Video: What Happened When 130 People Got Really, Really Bored

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Just some of the ideas - yes, that says "Fork Stonehenge."

Originally published January 29, 2015

In our podcast "The Case For Boredom," we introduced researcher Sandi Mann's hypothesis that boredom leads to creativity. She put it to the test with phone books and plastic cups.

We did another — admittedly less scientific — version with Post-It notes, sponges, plastic forks (and maybe a little bit of wine). 

This is what happens when you get 130 people really, really bored: