Saturday, August 1, 2009

20 Really Cool Websites To Help Cure Boredom

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


Description: Don't you go around thinking that social networking is just for us humans! Fido wants to network too. Dogster is a really cool website for dog-lovers that lets you register your dog with the network and make friends with other dog-lovers.


Description: Become the editor and lead writer of your very own magazine at Zimbio. Social news with a twist, Zimbio allows you to create your own e-zine. You can also register your blog's web feed to enable it to be included as a source of articles.


Description: Homestar Runner has been around for a while, but it is still one of the funniest web destinations with a whole host of games and flash cartoons to keep you entertained. While you are there, be sure to watch the origins of Trogdor the Burninator.


Description: If you like games, then this is your website. GameHuddle is gaming social network that allows you to share your gamer ids, show off your game collection, review games, read game articles, and find other gamers. A great way to hook up with people to play Call of Duty IV Modern Warfare or talk about the good old days of playing Everquest.


Description: Ever wonder what Wikipedia would look like in one of those alternate universes where everything is completely the opposite? The best way to describe the Uncyclopedia is that it is the anti-wiki bringing people together for the sake of falsehood.


Description: Have you ever thought that going to the mall would be great if you didn't actually have to go to the mall? Skip the frustration of finding a parking spot and visit Kinset's virtual shopping mall. A 3D experience, Kinset lets you browse from one shop to the next like you are really there.


Description: If cool gadgets are your idea of what makes a website cool, then this is the blog for you. CoolestGizmo explore the wonderful world of technology and brings back the coolest gadgets.


Description: Move over Tiger Woods Golf, there is a new king of golf games now! Well, okay, maybe World Golf Tour won't cause sales of Tiger Woods' golf game to to plummet, but it's still pretty fun to play.


Description: Ever want to know who would win in a fight between David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson? You can find out at Googlefight where keyword phrases duke it out to find out who has the most links from Google.


Description: What better way to end the list of coolest websites than with a website about cool websites? Find more neat websites like the ones on this list with the blog that uncovers one cool website each day.


brook said...

nice dude..........these websites helped me lot to cure boredom.......:):)

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