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Email assistant that learns from your writing style. New from the creators of Leave Me Alone (one of our most popular sites of 2022), this tool generates email replies as if they were written by you. Free for up to 2 replies per day.
ChatGPT is everywhere; it got more than 1 million users a week and could revolutionise search. This site has prompts that get the AI to do amazing things. Try an AI fallacy finder, text-based adventure game or many more. Already at 8.8k stars on Github 😲
Ultimate Book List
Personalised book recommendations from experts and celebrities. Browse all the books recommended by a particular person, or work in reverse and see which books are recommended most often. Free to use.
Find the world’s best parks. Want to hike, picnic or walk in the woods? This free site from Kacper Goliński has the name, location and a brief description of an incredible number of national parks all over the world.
Indie versions of popular SaaS products. If you prefer independent software makers to big companies, this site helps you find alternatives to popular apps, like Tally as an alternative to Typeform.
Side hustle ideas with tailored guides on how to launch them. Sidehunter has over 200 side hustle ideas, organised by categories like content creation, selling services and selling products. Free to use.
Procrastinating? Struggling to stay in a flow state? Focusmate facilitates virtual coworking with partners who are committed to getting important work done. Can boost productivity by 200-300% 🚀
Got Android? Check out Android Intelligence, a free weekly guide that brings you three smart tips every Friday. Learn tons of useful new stuff. Bonus tips on your favorite subject, instantly, when you sign up.
A huge collection of great marketing designs, split into categories. Marketing a book, app, podcast or something else? Find market-specific examples of everything from landing pages to competitor comparisons.
Hive Index makes almost 1,500 online communities searchable. By filtering for features like member pairing or live events, you can find communities that offer the right features as well as fitting your niche.
Upload around 20 pictures of yourself and Avatar AI will generate some truly next-level profile images like these examples created by @yongfook.
This fun game helps you learn to avoid Analysis Paralysis and make decisions. Whether you’re building your MVP or planning lunch, saving a kitty from the Overthinking Monster should motivate you to choose quickly.
Featured Image Generator
This tool lets you paste a blog post to generate a relevant cover image. It seems amazingly effective - the image above was generated for this Futurism article about a robot joining the Indian police force.
Trying to find problems to solve, validate your ideas or find customers? Gummy Search streamlines the process of finding niche audiences on Reddit, understanding their needs and selling your solution.
Tiny Kiwi makes it really easy to create great-looking images for social media, landing pages, tutorials and blog posts. It also creates OG Images that can increase Twitter engagement by ~40%.
Leave Me Alone
Get your inbox under control: see all of your newsletters in a single list and unsubscribe from any you no longer want with a single click. For any you still enjoy, you can also get a daily or weekly rollup to keep everything tidy.
This collection lists online businesses that make money - from $100/mo to $millions. It's great for side project inspo, but the link to additional info about what makes each business successful can be even more useful.
Explore themed collections like Astronomy or Chinese Graphic Design to find unexpected inspiration, or create your own collection. Feels like Pinterest, but design-focused and without the spammy content.
If you want to make your screen look like a scene from 90s classic Hackers, look no further than Hacker Simulator. The terminal window even fills with realistic text when you hit random keys.
Growth Design uses real-world examples to show how user experience can be improved, in comic book format. Useful for makers, but also interesting if you just want to know more about the psychology that businesses use.
Workspaces is an incredible collection of real desk setups where creative individuals spend their days. Each featured setup includes details of the equipment and a brief interview with the creator.
Need a retro futuristic clock on a second monitor or spare iPad? Flipclock has you covered - just pull it up in the browser and hit full screen. There's also the option to add new themes and animations.
ThreadNotes saves useful Twitter threads and lets you schedule your own tweets and threads, all directly in Notion. Once set up, saving is as easy as replying '@ThreadNotesApp #save' on the thread.
Web Clipboard lets you copy and paste between your phone and computer. Just open the site and scan the qr code from your phone to send text in either direction with end-to-end encryption 🤯
fffuel is a curated collection of free pattern generators to create unique website backgrounds, or just freshen up your desktop. The creator also made this amazing collection of free tools for learning music online.
Billion Dollar Business Ideas
Billion Dollar Business Ideas presents problems from the community that new startups could solve, rated by other users. It’s the latest project from @RatheeJaisal (6 successful exits) so the ideas should be 🔥
No Code Exits
This brand new newsletter chronicles businesses built on no-code platforms that got acquired. Creator @KattRisen interviews a maker each week to learn how they built, grew and ultimately sold their business.
Get an instant text summary of any long YouTube video like a lecture or live stream. It’s like SparkNotes for YouTube.
Have I Been Trained?
Are photos of you being used to train AI models? Have I Been Trained lets you find out by searching the world’s largest AI training database (5.85 billion images 🤯) using your name or an uploaded picture.
Buddy Crush helps build new habits through accountability. The site lets you create groups for daily habits like reading or working out and invite friends to see when they’re completing the activity.
Snackable Copy Tips
Snackable Copy Tips helps solopreneurs, indie makers and bootstrapped founders write more persuasive copy. It’s perfect for visual learners and new techniques can be learned during a quick coffee break.
Find anyone’s email - for free - by generating dozens of permutations based on their first name, last name and more settings.
This House Does Not Exist
This House Does Not Exist is an AI powered website that generates a beautiful new house using Stable Diffusion. None of these homes actually exist (yet).
ContentIdeas is an insanely useful website that lets you find viral and trending content in any niche for free.
Elastic man features a face with incredibly stretchy skin. Pull the skin to see some hilarious results.
Open Peeps is a free library of hand-drawn illustrations that you can use in your next project or website. You can mix & match different elements like hairstyles or clothing to create unique “peeps”, or simply get started with their ready-to-download library.
Prompt Hero is a massive collection of the world’s best AI art prompts. Explore their mind-blowing library and search thousands of beautiful images created by AI models like DALL-E.
Drive and Listen
Drive and Listen is a super cool website that lets you take a virtual drive through cities around the world and listen to local radio stations.
This website shows the birthplaces of the most notable people from around the world. Move the map around and zoom in to view all the notable people in an area.
This website is so much fun! Select any two emojis and the tool will combine them in fun and unexpected ways. Try it out and send us your best creations.
Viral Post Generator
This random website uses AI to write cringeworthy Linkedin posts that go viral and the results are hilarious. Try it out and send us your best creations!
City Walks is a brilliant free website that lets you take virtual walking tours in cities all around the world. Choose from Dublin in Ireland, Dubai in UAE or Florence in Italy. The world is your oyster!
Ever wondered what technology the most successful startups in the world are using? Companies.tools provides a curated list of the tools used by some of the best tech teams in the world.
Billion Dollar Pitch Decks
Billion Dollar Pitch Decks is a free collection of 100+ pitch decks that popular startups used to raise billions of dollars in funding. Perfect if you’re thinking about starting a business or fundraising.
Talk To Books
Talk to Books (by Google) is a fascinating website that lets you ask any question to its collection of 100,000+ books and gives you quotes from books that answer your question. Try it!
Wonder Tools helps you discover the most useful sites & apps you might otherwise miss out on. Get this concise free weekly email written by a former Time Magazine reporter.
10 Minute Mail
10 Minute Mail is a free disposable email service that helps you beat spam. Perfect if you need to sign-up for a website and don’t want to give up your real email address.
Rather than focusing on free tools for startup founders, Startups.fyi now reveals the secrets behind some amazingly successful online businesses. They recently featured Taplio, which makes over $40k MRR 😲
Saw It On TikTok
How do you keep track of all those viral products you see on TikTok? Saw it on TikTok curates products that have gone viral and lets you buy them.
Half Baked Ideas
Find hundreds of half-baked app ideas at one place, crowdsourced by the internet. Share your half-baked ideas or vote for your favourite ones.
Recommend Me a Book
Recommend Me a Book helps you discover new books by reading just the first page. If you’re hooked, click the reveal button to find out more about the book and author.
Image Upscaler by ClipDrop is a free tool that lets you upscale, de-noise and enhance any image in seconds. We tried this tool with a few old pictures and it works very well!
LikeWordle features a huge list of alternative games and puzzles that are similar to Wordle. Check out Squabble, WeWordle, Slangle and many more!
Every week, it’s a treasure trove full of serendipity — which makes it truly one of the best places on the internet. Every Friday, the Weekly Filet provides you with a careful selection of great things to read, watch and listen to.
Absurd Trolley Problems
A fun game that lets you solve ethical dilemma problems and see how your decision compares to other players. It's a great coffee break conversation starter too.
Weird Old Book Finder
Weird Old Book Finder is a super cool search tool that finds weird old books to help “rewild your attention”. It only finds books that are free to read or download.
Explore.org features live scenes for over 100 different animals in the wild. Watch African Elephants and Hippos in the wild, cute Great Danes taking a nap and donkeys in a barn.
How many people are in space right now
This website lets you see how many people are in space at any given time and how many days they’ve been up there. Pretty cool!
Free Learning List
Free Learning List is a directory to help you discover the best education resources on the internet. It includes links to free courses, podcasts, Youtube channels, how-to websites and many more. Bookmark this one :)
Are you tired of eating the same boring fast-food everywhere you go? Taste Atlas is your travel guide to discover local food, traditional dishes & authentic restaurants around the world.
Want to become a better writer? This free website helps you practice your copywriting with daily email prompts to sharpen your skills.
Should I Speed
How much faster would you reach your destination if you drove a bit faster? Use this simple website to calculate how much time you would save by speeding.
The Sound of Colleagues
The Sound of Colleagues is a really cool website with different white noise options that emulate the sound of working in an office environment, helping you focus on your work. Play around with the volume levels for different sounds to find your perfect mix.
Pixel Thoughts is a thoughtful 60-second meditation tool that helps you clear your mind, completely free and no sign-up required.
VideoMentions is a new tool that allows you to search YouTube based on spoken words to find videos that mention your brand, your product, or the topics you care about. Super useful and completely free to use!
Cropping each and every image by hand can be tiresome. Pixelhunter is a free AI image resizer for your social media posts. Just upload your image and it will automatically adapt it for over 100 different sizes.
This cool website lets you type in a random word or phrase, and then plays you scenes from movies with that phrase. Go try it out!
Have I Been Pwned?
Worried about being hacked? This website lets you check if your email or phone has been leaked in a data breach.
Have you ever wondered what the Earth looked like 470 million years ago? This cool website lets you time travel and visualise the Earth’s continental shifts over the past 750 million years. Use your arrow keys to see the changes over time or jump to a specific time period.
Free Email Signature Generator
Want to make a more professional impression in your emails? This free to use website lets you create a professional-looking email signature super-fast. Just pick one of the 5 available designs and customise them to your taste.
Remember back in the day when we all had Nokia phones that came pre-loaded with the Snake game? This website lets you play the retro snake game online for free. Try beating my high score!
Jiffy is a simple chrome extension that lets you read anything on the internet faster and more clearly using bionic reading. This is an insane brain hack and definitely something you should try.
Vectorwiki is a curated directory with more than 120,000 vector brand logos and icons that you can use for any project.
12ft can bypass (almost) any paywall by showing you the unrestricted version of a page that the Google crawler sees. Just enter the link on the website and click “Remove Paywall” to get started.
Working from home and miss coffee shop sounds? This website recreates the ambient sounds of a busy coffee shop to boost your creativity and help you work better.
This cool website lets you pretend you’re a hacker. Just follow the instructions on the website and start typing to impress your mates or scare your mum with your impressive hacker skills.
Ever wondered how much a software engineer at Amazon makes? This website lets you compare salaries and compensation packages across different tech companies.
AlternativeTo lets you find alternatives for popular apps and software, with around 104,361 apps listed so far.
Layoffs.fyi is a website tracking tech companies and startups that have recently laid off employees. You can even anonymously report layoffs if you have intel.
Supermeme is an AI-powered meme generator that lets you search for memes naturally using emotions or actions. The perfect tool to level up your meme game.
Do Nothing For 2 Minutes
This incredibly useless website challenges to sit and do nothing for two minutes. It comes with a timer that resets itself when you move the cursor or perform an action.
This is a cute little browser game that uses your knowledge of colour to defeat incoming invaders.
Create beautiful financial plans that go beyond the standard retirement calculators, with no need to link your accounts. Build a living model of your whole life and reduce anxiety around your finances.
Eat This Much
Eat This Much lets you put your diet on autopilot by creating personalized meal plans based on your food preferences, budget, and schedule.
This website uses crowdsourced data to help you discover the best beaches near you, with 25,277 added so far. Just in time for summer! 🏖
WindowSwap is a global community sharing the view from their windows to brighten someone’s day, somewhere in the world. Use it to relax, reflect, focus or for travel inspiration.
What Should I Read Next?
This website helps you choose your next read. Just enter a book or author you like and it’ll provide recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.
Pomofocus is a browser based pomodoro timer that helps you focus on any task you are working on, such as study, writing, or coding using the Pomodoro Technique.
Fast Flood is a simple game where your goal is to make every square the same color in 16 moves or less. It took us 25 moves… can you do better?
Want to bring some nostalgia and play some old games? This website lets you play vintage retro games right in your browser!
Blog Title Idea Generator
Blog Title Idea Generator is a free tool that helps you generate content ideas and viral hooks for your blog.
Museum of Endangered Sounds
Want a dose of serious nostalgia? The Museum of Endangered Sounds will send you back in time. Listen to perfectly preserved sounds of old tech like the classic Nokia ringtone.
Have some spare time to kill? Check out Endless Horse - a website featuring a horse with infinitely long legs. Can you see where it ends?
NaturalReader is a free text-to-speech tool (TTL) that converts any text to audio, and allows you to choose from various voices or accents. It even lets you download the audio file as an mp3 to listen offline.
Worldwide Radio is a free chrome extension that lets you tune in to almost 50,000 radio stations from around the world.
Here Before A Million
Here Before a Million is a streaming site for music videos that have less than 1m views on YouTube.
Make your 8bit Pixel avatar in no time with PixelMe. The recent explosion of NFTs has made pixel art cool again. PixelMe is a free tool to create your own 8bit profile pictures without drawing skills, just a few clicks and you’ll be ready. You can also generate random avatars and have fun!
Merge My PDFs
Merge My PDFs is an insanely useful tool that lets you magically merge multiple PDF documents into a single file.
Best Affiliate Programs
Best Affiliate Programs is a free & curated directory of 100+ of the best startup affiliate programs that pay the highest commission.
Corgi orgy features an army of adorable corgis moving to an upbeat rhythm. Just remember to turn the audio on from the bottom right corner on the page and join the fun.
Do you need an umbrella today? Umbrella Today is a useful website that will help you find out.
ToffeeShare is a website that lets you securely transfer files without a size limit. Useful if you’re trying to send high quality images or 4K videos.
ExpiredDomains gathers all the information you need to find good expired domains or domains pending deletion so that you can backorder them.
BudgetSheet is a Google Sheets Extension that automatically imports all your bank transactions into any Google Sheet so you can budget any way you want. No more manual exports or copying & pasting from CSV files!
Say goodbye to those annoying cookie pop ups! SuperAgent is an insanely useful browser extension that helps you take control and improve your browsing experience by automatically taking care of all those pop-up cookie notifications based on your set preferences.
A Good Movie To Watch
A Good Movie To Watch lets you find incredible movies and TV shows to watch based on your mood.
Cleanup Pictures is a free website that lets you remove any object, people, text or defects from your pictures super fast.
Omni Calculator is a free database of 2190 calculators. For example, check out their collection of 392 finance calculators or 126 calculators for everyday life.
Just Delete Me
Just delete me is a directory of direct links to delete your account from platforms and websites.
Cognitive Bias Codex
Wikipedia’s list of 188 cognitive biases, grouped into categories and rendered in an easy to digest format.
IUW : Newsletter
March 29, 2022
Lofi Music Streams & Fix Your Posture - New Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #13
March 23, 2022
6000+ Retro Games & Animate Your Drawings - Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #12
February 23, 2022
Affiliate Programs Database & Merge Your PDFs - Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #8
February 16, 2022
Can This Website Predict The Weather? Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #7
January 26, 2022
Meme Search Engine & Say Goodbye To Annoying Pop-Ups - Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #4
January 19, 2022
Cleanup Your Pictures & Discover 2190 Free Calculators - Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #3
January 12, 2022
Cognitive Bias Codex & No Code Website Builder - Insanely Useful Websites - Issue #2