16 Really Useful Websites

Terms of Service, Didn’t Read summarizes terms of service and rates them for privacy.”

Project Gutenberg. Taking all the books that are copyright free and making digital copies available. In college and the school wants you to buy the complete works of Shakespeare for $40? F@#k that noise! Free! “

Tineye and Foto Forensics. Do you want to know if an image is shopped, cropped or otherwise altered? Using these two tools you’ve got a good chance of finding out. Tineye is reverse image search on steroids and foto forensics provides free image analysis tools.”

This Person Does Not Exist. It’s an AI that creates faces of made-up people. Pretty interesting.”

Deepl.com. Best translator I’ve found. It’s quite intuitive and even translates idioms and slang. They’ve got around 20 languages as of their most recent update.”

https://www.blitzortung.org/ This one lets you see where lightning strikes in real time! Can be reassuring to see the lightning get further and further away, it’s also pretty neat in general!”

openculture.com Watch free movies! Learn languages! Take educational courses! All for free!”

remove.bg is a great way to remove any background.”

“10 minute mail provides a temporary email address for you to cut and paste into those pesky “insert email” to sign up or read the rest of the story or whatever. https://10minutemail.com/

“I ADORE mynoise.net. It’s an archive of customizable sound generators with everything from music, nature sounds, sound cancelling, ambiances, and meditative drones etc. I focus best with some kind of white noise, and this website has a ton to choose from and it is free. My favorite feature is the customizable, animated sliders so you can listen to storms that ebb and grow automatically. It is great for TTRPGs too. The sound engineer who runs it has put together all kinds of specific settings like churches, cities, forests, faires, dungeons, etc. Seriously, people should check it out.”

Rome2Rio Gives you full directions from any two places from door to door including trains, busses and ferries. With options to fly to nearby places and take transit to get to your final destination.”

everynoise.com : This website contains every obscure sub genre of music imaginable. You can find some great music you’ve never heard of there.”

https://12ft.io/ It bypasses all paywalls and removes all ads from any webpage I have found. Show me a 10ft paywall, I’ll show you a 12ft ladder. No install, just copy and paste your link.”

https://haveibeenpwned.com Allows you to see if your online accounts have been released in a data breach. You can also get email alerts if you’ve been in a breach.”

“If you need to glue two things of differing materials together: www.Thistothat.com

“The one that shows you the deep ocean and its creatures. Here it is.“

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