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Web Sites You've Never Heard Of

Updated on October 27, 2010

Top Web Sites of Which You've Never Heard

"The Internet" encompasses a boatload of web sites, some of which are actually useful and interesting. Now and then we hear about a site that provides hours of entertainment, such as Mr. Don the Heroic Pig, or Let us examine some out-of-the way web pages. Let's delve deeply into the dark dusty corners of Interweb bits and bytes that most folks probably never heard of because they're too busy surfing

The '.tv' domain may not be nearly as popular as the '.com' domain, but there's amazing stuff to be found out there. provides a stunning compendium of special effects videos and animations that will impress even the most jaded web surfer. A wide range of highly imaginative folks have contributed their work to this site. Take a few moments to browse their portfolios.

Amazing special affects at
Amazing special affects at

The US Patent office receives many bizarre applications. There's no rule or law restricting patent requests to devices that will actually benefit of the human race. Sometimes a gizmo simply fills a very narrow niche or no niche at all. Enjoy the fruits of their labor at Hundreds of goofy, strange, and seemingly useless items, all with patents, are available for your amusement.

Have you ever had a bad dream? Ever worried about driving your car into a lake? Overcome your fear by visiting Yes, they do build a luxury bus that doubles as a boat. In their own words:

A traditionally neglected segment of the mass transit market has been the Amphibious Vehicle Segment

We couldn't agree more. provides invaluable information on the contents of food products. We typed in "Potato Chips" and received 1266 results, including many national brands and boutique brands. Each product listing includes ingredients (with the actual Nutrition Facts banner from the product), alternative product options, and customer comments. The coolest thing? All this is free.

Did you know that Fritos are made from only three ingredients? They are whole corn, corn oil, and salt. - free product and nutrition information - free product and nutrition information

The Journal of Irreproducible Results

Science is fun sometimes. When scientists get to make stuff up, they laugh until their pocket protectors fall off. Laugh along with synthesized charts and graphs guaranteed to be almost but not quite unscientific.

The chemical composition of a Banana: BaNa2

Get it?

Journal of Irreproduceable Results:
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      Tony Lawrence 7 years ago from SE MA

      I love - thanks!

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      nicomp really 7 years ago from Ohio, USA

      @dahoglund: Join us in our bogglement.

      @Austinstar: You may be in line for a government subsidy

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      Lela 7 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

      It sounds so much more scientific to say I had a phobia to BaNa2. Yes, that's much better, now people will quite laughing when it comes up in conversations.

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      Don A. Hoglund 7 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      My mind is already boggled by the internet.

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      nicomp really 7 years ago from Ohio, USA

      @Tom Whitworth: Just when you think you've seen it all, another product pops up on They are truly amazing.

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      Tom Whitworth 7 years ago from Moundsville, WV


      Thank you for the useful information but I find most of my out of the way information on products on the site As Seen on


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