50 Best Websites 2006

Many of this year's choices are shining examples of Web 2.0: next-generation sites offering dynamic new ways to inform and entertain, sites with cutting-edge tools to create, consume, share or discuss all manners of media, from blog posts to video clips.

How do we select our finalists? We evaluate hundreds of candidates — some suggested by readers, colleagues and friends, others discovered during countless hours of surfing. More »

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