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Bored, need to refresh your mind: These websites can rejuvenate you at work

It’s not easy to work hour after hour with the same concentration and intensity, especially when you are sitting in front of a computer the entire day.

punjab Updated: Mar 30, 2017 12:59 IST
Anuj Bhalla
Anuj Bhalla
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh

It’s not easy to work hour after hour with the same concentration and intensity, especially when you are sitting in front of a computer the entire day.

People tapping away at the keyboard tend to feel mental fatigue and need some kind of an activity to refresh their mind.

And, this is where websites such as Bored Panda and enter the frame that can provide boredom-busting and inspiring stories, articles, pictures, and videos that you need.


“As a writer, I need to write a lot of articles every day, which requires a fresh mind. Hence, I always take short breaks to refresh my mind by browsing websites such as Bored Panda. It rejuvenates me and helps me to write more creatively,” Rahul Kumar, a content writer with an IT company, says.

There are other sites that you can visit to break from humdrum routine work or ease the pressure of your board exams.

“Websites like help me to concentrate better as I feel that I am sitting beside the ocean with all those wave sounds around. And there are other websites like that has helped me to fight the stress of my board exams,” Vishal, a class 12 student says.



This website presents interesting facts that are verified and interesting. It adds to your knowledge in an entertaining way by presenting facts through colourful and animated videos.

It offers a collection of hundreds of brands and their slogans re-imagined. Where brands make their own efforts at marketing with some slogans, this is a playful and interesting take on them.


So, the slogan of Burger King is – ‘Have it your way’. It sure sounds like a catchy slogan, but what does with it is hilarious: ‘Have it your way: Eat somewhere else.’ It emphasises that Burger King doesn’t have much space to accommodate so many people that visit them every day.


If you are looking for some fun lists and neat info, this is the place to be. It is informative as well as thoroughly appealing. The website offers some unusual stories that take away your stress and bring a smile on your face. Don’t believe me? Just see this picture.



This website offers tips for getting things done in a street smart way. Gone are the days when hacking was the only applicable to computers. Well, you can hack anything under the sun. From jobs to health to your love life, Lifehacker just makes your life more efficient with various life hacks. You can say goodbye to your boredom as well as learn some smart tricks that will help you tackle tricky situations.


In case, you have disturbances around you while working, just plug in your headphones and select the ambient sounds such as rain, thunder, wind, birds and more, you want to hear.

First Published: Mar 30, 2017 11:54 IST