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How To Fix A Leaky WEBrick
If WEBrick is leaking out of control, which it does do all the time, shut it down and restart it.
Ctrl-c + Up + Enter
WEBrick can slow your computer down to a crawl so it is reccomended that you only use it when it's needed. Otherwise just runs tests, WEBrick's leaks are just another great reason to adapt to test driven development.