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17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure

17 Web Toys for Your Procrastination Pleasure
Sometimes you need to take a break from work and just veg out by doing something mindless and pleasant. TV or a game of solitaire is good for that, but both require a set time commitment. There are hundreds of alternatives on the internet in the form of web toys. 1. Vector Park has some great toys and games, some of which are harder to figure out than others. 2. Ooh, cosmic! 3. Staggering Beauty is a web page that comes with an epilepsy warning. 4. Silk is an interactive drawing program (with music) in which you weave patterns of silky wisps of smoke across the screen to create horizontally-mirrored art. 5. Sometimes you'd like to draw with many lines at the same time. 6. Have you ever made colored sand sculptures in a glass jar? RGB is pretty simple. 8. Cat Bounce shows you bouncing cats. 9. Koalas to the Max is a classic that you may have played before. 10. Chicken on a Raft is a classic that doesn't do anything but test your patience. 11. 12. 13. 15. Bring in the Cats! 16. 17. Related:  mwillowIdleness

Tasty Kitchen: A Happy Recipe Community! LE DEMOTIVATIONAL POSTER, ICONE DE L’INDUSTRIE AMERICAINE DU LOL Pris dans sa globalité, le web français est un peu gros chat que sa maitresse aurait trop gavé de viandes en sauce. Il a du mal à bouger son gros cul, il est très prévisible et n’est franchement pas très marrant. L’inverse d’un LOLcat quoi. Moi je vous dis ça comme ça mais dans le fond j’en ai un peu rien à foutre que les gens soient sinistres. A l’origine du monde, il y avait le Motivational Poster, une affiche de quasi-propagande qui trônait crânement dans les bureaux ou les écoles et dont le propos était de pousser les gens à s’améliorer ou au moins à repenser certains de leurs comportements ou de leurs acquis. Le concept, d’une simplicité enfantine, respecte malgré tout quelques codes inamovibles: un cadre noir, une image, un titre en majuscule et un sarcasme en minuscule directement inspiré de l’image. 1 – Les Demotivational Posters « Mauvais Esprit »: 2 – Les Demotivational Posters « Hédonistes »: Kiffeurs en tout genre et petits malins. La catégorie spéciale des animaux.

Geocaching 101 Welcome to the geocaching community! If you still have questions after reviewing this information, we recommend that you search our Help Center or ask a question in the geocaching Forums. The Game Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps: Register for a free Basic Membership. There are many other levels to the game. If you take something from the geocache (or "cache"), leave something of equal or greater value. The only necessities are a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the cache, and a Membership. Geocaches can be found all over the world. Yes. It's a very cool story, actually. Getting Started Cache Type: Traditional Difficulty Rating: 1 Cache Size: Regular or Large You should also check to see that other geocachers have recently logged finds on the cache page (also called the cache listing). Inputting Coordinates by Hand Finding Geocaches

Why Procrastinators Procrastinate PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.) pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-| noun the action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination. Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution. Avoid procrastination. While we’re here, let’s make sure obese people avoid overeating, depressed people avoid apathy, and someone please tell beached whales that they should avoid being out of the ocean. No, “avoid procrastination” is only good advice for fake procrastinators—those people that are like, “I totally go on Facebook a few times every day at work—I’m such a procrastinator!” The thing that neither the dictionary nor fake procrastinators understand is that for a real procrastinator, procrastination isn’t optional—it’s something they don’t know how to not do. Pretty normal, right? Notice anything different?

Getting Started with Geocaching > Finding your First Geocache Step 1 – Research Your outdoor geocaching adventure starts indoors with preparation and online research. Search for a geocache that will meet your immediate goals and interests. Are you looking for an adventure for the entire family? Perhaps an afternoon in a dog-friendly park? Make sure that you review the cache attributes since these icons serve as a helpful resource as you select your first geocache to find. As you select a geocache, keep in mind the following: Have you considered the difficulty and terrain ratings of the cache? Our experience has shown that preparation and research will vary for each cache. Step 2 – Safety Tips As with any outdoor activity, it is important to be prepared. Make sure to tell someone where you are going and when you intend to return. Step 3 – The Hunt Now you are ready to find your first geocache! As you leave your car or a well-marked trail, make sure to mark its location as a waypoint! Step 4 – The Actual Find Hurray! Ready to learn more?

How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone by Yourself: A Timely Vintage Field Guide to Self-Reliant Play and Joyful Solitude by Maria Popova A celebration of makers and hackers from half a century before they were called makers and hackers. Legendary psychoanalyst Adam Phillips has written beautifully about why the capacity for boredom is essential for a full life and Susan Sontag contemplated the creative purpose of boredom. Perhaps we understand this intellectually, but we — now more than ever, it seems — have a profound civilizational anxiety about being alone. And the seed for it is increasingly planted in childhood — in an age when play is increasingly equated with screens and interfaces, being alone with a screen is not quite being alone at all, so the art of taking joy in one’s own company slips further and further out of reach. With a wink — perhaps inadvertent — to the existential value of philosophy, Smith writes: I understand some people get worried about kids who spend a lot of time all alone, by themselves. Indoor boomerang: 'Get a piece of very thin cardboard. There is also subtle, charming humor:

Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012 *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a POTD this year. The pictures are also listed in reverse chronological order. There is no ranking amongst the photos Enjoy! Photograph by Robert Elves on Flickr Photograph by Stephen Wilkes | Prints available Photograph by George Steinmetz Photograph by Andrew Choy Photograph by Jakub Polomski on 500px Photograph via The Natioanl Archives and Records Administration Photograph by Caleb Charland COPYRIGHT© 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC; Produced by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Photograph by Jason Pope Photograph by Dan Fisher Photograph by Scott Robertson Photograph by Berenice Abbott Photograph by NASA/GSFC/SDO Photograph by Liammm on Reddit Photograph by haqbar on Reddit Photograph by Marcus Peabody Photograph by The Lost Gardens of Heligan Photograph by sleepychinchilla on Flickr Photograph by Scott Hutcheson (SMHutch Photography on Flickr) Photograph by Mario Neumann ( on Flickr)

Don't Stop Procrastinating. Just Procrastinate Better. by Robert Montenegro Procrastination is often unfairly regarded as productivity's evil twin, writes Donné Torr over at Hootsuite. Sure, procrastinators can be slow and unreliable, but there exists research to suggest not all people who put things off are unproductive. You can’t beat your Facebook addiction into submission – so schedule it into your work day, says Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit. Big Think's Maria Konnikova covered psychologist John Perry, who is notable for proposing a theory of Structured Procrastination: "Perry proposes the following strategy for the effective procrastinator. Perry features prominently in Torr's article for his ideas on how "effective dawdling" can lead to creativity and innovative solutions. The key takeaway here? Do I buy it? Read more at Hootsuite. Photo credit: Sergey Paranchuk / Shutterstock

The Worst Analogies Ever Written in a High School Essay They lived in a typical suburban neighborhood with picket fences that resembled Nancy Kerrigan's teeth. He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it and now goes around the country speaking at high schools about the dangers of looking at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it. She caught your eye like one of those pointy hook latches that used to dangle from screen doors and would fly up whenever you banged the door open again. The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling ball wouldn't. McBride fell 12 stories, hitting the pavement like a Hefty Bag filled with vegetable soup. From the attic came an unearthly howl. Her hair glistened in the rain like nose hair after a sneeze. Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the center. He was as tall as a six-foot-three-inch tree.

Le lâcher prise : un renoncement ou un moyen de se dépasser ? - Pion Paul-Henri Pourtant, le lâcher prise est attaché au développement de la personne et même au développement spirituel et associer développement et farniente est antinomique. Si l’homme a besoin de se sentir acteur de sa vie, alors le lâcher prise doit être une action, ce ne peut être un renoncement. Rappelons nous en effet en toute chose que l’homme est sujet à trois phénomènes caractéristiques des organismes vivants : l’activité, le repos et l’évolution. Le premier aspect, l’activité, est le syndrome inverse de celui de la pile Wonder : « la pile Wonder ne s’use que si l’on s’en sert » selon le slogan publicitaire bien connu. Un organisme, pour sa part, ne s’use que si l’on ne s’en sert pas. Le second aspect, le repos, est déterminent pour les périodes d’activité. Le troisième aspect, l’évolution, est le vaste procédé d’essais-erreurs dont nous sommes issus. L’exacerbation de l’une de ces trois caractéristiques au détriment des autres conduit à se retrouver à un moment ou un autre dans l’impasse.

When a photograph is not just a photograph !! Momenti d'ozio | Asia blog foto tiziano matteucci “La velocità è dio e il tempo è il demonio” «Lo ha detto David Hancock, capo della divisione computer portatili della Hitachi. Perché siamo così ossessionati dalla velocità? Il culto della velocità è un fenomeno moderno. Questa venerazione rifletteva il profondo cambiamento di valori culturali portato dalla modernità e dalla modernizzazione. Più andiamo veloci, meno tempo abbiamo. Non erano solo pochi romantici idealisti a pensarla così, ma anche serissimi scienziati e politici. Ovviamente non è andata così. A livello sia individuale sia collettivo, questi sviluppi riflettono un cambiamento fondamentale del valore sociale del tempo libero. Durante l’epoca che Thorstein Veblen descriveva con grande efficacia in La teoria della classe agiata (1899), lo status sociale di una persona dipendeva da quanto poco lavorava; oggi è vero il contrario. L’impatto della velocità è evidente soprattutto nel mondo della finanza. L’ossessione per la rapidità oggi rasenta l’assurdo.

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