9 Surprising Things You Can Do Online

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The Internet is a bottomless pit of information that you can easily get swallowed in. While there are many things that are complete and utter wastes of time, there are many other online resources that can help you learn, save you time or even improve your health.

Learn How to Make Harry Potter Cake Pops

Anything you want to learn when it comes to cooking or baking is available online. Both amateur chefs and professional ones alike offer step-by-step guidelines, video tutorials, and more, so you can wow anyone with your culinary prowess.

Order Stamps

There are still lots of things that need snail mail and there’s nothing more inconvenient than discovering you are almost out of stamps and need to make a trip to the post office for just that. But USPS gives you the option of ordering the stamps of your choice and having them delivered to your home.

Join the World’s Largest Treasure Hunt

Create a Geocaching account to access information on Geocaches near you. Then use an app or GPS to find a cache and then share the information. There are caches hidden throughout the world.

Receive a Random Postcard

Postcrossing is a site that allows you to get a real postcard from anywhere in the world. You send a postcard to a random person somewhere in the world, and when yours is received, you are eligible to receive one. It’s a fun way to make getting the mail interesting again and to teach kids about geography.

Get a Unique T-shirt Designed, Your Fortune Told and More for $5

At Fiverr, you can get a unique T-shirt designed; your fortune told, rent a human billboard; buy custom jewelry; get blog mentions for your business and so much more, for only $5.

Earn Gift Cards for Taking Online Surveys

Websites like Swagbucks offer you a variety of ways to accumulate points that you can then redeem for gift cards to Target, Amazon, and many other retailers. Take polls, watch promotional videos and more to earn points, but the quickest way to accumulate them is through survey-taking on the site.

Learn a Language

The BBC has a fantastic site that pulls together endless resources for the language you want to learn.  Find classes, vocabulary help, lessons for children, sites in the target language, and more.

Sing Karaoke

Love to sing? You can break out in song anytime and enjoy singing Karaoke with The Karaoke Channel. It’s a great way for the songster to have some fun without the pressure of an audience.

Track Your Diet and Fitness

While there are a variety of different ways to track your fitness and diet, SparkPeople is a free platform that provides trackers, guidance, and a community for support to help you meet your health goals.

No matter what you want to do, there is almost certainly a way to do it online today. Take some time and explore, you never know what you’ll find.

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