40 Things To Do When You Have Nothing To Do

40 Things To Do When You Have Nothing To Do

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Sometimes you find yourself with all of the time in the world, but no idea how to spend it. You swear to yourself that just yesterday you had infinite ideas about what to do in your free time, but right now, they're just slipping your mind. Well, fear no more. Below is a list of 40 things to do in your spare time that will have you wondering where all of the time went.

1. Try to cook/bake something new.

Browse Pinterest and try out a new recipe!

2. Listen to NPR.

Tune into NPR's live stream- one of the best ways to brush up on current events.

3. Write a letter to a family member or friend.

Receiving a letter in the mail is one of the best feelings ever. Make someone feel warm and fuzzy inside!

4. Go through your clothes and get rid of what you don't wear anymore.

Sometimes you will really find yourself surprised by how much of your clothing you don't wear; you can either donate it or sell it for a reasonable price if you could use some extra money!

5. Watch BuzzFeed food videos on YouTube.

Here's a good one to get you started:

6. Clean your room.

Come on, this never hurts.

7. Color an adult coloring page.

Here are some free ones to print out.

8. Look for a DIY project to try on Pinterest.

The possibilities are endless with an untouched Mason jar.

9. Look for new music to listen to.

Nothing beats the feeling of finding a new go-to artist.

10. Schedule your month.

Why not get ahead?

11. Go for a walk.

Getting some fresh air often goes under appreciated.

12. Read a new book.

A good book and a cup of tea: a match made in heaven.

13. Call someone that you haven't spoken to in a while.

Hearing the voice of someone you haven't spoken to in a while is something you can't pass up.

14. Start making a photo album.

There are Facebook photo albums and there are real photo albums- you'll want the latter in the future.

15. Learn more about something you've always wanted to know more about.

There's always been that one thing that you've regretted not knowing enough about; take some time and do some research on it!

16. Visit a museum.

Many cities and schools have free museum access; make an effort to appreciate these attractions!

17. Paint your nails.

Never fails!

18. Have a movie marathon.

Watch some movies you've never seen before!

19. Pick an actor/actress and watch as many of their films as you can.

It's super interesting to see how actors and actresses take on different roles.

20. Explore the city nearest to you.

Even if you've lived in the same place for your entire life, there's probably a site you've never seen -- go find it!

21. Paint a picture.

Even if you don't consider yourself to be talented with paint and a brush, painting is a very relaxing way to spend your time.

22. Go through your closet and come up with new outfit ideas.

Maybe you'll realize that that one top in the back of your closet actually goes well with your favorite pair of jeans!

23. Watch Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrity Mean Tweets" videos on YouTube.

24. Write about your week.

Reflect on the highs and the lows. Save it to look back on one day.

25. Start a blog.

It's a challenging thing to start, but it's a very self defining activity.

26. Watch makeup tutorials and try out a new look.

Browse through Youtube to find a makeup tutorial that you find compatible with yourself; test out whatever you find!

27. Go to the gym.

If you have the time, why not? Once you get up and go, you'll feel great about it!

28. Challenge yourself to a sudoko.

Check out WebSudoku.com.

29. Create a new playlist.

For the gym, for studying, for relaxation- you pick!

30. Go to a busy area and people watch (with your favorite sunglasses so you don't look creepy).

So what's that person's story?

31. Make a bucket list.

Make a list of things you'd like to accomplish before you're 50.

32. Search the web to find clothing deals and coupons.

Channel your inner "extreme couponer."

33. Use those deals to go shopping.

Shopping without shopper's remorse!

34. Try to learn a different way to style your hair.

If you've never learned how to french braid, now is your time!

35. Do a step-by-step drawing.

Check out the Art Made Easy website.

36. Rearrange your furniture.

Sometimes change is good.

37. Go on a hike.

Pack a lunch and go exploring!

38. Take pictures at a scenic area.

You don't need a Canon camera to be a photographer for the day. All you need is your smartphone and a great view.

39. Watch Tastemade Tiny Kitchen videos on YouTube.

It's the little things.

40. Watch a Netflix documentary.

Netflix has some of the best documentaries out there. Instead of binge watching your regular show, expand your horizons!

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Lil Yachty's 'Lil Boat 2' May Not Be Enough To Keep Him Afloat

Here's what you need to know about "Lil Boat 2."

On March 9, Lil Yachty dropped his newest album, “Lil Boat 2.” The album consists of 17 songs, most of which were probably better off not being on the album and seriously failed to impress me, despite its early success on iTunes.

In all of the reviews I have ever written, I normally organize it song-by-song, giving feedback to each track. This time, however, I think I can save all of us time on this article by just being completely honest about Lil Yachty’s “Lil Boat 2.”

Most of the songs from 1-10 on the tracklist are NOT worth listening to.

Other than those three, every other song from the top ten songs on the tracklist were absolute garbage.

The beats to the songs weren’t that bad but, overall, it just sounded like Lil Yachty and his features were WAY too high to be in the studio.

Yachty’s flows, bars and rhyme schemes were ALL weak throughout the entire album, and if it weren’t for the final six songs on “Lil Boat 2,” this review would be nothing but bashing Lil Yachty.

From the 12th track on the album, "MICKEY" (ft. Offset, Lil Baby) the album runs through much more smoothly, regardless of how basic those last couple of songs are.

I imagine Lil Yachty’s fanbase consists mostly of teenagers who eat Tide for Internet views and anybody who knows nothing about what a real rapper is.

Seriously. I cannot stress how elementary this album is. If you’re looking for new rap music to listen to, check out Tory Lanez’s album, “MEMORIES DON’T DIE,” or Logic’s “Bobby Tarantino II.”

Both of those albums are so much better than “Lil Boat 2” that they make Yachty look like an amateur — which he is.

Final Score: 5.8/10
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Did Draco Malfoy Ever Get The Clout He Deserved?

Yes, he was literally the worst for a majority of the series. But does this one moment make up for it all?

The new trailer for the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” series just dropped and I have a LOT of feelings. Mainly:

With the release of this new trailer, the only natural thing to do is to binge watch the "Harry Potter" series. Now, if you don’t know about "Harry Potter" series, I’m going to assume that you were born literally minutes ago. For those of you who do know what I’m talking about, let’s chat.

Throughout the series, we see some pretty rotten witches, wizards and muggles. The worst being Bellatrix LeStrange, in my opinion.

*Side note: Voldemort killed meticulously and with his own “reasoning” that supported his actions. Bellatrix killed for sport. No reason was necessary to support her choices. Regardless of who I thought was worse, it doesn’t change the fact that they were both 100% assholes.*

Throughout the movie, and even more so throughout the book, we are able to see slight character arcs for a majority of these lesser-evil villains, such as Petunia Dursley, Narcissa Malloy, Snape, and Draco Malfoy.

After Snape, Draco had one of the biggest character arcs in the series. He saved Harry and, ultimately, through his actions, gave Harry one last chance to defeat Voldemort. How? Well, Pottermore explains it best, but to put it simply, he refused to give Harry, Ron, and Hermione up to Bellatrix and the Snatchers.

This moment is so pivotal and apparent in the books, yet on screen, while it’s still a huge moment, it still gets downplayed. The weight of the moment isn’t truly felt and could be taken as more of a mistake on Malfoy’s part. That moment, if not understood correctly, could change many viewers' opinions about Draco's transformation from elitist, bigot, selfish snob to a (slightly) unknowingly ignorant, scared, defeated teen.

Damnit, J.K. Rowling, you’ve done it again. Even after all these years, somehow I still always seem to find something new.

Now let’s talk about how the new movie will allow the Ministry to apparate onto Hogwarts?!

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