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# Boredom

All time
# your evening longread
Your evening longread: The science behind boredom
It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.
# killing time
Have some time to kill? You can now play Solitaire on Google search
And relive those days where Windows 95 was cutting edge.
# boredom killer
You know you can play thousands of classic games online, right?
If you’re not familiar with the Internet Archive, then you’re in for a treat.
# playtime is over
Bored O'Sullivan suggests an 'adult crèche' could help between matches
Maybe if he didn’t finish his games so quickly he wouldn’t be so bored?
# boredom killer
Bored over the holidays? Here are some free games to play
And more importantly, they’re good.
# bored no more
16 apps that will slay your boredom every time
You’re welcome.
# bored stiff
This photo of a bored kid in the Oval Office is the best thing you'll see today
Because when a kid is bored, a kid is bored.
# up up and awaaaay
This guy made an office fire extinguisher jetpack. It went as well as you'd expect
Because obviously.
Column: Got the January blues? Don’t let them drag you down
January can indeed feel miserable, empty and cold after all the warmth and merrymaking that is Christmas – but don’t entertain those negative thoughts that creep in this time of year, writes Bernadette Ryan.
# crappy new year
8 signs you are suffering from 'Jannui'
January + ennui = Jannui.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Boredom
Boredom can encourage hostility towards 'outsiders'
People who are bored seek to find a sense of meaningfulness – and can ostracise perceived “outsiders” in order to gain a feeling of purpose, according to a new study.