These days the internet can be a weird but wonderful thing especially with the ability to build and use websites that cover just about every facet of human existence. Whether you want to challenge yourself on quiz sites, play online games on casino sites, or just want to check that something is the truth in our world of readily available and shared ‘fake news’, websites have come a long way and now provide a whole multitude of services. Here are a few of our favourites that you may or may not have heard about.
Ever see a photo circulating social media that depicts something that is being passed off as something else? This happens a lot these days where an old photo makes the rounds on the premise that it’s from a new event, usually created by groups of people who have a vested interest in whipping the masses up into a frenzy over something. Simply pop the photo into the reverse search site, and bingo – you get the original source, and the original story.
Another great site to help you get the 411 on that viral post that seems to have everyone’s backs up. Snopes works as a line of defense in terms of checking out the validity of both rumours and purported news stories. While Snopes has the occasional blip where it gets something wrong or only partially right, one thing is for certain – it really helps separate the chaff from the wheat in terms of news and rumours you can and cannot trust.
If you’re a fan of online betting or gambling in any way, or you’re thinking that you might like to get started, look no further than Casino Billions. With so many casino sites on the web these days, Casino Billions makes getting used to the way different games work in different locations super easy and prepares you for what to expect. They tell you all about payment methods, useful apps, tips and tricks and generally about the games themselves. With Casino Billions as well, you can check out games throughout the world as they operate in a number of countries to help introduce you to the concept of gaming online.
Sporcle is great for those brief times when you find you have a few spare moments but not enough to truly get into something new. Sporcle is home to numerous types of quizzes from TV show and film trivia to world map quizzes, and all sorts of other challenges and games to play. Check out their huge database see if you can get the high scores or quickest times. The best way to spend a few minutes waiting for a friend or a bus.
So there you have a couple of great sites that are way more useful than you might think. So what are you waiting for? Check them out today!