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How to Waste Even More Time on YouTube

You really don’t need a guide to time-wasting on YouTube. That’s sort of the point of Google’s ( GOOG) could-be-profitable video site, right?

But still. There are more-efficient ways to go about it.

Like this excellent flowchart from Karen Kavett, a junior at the Rhode Island School of Design. Pretty self-explanatory, though worth noting that Kavett is, by her own admission, really into Harry Potter and “wizard rock.” (Click image to enlarge, or head here for a slightly larger version.)

Pretty great. How else would I have learned about the joys of FlippyCat?

(Hat tip: DVICE)

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus