goldprice.org to find out what is happening to this baseline.
yahoo.com for s&p, russell 2000 - market review
accuweather.com to get a prediction for upcoming weather.
bbc.com.uk for world service 5 minute bulletin
npr.org for 3 minute summary from one political perspective
drudgereport.com for another political perspective
dvorak.org for humor
here (hn) for IT-related info, trends/news - lower in this list due to possible time sync hazard
qz.com for their summary
rt.com for another summary
fee.org for economic/political discussion/inspiration
thefederalist.com for economic/political discussion/inspiration
mises.org for economic/political discussion/inspiration
dave.sobr.org for Dave's round up
zerohedge to see where conspiracy theory is heading (also outliers of factual trends)
antiwar.org for world political climate reporting
noagendanewsnetwork.com for conspiracy theory and factual trend outliers
a handful of comic websites for amusement including xkcd, questionablecontent, ScaryGoRound/Bad Machinery, DresdenKodak, GirlGenius, etc.