Archive for ‘time-wasters’

July 27, 2007

Kaleidoscope fun

byokal :

Drag and drop shapes, watch the kaleidoscope be created. Doesn’t really do anything else, but it’s fantastic to play with if you like bright colors and shiny things. Which I do.

July 9, 2007

From Adding Machines to X-rays

The ORIGINAL Illustrated Catalog Of ACME Products

All of the great and wonderful products from the ACME corporaton of Warner Bros. cartoon fame.

I’m not sure if I’m more amused by the content or the concept. Either way, the site’s definitely a great way to kill some time.

July 6, 2007

Before They Were Stars (and a letter to a cat)

Celebs as Kids

It’s fun to see how many of them really haven’t changed much. And, of course, how many of them definitely have (check out Eminem).

Also, a great “just thinking of you” sort of letter:
To my Ex-GF’s Cat

July 1, 2007

Things You Need To Know

:::30 Different Ways you can Tie your Shoe Laces:::[In Pics]

I never knew I needed to know this. I don’t generally even wear shoes with laces, but I might have to now.

June 30, 2007

Odd Experiments

Try It Yourself

As the site says: Experience psychological theory first hand through these interactive simulations and demonstrations.
“Psychic” games, optical illusions to play with, complete with explanations. Pretty interesting.

June 24, 2007

Random Randomness

Today’s update is just completely random things that were sent to me. Definitely amused me.

For our first find, in keeping with the previous post, here’s a Do-It-Yourself Motivational (or Demotivational, as the case may be) generator:

Parody Motivator Generator

And here, we have lots of cute, all in one place (it’s not all cats by far, I’m just partial to this picture):

And finally, for a great way to waste time, this delivers pretty much exactly what it says:

Weird Websites

June 21, 2007

Virtual Flowers – mail a bunch of flowers!

I have to say, this is sort of a cute idea. Nice for when you’re tired of the cookie-cutter ecards, plus it’s sorta fun to play around with.

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