List 20 Websites - What are some lesser known but useful websites?

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1. 10-Minute Mail

For those times you need a throwaway email address (like getting two more free weeks of Hulu Plus). The email address will enable you to get confirmation then self destruct in 10 minutes. Get one here.

2. Mathway

Solves any kind of math problem, from basic math to chemical equations. Not recommended for cheating at school because actually knowing math is very important for times when you don’t have internet access to get to this site. Plus, you don't get the steps to solving the equation unless you upgrade your account. Solve for y here.

3. Fake Name Generator

For when you need a whole new identity. Get yours here.

4. What the Font

Website and app that figures out what font something is when you upload a picture. Try it here.

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5. Camel Camel Camel

Shows you the price history of anything on Amazon and alerts you when the price drops. You can even upload your entire Amazon wish list directly. Try it here.

6. Mailbox Locator

Tells you where the closest USPS mailbox is to wherever you are. Find it here.

7. What the Fuck Should I Make for Dinner

A wonderfully profane meal suggestion generator. NSFW.

8. Online Etymology Dictionary

Gives you the history and derivation of any word. Check it out here.

9. Screenr

Easily make screencasts and share them. Free and easy to use. Try it here.

10. Account Killer

Shows you exactly how to close any social media account forever, not just disable them. Start here.

11. Skyscanner

Lets you search flights by date, price, and budget — even if you don’t know where you want to go. Start scanning here.

12. Down for Everyone or Just Me?

Pretty self explanatory. Check it out here.

13. Date to Date Calculator

Find out exactly how many days/months/years passed between two dates. Calculate here.

14. Practical Typography

A crash course in everything font-related. Lean about kerning, spacing, formatting, and more. Start here.

15. Strip Creator

Easily make your own online comic strips. Warning: very addictive. Try it out here.

16. Adobe Kuler

Find complementary color palettes with this Adobe color wheel. Check it out here.

17. Online Alarm Clock

For when you lose your alarm clock. (I mean phone.) Set it here.

18. Word Frequency Counter

Great for finding all the words and phrases you overuse in your writing. Start here.

19. ViddyJam

It's like Pandora for music videos. A robot Vee-Jay.

20. The Rasterbator


Make a printable poster out of any image. Check it out here.

21. Scale of the Universe

If you like Cosmos, you'll love this amazingly simple site that gives you some interactive perspective on the size of the universe.

22. A Good Movie to Watch

Do you spend all your Netflix time trying to figure out which movie to watch? Problem solved!

23. Flip Text

Flip text and then use it on Twitter or Facebook. ˙ǝɹǝɥ ʇı ʎɹʇ

24. Can I Stream It?

Once you pick a movie, find out where you can stream it with this handy tool.

25. Print Friendly

Make any webpage printer friendly. Check it out here.

26. This to That

Find out which adhesive to use to attach one material to another. Basic but useful. Try it here.


This calculator will tell you exactly what time to go to bed based on natural sleep cycles. Get your Z's here.

28. Ripe Track

Find out when your favorite produce is at peak ripeness. Go here.

29. ManualsLib

A handy library of PDF user manuals for almost anything. Available here.

30. Two Foods

For when you can't decide what to have for breakfast. Weigh your options here.

31. Is It Iced Coffee Weather?

For life's most important question. Find out here.

32. This Awesome Person's Page

The link brings someone to their own Facebook page. For trolling, obvs. Use at your own risk. *Here's the link:

33. Gifprint

Turn an animated gif into a printable flip book. Probably the most useful website of all time. Go here now.

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