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This Is Why You’re Huge

This Is Why You’re Huge

A website dedicated to hilarious, vulgar and awe-inspiring culinary experiments. Marvel at the meat tank, the chocolate dipped bacon, the pizza-in-a-burger, the pizzas-in-a-pizza and more.

Twitter Parade

Twitter Parade

Hit up this nifty website with your favorite Twitter ID or keyword, and it’ll make your own personal parade, complete with your followers, their tiny avatar heads and what they’ve been tweeting.

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HTML5 Games

HTML5 Games

Much of what we’ve seen of HTML5 has been about its native video playback, but it might someday challenge Flash, as is evidenced by these early games built using the fledgling standard.

DeviantART Muro

DeviantART Muro

The guys over at DeviantART have released this simple, elegant HTML5 painting application which even offers support for Wacom tablets. Start playing now for free, extra brushes cost points.

Key Hero

Key Hero

While not as awesome as The Typing of the Dead, Key Hero does a good job of making typing tests fun. It uses interesting quotes, gives concrete feedback of mistakes and even has rankings.

Bad Yearbook Photos

Bad Yearbook Photos

If you thought your awkward teenage yearbook photos were bad, just wait until you get a load of these unfortunate subjects. The guys over at Bad Yearbook Photos have curated some of the worst.

Dr. Web MD

Dr. Web MD

Too lazy or cheap to go to the real doctor? This is pretty much what you can expect when you try to self-diagnose your ailments using one of those medical diagnosis websites.

1dl.us All-in-One Tool Site

1dl.us All-in-One Tool Site

1dl.us is an extremely useful website, with tools like an IP address/browser detector, URL shortener, password generator, and even a temporary email address and inbox.

HTML5 Animations

HTML5 Animations

We can hardly believe it ourselves, but these beautiful animated scenes – reminiscent of the backgrounds in old LucasArts adventures – were entirely coded in HTML5 using 8-bit color cycling.

Ex-blocker

Ex-blocker

Do you miss/hate your ex? Move on with your life using Ex-blocker. It creates a plug-in that (mostly) blocks any ex-related content, for up to 5 exes! Also proven to work against Justin Bieber.

YouTube Easter Egg: Snake

YouTube Easter Egg: Snake

A YouTube commenter revealed a neat easter egg on the popular website – tapping or holding the Left arrow key lets you play Snake on the video screen. It doesn’t work on embedded videos though.

Nirvana The Band The Show

Nirvana The Band The Show

NSFW: It isn’t about the remaining members of Nirvana. It’s about a couple of musicians trying to get a small time gig. Kinda like Flight of the Conchords, except with dudes from Canada.

Old Spice Voicemail Generator

Old Spice Voicemail Generator

Let your callers hear the manliest message with the Old Spice Voicemail Generator. Enter your number and pick from the choices, and it generates an mp3 file for you. THIS VOICEMAIL IS NOW DIAMONDS!

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8-Bit Cities

8-Bit Cities

Starting with an accurate and zoomable 8-bit map of NYC, Brett Camp now has maps of other major cities as well. The names of places in London makes its map more awesome. To Knightsbridge!

YouTube Mobile

YouTube Mobile

Featuring a vastly-improved touchscreen user interface, YouTube’s new mobile website looks awesome on iPhones, Evos, Droids, and any mobile web browser with full HTML5 support.

It Makes No Sense

It Makes No Sense

It Makes No Sense is a new blog that aims to threaten our sanity with the strangest of pictures. Take the pic above; if the banner doesn’t break your head, the fish will. (Link NSFW)

Teaser: The Social Network

Teaser: The Social Network

David Fincher’s flick is based on the book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal, recounting the explosive early days of the website.

World Cup Calendar

World Cup Calendar

Follow your favorite team with Marca’s easy to use interactive World Cup Calendar. Mouse over and sort match schedules by date, team, group and even location. Simple and elegant.

Google Voice Goes Public

Google Voice Goes Public

The big G has finally launched their phone app to anyone in the U.S. who wants it. Google Voice gives you a free roaming phone number, voicemail, text messages and cheap global calls.

The Sci-Fi Airshow

The Sci-Fi Airshow

Arising from his lifelong love of spaceships, Bill George created the Sci-Fi Airshow, a non-existent exhibit filled with fictional, but beautiful air- and spacecrafts. Take the guided tour today!

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Website: HelloMovies

Website: HelloMovies

HelloMovies is a more practical version of IMDB. Aside from information and recommendations, they provide links to Netflix, iTunes, Xbox Live and more, so you can buy or rent movies right away.

New Math

New Math

Craig Damrauer breaks life down into simple equations infused with wit and humor. You don’t need a degree in mathematics to appreciate New Math. Also available in book form.

Great Cinema Showdowns

Great Cinema Showdowns

San Francisco artist Scott Campbell has created a playful chronicling of some of the greatest confrontations in film history, presented in ink and paint at his website The Great Showdowns.

Bing Destination Maps

Bing Destination Maps

Going on a road trip? Someone coming over to visit? Then you should check out Bing’s Destination Maps feature. Use it to make custom maps that are easy to read and fun to look at.

The Take Away Music Series

The Take Away Music Series

Cool musicians (like Ian McCulloch here) are featured in La Blogotheque’s Take Away Shows, filmed playing in non-concert settings; minimal edits to keep things authentic. (Thanks Thorir!)

Google Maps Historypin

Google Maps Historypin

This clever website mashes up Google Maps street view locations with old photographs taken at precisely the same spot years ago. So far, they’ve got over 2000 pics, and you can submit your own.

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