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The 52 best websites you've never heard of

The best, most practical websites, arranged by category

Big names such as Google, Facebook and MySpace dominate the internet. However, the web continues to flourish with a never-ending stream of incredibly useful new sites and services. Here are 52 phenomenally cool web services that you may not have heard of, but definitely need to try.

Get a table anywhere
Don't waste time calling every restaurant in town to find a reservation for your next date night or business lunch.

OpenTable will save you a spot at some 12,000 restaurants around the world.

Frugal fuel finder
If you just pull into the closest petrol station whenever your tank runs low, you're probably burning money as well as fuel.

But if you punch your current location into Petrol Prices, you'll get a list of petrol prices for petrol stations near you in the UK that are sorted by price and updated within the last 36 hours.

Get the best seat on any plane
Unless you're willing to spend lots, any airline seat you occupy is bound to leave you with some aches and pains.

But you can improve your odds of having a comfortable trip if you arm yourself with a little knowledge in advance.

At SeatExpert you can key in your travel information to find the best seat locations for a number of different flights.

Bathroom locator
When you gotta go, don't settle for just any old commode.

Sit or Squat helps you locate the nearest clean, accessible restroom to your current location.

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