On a regular day, you would never dream of spending 6 hours turning an avocado into a piece of art, or covering an entire page of your notebook with mind-blowingly intricate doodles, but it's amazing how creativity is sometimes spurred by a lack of focus. According to Wharton University professor Adam Grant, procrastination actually makes your brain more inventive, and some of the most famous thinkers (Martin Luther King Jr., Leonardo Da Vinci) were known to produce their best work at the last minute - I Have a Dream, anyone?

If you're sitting at your desk right now and feeling guilty for constantly drifting away from that project you were meant to finish 2 hours ago, cut yourself a break and embrace all that 'free time' you're giving yourself. If you've made your own masterpiece in a moment of extreme distraction, add it to our list at the end!

#1

Box Of Pringles + Bored Engineer

Box Of Pringles + Bored Engineer

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coffee zombie
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4 years ago

Box of Pringles + bored engineer= awesome art

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#2

What Happens When Bookstore Employees Get Bored

What Happens When Bookstore Employees Get Bored

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Flinkie
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4 years ago

They are perfectly matching!! :00 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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#3

Mechanic At My Work Got Bored And Welded This In His Spare Time This Week

Mechanic At My Work Got Bored And Welded This In His Spare Time This Week

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4 years ago

He should be a artist!!

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#4

Office Safari. That's A Thing

Office Safari. That's A Thing

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CatShatBrix
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4 years ago

Bird-Man is not impressed.

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#5

Saw This In The Office Today

Saw This In The Office Today

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troufaki13
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4 years ago

It's so cute! I want to hug it :/

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#6

Have You Ever Been Bored At Work?

Have You Ever Been Bored At Work?

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

Standing clippie Dino!

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#7

Bored At Work, So Made Bowser With Post-Its

Bored At Work, So Made Bowser With Post-Its

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

Great job! Just remember to peel them off when the boss comes, don't want him to know you had that much time :)

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#8

My Friend May Have Way Too Much Time On His Hands

My Friend May Have Way Too Much Time On His Hands

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4 years ago

what does he make it out of?? rubber bands?

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#9

What My Sister Does When She's Bored At Work

What My Sister Does When She's Bored At Work

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
4 years ago

Whoa.... :0

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#10

Here's A Guy With Free Time

Here's A Guy With Free Time

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

SAITAMA FTW

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#11

Have You Ever Been That Bored At Work?

Have You Ever Been That Bored At Work?

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

So satisfying to stare at it

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#12

So I Got Bored And Carved This Pencil

So I Got Bored And Carved This Pencil

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

How'd you do it?

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#13

So We Made This At Work Because Yabadabadoo

So We Made This At Work Because Yabadabadoo

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Community Member
4 years ago

AWESOME!

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#14

She Works At A High End Hair Salon, And Sends Me Photos Like This When She's Bored

She Works At A High End Hair Salon, And Sends Me Photos Like This When She's Bored

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
4 years ago

that is disgusting and also really cool

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#15

Milton Lives On. The Office Was Bored

Milton Lives On. The Office Was Bored

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Lara B.
Community Member
4 years ago

OMG :D This is hilarious. Who comes up with stuff like that?? Really want to be friends with that person.

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#16

A Project Manager From Our Office Is Getting Married, So We Decorated A Hard Hat For Her

A Project Manager From Our Office Is Getting Married, So We Decorated A Hard Hat For Her

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Community Member
4 years ago

Aww!

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#17

When Workers At The Dump Get Bored

When Workers At The Dump Get Bored

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TC
Community Member
4 years ago

I hope it walks...!!!

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#18

Soooo My Brother Was Bored At Work Last Night

Soooo My Brother Was Bored At Work Last Night

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
4 years ago

dude what? i can't even fold my sheets right how do you do this?? teach me your ways wizard

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#19

Someone Has Too Much Free Time At Work

Someone Has Too Much Free Time At Work

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

There's even the princess in the tower! The detail!

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#20

Copper Wire And Being Bored At Work

Copper Wire And Being Bored At Work

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Nancy E
Community Member
4 years ago

Very artistic & sellable !

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#21

Got Bored At Work. Decided To Entertain Myself

Got Bored At Work. Decided To Entertain Myself

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
4 years ago

Dogtor!

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#22

Bored At Work

Bored At Work

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

Haha, make a body to go with it!

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#23

Was Bored At Work, Decided To Draw The Kanto Starters...using Bacteria

Was Bored At Work, Decided To Draw The Kanto Starters...using Bacteria

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Cip IESAN
Community Member
4 years ago

It's Petri-chu!

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#24

Made A Cardboard Fireplace To Lighten The Mood At Work

Made A Cardboard Fireplace To Lighten The Mood At Work

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Lara B.
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow! This is actually pretty amazing :)

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#25

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work.. Found Some Dead Flies

Sometimes I Get Bored At Work.. Found Some Dead Flies

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Community Member
4 years ago

ew but cool

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#26

Getting Bored At Work. Made Mike Tyson In Excel

Getting Bored At Work. Made Mike Tyson In Excel

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
4 years ago

Thith ith Awethome!

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#27

At Work, Got Bored, Tried My Hand At A More Natural Ninja Turtle

At Work, Got Bored, Tried My Hand At A More Natural Ninja Turtle

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coffee zombie
Community Member
4 years ago

Yup. That's exactly how Raphael would look like natural.

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#28

I Get Kind Of Bored At Work

I Get Kind Of Bored At Work

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Aela You
Community Member
4 years ago

Why is there a woman just in underwear and a t-shirt behind the plates? 😂

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#29

Only Good Use For Cigarettes (Bored At Work)

Only Good Use For Cigarettes (Bored At Work)

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Lara B.
Community Member
4 years ago

I hope this is a part time job and you actually study architecture or something!

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#30

Today I Was Bored. Very Bored

Today I Was Bored. Very Bored

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

How long did that take?!

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#31

Important Business Meetings At Work Today

Important Business Meetings At Work Today

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Hic Sunt Beones
Community Member
4 years ago

I really wanna know the story behind this pic, though.

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#32

Office Wars

Office Wars

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teh furbeh
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh god, a paper bullet.... These are the reason I always watch my enemies.

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#33

Got Bored At Work... So I Made Star Wars Snowflakes!

Got Bored At Work... So I Made Star Wars Snowflakes!

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4 years ago

The force is strong in this one!

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#34

I Got Bored And I Had Change So......

I Got Bored And I Had Change So......

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Community Member
4 years ago

HOLY CRAP!

Community Member
4 years ago

I must try this

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
4 years ago

Tried to do this. My country has round-edged coins...

Marylynn Scuderi
Community Member
4 years ago

Same with USA. Their impossible to stack sideways

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Ella Hobasaurs
Community Member
4 years ago

i have done this before, the new bottle flipping

Basil Thunder
Community Member
4 years ago

I think those are Australian coins!

Brianna Bastian
Community Member
4 years ago

right on

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Socially Awkward
Community Member
4 years ago

HOW?????? TELL ME YOUR SECRETS

GrumpyCat7
Community Member
4 years ago

Sticky-tape and icy-pole stick..maybe just good ol' super glue.

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teh furbeh
Community Member
4 years ago

To me, the flat-edged coins are weirder and more outlandish than the stacking. I live in the USA, all I have is round coins.

Aessidhe Eclipse
Community Member
4 years ago

pretty sure most of the world has round coins, not just usa ;p

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Lara B.
Community Member
4 years ago

Next time, when you are suuuper bored, try that with Euros. They are completely round, which makes it even more difficult.

Twist Ed
Community Member
4 years ago

They're Australian 50 cent coins. If you look closely the middle coin has an emu and kangaroo..

Slosh
Community Member
4 years ago

And the top one says "Australia 1964".

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LoneWolfie
Community Member
4 years ago

WAIT WHAT

Jennifer .S
Community Member
4 years ago

I've never seen those 50ps before. I collect them.

Brianna Bastian
Community Member
4 years ago

they are Australian 50c

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A. Najime
Community Member
4 years ago

So you became a magician..

Kristi Kilker
Community Member
4 years ago

This is very cool, and difficult

Laura Sherman
Community Member
4 years ago

LOL! can't do that with US coins XD

Flinkie
Community Member
4 years ago

HOW

Mitchell Peterson
Community Member
4 years ago

straya

MysticalMan
Community Member
4 years ago

Steady hand or super glue :-)

Weeping Willowz (WeepingWillowz)
Community Member
4 years ago

WHAAAAA!!!

Derpicorn
Community Member
4 years ago

HOOOOOOW!?!?

Kristel Bijnen
Community Member
4 years ago

Impressive!

zade
Community Member
4 years ago

that lookds simple but the amount of time that probably took to do

Nancy A Clark
Community Member
4 years ago

Wild!

Amanda Harker
Community Member
4 years ago

Nice to see another Aussie here :D

Carly Botting
Community Member
4 years ago

Why not?

nazan fidan
Community Member
4 years ago

this impossible dude

Dhia Shahira
Community Member
4 years ago

What kind of sorcery is this ?

piggy panda
Community Member
4 years ago

HOW!!!!

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#35

Some People Might Think We Have Too Much Free Time At Work...

Some People Might Think We Have Too Much Free Time At Work...

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

Meow, meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow......

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#36

Bored At Work?

Bored At Work?

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Flinkie
Community Member
4 years ago

That box says "fancy ketchup" 😂👌🏻

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#37

I'm Really Bored At Work

I'm Really Bored At Work

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4 years ago

This one deserve some golf clap

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#38

Made An It Throne Today At Work

Made An It Throne Today At Work

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4 years ago

Game of Technology!

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#39

Got Bored At Work, Had Some Spare Post It Notes

Got Bored At Work, Had Some Spare Post It Notes

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
4 years ago

Had 'some' spare post-it notes...

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#40

My Buddy Made This At Work

My Buddy Made This At Work

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
4 years ago

beep bloop bop bleep bloop

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#41

It's Been A Slow Day At Work

It's Been A Slow Day At Work

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Marina
Community Member
4 years ago

i dont even wanna know how hard it was to make the dog

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#42

Work Was Slow

Work Was Slow

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4 years ago

Albino Banana!!

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#43

I Got Bored At Work, So I Drew The Belchers On Spoons

I Got Bored At Work, So I Drew The Belchers On Spoons

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Anna Thouvenin
Community Member
4 years ago

And a fork.

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#44

I Get Bored At Work..

I Get Bored At Work..

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Kyra Hamann
Community Member
4 years ago

Whenever kids try to do that in school, we always get the garage can brought over to us so we can throw it away... It's like they don't want us to have ANY fun!

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#45

Bored At Work So Here's My Signature

Bored At Work So Here's My Signature

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Lara B.
Community Member
4 years ago

"So you need to sign here, here and here." "Hang on, this might take a while."

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#46

So I Got Really Bored At Work Today So.... Staple Flower

So I Got Really Bored At Work Today So.... Staple Flower

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4 years ago

Ooooooooooh

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#47

Made A 270 Unit Sonobe Ball Using 40mm Origami Squares

Made A 270 Unit Sonobe Ball Using 40mm Origami Squares

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SarahScouse
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow, that is impressive.

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#48

I Got Really Bored At Work Today

I Got Really Bored At Work Today

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Pui Suwa
Community Member
4 years ago

Cool and cute ☺️

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#49

I Was Bored At Work And Made This

I Was Bored At Work And Made This

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Flinkie
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh wow this is amazing!! :0

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#50

My Friends Have Way Too Much Free Time At Work

My Friends Have Way Too Much Free Time At Work

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samantha iza
Community Member
4 years ago

I would like to preserve a peanut with googly eyes in resin please

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