The internet has 1.8 billion websites as of January 2018, an exponential growth since 2014, when there were only 800 million. There are various types of websites such as business, personal, blogs, and many more all of which are either in static, dynamic or e-commerce format. However, today we are going to look at 5 of the weirdest and strangest sites that you will remember and keep coming back to.
Nooooooooooooooo.com Yes 15 O's. When you are having a bad day at the office, do not scream your lungs off in the office or smash your computer, you could be reprimanded, suspended or terminated. Wait till you get home and log on to the site and scream your lungs off. To make things easier and more convenient, the owners of this site have even launched a free App. This site was launched on 1st September 2009 and surely has saved many angry, frustrated people from losing their jobs.
Mapcrunch.com is a website to vastly improve your general and geographical knowledge from the comfort of your home. It piggybacks on Google Street View locations. Mapcrunch was launched on Sept 26, 2010. It teleports users to a randomly selected Google Street-View location. Users can upload some of their favorite locations to share with the community. The best views are collated and added to the gallery on a daily basis. It is has a simple easy to use interface. Choose a country from the menu or use the pointer on the world map. Then you can narrow it down to a region or a city or a street.
Zoomquilt.org is an interactive screensaver from circa 2004 created by a German artist Nicolas Baumgarten. Once you open the site you can stare at it forever, it is so hypnotic. Each image concatenates into the next and that into the next and it goes on and on. It creates the image of something infinite. It is a never-ending loop from one landscape to another and then another. It global rank has jumped up 20,000 to a new ranking of 165,833. It is hypnotic and makes you want to come back again.
Beesbeesbees,com is now a GIF format crazy webpage. It has taken Oprah Winfrey's iconic moment when everyone in the audience won a car. An 11-year-old kid at Manchester Grammar located at Manchester, England made the original web page and someone along the line 6 years ago made it into a GIF. You can watch it over and over again and then decide whether you have to laugh or cry. You watch it again and again to see the various different reactions of all the people in the audience. This led to one of the dumbest questions on the internet. Why did Oprah unleash bees on her audience?
Feedthehead.com is a cooling relaxing disturbing game that goes on and on. You want to stop but just cannot get off the keyboard. It a point and play game. The head transforms with every click and the various avatars it morphs into are hilarious and maddening. It is suitable for anyone, young and old, and at the same time guaranteed to keep them hooked and mesmerized for hours on end. One just wonders why these sites were created. And yet one is thankful for the momentary or continuous pleasure they gave.