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Jun 26, 2013

Score Big Discounts on Mystery Vacations with GetGoing [Web Spy]

Traveling isn't always affordable for everyone, though. But the good news is that there are a lot of great deals out there, and the awesome website GetGoing has a lot of them.

Jun 19, 2013

Swizzle Gets Rid of Spam and Annoying e-Newsletters Forever

Swizzle features a free service, known as the Swizzle Sweeper, that cleans out your inbox by allowing you to unsubscribe from unwanted emails in just a few easy steps, and also combines all the daily emails you actually want to look at into one concise, easy-to-read digest (called The Daily Swizzle).

Jun 5, 2013

Easily Find a GIF That Perfectly Captures Your Random Emotions with Giphy

Animated GIFs – you know, those funny or cool little animated images of short clips from TV shows, movies, etc. – are everywhere these days. But where can you find all of them in one place? Giphy.

Goldbely Delivers Your Favorite Hometown Treats Anywhere in the Country [Web Spy]

What I wouldn't give to be able to satisfy my cravings, no matter where I am. That's why I was so excited when I discovered Goldbely, a website that curates the best local foods in the country and ships them right to your door.

May 8, 2013

Access Your Web History Anywhere You Are With Archify [Web Spy]

I hate it when I'm trying to show someone something I came across online a few days ago, but I don't have my computer with me and can't remember the website. Or just as bad, when I am on my computer but didn't think to pin, bookmark, email or save the site.

May 1, 2013

Try Glasses on Virtually With Ditto [Web Spy]

To get started using Ditto, all you'll need is a webcam (built-in or external) and a standard credit card sized card to use as a measurement tool. Answer a few questions to help Ditto determine your face shape and what you're looking for.

Apr 24, 2013

Apr 3, 2013

Symcat Turns Your Web Browser Into a Doctor’s Office [Web Spy]

After you type in your symptoms, the site then runs them through its database, which uses actual patient records to diagnose your ailment.

Mar 6, 2013

The Hunt Helps You Track Down the Clothes You’re Obsessing Over [Web Spy]

I hate it when I'm flipping through a magazine or browsing the web and I come across a fabulous dress or amazing pair of shoes that I just HAVE TO HAVE RIGHT NOW, but I can't find any information about the brand or where I can get them. The obsessive-compulsive shopper in me can get a little out of control trying to find them...

Feb 27, 2013

Beathound Helps You Find New Music You’ll Love [Web Spy]

Like any college student (or anyone of our generation living in the digital age), I have a ton of music in my iTunes library – and I'm always adding more. I love finding new music from artists I've only recently discovered as well as those I've listened to for years, and the super-awesome website Beathound helps make that a whole lot easier.

Feb 20, 2013

Rezhound Helps You Score Hard-to-Get Reservations [Web Spy]

Rezhound was created on the idea that restaurant reservations actually open up fairly often, and uses other people's changing plans to your advantage.

Feb 13, 2013

Make Planning Your Meals Easier with Food on the Table [Web Spy]

Choose what you're in the mood to eat for the week (i.e., chicken, beef, fish, etc.), and Food on the Table will them recommend a personalized weekly meal plan, full of easy recipes that fit your tastes and that include on-sale items.

Feb 6, 2013

Clean Up Your Facebook Profile with SimpleWash [Web Spy]

You may have heard that a lot of employers will check the Facebook profiles of potential candidates. Now that many of you are getting ready to enter the professional world with internships or entry-level jobs, now is probably a great time to start cleaning your Facebook page of anything you wouldn't want them to see.

Jan 30, 2013

Get Honest Opinions From Your Friends with YouTell [Web Spy]

Sometimes, it's hard to make decisions and it's nice to get a second (or third, or twelfth) opinion. The problem is you can't always trust your friends' answers to be 100% truthful, especially when they're worried about your feelings or making you angry (case in point: the age-old "does this make me look fat?" question – there is no right answer to that one).