Have you ever watched a YouTube video and thought, "The first 40 seconds of this was completely unnecessary?" With a simple bookmarklet, you can jump right to the 40% mark in the video so you can get to the good stuff.
The Wadsworth Constant, for those of you that don't know, is a joke slash genius discovery made on Reddit by a user named Wadsworth, who noted that the first 30 per cent of every YouTube video is unnecessary, and you can usually just skip 30% of the way in to get to what you're looking for. While the Wadsworth Constant has become a fast-spreading internet meme, Redditor PublicRestrom notes that YouTube has actually added a feature to the site that incorporates the constant:
To apply the Wadsworth Constant to any Youtube video, put
&wadsworth=1at the end of the URL.
Give it a try for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments.