The 20 Most Useless Websites on the Internet

Anya Zhukova 15-06-2017

On a normal day, we’re all about helping you make better use of all things technology in your day-to-day life.


But today is not one of those days.

Every once in a while, we go astray and give you a peek at some of the weirdest things the web has to offer. Big fan of odd physics in gaming 5 Popular Games With Weird or Broken Physics Sometimes, even the best games have problems. Here are some games that don't quite obey the laws of physics. Read More ? Love debunking weird science claims Top 5 Websites To Research Weird Science Claims Read More ? We know just the right places for you online.

Whether you’re into strange YouTube content Some Of The Most Popular YouTube Videos Are Really Weird If the most popular YouTube videos of all time are anything to go by, you're all into some really weird stuff. Read More  or old viral videos 10 Old Viral Videos That You Absolutely Need in Your Life If you remember the days of Newgrounds and Albino Blacksheep, you'll probably remember these videos. Read More , we’ve got your back. If you’re ever bored at work, looking for something funny to send to your colleague, or simply craving some light-hearted craziness, use this extensive list of the most useless places on the web that we could find.

Stuff to Watch

Let’s begin with the obvious: websites that make for a perfect two-minute break from work, studies, and any other important task you’re bored of doing. Because sometimes you’ve got to watch something meaningless to help your brain relax and let go of the stress a weekday brings.

1. Bacon Sizzling

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We probably couldn’t have found a better starter than the Bacon Sizzling website. The unspoken truth of “bacon makes everything better” is real, and now you can take it with you wherever you go. Enjoy the soothing sounds of bacon and a flawless visual image that is sizzling bacon on top of it. There’s one catch though: now you want some actual bacon.

2. Watching Grass Grow

watching grass grow

Your experience with Watching Grass Grow can go one of the two ways. The website even has a special logo, saying, “most boring/exciting website in the world”. You’ll be watching live updates of the growing grass from only one angle. If nothing else, this website’s history is fascinating. It was created back in the summer of 2002 when Colorado had a serious drought, which led to water rationing, and it is still online.

3. Falling Falling

falling falling


Everything is falling. Do with it as you wish: experience the roller coaster effect yourself or use it to practice hypnosis on your colleagues.

4. Taghua!


Taghua is a fun website that creates a beautiful little art that sort of resembles a Sakura tree. Reset it an infinite number of times and get your own unique drawing every single time.

5. PoPoPopcorn



Tired of watching bacon sizzling? Our second-best pick for foodies The 10 Best Food Documentaries to Watch on Netflix Here are the best food documentaries on Netflix that'll help you appreciate the story behind the world's best chefs and dishes. Read More is the PoPoPopcorn website, which allows you to watch corn turn into popcorn for eternity. Like what you’re seeing? Go ahead and me gusta PoPoPopcorn on Facebook!

6. Kim Jong-Il Looking at Things

kim jong il looking at things

Bored of watching food and plants? How about watching people? Better yet, how about watching people look at stuff? Our next pick is a website that shows Kim Jong-Il looking at things. See him looking at corn, red buckets, bubble gum, fish tanks, and his son Kim Jong-Un.

Games to Play

Sure, you had fun visiting those websites for the first time. But even they got old and you’re face-to-face with your boredom again. Time to take it up a notch with this set of weird games we found online. For when passively watching just isn’t enough and you’re eager to take part.


7. Paper Toilet

paper toilet

This game will help you to really get to the bottom of it… to the bottom of a toilet paper roll. There’s not much more to say about this one. Just keep it rolling!

8. Koalas to the Max

koalas to the max

Koalas to the Max is a website with an extremely fulfilling little game which is basically a digital version of coloring. Play it the first time to reveal the adorable hidden image, then keep playing it to satisfy your inner perfectionist. Make sure nothing stays hidden.

9. That’s the Finger

that's the finger

It’s completely up to you which finger it’s going to be. You’re in full control. Is there a point? We’re not so sure.

10. Falling Guy

falling guy

Save the little guy from falling into the giant endless pit… or up in the sky? It’s probably best not to look for logic here. Simply enjoy this sense of power.

11. Into Time

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Use this site for some relaxing color therapy De-Stress On The Go With iPhone Coloring Apps The act and art of coloring, once reserved for children, is now being seen as a form of therapy for adults. Read More , or play it as a game and find all the hidden secrets. One color reveals the other, go deep into the frames to find out what’s next.

12. Pokédraw


Our next choice will appeal to the Pokémon fans 8 Ways to Celebrate Pokemon's 20th Anniversary This year, on 27th February, Pokémon celebrates its 20th anniversary. Here's how to celebrate in style! Read More . Check your Poké-knowledge and try yourself as a Poké-artist. And it’s perfect for a little work break too, as it only takes 45 seconds to draw a Pokemon. Draw your own and check out other people’s paintings in the gallery.

13. Slap Kirk

slap kirk

Talking about true fans and followers: do you enjoy watching Star Trek no matter how many times you watch it? For those of you who take pleasure in reliving the 50 years of the franchise’s history The Easy Way to Catch Up on 50 Years of Star Trek Star Trek has been around for 50 years, and that means there's a lot of content for completists to wade through. Thankfully, there is an alternative way of catching up on 50 years of Star... Read More , we present the Slap Kirk website.

Now you can force Captain James T. Kirk to relive a memorable Star Trek scene over and over again. See how many slaps you can land on the captain’s face by swiping left and right to control Jim’s right hand.

Stuff to Send to Your Colleagues

Discovering a funny link and laughing at it on your own is one thing, but sharing it with a colleague and seeing them enjoy it as much as you did is twice as satisfying. The following websites will do a great job amusing both you and your friends at work. Choose your favorite, send them one by one, or compile them all into one blast of an email.

14. What’s My Starbucks Name?

what's my starbucks name

We’ve all been there. No matter how loud you shout your name following the “Can I get a name for your order” question, there’s no telling what exactly you’re going to see written on your cup.

This site predicts how badly a Starbucks barista will misspell your name. Write your name into the generator and see what name will appear on your order. The results are based on photos of Starbucks name misspellings from “Starbucks Spelling” and “Starbucks Name Fail” Tumblrs.

15. Random Things to Do

random things to do

Next time someone’s complaining about being bored at work Stuck In A Boring Job? Here Are 10 Ways To Be Creative Within The Cubicle The humdrum office cubicle is a place few workers dare to express creativity. Despite those shackles enforced from further up the chain, here are ten ways to creatively escape your cubicle monotony Read More , send them to the Random Things to Do website. Perfect for that special time when all you want is to pile up some pillows and keep jumping over them.

16. Dog GIF Page

dog gif page

There’s probably no better link to send to a friend than Dog GIF Page. Use it to cheer someone up, make their day a little bit brighter, or simply remind them how much you value their friendship. After all, dogs are human’s best friends.

In a very rare case of that special human not being a dog lover, we recommend switching to the Cat GIF Page.

17. Pay for Nothing

pay for nothing

This website is perfect if you’re looking for a polite way to tell your friend or colleague that they spend way too much money on unnecessary things. Buying that sweet nothing has never been easier — you can do it in less than a minute online and enjoy the benefits that come with it, such as being a part of the club. It’s a dream come true for the shopping lovers 7 Interesting Stats on Modern Online Shopping Habits Online shopping is taking over the world. Here are a few mind-boggling statistics that prove it. Read More really.

Sites to Learn From

Although we promised you a list of the most pointless places on the web, it doesn’t mean your journey cannot be educational. Who knows, you might even discover something useful browsing through them.

18. How to Spell Definitely

how to spell definitely

When the correct spelling might be obvious for you, it seems like some people struggle to spell definitely correctly. For the reasons unknown, they put down definately, definatly, definantly, and defiantly instead. The website even has its very own “hall of shame” full of examples from the likes of FOX 13 and CNN.

19. Scanwiches


Scanwiches is a digital declaration of love for the most beloved meal between two slices of bread: The Sandwich. It’s food porn at its finest. Search for your favorite type and get all the necessary information on it, like ingredients, an HD-quality picture, and even a fine art print of yours truly.

20. Click Click Click

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Click Click Click is a browser game to learn from. It gives you an insight into how you’re being monitored Data Selfie: How Much Does Facebook Actually Know About You? You share a huge amount of data with Facebook, even if you don't click or post very much. This Chrome extension will give you an idea of just how much Facebook knows about you. Read More  on websites when surfing. Click Click Click follows all user-browser interaction events and spells them out. Find out just how much the Big Brother knows about you.

Are You Still Bored Out of Your Mind?

Whatever causes your boredom now, with this list you should be able to slay it in minutes. If you ever find that these websites are not enough, check out our hand-picked happiest places on the web Need a Pick-Me-Up? Here Are 13 of the Happiest Sites on the Web If you're feeling down right now, these fun and happy websites can help pick up your mood and relieve any stress. Read More that will help you fight the daily stress. But before we let you go explore, we’d like to hear from you.

What is the most useless website you’ve ever come across? How do you discover new websites: through friends online, social networks, or randomly when browsing the net?

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  1. Howard A Pearce
    June 15, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    It's better not to suggest to some people the concept of worthless web sites.
    Along with hate speech and sites providing fake news, the web will soon see our freedom of press ( internet communication) regulated away by do-gooders

      November 30, 2017 at 11:54 am


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