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20 Really Cool Websites To Help Cure Boredom

Waste Time With These Cool Websites


The Internet has become big business, and with business comes a lot of seriousness. But there's nothing serious about these cool websites. If you need to cure boredom, then you need an injection of an old-fashioned remedy: web surfing.

So, let this list serve as a guide to websites to cure boredom and kill time. Some are old, some are new, but all of them contain a good portion of fun.

1. The Onion

Satirical News Site

Description: An oldie but a goody, The Onion is still going strong and remains one of the hippest places to hang out on the web. Known for satirical news and irreverent treatment of popular issues, The Onion might just be the funniest destination on the web. For this, it tops the list of cool websites.

2. Ning

Create Your Own Social Network

Description: Social networking is all the rage, and Ning takes it to the next level by letting you create your very own social network. Design your own profile questionnaire, decide what modules to include, and choose a template for your social network. Ning is a great website for organizing a group of people.

Learn more about Ning

3. Pandora

Really Cool Website For Music

Description: Created by the Music Genome Project, Pandora offers a unique Internet radio service by playing related songs not based on the likes and dislikes of other people, but based on how close together the songs are musically. This cool website is great for putting music on in the background while you surf or work.

4. WidgetBox

Great Widgets

Description: Whether you want to put some glitz on your blog or some bling on your MySpace profile, web widgets are where its at. And Widgetbox has all the widgets you could want.

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5. Woot

Join In On A Woot Off

Description: The perfect website for those that like to shop but don't have a lot of time to browse through a slew of merchandise, the daily woot features only one product, so you can save time and still do your thing.

6. Flixster

Social Networking For Movies

Description: This really cool website should come with a warning label that reads, "Do not enter if you are short on time." For anyone that likes movies, this site is simply addicting. Watch out for the never-ending trivia game -- it never ends!

Learn more about Flixster

7. Protopage

Great Custom Start Page

Description: The most Web 2.0 of the personalized start pages, this cool website is perfect for anyone that really likes podcasts or is looking to put some personality into their custom home page.

8. StumbleUpon

Cool Website For Browsing The Web

Description: StumbleUpon is like having a remote control for the web where you can flip through website after website. A word of caution, though, stumbling can be addictive and can lead to a sore pointer finger from repetitive clicking.

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9. Lifehacker

Great Tips For Life Optimizing

Description: A great blog for anyone looking to streamline their life, Lifehacker provides tricks and tips for getting stuff done. Whether you need tips to help with time management or a shortcut to completing a certain task, Lifehacker is a great site save to your favorites.

10. Weatherbonk

Really Cool Website That Is Loads Of Fun

Description: Have you ever wanted to be a weather forecaster? Skip the years at Meteorologist School, save thousands of dollars and just go to Weatherbonk. This neat website not only gives you a visual map of the weather, but you can also see how traffic looks. Learn More About Weatherbonk

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