The Chive is a photo and video blog of the wacky, insane, and the curious. From pretty girls to absurd photobombs to thought-inspiring landscapes, The Chive delivers on addictive appeal. While much of the content caters to post-adolescents and college-aged youths, there is a definite broader appeal for anyone who likes curious news. Come see why many people claim that The Chive is the best site in the world. Check out the website.
Attack of the Cute is a crowd-pleaser! This is a photo blog, where readers everywhere contribute pictures of their cute pet cats, dogs, ferrets, rabbits, or of cute animals they discovered at the zoo. This is absolutely a family-friendly and office-friendly website. You’ll even be the hit of the office if you introduce your coworkers to this place. Big thumbs up and guaranteed smiles for everyone! Check out the website.
Reddit is a combination of user-generated news and social voting. Everybody and anybody can post a link at Reddit, add a description, and encourage the world to visit that recommendation. Reddit users, in turn, vote positive and negative responses to grade the appeal of each link. Reddit is tremendously addictive for people with short attention spans.
‘Lifehacker’ is a stylishly-named life tips and software recommendation site. The mesmerizing appeal of Lifehacker is about how practically useful it is: all the advice focuses on accomplishing more in your everyday life. How to cook better el dente pasta, how to tailor your daily work to your personal strengths, how to grow vegetables in your apartment. There is some really clever content at Lifehacker and a few risque articles; everyone is guaranteed to find something useful here. Check out the website.
Sploid is a bizarre news and lifestyle interest blog that features astonishing science and nature. Watch video footage of surreal weather anomalies, gravity-defying human achievements, and incredible gadgets (no crazy exploding gadgets, though) and scientific wonders. Sploid is absolutely a mesmerizing visual experience! Check it out.
TIWIB is an electronic magazine dedicated to ‘unique window-shopping’ and unusual consumer products. Jet packs, unusual clothing, strange firearms, personal gadgets, odd kitchen utensils, and freaky furniture: these are interesting products guaranteed to pique your fancy. Visit the site here.
The website name says it all, but it understates just how compelling the content is. Take this teddy bear poster, for example. There is a tremendous talent and thought put into a seemingly-inane illustration. Or watch this kid jumping skip rope . . . the coordination required here is impressive. The site name is very well earned, and you’ll love every second that you spend here. Check it out.
Oddee.com is a fascinating blog about the bizarre, weird, and strange. There are also some really fascinating stories about medicine, geography, modern anthropology, modern art, pop culture, music, and more. See why 2 million people visit Oddee on a daily basis.
Pinterest has taken the Web by storm. This is where people ‘visually-curate the Internet’ by showcasing photos they find interesting. High fashion, stunning nature scenes, mesmerizing animals, expensive interior design, exotic cars, foodie and culinary masterpieces, absurd clothing . . . all of these visuals and more. If you enjoy looking at pictures, you’ll find Pinterest to be an engrossing smorgasbord for your eyeballs. Go on, give it a try. We dare you not to get hooked on Pinterest.
Schadenfreude is the German word for ‘deriving pleasure from the misfortune of others’. FailBlog delivers schadenfreude in wholesale servings! This photo and video blog capture some of the most tragic human mistakes you will ever see. Here you’ll find horrifying examples of car parking errors, sports mishaps, advertising faux pas, bad clothing choices, and absurd human inventions. Like many of the addictive websites in this list: there are no special effects or professional actors involved: just regular everyday people doing absolutely idiotic things. Check it out.
Overstock.com is about upscale bargain shopping. As a third-party clearance center, Overstock helps retailers unload a surplus of brand name and designer consumer items. DKNY clothing, Samsung cameras, Callaway golf clubs, Tag Heuer wristwatches, Nine West shoes, memory foam bedding, Vincenzi men’s suits, designer travel gear for pets… some absolutely beautiful products are available here, often for less than 50 percent of retail price.
Fark is an aggregator for bizarre and weird news. That means that offbeat and unusual news stories from around the globe are assembled at this one website for quick browsing. Read about kangaroos goaded into fighting clowns, cross-dressing sensitivity training for policemen, undertakers who raise money by offering free limo rides, naked air traffic controllers, homeless people who become famous chefs, robbers who target celebrity homes, chickens who adopt puppies. Bizarre? Yes. Addictive? You better believe it. Check it out.
This site is Addictive with a capital “A”. 2Leep stands out because it is a hub of thousands of fascinating blogs and photo collections from around the world. See videos of trucks being lifted by the wind. See bizarre furniture and pet hairdos. See Bob Dullam’s homemade batmobile. See the worst celebrity twins of all time. The content is so dynamic at 2Leep, you’ll want to visit twice a day to see the updates. Check it out here.
How to breathe fire. How to flirt like a pro. How to cut a beer bottle in half. How to tell the difference between a prostitute and an undercover cop. How to steal a Guinness record for free throwing. How to turn your car into an armored tank. How to levitate a Zippo flame. How to detect nukes. Visit the site here.is a delicious buffet of engineering, ingenuity, and curiosity.
It’s not just that these amateur and professional videos are very engaging… it’s that there are thousands of them linked together. If you start to browse the column of “related videos” to the right of each clip, you’ll be hooked. For example, you start watching “car reviews Honda CRV”, and pretty soon, you are browsing the car reviews of every one of its competitors. Even better: search for “talking dogs” or “Einstein the Genius Bird” and you’ll be laughing for hours. Visit YouTube here.
It is the evolution of the modern flea market, with 21st-century security and payment controls in place. Traditional competitive auctions comprise about 65% of eBay’s transactions, but you can also make straight purchases with “Buy It Now” and “Make Me an Offer” options. Millions of dollars transact on eBay every single day. Thousands of people even make eBay selling their full-time career. If you like eBay, you will LOVE eBay. WARNING: if you have an addictive shopping personality, this website can quickly drain your finances. Check it out.
Whether you get sucked into Candy Crush, Farmville or if you just want to stay in touch with your friends and family, Facebook will burn hours of your time. See the funny video posted by your old high school friend. Comment on the photos of Jeff’s new Volkswagen van. Read up on your air force friend’s current posting in Florida. Visit site here.
Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS. Visit Instagram here.