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Internet forums and instant messaging would be nowhere without animated GIFs. They convey our shock, humour and disbelief, all in a series of crudely captured images — normally referencing movie scenes or TV shows. 4Chan would certainly be a much darker place, that’s for sure.

Due to the ‘Love it or Hate it’ viral voting system of the Internet, only the best GIFs are seen by millions.

Giphy is a large collection of GIFs created by a community of artists. Unlike more open communities such as Reddit, Giphy creations tend to be created from within the community as opposed to simply up-voted for popularity. Surely, the Internet has enough GIFs. Can this site offer anything we haven’t already seen?


When you get bored online, there’s a million ways to keep yourself distracted. You could head over to your favorite social network, read the news, watch YouTube videos, play online games, and tons of other things. What we don’t usually do is head to web apps designed to be whimsical and entertaining. Turns out, though, there’s quite a few developers that have put together some fascinating web apps that, while not useful, will be sure to keep you entertained, at least for a bit.

Here are 15 websites that I stumbled upon that are weird, funny, or even scary, but they’re all quite interesting. You just might find a new favorite way to distract yourself online!


Life is a sequence of experiences, some are good, some aren’t, but they don’t stop and we get to experience things one after another. While there’s no chance you can control every experience in your life, it’s absolutely possible to plan and feel something new; like a picnic in the park, getting punched in the face, standing in the queue to get that new Apple gadget knowing full well of its half life and so on.

Skyara is a marketplace for experiences and after the break let’s take a look and see if it can help you experience something new in life.


There are plenty of holidays to celebrate this month and plenty of web apps to help you get in the holiday spirit. From fun to helpful, these applications can keep you amused and organized through the holiday season.