Searching the web can become an annoying process that you do simply to get your daily news and communicate with the world. Oftentimes there’s no news to report and no need to interact with anyone via social media, so the internet can become useless to you. Every now and then, however, you’ll stumble across a website that you hadn’t heard of before that enhances your internet experience and eliminates the ho hum daily online experience.
Here are five interesting sites that you might not know about:
If you’re a Disney Pixar fan, you need to know about this website. Basically, the Pixar theory proposes that all of Disney’s Pixar movies are in the same universe and are all connected from one to the other. It’s a very fun, creative site that will intrigue the inner theorist and child inside of all of us. Even if you don’t buy into the theory, it’s very interesting to read about the idea. pixartheory.com is an interactive site that attempts to show the reader how all Pixar movies and characters are intertwined in the same universe. Chronologically, the theory starts with the curious and adventurous Merida from Disney’s “Brave”, and runs all the way to “Monsters Inc.” which takes place 2500 years from now. Read it and let your imagination flow.
The blog of home security giant Vivint is a very resourceful site, where you can find things that you can use in your daily life. Find a new recipe, learn about the latest electronic gizmos and gadgets or how you can properly prepare for the change of the seasons. Basically whatever you’re looking for, you can find on “The Neighborhood”. If you’re looking to become a better person, homekeeper and neighbor, this is the website for you.
What If Sports
If you’re a sports fan, sports history junkie or think you could Stump the Schwab, you need to know whatifsports.com. It’s a sports simulation site, where you can pair up any two teams from nearly any year, run a simulation and see who would win. For example, you could pair up the 1990 Utah Jazz against the 1973 Boston Celtics, and whatifsports.com runs a simulation and provides you a box score of what would happen. Amazing right? You can match up any two teams from NHL hockey, MLB baseball, NBA and NCAA basketball, as well as NFL and NCAA football.
Have you ever used the “Max” feature on Netflix? You go online to netflix, tell the “Max” what genre you’re looking for, rate a couple of movies according to how much you liked them, then “Max” will pick a movie for you. Goodreads is exactly like that, but instead of movies, you’re choosing books. This is a great way to discover new literature that you might not have heard of otherwise. You can search and browse books by title, genre or author, and you’re bound to find a couple of new books that will entertain you for hours and hours. If you’re into books, you need to know and frequently use www.goodreads.com.
Simply Smarter Blog
Budget Direct, an insurance company who strives to make your insurance and your life “Simply Smarter”, is another company with an excellent blog. The blog has great graphics that show you how to properly detail your car and other articles that give you tips on how to prevent road rage, increase your home’s equity and how to stretch your fuel economy. You’ll find lots of ideas on things that you can use every day in your life. You can even find creative ways on how to maximize the use of your dollar and increase your home’s value. This site is easy to navigate and utilize for one and all.
Don’t get caught up in a daily internet routine. There are so many good, useful websites that will help improve many different aspects of your life, and you’ll find that the internet is fun to use again. Use search engines, explore the internet and you will find many things that are applicable to your life.