These days, most of us spend a significant amount of time online – whether it be for work or fun, to research or to ease boredom. It’s great when the Internet can help us to be productive, but let’s face it – sometimes all we need is a good laugh – especially since it’s got proven health benefits.
So brace yourself; what follows is a collection of some of the best good, clean fun from across the web – enjoy!
1. SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE NEWS – THE ONION
In the age of the minute-to-minute news cycle, taking time to laugh at the serious stuff can put things in perspective and ease anxiety. The Onion provides quality satire, featuring articles, videos and pictures alike. We love how even-handed the journalists are – they’ll make fun of anyone and anything.
2. SPREAD THE WORD – 9GAG
This incredibly popular site goes for giggles across the board – funny animals, TV show-related gags and strange urban sightings. The 9gag team specializes in shareable laughter – so even if you haven’t visited the site itself, chances are you’ve seen some of their work on Facebook.
3. WEIRD AND WONDERFUL – ODDEE
If you’re one of those people who can’t go past articles like 10 Coolest Home Offices or 10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals, then this is the site for you. Oddee provides hours of entertainment, browsing the realms of the odd, unusual and bizarre world around us. Entertaining for sure, and you might even learn something.
4. BACK TO SCHOOL – COLLEGE HUMOR
While the humor on this site was originally aimed at college students procrastinating online to get out of studying for exams, there really is something here for everyone. Whether it’s thought-provoking pranks – like this one – or animals dunking hoops, these guys will get you smiling.
5. SHAKE IT – STAGGERING BEAUTY
This simple site is an awesome office pick-me-up. Use your mouse to shake the worm-like character – and make sure you have your speakers turned on for full effect. Great for kids as well!