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10 Things That Will Get You Through A Boring Day At Work

The Internet is a vast playground to explore at work on days during which your work load is lighter than usual. Find these awesome activities and more online with Bing – the only search engine that can give you reviews, expert opinions, and recommendations from your Facebook friends.

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1. Play Draw Something... on your computer

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Before Draw Something was an app for your phone, you could play it on the computer. Mouse drawing is considerably harder than with your index finger unfortunately. No matter! The game is still addicting.

2. Turn your YouTube videos into an epic full screen experience

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If one Kimbra isn't enough for you, head over to yooouuutuuube to multiply her music videos in a number of hypnotic ways: mosaic, zeotrope or feedback modes are available to play with.

3. Play a cool video game inspired by your favorite band

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New York hip hop trio Das Racist released an addicting game called Who's Dat Brooooown last year and now fans of the California chill rockers Wavves can play a modified version of the classic arcade game Paperboy online.

4. Find out how to get buff using a full water bottle

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Why not work on those muscles while you're surfing the web? A simple search for "office workout" yields oodles of results, like this easy water bottle tricep press and bicep curl sequence.

5. Become the star of your own mini-movie

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Interactive experiences using Facebook Connect are making videos more fun than ever by putting users in the center of them. With the click of a button you and your friends become the center of a number of entertaining plots.

6. Discover amazing artist collaborations you never knew about

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Once upon a time Salvador Dali and Walt Disney collaborated on a stunning animated short called Destino. If you didn't know, now you know.

7. Donate to charity without spending a cent

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Dozens if not hundreds of websites encourage visitors to click a button to donate to a cause, may it be world hunger, animal care, or cancer research. Money is earned through advertising on the site, which means you lose nothing by clicking.

8. Travel through time with photos from the past

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Some of the country's largest photo archives are working to digitize thousands of pictures to make them available to the public online. One of the best sources of amazing looks into the past is the Life magazine photo archive.

9. Improve your memory with a crossword puzzle

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It's a proven scientific fact that doing crossword puzzles can improve not only your vocabulary, but your memory as you grow older. Save your pencils for doodling and play directly online!

10. Plan a last-minute getaway


It's easy to let your mind wander to more tropical locations on a dreary day at the office. Only Bing surfaces friends and experts to help you plan your next adventure, next to recommendations from your Facebook friends, so you can spend less time searching and more time traveling.