We admit- we use the Internet a lot to waste time. But thanks to Cookie and Mark Frauenfelder, author of "Rule the Web: How to Do Anything and Everything on the Internet—Better, Faster, Easier," you can use the Internet as a powerful time-saving tool.
For example, since we're talking about travel this month, head over to Flight Aware to check the status of your flight in real time.
Use Frucall to comparison shop when you're in the store from your phone or surf online.
Use an online calendar like 30 Boxes to remember birthdays, and even share your schedule with friends.
Check out the full list of time-saving sites here, and if you have another one you find useful- please share!