You’ve found yourself with a few minutes (or hours) to spare. You’re waiting for your husband to come home… you’re lounging at home together on a long weekend afternoon… or you’re looking for a way to blow off steam… in need of some entertainment. Get ready to goof off with any one of the following 10 free online “time wasters”.


1. Stripgenerator:

No, not that kind… this website helps you to create your own comic strip. You can use a variety of objects and caricatures to express what’s going on in your life. Then, if you are ready for a little extra adventure, you can have your strip-blog content highlighted on Stripgenerator’s homepage.

2. LivePlasma:

LivePlasma provides a great way for silver screen buffs and music lovers alike to discover new songs and movies by developing layouts. Customize maps based on your own unique interests and favourites.


Create a totally unique profile pic using With’s simple photo editor applications, you can quickly edit photos and create collages. Transform any one of your photographs into a Warhol-style cartoon caricature.

4. Play Some Bingo:

Love playing Bingo? Take a look at some great games for bingo lovers. Remember how much fun you use to have playing Bingo with your friends, when you were a kid? Now you can play the adult way… have fun and possibly win some cool prizes!

5. Cracked:

Totally cracked, this online magazine (a former Mad Magazine competitor) provides a zany collection of stories, videos, and lists that will keep you doubled over with laughter while you fritter away the minutes.

6. Pogo:

Pogo offers a wide selection of old-school favourites. Games like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Dominos will keep you busy for hours. If you’re not into board play, there are some great card games and puzzles.

7. Funny Typos:

Typos is another terrific time waster… poking fun at those with language foibles… grammar nerds need to get set for ours of fun!

8. Omegle:

How about a random natter? Visit Omegle and interact in a haphazard online chat with a total stranger. This site lends itself to completely incomprehensible possibilities…there’s no telling who your next conversation buddy may be.

9. Virtual NES:

Retro Nintendo at its best! Bring back memories and Mario favourites by simply switching over to new-school keyboard Virtual NES commands. There’s no stopping you now. Sit back, relax, and relive some timeless moments.

10. Falling Sand Game:

While it may look simple, the Falling Sand Game is ideal for shaking off extra time. Take some virtual water, sand, oil, and salt (streaming down from the sky), construct walls, build fires, then insert plant materials and watch the fun begin. This site is highly addictive… by inserting additional elements and manipulating them, it’s possible to create several colourful structures, complex systems, and designs.

This top 10 list is just a sampling of the most entertaining online time-wasters. What others would you add to the list? No matter what, you’re certain to find the perfect way to pass those seemingly endless moments.