Chrome extension loads a new GIF every time you open a tab

Because your productivity can't get worse. Or can it?


Taylor Hatmaker


Published Aug 4, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 8:17 pm CDT

Feeling a little too productive today? Heaving myself out of bed, drinking lukewarm coffee, and looking at cute haircuts on Pinterest wears me out too. If you’d like an immediate antidote for getting anything done whatsoever, may we propose AnimatedTabs, a Chrome browser plugin that loads a GIF in every…

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Uh, sorry. We were explaining that GIF browser thing, right? So you just install it and every time you pretzel + T your way to a new tab, you’re greeted with a randomized animation. Given the randomness, you might come across a NSFW moment here and there, but if that GIF of a lightsaber erection isn’t SF your W, might we suggest finding a new W? The last jobs report showed steady if not spectacular growth, we’ve got the link right here somewhere…

Anyway, yeah. What were we saying? 

H/T Gizmodo | Photo by Jonathan Lin/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Aug 4, 2014, 1:36 pm CDT