What are the ten web-sites in India one should visit daily?

Answer by Vasundhara Tadkalkar: What are the ten web-sites in India one should visit daily?

1. Quora
Not that you need encouragement—it’s the one of the most popular sites on the Internet. Plus there is bonus! you are not wasting your time. You are just adding piles of information to your storage. Fun, isn’t it?

2. Reuters
If you’re looking for sober, unbiased news coverage that’s less infotainment, less political activism, and more pure journalism, then the international news agency with 160 years of history as the world’s most respected wire service is probably your best choice. Established in London in 1851 to provide financial market data, Reuters built a reputation as the first to report international news scoops, including news of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Reuters online is multi-lingual, employs thousands of reporters, and hits all the highlights without the fluff. It’s like normal news, except for grownups.

3. Pinterest
Pinterest is a bit like Hotel California: “you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave”—it’s that consuming. On the social pinboard site you “pin” images from around the Web to your categorized boards, and others can then repin your pics. It’s a way to collect your thoughts, bookmark recipes and tips, or just get inspired. If you’re not already pinning, check out how you can get started.

4. Lifehacker
Your life needs some hacking and this Gawker site has the low-down on how to do it. While there’s a lot of emphasis on improving your digital well-being, there are also plenty of other worthwhile tips and tricks to be found for bettering your life overall, in areas such as food, creativity, work, and travel, to name a few.

5. The Verge
Former Engadget Editor-in-Chief Joshua Topolsky launched The Verge to be an accessible technology site, but one with longer, in-depth features and reviews where the design is as important as the writing. Mission accomplished. The Verge may not have the most traffic among gadget blogs (yet) but it’s definitely got the buzz; it even won five Webby Awards last year. The site now also features The Verge Video, with regular video updates about the gadget world.

6. Slate.com
One of the very first online magazines alongside Salon, Slate’s come a long way from the days when it was owned by Microsoft. In its 17 years the online magazine has covered or argued about everything you can imagine in politics, tech, business, art, and life. It couldn’t make paid subscriptions work but succeeded in podcasts, and became an award winner at the National Magazine Awards in 2011.

7. CollegeHumor
Perhaps you wish you could relive your college glory days—the good times when everything was a riot. Luckily there’s plenty of that fun to be had at this comedy site, home of some of the most consistently hilarious sketches and series of today. Most of the time they are NSFW (not safe for work), so check it out before the boss gets in.

8. Twitter
There was a time when only a handful of the PCMag staffers had Twitter accounts. Now Twitter is a full-time companion for just about everyone here, and you’re probably no exception. Even if you don’t tweet anything yourself, it’s the best place to read breaking news from media outlets, pithy comments from celebs and comics, and some solid lunch longreads. In fact, if you follow your favorite sites on Twitter you probably don’t need to store them in your bookmarks bar.

9. Consumerist
When a tech product is flawed or an online service doesn’t work like it should, you’ll read about it in PCMag’s review. But when customer service reps refuse to listen to your cable troubles or restaurants are overcharging for their meals, you’ll read about it on The Consumerist. Now owned by Consumer Reports, it’s updated throughout the day and is chock-full of useful shopper information.

Last but not least, keep update of whats going on in market. Who wouldn’t want to save a handful!

Edit: Here are some fun things you can do on internet

1. Make some sick beats at Patatap
They even have matching visuals to complement the sounds. Jam out with your friends for a guaranteed good time!

Source – howcast

2. Learn any course you can imagine at Coursera
Learn from literally thousands of options, a lot of which are free. Knowledge is power after all, especially unnecessary knowledge!

Source – dogster

3. Read hilarious online comics like Dr. Mc Ninja
Or go on to comic prospector and find something else you like (But if you don’t like Dr.McNinja then you suck)

Source – cloudfront

4. Photoshop pictures online using Pixlr
No need to sign up or anything, just go on and manipulate your photos and make your friends look fat. It’s a classic!

Source – filecluster

5. Play hi quality games at BigPoint
Just make sure you have an unlimited internet plan, otherwise you’re screwed.

Source – gamesnips

6. Send files upto 1GB for free from Pando
That’s HUGE!

Source – betanews

7. Learn how to make pretty much anything at VideoJug
Learn to make cool cakes or candles or dirty toys or whatever.

Source – onelittleproject

8. Learn to read body language and detect lies at Blifaloo
There’s no sure shot way to tell if a person is lying, but you can always pretend that there is and get them to tell the truth anyway!

Source – salon

9. Get free tech support at Techguy
If you’re having problems with your computer, this free volunteer site will sort you out. Forget your stupid computer guy who only shows up when you’re not at home!

Source – zen cart

10. Find free wifi spots worldwide at WifiFreeSpot
It even lists some clinics in Delhi with free Wi-Fi! Now I can just pretend to have a migraine and get free internet woohoo!

Source – politic365

11. Send an anonymous email with 10MinuteMail
The email address disappears after ten seconds, so you go scot-free while your nemesis finally accepts that you are the better human.

Source – timeninja

12. Learn any language in the world at Duolingo
With a little patience, you can be spewing French pickup lines and Spanish cuss words interchangeably. Very useful.

Source – valuewalk

13. Watch from hundreds of documentaries atDocumentaryHeaven
It’s got Kubrick on the home page, which basically convinced me that this site is legit. They’ve got loads of free documentaries ripe for the picking!

Source – planocritico

14. Learn killer magic tricks at GoodTricks
Everybody loves magic, so if you want to be the next David Blaine (Do you really?), then head on over here and start levitating or whatever.

Source – megnetudeconsulting

15. Torrent websites for everything else!
Just don’t download anything illegal! *smirk*

Source – betanews
Get off Facebook and go do something useful!

As Aryaman suggested,
You can visit 9GAG which has the best funny pics, GIFs, videos, memes, cute, wtf, geeky, cosplay photos on the web. 9GAG is your best source of fun.

Thank you for the suggestion!
Thank you everyone for the upvotes! 2K that’s amazing!

Edit : 4k+!!! thanks everyone.

Arpit bhati suggested some channels on you tube- Vsause, Numberphile, Minutephysics, CGP Grey. Hope you like it.

Rahul Gupta suggested Howstuffworks, well how could I have forgotten it.
thanks for the suggestion.

Some of the above are from schoopwhoop, another awesome site to visit!
Thanks for the love, its my 1st above 100 & 5k upvotes.

What are the ten web-sites in India one should visit daily?