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Do you love going to concerts and sporting events? Do you wish there was a an easier way to find tickets and get great seats? SeatGeek.com is an online search engine for tickets to concerts, sports, and other events. According to SeatGeek:
SeatGeek is a search engine that helps you find the best deals on tickets for concerts, theater, and sporting events. We look high and low through all through dozens of ticket sellers, such as Stubhub, ebay, TicketsNow, and many more… We’re America’s gateway to live entertainment and the web’s largest ticket search engine.
The ticket prices shown include all shipping and processing fees. Tickets are rated with a Deal Score to help you quickly identify the best ticket bargains. The Columbus recommendation engine learns your interests and suggests upcoming events. There are interactive seating maps to help you find the best seats at any venue. SeatGeek also has a blog.
Do you love collecting antiques? Could you use a little expert help determining what some of your favorite antiques are worth? Kovels.com is your online source for information about collecting antiques and collectables, including a price guide of more then 800,000 items. According to Kovels:
Kovels.com is a valuable source of information about collecting antiques and collectibles, and it’s created, supervised, and written by experts… Many people use the price guide on Kovels.com to help them determine the prices of antiques and collectibles.
In addition to the price guide Kovels also features: a fully illustrated marks identification guide (including silver, pottery, and porcelain), an antiques directory (including appraisers, clubs, publications, matching services, auction houses, services, and supplies), discussion forums, an events calendar, weakly email updates, antiques news, and much more.
Do you love listening to and sharing music online? Do you appreciate the art of creating a music mix where the songs flow together in a logical order? EveryonesMixtape.com is a website where you can create, edit, share, and listen to virtual mixtapes. According to Everyone’s Mixtape:
Everyone’s Mixtape’s celebrates the art of creating mixtapes. You can add to an existing mix, or start one of your own. Share with the world, your friends, or that girl from science class. Everyone’s Mixtape is not about adding songs and hitting shuffle. It’s about the time you looked at a cassette’s length as a challenge. About the time you stayed up most of the night making sure all the tracks flowed from song to song. It’s about the time your heart skipped a beat when the boy from science class handed you your first mixtape. It’s more than a playlist.
Music can be added from YouTube, Vimeo, and Soundcloud.
Are you looking for a new place to live? Would you like some inside information from people who already live in places you’re considering? Would you like to tell prospective buyers and renters how great your neighborhood is? HoodPoints.com is a website where you can find places to live using reviews and rankings from people that live there, and tell people about where you live. According to HoodPoints:
Many people struggle on deciding where to live, so we created HoodPoints to help people find the best places to live. HoodPoints also provides a platform for people to share their thoughts about where they live. Everyone can rank their street, road, or avenue and HoodPoints will generate a score based on the rankings received.
HoodPoints also has a crime statistics and reporting feature, a missing pets reporting feature, and a blog.
Today’s Website of the Day was suggested by Aaron Charles. Thanks Aaron! We are always on the lookout for great websites to feature so if you have a favorite site or if you run a website click the submit button and tell us about it.
Do you have creative and talented kids? Do they love doing do-it-yourself projects and crafts? BuiltByKids.com is an online community for kids and their families that is all about do-it-yourself projects. According to Built by Kids:
We are pleased to announce Built by Kids, a new lifestyle website… Created with, by and for children. Written for families, caregivers and educators. We are dedicated to teaching the ABC’s of DIY and celebrating those who value the power of creative development and are nostalgic for a time when weekends were set aside for building forts or making models. Here’s to building and bonding in your family!
Projects are organized by age and skill level. There is also a Tool School, a Built by Kids Club, a Built by You monthly contest, and more.
Are you considering taking a new medication? Would you first like to hear about the good and bad experiences of other patients who have been using that medication? AskaPatient.com is an online database of over 4000 prescription and over-the-counter medications, with reviews, ratings, and comments from real patients. According to Ask a Patient:
When you need to know if a medication really works, why not Ask a Patient? There is more to know than what the ads say. Learn from the experience of real people who have taken drug treatments. Share your side effects or success stories. Take control of your health by being informed and asking questions. AskaPatient.com provides tools for the empowered patient.
Do you love watching movies? Have you found that with a few drinks even a bad movie can be quite enjoyable? MovieBoozer.com is a movie rating website where movies are rated on the number of beers needed for optimum movie watching enjoyment. According to MovieBoozer:
Our ratings always start with A Toast. If you’re like us, then you like a cold one in your hand anytime you’re watching a movie. You’re no alcoholic, but you like a good beer whenever you are seated and watching for example: a daughter’s ballet recital, a Nascar race, a tennis match, a baseball game, strippers… you get the idea. As the movie gets tougher to watch, adding beers make what you’re watching better, hopefully. The worst possible rating is a 6 Pack.
In addition to movie reviews you can also find: movie news, trailers, a podcast, columns, Oscar talk, movie drinking games, and more.
Do you love the Olympics? Are you excited for 2012 summer games in London that start this Friday? Would you like to keep up-to-date and stay on top of all the latest Olympic happenings? London2012.com is the official website of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and your source for all the latest Olympic games news and information. According to London 2012:
We will deliver the best possible Olympic and Paralympic Games experience for everyone involved, ensuring a real legacy and inspiring people to join in… Right from the very beginning of our bid in 2003, London 2012 has been about what can be achieved through the inspiration and power of sport, using it as a catalyst for positive change and inspiration.
You can browse: Schedule & Results, Torch Relay, Sports, Athletes, Countries, Spectators, News, Photos, and more. You can also sign up email updates.
Does it seem like you hear the same few songs over and over again when you listen to over-the-air radio? Do you prefer the variety and convenience of online radio? Live365.com is an enormous network of internet radio stations from all over the world covering enough genres to fit any taste. According to Live365:
Live365 is a network of 5000+ internet radio stations run by real people, not generated by computers! …Featuring 260+ genres of music produced by 7,000+ broadcasters and music tastemakers from over 150 countries, Live365 boasts a roster of artists and radio producers ranging from the Atlanta Symphony, Pat Metheny, and Carlos Santana, to commercial and public radio stations, to individual DJs who program stations in every musical style.
There are apps for Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Some of the many popular genres include: Alternative, Blues, Classical, Country, Easy Listening, Electronic/Dance, Folk, Freeform, Hip-Hop/Rap, Inspirational, International, Jazz, Latin, Metal, New Age, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Urban, Reggae, Rock, Seasonal/Holiday, Soundtracks, and Talk.
When it come to entertainment, does it seem like the top critics just can’t seem to agree? Do you wish they would come up with some sort of consensus before you spend your hard earned dollars? Metacritic.com is a website that combines the scores of top critics and site users to come up with a single rating for movies, games, TV, and music. According to Metacritic:
Metacritic’s mission is to help consumers make an informed decision about how to spend their time and money on entertainment. We believe that multiple opinions are better than one, user voices can be as important as critics, and opinions must be scored to be easy to use… Metacritic’s proprietary Metascore distills the opinions of the most respected critics writing online and in print to a single number.