Time Mag Picks 50 Best Websites for 2008 – Some AIDG faves

Time Magazine just released its list of the 50 best websites of 2008. Here are a few of our faves.

1. Gas Buddy

Gas Buddy

“GasBuddy.com can help you find cheap gas prices in your city. It is a network of more than 181+ gas price information websites that help you find low gasoline prices.”

Let’s see. Near our office in Chinatown (02111) at 4:01pm, the cheapest gas is $4.01 at Sunoco on 785 Tremont St & Northampton St. Next cheapest is $4.06 at Shell at 584 Columbus Ave & Massachusetts Ave.

Microsoft’s Livesearch for Mobile PC also provides the locations of cheap gas stations.

2. Howcast
Video how-tos.

How To Fight Climate Change With Cow Dung

10. Afrigadget
A blog about sweet appropriate technology implementation in Africa.


A good post from Afrigadget to get you started, if you’ve never visited before: Mobile Phone Ingenuity in Africa

31. Hulu
TV and movies from Fox, NBC, Sci-fi, Comedy Central, etc.

40. CarbonRally
Carbon Rally

“Vie to go green by making it a competition. CarbonRally posts challenges, like cutting your shower time by two minutes or line-drying your laundry for a month, to motivate you to reduce your carbon footprint.”