By Lina Martinez

The Internet is a big, and sometimes crazy, place. The Internet is a powerful tool that can be used to do good things, can be used to bad things and can be used to do downright ugly things. It can, also, be used to do things you probably never it could do. Just a few of them can be found below.

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For all you budding nomads out there who just want to get out and travel, you can use the Internet to help you get the most out of your flying experiences. For instance, you can use websites such as SeatGuru to find airplane seat maps so that you can find the perfect seat for you before you even book the flight through the airline; you can find the best seats for particular needs and desires: such as those with extra legroom or armrests. And when it comes to maximizing your potential to have the perfect flight, you can find all sorts of different ways to reduce the price in the form of shopping portals. These portals are online gateways for you to earn money off miles just by shopping online in particular places.

But the Internet isn’t just there to help with sorting out the perfect flight. There are also a host of services out there on the world wide web that can help you with everyday life. You can, for instance, hire somebody to do a one-time task for you. TaskRabbit offers you the chance to search their website and find the perfect person who will be able to help you with a task. Whether it be handy work, help mounting or moving, assistance with assembling, pet sitting, office organization, gift shopping or any number of other things, you can find pre-screened helpers to come and, well, help you out. You can also use the Internet to find out things that you previously didn’t know, but really should in order to help you get along in life — even things about yourself. For instance, by heading over to WarrantCheckOnline.com you can check to see if you have a warrant out on you. Having a warrant is a very serious thing, and even the smallest of warrants such as a parking ticket could hamper you in the future, either by stopping you from getting a job or by leading to a highly untimely and embarrassing arrest in public. It is always important to check to see if your slate is clean, even when you’re sure that it is, and using this website can help you to do just that.

So, the next time you’re browsing the Internet and wondering what you can do on it to entertain yourself, why not take a look at the websites mentioned above, or check these other things you probably didn’t know you could do online. Be careful, however, not to be fooled by a bogus site that is claiming to offer a service, but is actually only live in order to trick you into giving your details. The Internet is a scary place, but can do such good things when you know how to use it correctly.