online timersE.ggTimer is a simple but innovative web tool that lets you create an online timer via an easy-to-remember URL.

For instance, the web address shown in the screenshot image will set a new timer in your browser to beep after 59 seconds.

To create a timer, type in the address bar and append the time in plain English. Example usage:

The tool will also make a sound when the countdown is over so you can easily have the timer tab running in the background while you continue to work on other tasks. Thanks Lifehacker.