SXSW's Top New Sites

Interactive fest finds more fodder for your surfing pleasure
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 15, 2010 8:11 PM CDT

(Newser) – If updates from the South by Southwest music/film/Internet/etc. extravaganza aren’t your thing, perhaps you’ll find some amusement among its top-Web-site honorees. A sampling:

  • Waterlife: Activism winner keeps tabs on pollution in the Great Lakes.
  • odosketch: Create animated sketches with drawing app.
  • The Vile Plutocrat: “Keep track of those individuals whose implacable greed poisons the societies that made them wealthy,” with this blog.

  • 1066: Educational site lets you pick sides in Middle Ages conflict among English, Normans and Vikings.
  • Atlas Obscura: Let the “world’s wonders, curiosities and esoterica” amuse you.
  • Smokescreen: Online life is the thrust of this gaming site.
  • Cornify: Wins the People’s Choice Award as the “#1 unicorns and rainbow service worldwide, providing sparkles and happiness for all.”
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