Distract Yo’ Self: Internet Games Edition


Hey there everybody.  Finals week got you down?  Need a little break from that paper looming over your head?  Then try using the internet for what it was intended for.  No, not researching 16th century French architecture for your art history final tomorrow.  Distracting yourself with mindless, pedantic games to keep you from getting anything even remotely productive done!

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Distract Yo’ Self: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Elf Yourself has been one of the best things to happen to the internet this century. Whether you want the secret pleasure of getting back at your enemy, or just want to see your mom in an elf costume, this website fulfills all your passive aggressive needs with a dash of holiday cheer. The site has been updated with new costumes, dances, and backgrounds for the 2012 season. So, when you need that break from your final paper, or just need another thing to stop you from falling asleep, check it out.

Distract Yo’ Self: What’s Really Going On

Note: Anyone peering over your shoulder in Olin will just think you’re intelligent, mature, and well informed.

It’s night Sunday of reading days, and you probably woke up this morning realizing just how much work you haven’t been doing. Why is tomorrow Monday? The hummus is gone. (Ed: There’s a pile of empty Natty Lites in the corner. And you really don’t want to talk about the state of your personal hygiene.)  After finally finding your backpack under a pile of your dirty clothes, you need a little break. You deserve it: