This week's 10 most addictive internet sensations

Last updated 20:08 29/08/2014

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Are you sitting at your desk and dreaming of the weekend?  Here are my 10 weird and addictive picks from the web this week to keep you going. Enjoy!

10.The Scale of the Universe 2

Prepare to feel insignificant. This amazing infographic really spells out our position in the universe. Great for putting your problems in perspective.

9. Trey Ratcliff / The Porfolio

This website is home to the most incredible collection of photographs by photographer/artist/adventurer Trey Ratcliff. Take a look at this but be prepared to get major travel envy. It will make you want to pack your bags immediately!

8. What happened in my birth year

This is great. Enter your birth year and the screen will darken and music will play as it travels back in time to tell you what you really need to know about what happened the year you were born. Very dramatic!

7. The best cat wiggles

For all the cat lovers, here is a set of GIF's that may give you your daily reminder of why you love cats so much. Who knew watching cats wiggle could be so entertaining!

6. The Ultimate health food guide

Did you know walnuts can improve the quality of your sleep? Or that pears are great for constipation? This great looking website gives you food suggestions for your various ailments. Very interesting!

5.Marconi Union - Weightless

Be careful not to doze off at your desk. This is apparently one of the most relaxing songs in the world… Give it a listen, do you agree?

4. Multicolr Search Lab

This website is ridiculously addictive! TinEye Labs have extracted the colours from more than 20 million images on Flickr. Pick a couple of colours you like and it will display a bafflingly array of photos from all around the globe in that colour range.

3. Internet live stats

We all know the internet is a monster but here are some rapidly moving numbers to really freak you out. Humanity put up how many videos on YouTube today!?

2. Where does the smell of rain come from?

Get smarter this afternoon. Well, kind-of. Where does the smell of rain come from? Strangely fascinating and informative. This qualifies as one of those things you never knew you really wanted to know.

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1. Sleep calculator

It's a Friday night so I bet you are all wondering what your optimum bedtime is right? On this website someone other than your parents will actually tell you when you should go to bed. The calculation is based on your sleep cycles and other assorted useful information.

Liam Martin, better known as Waverider, is a Stuff intern.

- Stuff


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