A note of warning however, these sites will suck your time away. Don’t continue unless you are prepared to not get anything done today.
1. The Oatmeal
The Oatmeal might just be our favorite webcomic. Maybe because it is based out of Seattle (as are we), maybe because they made Exploding Kittens, or maybe it is because it is just always dang funny. Warning, not always safe for work or kids.
It’s a huge archive of websites throughout history. For example, type in apple.com and click June 30, 2007, and the headline will be “Say hello to iPhone.”
‘The Office’ Stare Machine showcases every single time a character speechlessly breaks the 4th wall and stares at the camera.
15Facts is a great place to go for some bite-sized knowledge. A handy place to learn something without getting overwhelmed.
A popular browser geography game where you are dropped into an unknown location on Google Maps and have to work out where you are.
The self-proclaimed ‘Front Page of the Internet,’ Reddit is a social news aggregation and discussion website that will change your life.
It does what it says: find a cow from the page shown to you.
A documentation system that has everything from recipes to crafting to just making random cool stuff.
OctoQuiz is a good friend of Sporcle. It’s a great site that lets you test your knowledge with fun quizzes, brain teasing games, and personality tests.
10. The Oregon Trail
If you don’t like the Oregon Trail, there is something wrong with you.
11. Bouncy Balls
Don’t overthink it. Bouncy Balls is a site that bounces balls in your screen and responds to mouse clicks or your mic.
12. One Tiny Hand
A thoroughly random Tumblr where you can peruse pictures where one hand in the image has been retouched to be smaller. Yes, Donald Trump makes an appearance.
13. Donald Maroney
Speaking of Trump and Tumblr, this blog takes Jenna Maroney’s words (from 30 Rock) and puts them with Donald Trump’s face.
14. Here is Today
Just a little reminder of how insignificant a day can be.
An oldie but a goodie. For anyone who has ever been burned by a “helpful” mobile phone keyboard.
From Google, watch the world change over the course of nearly three decades of satellite photography
17. How Stuff Works
HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works.
18. Buzzfeed Quizzes
Sure we prefer our own quizzes, but these quizzes and personality tests from Buzzfeed can also fit the bill.
Watch people play and talk about video games. Yep, that’s a thing.
At the other end of the spectrum, Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks.
21. The Useless Web
Plain and simple, takes you to a useless site on the internet. It’s oddly addicting.
22. Open Puppies
Open Puppies, and it lets you do just that—open large gifs of adorable puppies. You’re welcome.
23. Llama Font
Because everyone could use a font in the shape of llamas sometimes.
24. Honest Slogans
What people really think of your brand, slogan, tagline, advertising, funny, parody.