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This website heps you choose what to read next

Jake Sheridan Contributor

By Jake Sheridan in Cool Websites on Thursday 31 October 2013

Sometimes finishing a book is hard, not because of the act of reading it, but because, once you’ve read it, what do you read next? Well, here’s a website to help. Type in the book you last read, or a book you have previously enjoyed, and you will be presented with similar books you might […]

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Hilarious fortune cookie fails

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Monday 28 October 2013

Here at Lost At E Minor, we know there’s a Tumblr for everything conceivable and inconceivable. This Tumblr, showcasing the greatest fortune cookie fails, totally lives up to our expectations.

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This website is dedicated to helping you steal Banksy’s artwork

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Websites on Friday 25 October 2013

Why pay $60 for a Banksy (fake or not fake) when you can steal it? After all, Pablo Picasso said that, ‘good artists copy, great artists steal’. Well, at least that’s what the guys over at stealbanksy.com believe. The site tracks all the Banksy artworks across the five boroughs and gives us the status/condition they are in.

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Sad Etsy Boyfriends will make you LOL

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Friday 25 October 2013

Nothing comes between a girl and her crafts—not even a boyfriend. Well, the boyfriend is needed to model her finished handiwork on the ever-popular Etsy site. Exposed by urlesque, this lineup of 20 sad Etsy boyfriends is quite hilarious to see.

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Melbourne-based online and pop-up store The SuperCool

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Websites on Wednesday 23 October 2013

Welcome to The Super Cool, an online and pop-up store in Melbourne that reminds us of the coolest Pinterest board you’ve ever seen, and where everything is for sale. The site offers up everything from neon cushions to vintage match jars and will very quickly make your house the coolest space in town. That is […]

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Brides Throwing Cats: a blog about, er, brides throwing cats

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Websites on Saturday 19 October 2013

The most important day in every woman’s life: that day where they wear their most stunning gown, that day where they say their vows to the love of their life, and that day where they get to throw a cat into a crowd of single ladies. Wait, what? Brides Throwing Cats is a blog about what the title says it is, blushing brides throwing cats instead of flower bouquets. But don’t worry, the images are Photoshopped. No soft and furry felines were harmed in the making of these weddings.

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Ghost Singles: A dating site for the dead, no mortals allowed

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Friday 18 October 2013

Dating can be such a drag … when you’re dead! But thankfully there’s a site out there for you ghosts to attract a loving partner. It’s called Ghost Singles and it’s even got it’s own cool tagline: ‘Don’t haunt alone!’ So what’s the deal? This place is open only to those in the afterlife, so, […]

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Website answers the question: how many people are in space right now?

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Wednesday 16 October 2013

How many people are in space right now? Just six, last time I checked. Keep up to date on the number of people, who they are, and where they come from with this neat little web page.

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Don’t forget the rap lyrics, Google

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Thursday 10 October 2013

As Google Search SVP Amit Singhal wrote in a blog post unveiling Google’s new Hummingbird algorithm: ‘Now you can ask any question on the powerful little device in your pocket’. Naturally, we decided to ask Google how well it was into rap by running searches of iconic rap lyrics. Obviously we get a kick out […]

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The Listserve lets you subscribe to random emails from strangers

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Wednesday 9 October 2013

When you subscribe to The Listserve, you get to receive random emails from strangers — as well as get entered into an email lottery, with one person randomly selected per day to write to the list. It’s an interesting experiment that has seen over 24,740 curious subscribers signing up on the list.

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Dearblankpleaseblank lets you send anonymous messages across the Internet

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Wednesday 9 October 2013

If you’ve ever wanted to send a (frustrating) message to the world but wanted to stay completely anonymous, there’s a website for that. Dearblankpleaseblank.com is a site where people with voices go to get something – anything – off their chest. Built by Jared Wunsch and Hans Johnson, these two guys have perfected the art […]

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Picassohead lets you paint like the great artist

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Thursday 3 October 2013

If you fancy yourself a bit of an artist but just can’t get Picasso’s cubist creations down like a pro, there’s a site for that: Picassohead. This genius website was created by Michael Schubert (creative officer of RFI studios) and allows you to make the zaniest Picasso-esque paintings around, simply by clicking and dragging the […]

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A website devoted to, wait for it, Miley Cyrus’s tongue

Erik Kraft Reader Find

By Erik Kraft in Cool Websites on Tuesday 1 October 2013

I didn’t actually even see the VMA performance in question (people my age lose the ability to see MTV), but I sure saw the flurry of activity that came after it. It looked more to me like Miley Cyrus had some sort of sea slug trying to escape her mouth than anything else. I suppose […]

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My Daguerrotype Boyfriend: photos of cute men from the early days of photography

Gem Contributor

By Gem in Cool Websites on Tuesday 24 September 2013

This site collects photos of cute men from the early days of photography developed using the daguerreotype process. The first photo is of the sculpture Auguste Rodin. Who knew he was such a looker!

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Pictures of Walls: a curated blog of amateur graffiti

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Tuesday 24 September 2013

This is the sort of amateur graffiti you find on bathroom stalls. Updated every Friday with new content, Pictures of Walls is a curated collection of everyday scribbles and scrawling found around bathrooms, interstates, construction sights, urban alleys, and the like. They’re mostly improvisation pieces, a real stream of consciousness for society in general.

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