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50 Time Wasters

50 Time Wasters
Do you enjoy number games? If so, 2048 will quickly become your favorite time waster. I wasted nearly an hour of perfectly good time the first time I played 2048. Using only your keyboard's arrow keys, move the numbered tiles around together. 2048 can also be played via the web browser on your phone from this link. Note: 2048 is very similar to, but not associated with, the 1024 iTunes game and the very popular THREES, available for both Android and iTunes.

15 of the coolest hidden Google tricks Google is awesome. Yes, there have been questions raised about its new privacy policy and creepy Safari tracking and frankly, it just knows way too much about everyone who has ever created a Google account. But let’s put that aside for a moment and focus on all its cool quirks, shall we? They’re built into practically every Google product — if you look hard enough, you’ll find that entering the right search term or typing a code can make Google collapse, spin or create fictional characters. 1. If you’ve ever watched The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (or just seen various versions of the meme) you may never stop laughing at this Google Maps quirk (or maybe it’s just me). 2. Endlessly entertaining, this one trended worldwide on Twitter in November. What is 42, you ask? 4. If, by any chance, you feeling like searching “Google gravity” and hitting “I’m feeling lucky”, don’t be surprised if Google comes crashing down around you the second you move the mouse. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

15 productive websites to waste your time on online Those days when you sit around your cubicles liking pictures off your Facebook news feed, or scanning 9GAG for a few chuckles, take a leaf from our book and look deeper for something more meaningful. In case you’re too lazy to do that (which we completely understand), we decided to put together a list of websites that put just a little bit of constructiveness into time-wasting: 1. How to do thingsHow To Do Things – It’s not like this site needs much of an introduction. From subjects ranging from ‘How to throw a great birthday party’ to ‘How to make a wind chime from spoons’ to the unconventional ‘How to fart silently’ and ‘Where to stash your… ahem… sandwiches.’ How To Do Things is a website that teaches you how to do things (no $#! Related: HP 15-d008TU notebook 2. Related: HP ENVY 15 j-001TX Related: 25 apps that can make you more productive 3. Related: Full-HD monitor shootout: 15 monitors compared 4. Related: Top Launches Of The Week: April 17, 2015 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 15.

Broken City Lab Projects Below is a selective list of research, projects, workshops, installations, and interventions conducted by Broken City Lab with the most recent initiatives being at the top. This is just an overview, if you need more information, please see the blog archives or email us. CIVIC SPACE (Community Innovation through Vital Interactions & Collaboration) serves as a hub for a range of events, public activities, and research around locality, infrastructure, education, and creative practice as a driver for civic change. This storefront space hosts community projects, artist residencies, DIY workshops, public lectures and a range of other initiatives rooted in arts, community, collaboration, and problem solving. CIVIC SPACE would not be possible without the incredibly generous support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Invented Emergency (For Small Cities & Big Towns) (2013) Windsor is Forever (2013) Regret & Resolve (2013) Together Forever / Never Apart (2013) Public Space Gallery (2012) Drift (2012)

Chit-Chat » Build your cube-character with cubeecraft ‘Do a Barrel Roll’: 8 Other Hidden Google Tricks Google's "Do a Barrel Roll" search trick went viral on Thursday after bored users tweeted about the cool trick to their friends. The barrel roll trick isn't the only Easter egg Google's hidden in its site. Here are seven other Google tricks. Be warned that they only work if your turn off the "instant search" feature. Gravity. Askew. Epic. Weenie. Flight Simulator. Dragon. Spam. Hacker. To contact the editor, e-mail: editor@ibtimes.com

Bizarre Websites On Which You Can Kill Time With Style Modern Web-building technologies allow designers to realize their most daring and creative ideas. Enhanced interactivity and a remarkable visual appearance can be achieved by means of such tools as Flash, JavaScript and Papervision3D, to name just a few. These strengths usually impress and entertain visitors and thus are often used for conceptual artistic presentations and promotional campaigns. In this post, you’ll find a collection of amusing websites that, by combining unconventional (and sometimes bizarre) ideas and clever JavaScript and Flash effects, will entice you to play on them for an embarrassing long time. Bizarre and Beautiful Websites Link Record Tripping1 Record Tripping is a nifty experimental game by Bell Brothers. Sound of Hamburg3 Here is one of the most creative and unconventional Flash websites we’ve seen lately. Echogenesis5 Echogenesis is another interactive brainchild of Bell Brothers. Bubole19 Bubole will definitely make you smile. Why Do You Stay Up So Late? (al)

Shakespeare Insult Kit Shakespeare Insult Kit Since 1996, the origin of this kit was listed as anonymous. It came to me on a piece of paper in the 90's with no attribution, and I thought it would make a cool web page. Though I searched for the origin, I could never find it. In 2014, Lara M informed found the originating author. It appears to be an English teacher at Center Grove High School in Greenwood Indiana named Jerry Maguire. Combine one word from each of the three columns below, prefaced with "Thou": My additions: cullionly whoreson knave fusty malmsey-nosed blind-worm caluminous rampallian popinjay wimpled lily-livered scullian burly-boned scurvy-valiant jolt-head misbegotten brazen-faced malcontent odiferous unwash'd devil-monk poisonous bunch-back'd toad fishified leaden-footed rascal Wart-necked muddy-mettled Basket-Cockle pigeon-liver'd scale-sided Back to the insulter. Chris Seidel

Lists Galore!: Time well wasted: 25 fun things to do online when you're bored **********************************************************February 23, 2014 - Please note: Many of the links in the list below are now old and broken. For a current list of fun things to do online, check out: 101 weird and wonderful ways to waste time on the web Some of these activities are quick, some take a long time, and some never end. Some have a purpose, while others are simply pointless time wasters. Enjoy! Gawk at photos At Strictly No Photography see photos of places where photography isn't allowed ... taken by people who weren't supposed to take them! Or check out flickrvision. Rant Think you've got it bad? Change your mood Listen to free streaming binaural beats at I Dose designed to alter your mood. Spy on penguins ... or the Loch Ness monster Check out what penguins are doing in Antarctica with these web cams.Link. Or, see if you can spot Nessie in a live feed from Loch Ness! Change your look Upload a photo to the DailyMakeover and try out celebrity hairstyles and makeup trends.Link.

BrowserQuest Top 8 Things For Bored Teenagers To Do Online The Internet is a huge resource of information, entertainment, news and knowledge. It is also filled with junk, sex, violence and hate. As a teenager, a monstrous amount self-control is needed in order not to be swayed to the dark side of the force. The combination of free time in front of the computer and unlimited Web access, there are no boundaries for the wandering teen. So what would you do if you’re a teen and you’re bored? It is ridiculously easy to be enveloped by the rubbish that’s online. 1. Let’s start with the most enjoyed leisurely activity. YouTube — Undoubtably the world leader in online videos, YouTube is the place to go for entertainment. 2. Alright, if the videos didn’t tickle your fancy, don’t sweat it. Pogo — Has lots of popular games namely Boggle, Battleship, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Mini Golf, Pool, card games like Poker, Blackjack and more. 3. As a teenager, you should start to understand and be aware of the current affairs of the world. For technology news:

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