Take a break from whatever you’re doing, and learn something new. This single-purpose website offers bite-sized bits of random knowledge at the click of a mouse. It’s like a PowerPoint deck, but interesting. (Thanks Luke!)
It’s the latest sensation to sweep Tumblr… Bass Dogs has a single mission in life – to Photoshop the basses musicians are playing and replace them with canines. Submit your own! We’d like to see Les Claypool with a poodle.
(NSFW: Language) If you thought the names of the mechs in Pacific Rim sounded funny, check out 4th String Jaegers. The site and its contributors use the promotional Jaeger Designer to present hilarious Jaeger names. And puns.
While most typographic posters are of inspirational or motivational quotes, Lauren Hom honors the little lies and excuses we make every now and then. Buy prints and merch on Society6. Find out how she makes them here.
Ad agency Droga5 set up a silly parody of adult websites that features IKEA’s Malm beds. Hot Malm is safe for work and only has pictures of the beds, but with naughty captions. The fake ads on the site are pretty funny too.
CameraRocket collects information about cameras from all over the Web and presents them in a clean and easy to understand format. You can look at the specs, reviews and more about a camera or even compare two cameras.
Ser MountainGoat – he was knighted by George R.R. Martin! – made an interactive map of Westeros. It lets you see the territories, houses and paths of characters by chapter or episode. But be careful, spoilers lurk in the midst.
How Long to Beat is a crowdsourced website where gamers share how long it took them to beat a game based on varying play styles and platforms. It also shows the percentage of members who beat or even quit on the game.
Redditor samohayha collects thousands of automotive owner’s manuals and puts them on his site. The collection is far from complete, but the site is free to use, has no ads and doesn’t require you to register an account.
(Spoilers) An awesome single-purpose tumblr site which does its best to summarize critical moments from movies using a grid of just nine still images. Now we have to go back and watch Blue Velvet, Ghost World and Diva again.
Sounds Just Like presents pairs of songs that sound alike. You can listen to samples of either song; sadly you can’t play both samples at the same time. You can also search for a song and suggest pairs of songs.
(NSFW: Language) If there’s one thing most of us don’t think of when think of veganism, it’s tough-ass thugs and gangstas. ThugKitchen aims to eliminate earthy-crunchy vegan stereotypes, and replace them with their own.
(NSFW: Brief Nudity)Do Not Touch is an interactive music video for Kilo by Light Light. Participate in a variety of mini-games using your mouse cursor along with the people who played before you. Made by Moniker.
Photographer Zoe Spawton has chronicled the fashion of Ali, a retired doctor, current tailor, and father of 18 – who passes the same cafe in Berlin each morning. The photos are as sharp as Ali’s sense of style. (Thanks Chuck!)
Now you can make your own time lapse or hyperlapse video without shooting a second of footage. Teehan+Lax Labs made a web app that uses images captured by Google Street View to stitch your own video together.
It is a known fact that babies only have two states: about to cry, and crying. This kid seems to goes from 0 to wailing in 1.2s. His dad documents the things that provoke him, perhaps for future reference. Or for future shaming.
A mesmerizing photo blog by artist Dina Kelberman made of images that Kelberman collects from Google Image Search. The stream seamlessly transitions from one subject to another based on form, color and theme.
Imgembed lets anyone sell their photos. People can use your images for free but with a small footer showing your name on it. If they want an unmarked image, they’ll just pay a fee based on image views.