Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?
Don’t fret, bored friend! There are plenty of sites other than Twitter or Instagram for you to waste countless hours on. Besides, it’s not like you could be doing something constructive at work or maybe, I don’t know, go outside. That requires like actually moving or interacting with other humans. Boo.
So if you prefer procrastination to productivity, this list of 50 websites should keep you amused for a few hours. Or you could sit there and keep refreshing Facebook until something interesting actually happens.
An Internet version of the hiding game Hot and Cold.
Generates even more useless sites to waste your time.
3. Hacker Typer
Hollywood-style hacker code. Pound on your keys and freak out your boss.
What’s the point of this? Yeah, I don’t know — just embrace the weird.
Make the worm dance with your mouse. (Warning: Flashing images.)
This site reveals Oprah’s secret plans.
7. Shady URL
Changes URLs to look like viruses.
A collection of emails from awful people.
A shopping website of stuff you don’t need, but you really want.
Space dogs? Check. War dogs? Check. Famous dogs? Check annnnd check.
11. Drive Me Insane
Turn on the lights (or a disco ball) in someone’s home from your computer. The site has been running since 1997.
Stunning photographs of space.
13. Duo Lingo
Learn a new language for free.
A forum of good ideas and conversations.
15. Lizard Point
Browser-based educational activities.
16. Music Theory
Learn the language of music.
A calculator that tells you exactly when to wake up for a good night’s sleep.
18. Code Academy
Step 1. Learn to Code. Step 2: ??? Step 3: Profit.
Suggests books and authors based upon your interests.
21. Weave Silk
Draw stunning symmetrical images with the click of a mouse.
22. I Need a Prompt
An idea generator.
23. This is Sand
Draw things with sand.
24. Pokemon Showdown
A Pokémon battle simulator to waste hours on.
25. SNES Party
This site allows you to upload ROMs (legally obtained, _of course_, unless you’re a bad person) and play with friends within your browser. Pick a game, share a link to your room, and you’re set.
An interactive online RPG.
Multi-player online capture the flag.
29. Cookie Clicker
Click for cookies and level up.
A running game using your keyboard skills.
A habit building app that treats your life like a game.
32. Flash by Night
A collection of addictive games.
33. Party Cloud
Automatically syncs music, now you’re a DJ.
Syncs police scanners from different cities with ambient music.
Create your own music with just a few clicks.
36. A Soft Murmur
Set the mood with weather sounds.
37. Rainy Mood
Sometimes, the sound of rain is soothing.
38. Good vs. Evil
When doing good in the world feels too hard, just vote for good. It won’t change the world, but you the distraction can be nice, even for a moment.
39. Free Rice
Each questions answered correctly translates to 10 grains of rice donated to a hunger charity.
41. Da Font
So. Many. Fonts.
You probably need a new desktop background.
43. Retail Me Not
Deals and steals.
Tracks how you spend your money.
45. Taste Kid
Explores your tastes and preferences.
46. Addictive Tips
Tips to improve your digital experience.
Sometimes, it’s the little things in life that need improvement.
Dig deeper and find out the truth.
50. Interface Lift
Stunning photography and backgrounds for all of your devices.