The Waste of Time that is the Internet

Don’t get me wrong. I love the internet. However, I recognize that it is very easy to stop and check one blog post or one news story and then the next time you look at a clock, you realize that an hour and a half has gone by. Eric Zorn has found a great tool that allows you to take a break, but ensures that you do not lose track of time.

The site is called to use it, you simply type length of time) in your web broswer address bar. for example, if you wanted a 10 minute timer, you would type

I created a bookmark to the site and I saved that bookmark to my Firefox Bookmarks Toolbar. Thus, now if I want to take a 10 minute break, I simply open that timer in a new tab and take my break, knowing that the timer will let me know when my 10 minutes are up.