So you’ve finished that all important expense report for your client and now you’re just sitting at your desk, twiddling your thumbs wondering if it’s too soon to make another cup of coffee. While you might not be motivated to move onto another work project just yet sitting around mindlessly scrolling through Facebook isn’t exactly the best way to spend your time or beat the boredom blues either. Trust us, there are far more entertaining ways to use the precious time you spend avoiding actually doing work at work – to get you started, here are just 5 entertaining things to do online when you’re bored.
Play Super Nintendo games in your browser.
It might be “frowned upon” to bring your favourite gaming console to work but now you can have the next best thing right at your desk and no one will be the wiser! This handy website offers a bunch of SNES games that are playable right in your browser for maximum work avoidance with very little effort
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Read a classic book for free
Another stealth way to pass the time at work is Project Gutenberg. Here you can find a huge selection of books that are in the public domain (i.e. free) and become a more cultured individual. The website offers all sorts of great reads including novels like Pride and Prejudice or plays like The Importance of Being Earnest.
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Learn a new language
If you’ve got loads of time on your hands why not learn a new language for free? Duolingo makes it super easy by allowing you to learn in small chunks whenever you have the spare time.
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Mix your own electronic music
This user-friendly website offers the musically challenged the chance to mix their own music using nothing but a few buttons. Simply pick a drum beat, a bass line, and some sound loops to create your own music with just a few clicks.
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Play an updated, multiplayer version of Snake
There’s no doubt about it, Snake was one of the greatest games of our generation. But, just because that old Nokia phone you used to play on is long gone doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to Snake. For a generous dollop of nostalgia visit this website to play Snake to your heart’s content!
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