Completely Useless Websites That Are Oddly Popular

These Sites Are Totally Pointless but People Still Love to Visit Them

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Most websites exist on the Internet to help you learn something, get something done, entertain you, share stuff or communicate with others. Why in the world would anyone visit a website that doesn't let you do any of these things? 

Surely, a website must exist to serve some kind of useful purpose -- right? Well, maybe not. The Internet is actually full of random sites that don't really help you do anything.

In the following list, you'll find links to just 10 of the many useless websites you can find on the Internet. And you'd be surprised to see how much traffic these websites actually see on a monthly basis.

I guess that most of these sites could arguably fall under the entertainment category of actually serving a purpose online, because they are amusing to visit, but in general, they're all still all pretty useless. If you've got some time to kill, go ahead and check them out.

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Want to see a very tiny and poorly animated crouton? Because that's the only thing you'll find on this site. Believe it or not, this site has been online for more than 15 years.

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Is your computer on? If you're not sure and you need to check, then you can just use this website. If it ever says anything other than "yes," then you're doing it wrong.

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This site has a big blue button you can press to hear Darth Vader scream "nooooooooooooooo" in his iconic voice. You're instructed to press it "in dire situations."

of 10 is made up of a flashy colored animation and a dramatic audio recording of a never ending welcome message. Be prepared to hear: "Welcome to Zombocom!" and: "You can do anything at Zombocom!" over and over and over again.

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For 364 days of the year, you have to count down the days until Christmas finally arrives. If for some reason you don't own a calendar, you can always check out this website. It tells you if today is or isn't Christmas.

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How much website scrolling do you think you've done over your lifetime? Now you can take the ultimate scrolling challenge to see how long it takes you to scroll through a mile-long web page. Don't worry, there are markers along the way to help keep you going.

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Got the urge to toggle something? Absolutely anything? This site features a modern light switch that can be switched on or off with a click of your mouse. If you've got your sound turned on, you'll hear relaxing ocean sounds in the background.

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Anyone who's a fan of cute and cuddly corgis should probably bookmark this one. This site features nothing but several 16-bit animated corgis happily skipping across your screen with some ridiculous music playing in the background. 

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The Inception Button

This one is kind of similar to It features a red button you can press when something extremely important and dramatic happens. For some reason, Clippy (everyone's least favorite Microsoft Office assistant) is there as well.

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Remember Nyan Cat? The insane rainbow Pop-Tart cat animation was a super huge video meme years ago, and the Internet remembers it well. With this site, you can nyan on and on and on for as long as you want. There's even a timer that records however long you decide to nyan for. (Yes, "nyan" is a verb now.)