Nikolas Baumgarten’sZoomquilt is a website with an infinitely zooming image made of fantasy illustrations. The loop closes in on itself after a few minutes, but it’s still a nice effect. Also available as an Android live wallpaper.
Shout! Factory TV is a free, ad-supported streaming service that specializes in classic TV shows and films, including Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Twilight Zone and Newhart. For viewers in the U.S. and Canada only.
Bop.fm aims to be the Google of music. It lets you search and play songs from YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify, Rdio, Deezer and more, and create playlists of songs from those different sources. Get the iOS app here.
The world’s calendar. Forekast is a crowdsourced list of upcoming events. You can post, upvote and comment on events, subscribe to categories and get reminders. For now, only global events are accepted, but local happenings are in the works.
(NSFW: Language)Us Vs. Th3m proves just how easy – and wrong – it is to make a clickbait headline with its hilarious generator. It can even set up the headlines on a fake website to troll folks on social media.
In a surprisingly mature move, the MPAA and its member studios are combating video piracy by setting up WhereToWatch. It’s a simple and no-nonsense website that tells you where you can legally watch movies and TV shows.
A group of artists that turns your message into a whimsical handwritten letter and then sends it for free. Just leave your message and the recipient’s address on its website on or before 11/16/14. Also check out the book of sent letters.
Stephen Von Worley’s Crayon the Grids is a series of beautiful interactive maps of various major cities with the streets and roads colored according to their orientation. London and Chicago prove to be extreme opposites.
Find your dream classic car – or just keep on dreaming – with Vintage Wheels. The website collects listings from various online sources. Its interface is easy on the eyes and lets you sort by price, date or location.
A side project of Tofugu illustrator Aya, Kawaii Baseball Cards features baseball cards of MLB players, complete with stats and trivia, and animated gif versions. She also makes other MLB images as requested by her followers.
(NSFW: Language, Crude humor) One person has figured out a way to get us to look at fine art – by imagining what their subjects’ text messages would be like. Apparently most of them are drunk, horny or both.
EA Sports teamed up with Google to make the Madden Giferator. The web app lets you make GIFs using animations from Madden NFL 15. Pick a team, a player and a background then add your smack talk and fire away.
Instructions for Life (Now with Pictures) is an illustrated humor blog by Laughing Squid writer EDW Lynch. The blog “looks at philosophical and sometimes unanswerable questions, and tries to answer them anyway.”
WikiWand is a free browser extension that overhauls the look and interface of Wikipedia. It uses a big serif typeface, lets you preview links on hover, forces the table of contents to scroll with you and even loads faster.
A free website that aggregates YouTube videos from the 70s to the 90s and arranges them by decade and by categories. The videos play on period appropriate TV frames, and it displays white noise when you switch channels.
Quotacle lets you search movie clips based on dialogue. You can link to or embed the clip, turn it into a .gif, download it or buy the movie. Some of ourfavorites haven’t been indexed yet, but the site’s library should grow in time.
Currently in beta, Riffstation Play is a free web-based app that figures out a song’s chords by analyzing its YouTube video. The chords can be laid out for a guitar, ukelele or piano. The desktop version lets you load any song.
From Craig Giffen, creator of the picture-based Human Clock and Human Calendar, comes Human Clock.TV. The site tells the time on a minute-by-minute basis using video clips. You can also upload clips for the clock.
What do you call a website that’s dedicated to dad jokes? Nice One Dad. Like an enthusiastic father trying to impress his kids, the site incessantly fires one corny pun or playfully stereotypical joke after another.
“ClickHole has one and only one core belief: All web content deserves to go viral.” The Onion goes all out in its parodic campaign against BuzzFeed, launching an entire website that pokes fun at the entertainment site’s style.
Depending on your age, You’re Getting Old! will either make you feel better or sad. Or just weird. The website puts your age into perspective in a number of ways, from historical events to the number of heartbeats you’ve had.