According to Internet live stats, the total number of sites available online will soon reach 2 billion. It is far less than 3.5 trillion fish in the world ocean but still two billion is...well, a lot.

This enormous number easily explains why we never run out of interest to net surfing.

By the way, in case you are curious how come i know the number of fish, the answer is simple: you achieve it by aimless surfing perfecting the skill of smart time wasting to the level of a net surf expert.  

Speaking of surfing: similarly to ocean surfers who know in advance the best surfing spots promising unbroken waves, the pro net surfer must know the best sites to spend the time on like a proud procrastinator.

Below there is an ultimate list of 20 best time wasting sites in no particular order. With that being said, time to dive in!  

Awesome time waster #1

Incredibox

Incredibox is a one of a kind site that lets you create your own music in the company of cool beatboxers.
Why is it highly addictive? Because music is the universal language of mankind, and, with rhythm and melodies Incredibox offers, you sure know how to speak it.

Awesome time waster #2

The Oatmeal

If you don't know comics on the Oatmeal, you are missing a lot! Nowadays, obsession about comics is huge and getting bigger.

Why is it addictive? The site, though being only occasionally educational, will surely make you laugh.  

Awesome time waster #3

Chill the Lion

It is a pure time waster. 100% awesomeness. Now you have your own good lion. Happy when chilled.

As a side note: if you do it for long enough the lion will eventually get annoyed and eat the fan.

Why is it addictive? Simply speaking, it is difficult to stop. I'm guessing everyone's having the same issue.

Awesome time waster #4

World Atlas

The quantity of fish is just a tiny bit of what you can easily find on this site.

Why is it addictive? Because once you know what continent Istanbul is in, you will absolutely need to know why the ocean is salty.

Awesome time waster #5  

Geoguessr

If you want to explore your knowledge of geography further, then Geogessr is what you need. On this site, you will be shown a random landscape and offered to guess the location.

Why is it addictive? You can choose between a single player mode and  challenge mode and, regarding the size of our planet, play and guess endlessly.

Awesome time waster #6  

Infographics Showcase

Either your question relates to technologies or show-biz, you will surely get an info graphic answer.

Why is it addictive? Because the data visualization is powerful and gives you the quick overview of the most complicated issues.

Awesome time waster #7  

Overthewire

It is the case when you engage in fun-filled games not only for entertaining yourself but for getting practical knowledge.

Why is it addictive? By unlocking the new levels in the wargames, you will easily learn command line basics and security concepts .

Awesome time waster #8  

CodinGame

It is a challenge-based training platform for programmers where you can improve your coding skills with fun exercises (25+ languages supported).

Why is it addictive? It teaches coding amazingly easy.

Awesome time waster #9  

Cymath

Whatever puzzle you want to get solved, Cymath will be a perfect tool to assist you. It has the extended keyboard you can open to find any math symbol. Part fun, full science, this site will surely enhance your advanced math skills.

Why is it addictive? Because it has answers to all your math questions.  

Awesome time waster #10

PDF Drive

Knowledge is power, we all know it. To get empowered, people read books. All you have to invest is the time you are ready to spend on this site.

Why is it addictive? It offers over 300 million free books ranging from basics of astrophysics to advice on how to win every argument.

Awesome time waster #11  

Instructables

It is a great site for finding project ideas and easy plans. Snoop around for free, there are plenty of categories to choose from.

Why is it addictive?  It has a huge database of reference and DIY tutorials.  

Awesome time waster #12

Difference between

It is a perfect boredom buster. Do you want to know the difference between taste and flavor, or Miss and Ms., or Bitcoin and Litecoin? Search no further, they have it all.  

Why is it addictive? It will sure have topics matching your passion and expertise.

 Awesome time waster #13

Two foods

Speaking of understanding the difference, there is a site that offers you to compare two meals and give you the complete profile on how useful/junkie they are health-wise.

Why is it addictive? Getting the instant comparison can help you cultivate the healthy eating habits (hopefully).

Awesome time waster #14

Sporcle

The site claims to offer mentally stimulating diversions.

You will surely get them: either play quizzes on guessing badly drawn flags or computer scientists by image, or create your quiz and get famous.

Why is it addictive? It ignites your competitiveness and fills your mind with tons of facts like no other.  

Awesome time waster #15

Addictive Tips

You must never visit this site in two cases: you have a deadline to meet, or you simply love tech. In both cases you are hooked, and will not stop till you read it to the very end.  

Why is it addictive? It answers all the tech 'how-to' questions!

Awesome time waster #16  

ineedaprompt

If you have a creative block, maybe you should try this site then. The site stat showed that they offered over 4 million prompts; surely, you can enjoy them too. The generator will guarantee to amuse you with a random prompt like this one.

Why is it addictive? Surprisingly, it can be an unplug-your-mind tool that you need right now.

Awesome time waster #17

Astronomy picture of the day

Are we alone in this vast universe? Frankly, have no idea. But I do know that this site is a gate opener for whose who believe that astronomy matters.

Why is it addictive? It has hundreds of unique pictures accompanied with the great professional comments.

Awesome time waster #18  

weboasis

It is an alternative to your homepage. Let alone its cool design, it brings you to any site you need in a second whether it is related to 3D animations, scripts, flash technology, music, or stock-photos.

Why is it addictive? With Weboasis, you suddenly need to check all the sites one by one.  

Awesome time waster #19  

Little Alchemy2

The site presents a crafting game that got popular worldwide.

Why is it addictive? It lets you create hundreds of items mixing four elements of earth, water, air and fire and rediscover the familiar things.

Awesome time waster #20  

Weavesilk

This interactive platform is ideal for those who would like to kill time with a style. It lets you create art work that can be shared on your social media or saved as a picture. The wavy patterns of light and colors on a black background will fascinate you with their simplicity.  

Why is it addictive? It is simple to use but the scope of options is enormous.

To sum up

30% employees worldwide, by their own confession, spend up to two hours a day aimlessly browsing online. Discard the old stuff from your search history and try the sites that would turn you into a smart time waster and surely refresh and benefit your mind.

But be aware that the resources from our list are so addictive that the only way to get control over the time you waste (however smartly you do it) and the time you work is to apply a good time tracker.