Things you didn't know you could do online

Things you didn't know you could do online

Summary: If you're bored of Facebook, why not rent a husband or watch the African plains to pass the time?

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  • The Internet Archive: How did it all look?

    The Internet -- and content therein -- is constantly evolving and changing to improve functionality, incorporate new services, tap new revenue streams including advertisement and revamp designs. But what did websites look like in the past?

    If you're interested, archive.org indexes over 240 billion web pages, archives from 1996 to this year. The Wayback system can be accessed by typing in the page where you want to begin, and then select the archive dates you're interested in. 

    Via: archive.org

  • Listen to public services radio

    Broadcastify, is a website that streams live audio for public safety, aircraft, rail, and marine related communications systems. You can select an audio feed based on U.S. state, zip code or category.

    Broadcastify app support is available for Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile and other mobile devices. 

    Via: Broadcastify

     

  • Pay someone $5 for a random job

    For the odd jobs that you need completed, Fiverr lets you pay someone else to do it for you.

    The website allows you to sign up and offer a 'gig' for under $5. 48 hours after someone finishes a job, wages are paid to an account which can then be withdrawn through PayPal.

    Jobs vary; from choosing a skincare regimen for you to shooting business clips. In other cases, you can have a member of the Maasai pose with your name on a board, you can be taught how to moonwalk, or get someone complete your homework assignments for you.

    Via: Fiverr

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  • scam

    I say it is a scam
    majorlook.ross@...
  • anpther bloody gallery

    so couldn't be arsed to read it
    keithc
  • Rent a Husband

    Hey Charlie, once women figure out how to open a pickle jar, fix furniture, set up home audio/video, or fix a leaking toilet, you won't need men at all.
    bb_apptix
  • Or

    Just step away from the computer
    67cougargt
  • lol rent a husband!

    LOL that's classic rest is kinda understandably less common. But watch paint dry? o_O apparently someone found themselves in the weird dimension on the internet.
    spineshank155
  • One Sided Report?

    Is that a Klein bottle? Terrific, you can now carry EVERYTHING in your earring! (If you don't get the reference, look it up in a topology textbook.)
    jallan32
  • Pictures?

    I didn't bother to rad this because of all of the time it takes for this stuff to load. Think about that when you are writing articles! Put the text first and let us decide if there is enough information there to warrant looking at the pictures.
    DonEChandler
  • Thanks for the tip!

    Your list is an interesting find. Thanks for putting it together
    roovialk