November, 2012NOTE: this page has moved here: http://netforbeginners.about.com/od/weirdwebculture/tp/The-Most-Addictive-Websites-2013.htm
These websites are a guilty pleasure for many... they have an addictive appeal, and lend themselves to at least 30 mins of browsing per day, depending on your personal tastes. As you peruse the changing list below, remember that "SFW" stands for "Safe for Work", where the sites have clean content suitable for most viewers. Be warned, however: unless the site is expressly tagged as SFW below, be careful before you open it. Also: if you have a site to suggest for this ever-changing list: submit your favorite addictive website here...
You think your life sucks? Here are thousands of users sharing awful anecdotes and personal venting. How a boyfriend ruined someone's day, or how a teacher crushed a young person's esteem; how the mechanic shafted someone on a repair job, or how a beautiful girl destroyed a person's self concept. Pitiful? Yes. Addictive to read this stuff? Absolutely.
Visit IWasteSoMuchTime here
Visit Reddit here
5. Zerg Net
Somewhat SFW: This enthusiasts' site is dedicated largely to science fiction and fantasy fans, but has tremendous appeal for people of all tastes. The Top 10 Life-Changing Movies, the Best Movies that Could Become Real, the Top Freak-Out Gamers of All Time: you're bound to find these news pieces and behind-the-scenes stories interesting. Be warned: there is some sexual content in these Zerg Net pages, so be careful about surfing this site at work.
SFW: If you like pop culture and enjoy following celebrities in the news, then you will absolutely revel in PopSalad. Score points for every time Lance Armstrong apologizes on TV. Advance your team every time America's Next Top Model eliminates a contestant. Choose the winner of Lady Gaga vs. Rihanna. Nifty!
7. The Chive
Visit The Chive here
8. Bro Tips
Visit Bro Tips here
Visit Dear Blank here
SFW: 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. WonderHowTo.com is a delicious buffet of engineering, ingenuity, and curiousity. Addiction factor = 5/5