Website of the Week

Identity theft is a growing concern for teenagers

Identity theft is a growing concern for a group that might not seem likely: Teenagers.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 01:26pm EST

Addicted to the Internet? It's possible

Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 03:39pm EDT


Study: Liars take longer to text back

A new study finds that people who lie during a texting or online conversation take longer to respond.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:21am EDT
Listen It's what the Internet was designed for

While the Internet offers us access to a plethora of educational information and tools to live our lives better and more efficiently, some of us know what it's really for: cats and procrastination.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 07:46am EST Animate your nostalgia

We've been drawing stick figures since we were kids, and today's website wants to feed your nostalgia.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 07:40am EST

From cartoons to celebs to bread, everyone has a look-alike

Totally Looks Like uses the magic of the Internet to bring look-alikes together in one place.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 04:22am EST

The Letter Project: Messages in motion

Nobody sends letters anymore.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 06:31am EST More of the same in a good way

With this site, you just type in a favorite website and it will give you a collection of similar domains.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 03:50am EST Charts...useful ones

Remember that time in junior high school where you had to memorize all the classifications of animals?

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:28am EST Politicians' deleted tweets

Not all deleted tweets are as self-maligning as Weiner's and not all politicians who make Twitter slip-ups are as high-profile, but a website launched last May aims to collect them all going forward.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 07:13am EST Free online file conversion

Times change and so do video file formats. Unfortunately, not all computers speak the same language. But don't worry. WTOP is here with a website to set you and your files free.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 05:57am EST

Website of the Week:

Abe Vigoda died in 1982 according to People magazine, yet he was able to appear in one of the most popular commercials in the 2010 Super Bowl. This week's WOTW will answer the question: Is Abe Vigoda dead?

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 12:07pm EST Need a hug?

Feeling down? If the usual methods (crying to a friend, eating an entire pizza, blowing up some virtual bad guys, etc.) aren't working, might we suggest The Nicest Place on the Internet.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 03:59am EST See the world as it happens

"Where the world watches the world."

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 05:52am EST No more email newsletters

Thursday is Thanksgiving which means the scariest day of the year, which isn't Halloween, has yet to come. BargainSwoop makes finding deals easy and keeps your inbox clear.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 07:33am EST A place for stories

With the stories users submit, Cowbird finds connections with other stories in an effort to create a "vast, interconnected ecosystem, in which we all take part."

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 03:36am EST Ivy league for free

Classes from the top universities that won't cost you a cent.

Wednesday - 10/24/2012, 06:10am EDT A brainy webcomic

As we approach the holidays and a contentious election, we can be on information overload. So, this week's website is for everyone who just needs a break.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 03:23am EDT

Wondermind: Where art and science meet

It seems there are two types of people: those good at art and those good at science. But today's weird and wonderful Website of the Week brings them together.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 05:55am EDT A historical digital library

The Internet is a treasure trove of information, but as more people head for Wikipedia as opposed to the encyclopedia - how can we be sure we're getting accurate historical data?

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:16am EDT
Listen Free financial planning

This completely free financial planning site offers a way to combine financial accounts in one place to make monitoring easier and savings goals more attainable.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 04:16am EDT Free language lessons

¿Sabe usted lo que esto significa?

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 05:54am EDT Mix your own relaxation soundtrack

Are you tossing and turning when you try to sleep? Is a pulsating migraine taking over your concentration? If so, Sound Sleeping may be for you. The site lets users combine up to five sounds from a list of 37 to perfect a relaxing mix.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 08:47am EDT

Website of the Week:

Installing software on a new computer isn't the headache it once was.

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 05:37am EDT Play a game, feed the world

Founded in 2007, Freerice lets users donate grains of rice simply by answering educational questions correctly in a game. The site earns money from advertisement banners displayed while users play, and in turn uses the funds to purchase rice.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 07:30am EDT