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25 Amazing Products That'll Help Cure Your Boredom

A bunch of fun solutions that don't involve wearing pants. The products in this post were updated in January 2018

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1. A selfie stick for dogs so you can spend the day teaching your pup the art of duck faces.

Promising review: "Love this product!! We have two Aussie shepherds that we think are beautiful, but getting them to pose for pics has always been a hassle. Not anymore! They are focused (pun intended) on the phone and make aussieome faces when they hear the ball squeak. I highly recommend this for anyone who likes to take pics of their pups. On a related note, this might even work for babies because of the squeaker!" —Nolefans

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 or Walmart for $14.99.

2. BuzzFeed's Social Sabotage, a bold card game that'll turn a night from boring to life-changing after you text your mom that you're selling pictures of your feet online.

Players take turns challenging each other with a combination of two cards: "where" (i.e. "Post on Facebook) and "what" (i.e. "Grandpa really fills out those khakis"). The player to collect the most cards by completing the dares wins!

Available for $24.97. Get it from Walmart or Jet for $24.97.

PSST...We make money when you buy this!

3. A set of animal face masks, because staying in doesn't mean your Snapchat won't be wild.

Promising review: "Fun and has a variety of skin benefits. I answered the door with the panda one on and scared my mailman though." —Daemonicblackcat

Get a seven-pack from Amazon for $11.54.


5. A nail polish ring so you can multitask and properly binge Netflix without spilling paint everywhere.

Promising review: "As a clumsy (like, get kicked out of stores because you've accidentally knocked over two displays while trying to pick up the original display you knocked over, so a total of three displays have now been left in your wake clumsy) person who loves nail painting, this has been a gift sent down from Cedric Diggory himself. I love this thing! I haven't been able to spill nail polish once, and that is a feat and a miracle. Even if you're not ultra clumsy, it's just a convenient helper when nail painting." —Dice

Get it from Firebox for $19.59 (available in four colors) or Amazon for $10 (available in nine colors).

7. A Bob Ross chia pet, because if the day feels like you're watching grass grow, it might as well be on an icon's head.

Promising review: "This was a middle of the night impulse buy and I regret nothing! Bob Ross, rest his pure and shining soul, will always have a place in my life. The terracotta is well made, nice and smooth. The chia seeds are plentiful, enough for multiple crops and the instructions are helpful. The seeds are fresh and sprouted immediately. 100% pleased." —M. Gode

Get it from Amazon for 19.39 or Jet for 27.29.


8. A set of cat pens who'll inspire you to stop kitten around and do some work.

Promising review: "Love these pens. I got the first set to give as gifts to friends who are 'cat oriented' but I will be ordering a second set for just me! They really write smoothly and feel good in your hand." —I. Harris

Get a four-pack from Amazon for $6.99+.

9. A page holder that'll let you sprawl on your couch in any position and still be able to delve into a good book.

Promising review: "Great little trinket for reading with one hand. Great for if you're reading outside with the book over you head blocking the sun and you don't want to or can't use both hands to hold the books." —Mackenzie Feeley

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $7.95.

10. A suction cup holder for your tub to turn bath time from bubbly to boozy.

Promising review: "It works perfectly and it's nice to have a safe place to set my glass of wine while relaxing in the tub. The hold with the suction cup is great and I haven't lost a glass of wine yet." —Heather Roper

Get it from Amazon for $13.95. Available in six colors.

11. A pair of duster slippers so you can shamelessly dance around your home — you're just being responsible and cleaning!

Promising review: "These are great to wear while cleaning the house, it's like working double time. They make me a little warm while I'm wearing them in the summer but it's worth it." —Adi S

Get them from Amazon for $6.99 (available in three colors) or Walmart for $10.17 (originally $20.99, available in green).


12. A mermaid blanket, because people won't be able to blame you for never getting up if you have a tail.

Promising review: "This is the best thing I have ever bough. The blanket is very good quality and is hysterical. I have so far put it on every member of our family. Even the cat." —Viktoria

Get it from Amazon for $13.85+ Sizes: 56"x28" and 71"x35.5". Available in eight colors.

13. A challenging puzzle to keep your brain and fingers active while building some company.

Promising review: "I love this. It provides hours and hours of enjoyment. I'm not good at puzzles. The size and complexity of this guy make it fun to attempt and share with others. I want to have one at home, in the car, and at work. He keeps me from biting my fingernails." —Greg Foam Machines

Get it from Amazon for $27.94.

14. A set of edible bubbles for a childhood dream come true when you transform ordinary drinks into a scene from Willy Wonka.

Promising review: "BubbleLick is the best! My kids go crazy for it! Edible bubbles! What's not to LOVE?! You can make it taste like anything you want! This stuff is great!!!" —Nicole

Get it from Amazon for $19.04.

15. An adult coloring book that'll prove bad dogs can be good for passing the time.

Promising review: "This book is awesome! Love the cute dog images combined with the swear words, because somehow the cute little dog faces make the words seem less offensive and fun to color." —LAOneil

Get it from Amazon for $5.99.


16. A sushi-making kit so you won't have to face the Seamless delivery man for a third time in one day.

Promising review: "I've never rolled sushi before, and I'm sure my first time would have been a DISASTER if I had not purchased this product. This sushi rolling kit made it so easy to evenly roll each sushi roll, and evenly slice each piece. Clean up was a breeze, and whatever I didn't feel like hand washing, I popped in the top rack of my dishwasher. I would recommend this product to anyone who wanted to try to roll sushi for themselves." —Sarah Thrift

Get it from Amazon for $24.95 or Jet for $18.88.

17. A brownie pan dedicated to corner pieces, because if you're going to eat the whole thing, this is the right way to do so.

Promising review: "Beautifully made, rigid cast aluminum. Performs exactly as advertised, with miles of chewy chewy edge." —Jonathan Feinberg

Get it from Amazon for $32.77.

18. A food and drink quiz to hopefully inspire your friends to learn more about cuisine, and then cook for you.

Promising review: "Great for some quick and easy fun to start and stop. It's not too complicated. Recommend this and the other games by this maker!" —Sean415

Get it from Amazon for $18.62.


21. A decisive pad for help choosing between staying in bed for another two hours or relocating to the couch.

Promising review: "I thought I knew how to make decisions until I started using this pad! It helps SO MUCH!! I have already used it for several major decisions; and I LIKE the result, and how confident I feel about the outcome!! Great idea!" —Lisa J. Rief

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $4.64,

22. A book of pornogami to make your mom proud and your old Sex Ed teacher ever prouder.

Promising review: "Adorable, high quality book with easy to follow instructions for someone that has previous origami knowledge. Some folds/instructions are advanced and may be confusing to anyone new to origami. Love the illustrations, and using photos rather that written instructions may prove more helpful to some. This product would be great for anyone with a dirty mind, bachelorette party, etc. I could see sitting around a table with a bunch of my girlfriends folding tiny vaginas! :)" —Sandra Mitchell

Get it from Amazon for $14.93, Jet for $12.53, or Barnes and Noble for $14.95.

23. An emoji pancake pan that'll tell your boredom grumps to turn that frown upside down (you're probably just hangry, anyway).

Promising review: "This has made pancakes a breeze to make!! So glad I got it." —Kristal

Get it from Amazon for $28.25.


24. A llama duster so you can take a *swipe* at cleaning away your boredom.

Promising review: "The only thing that makes dusting bearable is if I get to hold a llama while I do it. This came SO QUICKLY. It's so cute I don't even want to dust with it, but when I did (because man my house needs to be dusted) it clung to the llama! Which then made me feel slightly bad for the llama being all dirty, but looks like it cleans easily too! Thank you! Now I have a reason to clean." —Braxtin Angelo

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15 or Amazon for $14.52.