On a regular day, you would never dream of spending 6 hours turning an avocado into a piece of art or covering an entire page of your notebook with mind-blowingly intricate doodles. Still, it’s incredible how a lack of focus sometimes spurs creativity.
Wharton University professor Adam Grant says procrastination makes your brain more inventive. Some of the most famous thinkers (Martin Luther King Jr., Leonardo Da Vinci) were known to produce their best work at the last minute – I Have a Dream, anyone?
If you’re sitting at your desk and feeling guilty for constantly drifting away from that project you were meant to finish 2 hours ago, cut yourself a break and embrace all that free time you’re giving yourself. If you’ve made your masterpiece in a moment of extreme distraction, add it to our list at the end! (H/T)
01. Box Of Pringles + Bored Engineer
02. Mechanic At My Work Got Bored And Welded This In His Spare Time This Week
03. Office Safari. That’s A Thing
04. What Happens When Bookstore Employees Get Bored
05. Have You Ever Been Bored At Work?
06. What My Sister Does When She’s Bored At Work
07. I Saw This In The Office Today
08. Bored At Work, So Made Bowser With Post-Its
09. My Friend May Have Way Too Much Time On His Hands
10. Here’s A Guy With Free Time
11. So I Got Bored And Carved This Pencil
12. Have You Ever Been That Bored At Work?
13. When Workers At The Dump Get Bored
14. A Project Manager From Our Office Is Getting Married, So We Decorated A Hard Hat For Her
15. She Works At A High-End Hair Salon, And Sends Me Photos Like This When She’s Bored
16. So We Made This At Work Because Yabadabadoo
17. Milton Lives On. The Office Was Bored
18. Soooo My Brother Was Bored At Work Last Night
19. Someone Has Too Much Free Time At Work
20. Copper Wire And Being Bored At Work
21. Got Bored At Work. I Decided To Entertain Me
22. I Get Kind Of Bored At Work
23. Bored At Work
24. Getting Bored At Work. Made Mike Tyson In Excel
25. I Was Bored At Work, I Decided To Draw The Kanto Starters Using Bacteria
26. Today I Was Bored, Very Bored
27. Sometimes I Get Bored At Work. Found Some Dead Flies
28. Made A Cardboard Fireplace To Lighten The Mood At Work
29. At Work, Got Bored, Tried My Hand At A More Natural Ninja Turtle
30. Only Good Use For Cigarettes (Bored At Work)
31. I Got Bored At Work, So I Made Star Wars Snowflakes!
32. Office Wars
33. Important Business Meetings At Work Today
34. Bored At Work?
35. Some People Might Think We Have Too Much Free Time At Work.
36. I Got Bored, And I Had Change So!
37. I’m Bored At Work
38. Got Bored At Work, Had Some Spare Post-It Notes
39. Made An It Throne Today At Work
40. I Get Bored At Work.
41. My Buddy Made This At Work
42. Work Was Slow
43. I Got Bored At Work, So I Drew The Belchers On Spoons
44. I Got Bored At Work Today
45. Bored At Work, So Here’s My Signature
46. It’s Been A Slow Day At Work
47. So I Got Bored At Work Today, So Staple Flower
48. My Friends Have Way Too Much Free Time At Work
49. I Made This At Work Today
50. Lord Knows I Have Too Much Free Time On My Hands
51. I Was Bored At Work And Made This
52. My Teachers Like To Pranks Each Other. I’m Scared For Their Job’s
53. Sometimes I Get Bored At Work
54. Bored After Work At A Banquet Hall. 2 Cups Of Salt, 1/2 A Cup Of Pepper, And An Hour Of Tedious Work
55. I’m So Fricking Bored.
56. Made A 270 Unit Sonobe Ball Using 40mm Origami Squares
57. Got Bored, Built A Dinosaur
58. Bored At Work — Iv
59. I Was Bored At Work Today (Yellow Paper Clip For Scale)
60. Giant Rat! Drawing At Work Rules!
61. I Was Extremely Bored At Work, So I Made A Scotch Tape Unicorn
62. Bored At Work
63. I Was Bored At Work, So I Drew A Picture
64. Sometimes I Get Bored At Work.
65. The Overnight Cashier At Walmart Has Too Much Downtime
66. I Don’t Know Why I Drew This. I Get Very Bored At Work.
67. Bored At Work And Wondered How Girls Type With Artificial Nails So
68. Desktop Activism
69. Bored At Work Today
70. Bored At Work Today
71. Got Bored At Work. Then I Made This
72. Got Bored At Work. Glazed The Same Doughnut 13 Times
73. I Was Bored At Work, So I Took This And Texted It To 5 Friends. None Of Them Even Responded.
74. Bored At Work. I Drew A Cat Using PowerPoint
75. Too Much Time On Their Hands And Not Enough Work
76. Box Monsters And A Snail At Work
77. So Internet Was Down In Work, And I Got Bored
78. I Got Bored Pressure Washing At Work
79. Things To Do When Bored At Work
80. Bored At Work
81. Bored At Work, Arch From Empty Monitor Boxes
82. Using Lighted Adhesive In Darkness To Form A Hidden Monster’s Face In The Kitchen At My Workplace. I’m So Evil
84. Bored At Work. I had Orange Airheads.
85. Truly Bored At Work Today
86. Sooooo. I Get Bored At Work Too
87. Modern Day Stone Henge
88. Folding Pizza Boxes. This Is What Happens When The Restaurant Is Slow.
89. Funny Gifs 😉 #godzillafridaygif
90. Monday Adventures At The Office
91. Cup Castle
92. Bored At Work
93. Friend Was Soooo Bored While Working In An Art Gallery That She Did This. Someone Thought It Was For Sale And Bought It!
94. Paint, And Paint.
95. Sometimes Staring At The Darkness To Stay Awake Isn’t Enough
96. Got Bored In Class A Lot.
97. Here Comes Annabelle
98. Here Is A Discussion Between So-Called Fruits, That Most Of People Class It As Vegetables, And The Audacity To Think That They Are Better Than Kiwi
99. I Made The Fruit Pretty
100. Tape Capsules
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