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INTERNET The Best Websites On The Internet

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INTERNET The Best Websites On The Internet :

INTERNET The Best Websites On The Internet Made by: May-an B. Canunayon

The Internet is a big place, with a lot of content — about one billion websites, at last count of which 180 million are active. Because the web is constantly changing, it can be hard to keep track of which sites have the best content and resources.  To help make things a little easier, we’ve compiled an enormous list of the best websites on the Internet, in fourteen handy categories.:

The Internet is a big place, with a lot of content — about  one billion websites , at last count of which 180 million are active. Because the web is constantly changing, it can be hard to keep track of which sites have the best content and resources.  To help make things a little easier, we’ve compiled an enormous list of the best websites on the Internet, in fourteen handy categories.

The websites on this list are those that we consider to be the best: genuinely useful, top-of-the-line sites that will get you what you need. We update this list regularly, so check back periodically, and be sure to tell your friends!:

The websites on this list are those that we consider to be the best: genuinely useful, top-of-the-line sites that will get you what you need. We update this list regularly, so check back periodically, and be sure to tell your friends!

MOVIES:

MOVIES

Netflix:

Netflix Netflix, a service originally launched to spite Blockbuster over a  $40 late fee , has blossomed into an entertainment behemoth: roughly  one third  of all Internet packets sent are Netflix packets, and, for $8.99 a month, you can watch an astonishing number of movies, TV shows, and documentaries whenever you want. Their original offerings, including House of Cards, are also well worth catching.

Hulu Plus:

Hulu Plus Hulu Plus, Netflix ad-funded younger brother, is  a little rougher around the edges  than Netflix — but also more profitable. Between subscription fees and ads, Hulu Plus can attract some clients that Netflix can’t, and a Hulu Plus subscription can help shore up some of the gaps in Netflix’ catalog.

Amazon Prime Instant Video:

Amazon Prime Instant Video You might know Amazon as an enormous online amalgamation of Borders, Best Buy, Walmart , and Ikea, but, because Amazon is clearly of the opinion that specialization is for insects, they also do streaming video. Their service is less elegant than Netflix, but if you have Amazon Prime (and many of you have  Prime subscriptions , via their student discount), it’s free, and they have a bunch of great stuff in their catalog, including some original shows that, while not quite up to Netflix’ standard, are still well worth your time.

Rotten Tomatoes:

Rotten Tomatoes Movie tickets are expensive. Want to know if a movie is good before you watch it? Rotten Tomatoes has your back. Rotten tomatoes aggregates a number of reviews, categorizes them as positive or negative, and then averages them. The result is a simple, unbiased appraisal of the odds that you’ll like the movie. The results aren’t always perfect (they gave heretically low scores to  The Prestige   and O Brother Where Art Thou ), but they are the best out there.

IMDb:

IMDb Literally one of the oldest websites on the internet (it predates the web browser), IMDb is one of those exhaustive, meticulous collections of movie facts and trivia that would take decades to replicate. Have a vague curiosity of the form “Hey, what’s  that guy  who played the cockroach monster in Men In Black called?” Good news! In ten seconds time, you can be deep into a vast, organized play-by-play of  every episode  of Law And Order: Criminal Intent.

YouTube:

YouTube Okay , so you probably know YouTube as “that place you can watch people in Saudi Arabia do terrifying things  with cars” — but YouTube is much, much more. It belongs in nearly every category on this list, in fact. One of the best (and less known) features is the ability to rent movies for about $3.00. YouTube has almost everything, and, thanks to its compatibility with my Chromecast , has become a regular part of my movie-watching life. If it’s not on Netflix, it is on YouTube.

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MUSIC

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Spotify , the two ton titan of music entertainment, has seen some controversy lately (including a high-profile  tiff with Taylor Swift ). However, it remains the best service, on PC or mobile, for streaming pretty much anything whenever you want. The free service is a good introduction, but it’s really worth picking up Spotify Premium. You don’t realize how annoying the ads are until they’re gone.

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Pandora , while not quite as useful as Spotify for just listening to music, is a great  tool for finding new music . Adding a few of your favorite artists and letting it guess tends to turn up new stuff that you’ll like. Pandora is a great tool, and it’ll stay that way for years to come.

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Without a doubt, SoundCloud is God’s gift to indie music. It’s a simple, bare-bones service that allows anyone to upload and download music under a variety of licenses, and embed uploaded tracks across the web. It’s effortless and has a novel timed annotation feature, allowing people to discuss music in an entirely new way.  SoundCloud is great , and if you want to hear the next big thing before the labels do, SoundCloud is where to look.

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Streaming music is great, but sometimes you want to buy tracks you can listen to offline (or maybe you just want to listen to Taylor Swift). iTunes, since the release of the first iPod, has grown to dominate the music industry, comprising more than 60% of all music sales on Earth. If you want to buy music (or movies, or audiobooks), iTunes probably has what you’re looking for.

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Another music recommendation service, Last.fm eavesdrops in on your listening habits, and uses statistical analysis to predict what you might like.

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Sometimes , you’re in the zone and you just want to listen to one song (generally “Eye of the tiger”) until you’re done. Infinite Jukebox lets you feed in a song, and it finds similar points throughout the music that it can use to generate an endless, on-the-fly remix of the song that goes for as long as you like.

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NEWS

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Reddit is one of the most diverse media sites on the web, with content ranging from the  serious  to the  absurd . It’s also a great source of news, both locally and internationally. By controlling your subreddit subscriptions, you can access a steady stream of feeds of just the stuff you’re interested in.

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Google News is an aggregator that’s a great way to get an idea of what the coverage of certain topics looks like. It’s also able to use Google’s secret sauce of machine learning to turn up articles you might like based on Google’s statistical models of you.

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If you want to keep up with traditional TV news, but don’t want to pay for basic cable, Livestation is a great solution. It allows you to stream more than thirty international news channels from your browser

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SHOPPING

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Everybody knows Amazon: it’s the world’s most advanced  stuff  distribution infrastructure.  If you want it, they’ve got it, and can get it to you for a very reasonable price.  Amazon is fantastic.

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Overstock, Amazon’s iconoclastic little brother, remains a major online retail outlet: they have great deals, good service– and, they accept Bitcoin . What’s not to like?

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Years after its formation, ThinkGeek remains an Internet staple. The stuff they sell is rarely practical, but it is cool: the site delights in nerd tchotchkes and swag, and their stuff make great gifts and desk toys for the unrepentant dorks among us.