There are several reasons to disable browser history recording, ranging from personal to practical.
If you're a Chrome user, you have to toggle into Incognito mode in order to avoid adding to your browsing history. However, forgetting to enter Incognito mode or accidentally browsing with the wrong open window defeats the purpose of having an Incognito mode available. The Ghost Incognito extension for Chrome alleviates this issue by allowing you to create a filter that will automatically place pages in an Incognito window based on domain name.
Step 1: Install the Ghost Incognito extension from the Chrome market.
Step 2: Navigate to a site you want to view in Incognito mode (unfortunately you have to do this while not using Incognito mode first). Click on the ghost icon to the right of the address bar to add the domain to your filter list.
Step 3: Continue browsing the Interwebs. Chrome will automatically place any of your filtered sites into an Incognito browser.
You can now hide your activities on certain sites from the rest of the world. Shop for a gift for loved ones without alerting that person, or do whatever "else" it is you wish to do privately. As always, be ever aware of secret agents or people standing behind you while browsing Incognito.