From Twitter to Sesame Street, the hottest websites of 2010 are a diverse bunch, with something to offer everybody. Whether you’re a sports fanatic, a tech guru, or a stay at home mom, you should give these hottest websites of 2010 a once over.
Hottest Websites 2010: Music and Video
Vimeo- Just like YouTube, Vimeo presents an endless library of streaming video to any viewer inclined to stop by. Unlike YouTube, Vimeo takes the high road, staying away from clips of klutzy cats, and offering more high-brow, artsy selections.
Grooveshark- One of the most complete music libraries in the world, this site relies on user-uploaded content to sustain its expansive collection of free and legal tunes, and has risen quickly to its place amongst the hottest websites of 2010.
Hottest Websites 2010: Sports
Rotoworld- Think of this website as fantasy football central. The go to guide for every NFL dreamer, Rotoworld stands proudly as one of the hottest websites of 2010 thanks to endless stream of constantly updated reports involving roster moves, injuries, and rising stars.
Citizen Sports- By combining social media with sports reporting, Citizen Sports has created a sports bar of international proportions, spreading all the latest sports gossip to the four corners of the globe.
Hottest Websites 2010: Family
Design Mom- This stay at home mom managed to blog her way into the hottest websites of 2010 by showing that a passion for creativity (in her case, interior design) and a hectic family life can reach a happy balance.
Babble- This unique online magazine offers parents a breath of fresh air, and a reminder of why they got themselves into this parenting thing in the first place.
Sesame Street- Unlike the other hottest websites of 2010, this website doesn’t offer parents advice, it offers them a service: Sesame Street characters personally pitch in to keep kids entertained and give tired moms a break.
Hottest Websites 2010: News
The Onion- Everybody loves The Onion. With its snarky satire and cynical skits, The Onion’s bad attitude makes it just about the only news source on earth that can actually cheer us up.
WikiLeaks- Combining social media and news, Wikileaks manages to dip it’s fingers into hundreds of thousands of anonymous sources, bringing otherwise untouchable information into the public eye, and making itself very deserved of its status amongst the hottest websites of 2010.
Hottest Websites 2010: Shopping
Rent the Runway- This liberating new business model gives everyday women access the clothes of Hollywood stars. With one-day rentals of some of fashion’s finest dresses marked down by 90, Rent the Runway has finally brought high fashion off its high horse.
SeatGuru- With plane-flights as bad as they are these days, it’s no surprise that Seat Guru is one of the hottest websites of 2010. With custom maps of every commercial airplane’s cabin, this innovative sight makes sure that you never get stuck on the worst seat of the plane.
Hottest Websites 2010: Business
Wikinvest- Combining user generated info and official stats, Wikinvest is the go-to site for virtually every aspect of your investment needs, making it a first pick in our hottest websites of 2010 roster.
Wakerupper- This brilliant site is more than deserving of its place in the hottest sights of 2010. It’s simple service – one phone call delivered at your bidding- has virtually limitless potential, both as an alarm clock, and as an escape from just about every undesirable social function under the sun.
Hottest Websites 2010: Exercise
Keas- This one-of-a-kind workout website manages to provide personalized training programs to thousands of people by mixing general health advice with user’s individual medical data.
Walk Jog Run- Google Maps has just introduced the ultimate tool for exercisers everywhere. Whether a seasoned trail runner or a low-key walker, Walk Jog Run can use satellite technology to find the perfect running route in you area.
Hottest Websites 2010: Social Media
Foodspotting- This website lets amateur food critics take snapshots of their favorite dishes, and creates a limitless archive of the tastiest dining options in your area.
Tumblr- This easy-to-use blogging platform occupies a niche between the super-short tweets of twitter, and the full-length posts of blogging hosts like Blogger or WordPress.
Hottest Websites 2010: Games
Games.com- As the name suggests, this website has games- lots of them. Its straightforward, endless entertainment is the ultimate boredom killer for airports, train rides, or long days at the office.
Hottest Websites 2010: Learning
Livemocha- Will tutorials in almost thirty languages, Livemocha is the perfect tool for struggling French 101 students or giddy first time travelers, and has quickly risen to prominence as one of the hottest websites of 2010.
Chegg- The savior of many a college student, Chegg’s inexpensive, semester-long textbook rentals save students thousands of dollars each year.
TIME, 50 best websites 2010