20 Amazingly cool and interesting websites to visit in 2018 [Updated]

If you are one of those who spends a lot of time on the internet, then this post is soo made for you.

A recent study says that people are getting bored of spending time on social media and guess what: Instagram showed the biggest drop in global usage, down 23.7 percent year-on-year.

This shows that people are getting bored of same old social media apps and they are urging for a change.

So, here comes the question:

is there an alternative place on the internet where you could spend your free time other than those same old apps?

Yes, there are websites which are none the less entertaining than any social media app out there.

In this article, I’ll share those interesting and cool websites which you might not have never heard before.

Cool And Interesting Websites

So, let’s just dive in and discover those interesting and cool websites when bored of social media.

1. Geek Typer

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Do you want to look like a super hacker and impress all your friends and family? Of course, you do!!! Then this project is for you! Go to full screen, click a theme and start typing any key on your keyboard. That’s it, enjoy! and look like a hacker.

2. Geo Guesser

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This game just drops you somewhere in the world on Google Street View and you have to guess where you are. The closer you pinpoint your location on the map, the more points you get. You can also narrow down your drop location near to your place.

3. TED

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Back in days getting access to great ideas was only possible if one was rich, educated, literate and a man. Good things time had changed, the internet had made sharing ideas breeze and I think no one’s doing that better than TED.

TED and TEDx both combined hosts a ton of events where thought leaders around the world share some mind-blowing talks which are made available online.

4. CamelCamelCamel

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This website is nowhere related to camels. CamelCamelCamel is a website that tracks prices of products sold on Amazon.com. It was voted as the most popular price tracking tool among Lifehacker readers in 2015.

Just key in the URL of any Amazon product and watch how the price had changed over the years.

5. Laughing Squid

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Laughing Squid is one of the cool websites I visit regularly. You can find all sorts of highly visual posts about art, culture, and technology on this site, most of which are photos and videos.

It’s updated with several new posts a day featuring the newest, freshest content. Posts are kept pretty short too, making it perfect for browsing casually.

6. Patatap

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This website is love. Open this website, put on your headphones, and start typing. This website turns your keyboard into an instrument for musical animations.

Press any key from A to Z to produce different sounds with accompanying motion graphics. When you’ve exhausted one alphabet of options, press the space bar to totally change all the sounds and graphics associated with each key.

7. Buzz Feed

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BuzzFeed is a social media and entertaining website which sees more than 100million viewers a day. BuzzFeed’s news feed covers everything from serious news to silly stuff.

BuzzFeed’s cool website design makes it easier to share listicles, and articles containing funny photoshopped pictures and GIFS which are humorous and a good time waster.

8. Bored Panda

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Bored of usual daily routine? then BoredPanda is everything that you need. BoredPanda deals with delivering the funny content in a way that people love to read more of ’em.

Just grab a cup of tea and explore how awesome this site is filled with humor. These could be interesting articles to read when bored of your daily routine.

9. How Stuff Works

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It’s all in the name itself. How Stuff Works is an educational website where you can learn how our daily stuff works. From soda fountains to tornados, you will find everything here.

The site uses various media to explain complex concepts, terminology, and mechanisms—including photographs, diagrams, videos, animations, and articles.

10. Reddit

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Reddit calls itself as “front page of the internet”, where people posts links about everything on the planet and content with value are upvoted and content deemed unworthy are downvoted.

Most upvoted posts will eventually make its way to the front page. So, if you are looking for some fun websites for adults then here you go.

11. Attack Of The Cute

interesting websites when boredIf you are one of those who loves cute pets then this is one of those cool websites that you’re searching all these days. This is a photo blog, where readers from 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.

12. A Good Movie To Watch

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There are a ton of movies available on the internet today for free. But we all know how difficult it is find a movie which suits our mood. Few a time I even end up watching same old movies rather than surfing the web for new ones.

If you are one like me then this site is for you. This site has a highly curated list of movies which you can select based on genre, mood, or just randomly.

13. Giphy

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This is one of those cool websites you would never regret visiting. GIPHY houses the most popular GIFs which are distributed all over the internet few millions of times.

Giphy is an online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share animated GIF files. They are a way of expressing yourself in a funny and offensive manner.

14. Smithsonian

interesting website to read about history

Smithsonian is the official journal published by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. If you want to learn something useful about history or technology without feeling like you are in a classroom, this is the place to go.

The articles are of highest standard using a language which not too academic which makes this site one of the cool websites for kids too.

15. Soft Murmur

cool website for music

This site is soo lit that I couldn’t exit the site without trying all the murmurs during my first visit. You can play around with the sliders to achieve your perfectly calming background noise on this site.

It’s impossible not to try every one and each has its own unique charm (we could listen to ‘fire’ all day every day). No matter what, kids gonna love this site soo much.

16. Vumble

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Bored with same old YouTube? searching for some cool websites to replace Youtube? then Vumble is everything that you need. Vumble is a video community where…
…users vote and the best videos rise to the top and they cover everything from cooking to tech.
Rather than employing algorithms to curate what viewers see, Vumble leverages democracy to empower users to collectively determine which videos are relevant and worth watching.

17. Futurism

future technology website

If are the who loves to discover the latest development in the field of science and technology then here’s a website to waste time on. This website is one of the most futuristic ones you’ll come across this year.

The simple aim of the website is to keep the readers posted with every single futuristic news that may be a major step forward for humans be it in the field of science, medicine or technology, they have it all.

18. Google Feud

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Google Feud is a trivia website game, loosely based on Family Feud, and featuring answers pulled from the Google autocomplete API. It won the “People’s Voice” Webby Award for games in 2016.

The game is simple, they will show you incomplete Google search query and you should try guessing the autocomplete keywords to match the query. For doing this you will earn points.

This is a super fun website for adults but I can’t really say this is a cool website for kids because certain results might be offensive and/or incomprehensible.

19. Cracked

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Cracked.com is a legendary humor website with sees over 300 million monthly page views. The site uses a lot of freelance writers making sure that you will never run out of funny content.

If you are looking do something to kill time then this is one of the worthy websites to waste time on because they have been distributing humor since 1958 and they know what they are doing.

20. Mental Floss

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Mental Floss is a super addicting online magazine which has a cool website design. Their articles are really well written, really well researched, and usually on topics that don’t get a lot of airtime.

They deliver Light news, entertainment news, human interest, health and beauty tips, etc. You will always find an interesting article to read when bored of your daily routine here.


Wrapping up with interesting, cool websites

If you were looking for some cool websites to waste time on, then you sure as hell found this article amazing isn’t it 🙂

I hope you discovered few interesting websites like laughing squid, soft murmur, Bored Panda and many more. So, as we come to an end I hope you had a good read through this article.

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