahoo.com.

  17. JJ Ab on September 26th, 2008 12:11 pm


    Infinitube has been down when I’ve tried it, but the idea sounds too dangerous as a time waster. Youtube is bad enough, wasting an hour watching people hurt themselves or whatever, but at some point you click away from the site. If Infinitube just keeps playing videos I might not break free. ;) Like when I get stuck on stumbleupon.

  18. Ken on November 22nd, 2008 10:36 pm

    This is a great list of cool websites. I’d like to add a few that are not on here, but majority of these pretty good. Fat wallet dot com is pretty good too.

  19. Kaffeinated on February 23rd, 2009 10:39 am

    Great list, but I’d dump joost for Boxee. While joost has had some success mutating through various forms while it plays with a limited amount of content, Boxee has been working on the delivery experience and drawing a bigger base of content.

  20. Todd on March 15th, 2009 6:21 am

    Make this list @ 49. Pownce closed down on December 15, 2008.

  21. visalittleboy on April 24th, 2009 9:27 pm

    That’s great lists!
    Thanks for sharing!

    I already added to my favorites!

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  24. Music on July 2nd, 2010 9:24 pm

    Thanks for this list

  25. Carol Porter on July 19th, 2010 7:00 pm

    Just what I was lookin for Bunch of laughs, entertainment,and you just might learn something.

  26. Anthony Doctolero on July 20th, 2010 10:10 am

    @Carol, thanks. That’s what we’re here for.

  27. Liam on May 1st, 2011 1:58 am

    Interesting list.. some of which I’ve never even heard of! Good work

  28. Katya on August 10th, 2011 9:02 pm

    Excellent list… Now I can waste more tim at work :-) Futureme.org is simply a brilliant site…as are mahalo, tripave, wine library… Guys thanks for putting this up!

  29. kk01 on May 21st, 2012 11:16 am

    check this site out , http://wheretogetmoviesforfree.com/

    where to get movies for free , is exactly how it sounds , the site finds free movie sites on the web and places the links in one place so you can always find the latest links

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