10 Things To Do This Summer When You're Bored

10 Things To Do This Summer When You're Bored

A list of things to do when you find yourself bored this summer.

Everyone finds themselves bored by the second week of summer vacation, or I know I do. Here is a list of fun ways to keep yourself busy and away from your computer screen...at least for a little bit!

1. Visit a local art museum

Most art museums have free entry and also offer lots of activities to do while perusing through the halls of art. Going to an art museum is also a great way to de-stress and learn outside of a classroom setting. Plus, who doesn’t love art?

2. Drive around aimlessly

This one is only relevant if you have gas to spare, but it’s an awesome way to discover new places! You could also make it into a game. Take a friend along with you and have them give you a number of turns, and wherever you end up is where you’ll spend your day!

3. Make a summer playlist

You can’t listen to the same music all year round, grab your phone and jam to some summer vibes! This is a great way to be exposed to new music. If you find yourself too lazy to make your own, Spotify Music already has pre-made playlists. Look up “Summer Vibes” and you’ll be jamming in no time!

4. Spend some time at your local library

Personally, I prefer physical copies to e-books. Going to the library is a great way to branch out and meet new people, as the library is a very public place. You could even bond over books, what could sound better?

5. Catch some rays at a pool near you

Basic, I know, but it’s a traditional summer activity that can’t be beaten, especially here in the south where the heat is unbearable most days. Round up a couple of your friends and drive to the local pool! Not only is it a good bonding activity, but it's also great exercise!

6. Plan a weekend with your friends

Whether you just stay at each other's houses the entire weekend or pick a new spot every day, it’s bound to be loads of fun. During the summer you can become a bit lonely, so meeting up with your friends every now and then is key to staying in touch. To make the weekend even better, everyone can bring a movie and have a movie marathon!

7. Go glamping with some friends

Not everyone is made out for the camping lifestyle, so glamping is my preferred choice. Glamping is basically like staying in a hotel but being outside at the same time. Coming from a person who does not enjoy camping whatsoever, this is the better option for those like me.

8. Start tracking your dreams with a dream journal

This is a great way to keep track of your dreams, and maybe even figure out what they mean! All you need is to get a regular journal and write in it like you would a diary soon after you wake up. There are many websites that you can use to figure out possible meanings, too.

9. Buy random but totally necessary things at a flea market

Flea markets are basically outdoor thrift stores with lots of individual sellers. You can literally find ANYTHING at a flea market. Don’t believe me? Go find out for yourself!

10. Pick some wild-flowers!

Not only is this great self-care, but flowers are insanely pretty. They are an immediate pick-me-up and can help to improve your mood. Of course, it would be helpful to have a garden in your backyard but if you don't, you can find flowers just about anywhere during the summer months.

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10 Ways To Be The Girl Every Guy Wants

A comprehensive do-it-yourself guide to being the girl every guy wants.

1. Smile all the time.

Guys want to be with girls who are always happy. Men get severely uncomfortable when all the women around them are not Cheshire cat level elated all the fucking time. Why are you mad? Why do you look so pissed? Are you defective? Autopilot your brain to borderline creepy giddiness before men get the idea that you might actually be capable of a full range of human emotion.

2. Be smart.

Men want women to be smart, but never smarter than them. Don’t know or say anything too much about anything specifically – except sports.

3. Eat like a man, look like a lady.

How many burgers can you fit in your mouth at once? Better, even, how many hotdogs? Have the appetite of a grizzly bear, but eat like a cute tiny rabbit, or Kate Upton faking an orgasm. Oh, and never, ever get above a size 4.

4. Play video games.

No guy can resist a girl who loves to play video games (in her underwear). Fifa, 2K, Smash, Kart – know them all. If you can’t at least beat his worst friend at his favorite game, you’re not a keeper.

5. Love beer.

If you can’t throw ‘em back like one of the guys, you’re not wifey. Yeah, that Norwegian IPA no one's ever fucking heard of? You got it. Bud Light? Sure. Fat Tire? You love that shit. Feel free to let out that beer burp while you’re at it, but the burp you’d imagine a Japanese dwarf squirrel would let out after eating rainbows. Oh, and don’t forget, size 4.

6. Be a freak, but also a nun.

We all know that lyric (thank you, Ludacris, so much). Hit those yoga poses hard because he wants you to bust that shit out like you’ve done it before. But you haven’t … right? Have you?!

7. Keep him on his toes.

No man wants a woman who is predictable and boring. Challenge him. Keep him intrigued. Drop an F bomb every now and then. Learn a foreign language in your spare time so that you might give the illusion of being exotic in bed (Slavic languages sound super sexy). Induce yourself into an epileptic seizure. Whatever it takes to keep it interesting.

8. Have quirks.

Ah, quirks. The things that make people unique. The things that make people, people. You must have at least three of these but no more than five. Think relatable Stepford Wife.

9. Be hot.

This is potentially the most important, and luckily I don’t need to tell you how this works. Look at anything. Anywhere. That ever existed.

10. Never, ever get mad.

The worst thing you can do as a woman is challenge a man’s authority. Don’t talk back. Don’t think. Don’t have expectations. Sit. Roll over. Hold the bark.


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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

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This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.



You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.


You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.


The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers


You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.


The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"


The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution


This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi


Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters


You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs


Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.



Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets


Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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