When I'm not at ED Bites...

...I'm at some other mighty fine places on the web.

I think finding out what websites people frequent (okay, if you're into those kind of websites...) gives you a little insight into who they are and what makes them tick. The same thing goes for music and books and even TV and movies.

Much of my non-work-related online reading is related to eating disorders and other mental health issues. I'm leaving these websites out of my list. Why? Most of you probably know them, and I think it's important to start constructing a life outside of the eating disorder.

So here are a few of my faves:

Cute critters (things that make you go awwww...)

Cute Overload
I Can Has Cheezburger?
The Daily Kitten
Funny Animal Videos

Things that make me laugh

Postcards from Yo Momma
Not Always Right
The Onion
Some Ecards

Things that make me think

New York Times
Science Blogs
National Geographic News


Make Zine
E How
All Recipes
Recipe Zaar

Any must-visit websites? Share in the comments!

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Lisa said...

Jessica Hagy of Indexed went to my college! Hopefully I'll someday attain her level of coolness.

As a lover of miscellany, I really enjoy Dark Roasted Blend (http://www.darkroastedblend.com/) and, even though it's snarky, Fark.com.

IrishUp said...

social justice issues:

talking points memo
the american prospect
huffington post (but there's a lot of crap on it too. Fav blogger/contributors include Alec Baldwin, Chris Kelly, Harry Shearer, Jamie Lee Curtis. Also useful links to international press.)


eoneal said...

I frequent a bunch that you do and will check out the others, thanks for sharing :) Here's two that I think you will like:



Gaining Back My Life said...


(It's pure satire)


Kim said...

I LOVE http://postsecret.blogspot.com (they update every Sunday with new postcards)

I also love Orangette, if you're into food blogs. She tells such beautiful stories and includes recipes that are actually really good: http://orangette.blogspot.com

Sarah said...

I love jezebel

Labyrinith said...

Great post! Thanks. I bookmarked most of your links. Always good to find new (non-Ed) sites to peruse throughout the day (and Facebook is getting slightly too addicting).

Carrie Arnold said...

Hey, thanks for all the links. I'll have some more time over the weekend to check these out more.

Anonymous said...

"A Webcomic of Romance, Sarcasm, Math, and Language"

Will change your life. Click on Random to see a few of these comics...

Also: www.mcsweeneys.net
for hilariously inventive fiction and non-fiction riffs.

Arts & Letters Daily
to make you think...or discover other cool stuff.

Thanks Carrie. You keep me going, more days than I can tell you. (I'm one of your usually silent readers.) Take care of yourself.

mary said...

Late but here's one I used to go to on my old computer.
I like the inspiration and stories from this site.
Helps to not take ourselves too seriously.
thanks for reminding me to search for some of my old haunts.

Bron said...

These are all fab. Here are three more:

Judy Horacek's cartoons are a great mix of whimy, feminism and social commentary. Her topic of the month is particularly good.

101 cookbooks: great, tasty recipes with beautiful pictures:

It is just you...: a blog updated occasionally with things that make you smile

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