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cool stuff to look at while high

A trip to the movies is expensive, and so is going out to eat alone. Going for a run? Fat chance. Gee Brain, what do we want to do tonight? Same thing we do every night, Pinky — smoke weed and go online!

It’s a little cliché, but the fact remains that hunger and marijuana are wonderful bedfellows. r/FoodPorn is at once maddening and inspiring, a subreddit dedicated entirely to beautiful pictures of food.
Unlike r/nosleep, the subreddit dedicated to horror fiction, the stories on r/LetsNotMeet are all supposedly true. And though some of them seem a little far-fetched, there are some genuinely terrifying, verified tales on this forum. If you want a compelling case for stocking up on pepper spray or installing an alarm system, this is the place to find one.

A note of caution: if you see something on this subreddit that compels you to text a friend or relative, open it in a separate tab and wait twenty minutes and then look at it again. If you remember why you thought it was cool enough to send to someone else at second glance, then go for it. But you probably won’t.
Burgers, pizza, fries, and ice cream are all lovingly documented, as well as homemade breakfast platters and loaves of bread. Cheese oozes and yolks glisten. The delicacies on display should be enough motivation to tinker around in your own kitchen- or to get up off your ass and order takeout.
Or afternoon. Morning. Whatever, we don’t judge.
There are computer animation, intricate paintings and video manipulation galore on this subreddit, and you can definitely find something cool on here to repost to the art blog you secretly run. Some of the material here can veer into the fractal-y, “trippy visuals” realm, but like r/FoodPorn, it’s a gimmick that works for a reason. Hey, at least it’s not as corny as r/trees.
But where do you go if you’re high? The internet is a vast and terrible expanse, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed and fall back into something that feels familiar as a reflex. Before you rewatch Inglorious Basterds again or spend two hours looking at starter pack memes, take a gander at these subreddits instead. They’re all moderately active and actively weird — perfect fodder for a hazy evening spent next to an open box of Cheez-its and the nagging sensation that you’re forgetting something.

r/youtubehaiku offers quick hits from older, obscure videos as well as riffs on memes or short features from popular Youtubers like Ian Kung or ProZD. Not all of the videos are hilarious, but there are definitely some gems and worst case scenario, it’s not like you’ll waste a meaningful amount of time watching them.

There’s more out there than just r/trees.