Bored Out Of Your Bonkerballs? - Why Having Nothing To Do Can Be Good For You! Bored out of your bonkerballs with nothing to do? Turns out, being bored can be good for you! A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that periods of boredom are crucial for anyone looking to get their creativity on! Join Mindy and Guy Raz for the Paint Drying World Championships, and a mind-numbing fact-finding visit to the "Institute of Boredom!" It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of BOREDOM!
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Bored Out Of Your Bonkerballs? - Why Having Nothing To Do Can Be Good For You!

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Bored Out Of Your Bonkerballs? - Why Having Nothing To Do Can Be Good For You!

Bored Out Of Your Bonkerballs? - Why Having Nothing To Do Can Be Good For You!

Bored Out Of Your Bonkerballs? - Why Having Nothing To Do Can Be Good For You!

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Wow in the World
Bored out of your bonkerballs with nothing to do? Turns out, being bored can be good for you! A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that periods of boredom are crucial for anyone looking to get their creativity on! Join Mindy and Guy Raz for the Paint Drying World Championships, and a mind-numbing fact-finding visit to the "Institute of Boredom!"
Wow in the World

Bored out of your bonkerballs with nothing to do? Turns out, being bored can be good for you! A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that periods of boredom are crucial for anyone looking to get their creativity on! Join Mindy and Guy Raz for the Paint Drying World Championships, and a mind-numbing fact-finding visit to the "Institute of Boredom!" It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of BOREDOM!

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