Ok, I warned you. If you try it out chances are high that your productivity could seize up. On the other hand, with a sensible usage, you’ll waste less time while gaining in knowledge (and since knowledge is power, all sort of savings are within reach). Reader is the name, Google Reader. It is a news feed reader that access Atom feeds and present them in a gmail like fashion on your favorite browser.
You can even mark interesting news for sharing and have them published in your website within an applet:
or you can look them up on a web page, or they can be fed as an RSS feed, or you can mail them via gmail. Pretty impressive!