We've all been there. During a productive morning at work, you innocently click on a YouTube link for a quick break. (After all, short breaks are good for productivity.) The next thing you know, however, you've wasted a good chunk of time, going from one related video to the next or scrolling through page after page of comments.
With the Clea.nr Videos for YouTube browser extension (for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari; there's also an iOS app), you can strip out all of YouTube's distractions. You may not want this setup on your home PC, but it might be an appreciated extension on your work computer.
After installing the extension (there is a bit of a workaround for installing it on Chrome because it's not listed in the Chrome Web Store; watch the video on the extension's install page for instructions), you will see a stark YouTube page.
Quickly, let's compare.
As you can see, there are no related videos to tempt you, no subscriptions to peruse, and no comments to get sucked into.