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Boredom…


Most of us find ourselves bored out of our minds at least during one point of our lives, and find ourselves looking for something online that interests us and keeps our minds working.

This is a collection of things that I have compiled that you can do online (and off) when you are bored. You can call it, ‘the unofficial anti-boredom list’.

You can search for music, funny videos, movie trailers, and everything you could possibly think of on these video websites:
Break.com
Dailymotion
Google Video
Hulu
Metacafe
MySpace Video
Netflix (available to you if you are currently using their service)
Photobucket
Tangle.com (formerly known as Godtube)
Veoh
Vimeo
Yahoo! Video
YouTube

If you wish to download some of the videos on most of these websites, RealPlayer and KeepVid are good options.

Game websites with games that you can play:
AddictingGames
Armor Games
Break.com
Cartoon Network
GrandChase
Kongregate
Libregamewiki (see post)
MapleStory
Miniclip
MSN Games
Newgrounds
Pogo
PopCap Games
RuneScape
Shockwave.com
Yahoo! Games

Cool music websites:
Grooveshark
Jamendo (see post)
Jango
Last.fm
LyricWiki
Pandora
Playlist.com

Technology websites that you cannot miss out on, especially, if you are either a nerd or a geek:
BoingBoing
Bored (is there a better place to go?)
Engadget
Giveaway of the Day (daily free software that normally costs money)
Gizmag
Gizmodo
Kuro5hin
Lifehacker
Nerd Approved
O’Reilly Network
PCLaunches
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Slashdot
T3

Sometimes you can find interesting books on these websites:
Project Gutenberg (see post)
Podiobooks

Other websites:
Answers.com
Evil Mad Scientist
FreeRice (see post)
Dilbert
Garfield Minus Garfield
i am bored
Instructables
Make
MegaTokyo
Savage Chickens
StumbleUpon
Wikipedia
Wimp
xkcd
Yahoo! Answers

More Stuff:
Learn how to subscribe to RSS feeds to get updates on your favorite websites.
Try not to press the big red button… and, yes, it does have an ending.
Play MMO.
Turn up your favorite music and become a professional dancer.
Become a martial artist… if you are not already… then become a ninja.
Think of clever nicknames for everyone that you know.
Read a good book (Try to stick with non-fiction. Okay, guys?)… or take a nap.
Watch A-Team or MacGyver (the original TV shows).
Chew on a wad of tin foil, and see how long it takes you to spit it back out (If you have fillings, proceed with extreme caution).
Play video games if you have not already.
Count the cracks on the sidewalk or road (ceiling if there are any).
Subscribe to a magazine that interests you.
Start collecting marbles.
Go play trash can ball with crumpled up wads of paper (not papers you need to file or homework).
Go to your library and read up on some good scary/ghost stories, then go find out where the haunted houses are in your town are (assuming they do not happen to be next door).
Organize and add tags to your music collection.
Play with dominoes.
Adjust the tint on your TV so that all the people are green, and insist to others that you “like it that way.
Find out who the top paid actors are
Go dumpster diving.
Do some cartwheels outside.
What happened in your birth year?
Read Harold and the Purple Crayon.
Finish all your sentences with the words “in accordance with prophesy.
Watch the E*Trade baby commercials.
Build a time machine or a rocket.
Watch a movie or surf around the web for a TV show that you might like.
Reorganize your CD collection, DVDs, books, letters, and clothes.
Text, if you have a cellphone…
Build a fort out of chairs, pillows, and couch cushions, and listen to the William Tell overture real loud.
Chew gum, even if you absolutely hate it.
Start a band.
Repeat the following conversation at least a dozen times:
You: “DO YOU HEAR THAT?
Victim: “What?
You: “Never mind, it’s gone now.
Start a online journal.
Count the number of teeth your dentist has.
Go to a museum and learn some good-ole history.
Buy a set of Transformers toys. Play with them as loudly as possible. If people make comments, tell them with a straight face, “There’s more to them than meets the eye.
Write a short story… then write a novel.
Go to a grocery store, run up to someone, tag them, and say “You’re it.“.
Make a list of your hobbies.
Go on a walk (or run).
Try playing a familiar tune by tapping on the bottom of your chin. When nearly done, announce “No, wait, I messed it up,” and repeat.
If you have a glass eye, tap on it occasionally with your pen while talking to others.
Get into sports if you are not already.
Run through Home Depot and Walmart and buy everything there than you could possibly want.
Try to develop your inner psychic powers, then use them.
Look at cool robots made from household appliances… and then make your own.
Become an expert boxer on Wii Sports [Resort].
Make a scarecrow to scare the neighbors away.
Give truckers the sign.
Start pumping some iron.
Learn some origami.
Make a movie.
Build a website.
Assemble a puzzle (it has been awhile).
Stomp on little plastic ketchup packets.
Set or break set a world record.
Get a life (Possibly?).
Watch all of the super bowl commercials on YouTube.
Answer the phone with “This is, _________. What’s your favorite color?
Invite your friends over.
Think of some April Fools’ pranks.
Get throwing knives or throwing stars.
Become a pyromaniac (assuming you are not already).
Go to all the parks in your area.
Get a cap gun at the dollar store and play ‘hold up’.
Buy an exotic pet (make sure that you can take care of it).
Watch grass grow… trees tend to grow faster if you watch them for long enough.
Buy a yo-yo.
Become an expert at shooting rubber-bands backwards (forwards is good too).
Make beeping noises when a large person backs up.
Update your website and add flashing GIFs to it.
Paint your room.
Update your MySpace, Twitter, or Facebook for the millionth time… again.
Own in Halo.
Go on a road trip.
Exercise your brain.
Make a plan to encourage at least one of your friends a day (encourage them to pursue something that they like that does not especially interest you).
Buy a voice changer and play around with it.
Mimic the guys from the original Wassup Budweiser Commercial.
Go to your local Walmart and challenge other customers to duels with tubes of gift-wrap… then re-alphabetize the CD section (Careful!).
Drink coffee or tea even if you hate it.
Go to the gun range, and a shoot off a couple of rounds.
Learn how-to Tie-dye a t-shirt.
Read, memorize, or even write some poems.
Invent a board game (bored game).
Get a job.
The Force is real. You just have to concentrate for long enough to figure out exactly how to use it.
Try to be friendly toward people especially family members and strangers.
Expand your vocabulary.
Go through the stuff you have in your closets that you have not used for awhile.
Read comic books.
Figure out what the only country in the world that has freshwater sharks is.
It is time for a movie marathon.
Solve a crossword puzzle, rubik’s cube, or a sudoku puzzle.
Google yourself.
Memorize the periodic table.
Start thinking about your New Year’s Resolutions (even when it is not even close).
Become a rapper and post videos of yourself rapping (with or without a friend) on YouTube.
Make a Christmas tree in the middle of summer out of paper, scotch tape, and markers… then buy yourself (or someone) some presents to put under it.
Dye your hair.
Make a FM/AM radio with coconuts.
Build a radio.
Write a script for a video game or a movie.
Experiment with fireworks (only where they are legal).
Listen to your favorite song (or CD) a hundred time in-a-row.
Watch your office slinky fall down the stairs… or your boss trip.
Learn some magic tricks.
Pick some weeds in your garden or in your driveway.
Develop a programmer’s personality.
Become a tattoo artist.
Figure out what the capital of Australia is (for the next time you play ‘useless trivia’).
Learn Pi to a hundred places.
Begin drinking 6 glasses of water a day.
IM somebody.
Figure out where you would end up if you started digging straight down from where you are.
Pack up and go to the beach.
Wash your car… and then your face.
Do a hundred push-ups for your warm up in the morning.
Read Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven.
See if you can hear the aliens from Vega speaking English.
You are tired of no snow for snowball fights so you make water balloons (that you put in a bucket) to go throw at the annoying neighbor kids every time they come outside (Careful!).
Start a hot cool-aid stand.
Climb a hill.
Figure out what makes you the maddest.
Act like a monk for a day… and tell people that you were raised by Buddhist monks (do not forget to defend your sheltered life and religious upbringing).
Figure out if your city is one of the world’s most vulnerable cities to earthquakes.
Do jumping jacks until you pass-out.
See if you can go six hours before eating again.
Learn how to make games or movies in Blender 3D.
Buy a venus flytrap (do not forget to water it), and search your house or apartment for spiders or flies to feed it with.
Bake cookies, brownies, or even fudge.
Have a pillow fight with your cat or your dog.
Try playing golf with a baseball bat in your backyard (windows will break).
Write a haiku.
Spin in circles until you lose the ability to walk.
Sit in your parked car with your sunglasses on and point a hair dryer at the cars that pass by and see if they slow down.
Buy a scooter.
Eliminate bad habits and obsessions.
Figure out if you live in a city where people are living comfortably.
Go buy a DVD (or Blu-ray disk) of a movie that you have not watched in a while.
Check your email… again.
Write a report on something that only you would understand and awe the people that you know with it.
Take a personality test.
Rap your fingernails on a countertop or your desk.
Go buy everything that could possibly interest you at a second-hand store.
Select a region of the world, nuke it, and see the the damage.
Tint sand with food coloring (or even powdered paint) and create sand art inside jars.
Write letters to your parents (or friends) using crayons.
Go outside!??
Make a list of all the things you do or want to do when you are bored.

Try out some new hobbies:

Acrobatics
Acting
Action figure collecting
Airsoft
Alexander technique
Amateur Radio
Antiquing
Aromatherapy
Astronomy
ATVs
Autograph collection of famous people
Auto repair
Babysitting
Baking
Batik
Basket making
Beachcombing
Beading
Beekeeping
Beanie Baby collecting
Blacksmithing
Bike building
Bird watching
BMX
Boating
Bonfires
Bonsai trees
Building birdhouses
Bungee jumping
Butterfly collecting
Cake decorating
Camping
Candlemaking
Checkers
Chess
Cloud-gazing
Coin collecting
Collecting and making miniatures
Collecting old tools
Collecting personal letters that are sent to you
Collecting small toys (MacDonald’s toys, stuffed animals, etc.)
Collecting Staffordshire figures
Collecting gemstones (crystals and minerals)
Computer graphics
Computer programming
Computers
Cooking
Cosmetics
Creative writing
Crochet
Dancing (Breakdancing, Hip Hop dancing, etc.)
Decorating
Diecast collector.
Dirt Biking
Discovering Ley Lines
Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
Dog training
Dog walking
Drama
Drawing
Dressmaking
Electric trains
Electronics
Embroidery
Family history
Fencing (swords)
Fishing
Fish keeping
Flower arranging
Foreign foods
Free-running
French literature
Furniture restoration
Garden Design
Gardening
Geocaching
Glass blowing
Gluing stuff together
Go-Carting
Golf
Grow your own vegetables
Hair dressing
Hang gliding
High diving
Hill walking
Hiking
Homemade soap
Horseback riding
Hunting
Ice skating
Interior design
Inventing
Join a literature group
Join a local operatic society
Judo
Juggling
Karate
Kayaking
Keeping a Journal
Kite building
Kite flying
Knife collecting
Knitting
Laser tag
Learning a language
Leather-working
Line dancing
Lip reading
Local history
Macramé
Magic tricks
Making jewelry
Make your own instruments
Massage
Martial Arts
Meet people who have the names of famous actors
Metal-detecting
Mini-Golf
Model airplanes
Mosaics
Motorcycles
Mountain biking
Multimedia
Mushroom collecting
Needlepoint
Oil painting
Orienteering
Origami
Paintballing
Paper mache
Parkour
Patchwork
Pen-palling
Photography
Pilates
Playing a musical instrument
Plumbing
Poetry
Poker
Pottery
Public speaking
Quilting
Race cars
Remote control vehicles (RC airplanes, helicopters, boats, cars, submarines, etc.)
Reading
Reflexology
Restoring old photographs
Rhinestoning
Robotics
Rocketry
Rockhound
Rock climbing
Roller Blading
Running
Sailing
Scr*pbooking
Scuba Diving
Sculpting
Sewing
Sharktooth collecting
Shooting (targets etc.)
Shunpiking
Sign language
Singing
Skiing
Sky diving
Smoothie-making
Snowboarding
Song Writing
Spelunking
Sports
Stain glass
Stamp collecting
Star-gazing
Steam engines
Stone circles
Strength Training
Stuntplanes
Surfing
Sugarcraft
Swimming
Tae Kwon Do
Trace the history of your house
Tractor pulls
Train spotting (collecting train numbers)
Trampolining
Traveling
Ticket collecting (movies, attractions, museum, arcades, etc.)
Ultra lite airplanes
Upholstery
Video games
Videography
Walking
Water boarding
Weaving
Web site design
Weightlifting
Welding
Whittling
Woodcarving
Woodworking
Writing
Yoga

If you skimmed this entire article, and you are still bored… read through it again. By the time you have tried a few of these; I can almost promise you, you will never be bored again.