If you were really hoping you could stay in tonight and stare at the timer on your microwave, there's no need. You can just go to YouTube and watch mind-numbing videos of microwaves for hours instead.
And if that's actually how you were planning to spend your evening, STOP IT.
If you want to waste away watching the numbers on a microwave timer slowing count downward, then that’s fine. Just remember, every minute you stare at that microwave is one you’ll never get back.
Maybe someone should inform their creator Vi Hart of this, who decided it would be the most amazing thing in the world to sit there and watch a microwave, counting down the seconds as they pass.
A self-described “mathemusician,” Hart enjoys making videos that utilize the virtues in numbers. Okay, cool. But what’s with the microwave?
In January, Hart realized that it was inefficient to use round numbers on the microwave keypad, so she tweeted out this piece of her knowledgeable microwave life-hack.Read More »from Watching a microwave countdown – Art or useless time-waster?