27 useless but fun websites that are good for wasting time on

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Photo credit: window-swap
Photo credit: window-swap

If you're the king or queen of procrastination and are on the hunt for some useless websites (that are equally pointless, random and funny) to distract you from the stuff you should *actually* be doing, we've rounded up 20 of the best for you.

Because yes, believe it or not, websites dedicated to encouraging you to do absolutely nothing productive actually do exist. Is this an episode of Black Mirror? From wiggling worms to technicolour dogs, to the super satisfying circles you just cannot. stop. clicking. Who knew so many random and funny websites existed?

Side note: proceed at your peril, because we will not be held responsible if you start clicking and suddenly it's 2022.

1. Look through other people's windows

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A website went viral on TikTok this week [January 2021] which encouraged users to look at the view through other people's windows around the world, as well as sharing their own. It's surprisingly calming.

Photo credit: window swap
Photo credit: window swap

2. Wiggle the worm for a little surprise (that came out wrong)

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This is like one of those wind machine men with the floppy arms, only you get to control which direction it goes in. Brilliant.

3. A passive aggressive password machine

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Nothing inspires a safe and secure password like a computer aggressively judging your choices.

4. Technicolour dogs

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This useless website might not be interactive, but it does involve lots of cartoon dogs running in the same direction. Who's the real winner here?

Photo credit: Various
Photo credit: Various


5. DO NOT CLICK THE BLACK BOX. (We warned you).

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We really did tell you.

6. You are now being redirected

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This would be pretty frustrating if it wasn't so hilarious.

7. Bouncey bouncey cats

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Obviously you should click the 'MAKE IT RAIN' button in the top right hand corner (just don't call the RSPCA).

Photo credit: Cat Bounce
Photo credit: Cat Bounce

8. Sometimes you just don't know

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Has anyone actually bothered to check this website on the 25th December, or are we all too busy drinking Baileys and waiting for turkey?

9. For unpredictable types

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Did anybody else click this link eight different times just to make sure it actually did show up a different colour? No? Just us then.

10. Always good to check

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*Googles the large hadron collider* (it's the world's largest and highest-energy particle collider and the largest machine in the world, FYI)

11. Aww

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We don't really know what to say about that one, tbh.

12. A game involving cats

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We have literally no idea what the aim of this game is either, but cute music, huh?

13. Y'know when you just want to slap someone?

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How about slapping them with an eel?

14. Keep on clicking...

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It's unclear why the website is called 'Koalas to the max' but God is this satisfying.

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Photo credit: Various

15. Switchin' it up

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Sometimes red, sometimes blue. It really is as simple as that.

16. Unbearable to watch

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Literally unbearable. This could be a torture method.

17. Choon

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That's a lot of badgers.

18. SUPER satisfying

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The sound is so soothing.

19. The best game ever

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Now this is the type of thing we can play for hours. Trusty rock.

20. Endless pug love

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Yes that is a pug licking your computer screen from the inside. And what?

21. Benedict Cumberbatch name generator

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We got Bendandsnap Cul-de-sac.

22. Don't. Touch. The. Mouse

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If you do, the two minute countdown will start all over again.

23. Caught in the rain

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Just the soothing sounds of a rainstorm, if that's your kinda thing.

24. Good doge

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The internet is a weird place, isn't it?

25. Pug in a rug

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Because there's no such thing as too much pug content, right?

26. Smashing

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Let that rage out.

27. Art attack vibes

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Neil Buchanan would be proud.

Now, get back to work / revision / real life.

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