The Most Awesome Modern Day Web Experiences

These days your computer can show you so much more than you ever could imagine. All you need is a browser equipped to handle these amazing websites, and you’re all set. The new Internet Explorer will surprise you. Start enjoying a more beautiful web with rich graphics and one-click access to sites you love: an experience you won’t find in any other browser.

1. The Hunger Games

Long before The Hunger Games hit theaters, thecapitol.pn mysteriously appeared online—exciting and intriguing diehard fans of the book. It’s not only a beautiful site that lets you explore the world of Panem, but interactive as it connects to your Facebook and tells you what Districts your friends are in.

2. ColorFlip

A piece by Rafaël Rozendaal, ColorFlip is one of many web experiences that the artist has on his own amazing site. This one is the ultimate serene experience, as you flip the ‘pages’ to reveal beautiful color after beautiful color.

3. Cut The Rope

Use the forces of physics to maneuver sweets into the mouth of a green cartoon monster called “Om Nom”.

4. Just A Friend

An interactive music video from pop star Jasmine Villegas, JustAFriend.ie has plenty of surprises along the way.

5. ZOOMQUILT

A collaborative art project where a collection of artists drew different “sections” of this virtual lanscape and they stich together like a quilt. Just check it out.

6. The Art of Stars in HTML5

The Art of Stars in HTML5 is a sky viewer application, NakshART uses canvas, geolocation and local storage to render an interactive browser-based sky map.

7. The World’s Biggest Pacman

Can you stack up against Blinky and Inky in this giant game of Pacman?

8. Take This Lollipop

By far the creepiest contender on the list, Take This Lollipop literally ‘takes’ your Facebook profile and twists it into a mock horror flick you’ll never forget.

9. Tron: Legacy

An awesome digital comic book that delves into the story of Tron.

10. Agent 8 Ball

Can’t find someone to shoot pool with you? Just head to your nearest IE9 browser window and click below. A beautiful HTML5 pool table experience awaits.

11. Canvas Cycle

A throwback and also a throw…forward, Canvas Cycle combines ’90s color cycling often used in 8-bit games with HTML5 and creates 36 scenes (from Jungle Waterfall to Mountain Stream) that are the ultimate in serenity. Let them wash over you…

12. Rough Guides

The Rough Guides books are legendary for informing people about the best places to see around the world and the Canvas tag in HTML5 is used to great effect to draw the 2D world map created from photos sourced from Flickr and Rough Guides’ own archive.

13. Newsmap

Overwhelming at first, but amazing when you think about the scope information it’s grabbing, Newsmap is an application that reflects the constantly changing landscape of the News aggregator.

14. Never Mind The Bullets

Another awesome example of a comic strip come-to-life, Never Mind The Bullets does what pen and paper cannot. And, it’s magical.

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