10 Useful Websites You Need In Your Life

13 February 2017| Post by Graham3 minutes


The Internet is a digital maze, so huge that it currently hosts well over a billion websites.

Exploring the web is part of our everyday life but with so many sites to choose from, it’s often difficult to find that diamond in the rough. So we’ve compiled a list of 10 incredibly useful websites that you probably never knew existed.

1. Film Fish

Film Fish

Looking for a good film to watch? Film Fish gives you recommendations based on films you’re interested in or have already watched. Find your next favourite films hand picked by expert film buffs based on relevance. Limely Film Tip: Hacksaw Ridge is a must watch!

2. Quick, Draw

Quick, Draw

Be part of Google’s artificial intelligence experiments! Quick, Draw is one of many A.I experiments, which asks you to draw simple objects such as ice cream, doors, cars and more. A timer is set and Google tries to guess what you’ve drawn. Your doodle is stored and shared in order to help machine learning research in the future. You’re basically teaching robots.!

3. Wayback Machine

What Facebook Looked Like in 2006

Take a trip down memory lane with Wayback Machine, an Internet archive that let’s you travel back in time to see what websites used to look like. Remember when Facebook looked like that?

4. Codecademy


Learn to code for free. Build an interactive website with help from codecademy, whether you’re starting off, looking for a career change or just want to brush up on your coding skills. Learn HTML & CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, Python, Ruby and many more – did we mention it’s free?

5. The Magic iPod

Become the new office DJ with The Magic iPod. Mix random songs together with no decks in sight. Who knew 50 Cent – In Da Club sounded so good with Vanessa Carlton – A Thousand Miles?

6. Flight Radar

Flight Radar

Check out every plane flying over the UK right now. Whether you’re checking in on a loved one or just having a good nose, see real time stats and flight paths happening right now.

7. Pexels


Download free stock photos online at Pexels. All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero license (CC0) meaning the images are completely free to be used for personal or commercial use.

8. Typing Test

Typing Test

Test your typing speed, accuracy and skill level in 60seconds with this words-per-minute test. Learn how to double your speed with trainer keyboard courses too.

9. Unroll.Me

Unroll Me

Are you drowning in unwanted emails? Unroll.Me is an email management system that lets you unsubscribe from all of those pesky marketing emails all in one go for free.

10. Adobe Colour Wheel

Adobe Colour Wheel

Become a master of colour with Adobe Colour Wheel. Create your own colour themes and palettes for InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop. Find colour combinations that complement each other – perfect for designers.

So there you have it, 10 useful websites we can’t live without. Have we missed a trick? Why not Tweet us your suggestions?


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