Google implements its own 5 second rule

Every kid grows up learning the 5 second rule. Drop a piece of candy on the floor and you have 5 seconds to pick it up before you have to throw it away. Now, thanks to Google, adults will get to enjoy their own 5 second rule.

Gmail Undo Send

Google recently added a new feature to Gmail (enabled by reviewing the Google Labs tools in Gmail’s settings) that allows a user to undo a sent email up to 5 seconds after clicking the Send button. So if you discover you accidentally sent that nasty-gram to your boss instead of your co-worker, you now have 5 seconds to fix your mistake.

Now if only Google could find a way for husbands to undo their words the next time they look at their wife and say, “What’s up with your hair?”