Make Things Out of Old Cds

How To : Make a flower arrangement using old CDs

In this video, Steven Marin shows us an interesting method to recycle old CDs to make beautiful flower arrangements along with other recycled materials. In order to make the flowers, you need to take your old CDs and heat them up in a toaster oven. As demonstrated in the video ...more

How To : Use old CDs to make a dock for your iPhone

Why buy an expensive iPhone dock from an electronics store? By recycling your old CDs, you can make your own dock and impress your friends with your grasp of DIY technology! Just a few CDs and a little glue, and you'll have your own USB charging station with a creative twist!

How To : Make a USB fan out of old CDs

Sweaty summer day by the computer? Office A/C broke? Watch this how-to video! You can make a simple USB fan using a compact disc, a USB cable, and a small fan motor. It's quick and easy! Don't suffer from the heat. Watch this video tutorial and with these circuitry tips, build ...more

How To : Sell your old things on eBay for a profit

Got some old stuff you want to get rid of? This clip'll show you how to do it using eBay. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started selling your own things on eBay, watch this helpful video guide from CNET.

How To : Use an old laptop battery for other things

Batteries are fairly expensive. There are a few tricks you can use, storing seeming depleted batteries in the fridge, etc. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use a battery from an old broken laptop for other things. The batteries in this video are 18650 b ...more

How To : Make a hidden compartment using CDs

Looking for somewhere to hide your things so that no thieves will take them? Why not try hide them inside that old Hanson or Backstreet Boys CD? If you have out of date CDs that you are no longer listening to, check out this tutorial. In this video you will learn how to use or ...more

How To : Fix a scratched disc with toothpaste

Here's a great homemade remedy to fix that pesky scratched CD, DVD, or game disc. Who knows when that old Rush album you found between the couch cushions might come in handy... Other things that you might have to watch out for is how deep the scratch is so sometimes it might ...more

News : The Witcher Quick Look

Besides Killing Floor, I played a bit of The Witcher over the weekend. If you're curious about the game now is the perfect time. It's on sale on Steam, and the sequel is being released early next year. Though the game is three years old, it's still one of the best western rpgs ...more

How To : How Anyone Can Retire Early & Wealthy, Part 1: CDs

I'm pretty sure that it's a universal dream for everyone in the world to retire early. Who wants to to be stuck with the rest of the country and retire when you're almost 70 years old? You heard me right, 70! Most people can't go out and do the things they love to do by the ti ...more

How To : Get Root Access on OS X Mavericks and Yosemite

Hello all! In this tutorial, I'd like to show you one way of getting root on OS X. Check out this GitHub page for a recent privilege escalation exploit that was recently discovered. I've tested it and it works on both OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.10 Yosemite, but appears to ...more

Catching the Zzzs : How to Maintain a Normal Sleep Schedule

The whole world seems better when you’ve had a full night’s sleep, and if you don’t believe me, you’re JUST FRIGGIN’ WRONG. Studies show that getting enough sleep during nighttime hours can make you less irritable, help you lose weight, and reduce your risk of cancer and other ...more

How To : Modify the USB Rubber Ducky with Custom Firmware

The USB Rubber Ducky comes with two software components, the payload script to be deployed and the firmware which controls how the Ducky behaves and what kind of device it pretends to be. This firmware can be reflashed to allow for custom Ducky behaviors, such as mounting USB ...more

How To : Top 4 Phones for Music Lovers & Audiophiles

While music may not technically be a "universe language," it is the one language listened to by all. There are over 1,500 music genres today—rap, classical, rock, jazz, trap, hip-hop, house, new wave, vaperwave, charred death, nintendocore... and the list goes on. And if you'r ...more

How To : Recycle items into kid's crafts with John Lithgow

In this tutorial, learn how to make fun kid's crafts by recycling items that you would normally throw out. You will learn how to save things like cardboard, paper, old books, dirt and even an old shoe! Turn these items into something fun and educational for your little ones wi ...more

How To : Build the fondation for a log cabin

We might be way past the days of doing everything with our bare hands, but you can still get in touch with your handyman roots! You can build your own log cabin and be that old guy who talks about building things with your bare hands. This video will show how to build the foun ...more

How To : Replace a bathroom faucet

When replacing an old faucet there are generally three things to consider: how many holes your sink has, how far apart they are, and whether or not you will need to replace the drain. Most bathroom sinks usually come with three different hole configurations. The most popular ...more

How To : Create an edgy, sparkly acid-green eye makeup look

We know that "acid green" is not exactly a delightful color when it comes to most things. If your two month-old orange is acid green, it's probably pure mold, and if a bottle is full of acid green liquid, it's most likely poison (or, okay, soda). But you get our point. Luckil ...more

How To : Create a 1920's Old Hollywood chestnut bun

First things first: The chestnut bun does indeed resemble those round brown nuts you roast by the fire around Christmastime. Composed of a high ponytail that is wrapped inward on itself and pinned up for a fanned out A-line effect, the chestnut bun has been a popular celebrit ...more

How To : Post a video response in the new layout on YouTube

As of March 2nd, 2010, YouTube began rolling out a new layout for video pages, and one of the things that seems to be missing in the new version, compared to the old, is the option to send a video response. The video response is some YouTuber's favorite option, but now where i ...more

How To : Repurpose an old skirt into an oversized tote bag

In this video, learn how to take things you find in thrift stores and repurpose them as cool, new items. In this clip, you will learn how to cut up a frumpy old skirt and turn it into an adorable, stylish oversized tote. This is a fun project that costs just a couple of bucks ...more

How To : Clean Dirty Pennies Using Only 3 Things

Do you want your old, dirty pennies to be shiny and glistening again? This article will demonstrate how to return their lovely allure using only three items: salt, lemon juice, and a jar. THINGS YOU'LL NEED Lemon Juice Salt Jar With a Screw On Lid Dirty Penny or Pennies Put ...more

How To : Know what to expect during the 9th month of your baby

See the key milestones your 8-month-old, now in his ninth month of life, is likely to reach -- such as crawling, imitating, self-feeding, and figuring things out. Know what to expect during the 9th month of your baby. Click through to watch this video on babycenter.com

How To : Repair a Power Mac G5 - Remove the SuperDrive

If your discs are getting jammed in your optical drive, or if your CDs and DVDs simply aren't playing in your Power Mac, it might be time to replace that old SuperDrive. See how to remove the SuperDrive optical drive from the Power Mac desktop computer. PowerBook Medic is the ...more

How To : Inject Your Drill Press Table Crank with Steroids

First, I would like to explain that among my family members, I am considered somewhat of an oddball. Mostly because of some of the mods that I have performed on a few of my woodworking tools. After I show you what I did to my drill press, you may be inclined to agree. When I f ...more

How To : Remove Objects with the Clone Tool in Photoshop

Photoshop wizard Bert Monroy shows you how to use Photoshop's cloning tool to remove people, places and things from your photos. Eliminate modern elements from your streetscapes to make them look old. This Photoshop tutorial shows you how. Video: .

How To : Make a black walnut pumpkin pie

In this video you'll learn how to make the classic pumpkin pie with a unique twist. It's been years of the your aunt's same old recipe for pumpkin pie. Well its time to spruce things up a bit, learn how to make a delicious black walnut pumpkin pie that will leave your guest, a ...more

How To : Craft adorable yarn cards with Martha Stewart

Whoever said that pretty has to be complicated hasn't taken a glimpse at these adorable cards decorated with glued-on yarn motifs. A simple craft for kids and adults, yarn art creates homespun cards that evoke a whimsical, old world charm. Learn how to make yarn cards by watc ...more

How To : Take apart the iPod Classic for repairs

If you still happen to have one of those old Apple iPod Classics, then it apparently has some sentimental value, otherwise you would have upgraded by now. But since you still have it, that probably means there's a few things broken on it, like the screen. Check out this video ...more

How To : Make Art Out of Everyday Objects

After taking a beginner’s art class at my local community college I realized two things: one, art supplies are extremely expensive, and two, I am not talented at painting. Although my painting skills are comparable to those of a five year old, I still enjoy art and being creat ...more

How To : Create a feminine twisted French braid updo

French braids are timeless hairstyles that make you look elegant and put together whether you're simply headed for Biology class or you're assembling a beautiful hairdo for a wedding. But don't you ever feel the need to spice things up every once in a while? Take a gander at ...more

How To : Turn a wine bottle into an oil lamp

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Turning a wine bottle into an oil lamp couldn't be easier. If you don't have the supplies on hand, a quick trip to the hard ...more

How To : Make a light switch plate out of an old CD

In this video you will be shown an interesting method of recycling old CDs. The creator suggests using old CDs to make wall mountings for circular dimmer switches. He starts be using his router to create a circular indent in a piece of redwood this if for the CD. He then cuts ...more

How To : Make Christmas ornaments from CDs

This video from Educational Art Institute shows us how to repurpose old CDs for use as Christmas ornaments. There are many different ways to do this. One idea is to use glue applied onto the CD in any pattern or design and add one or more colors of glitter. If you don't like t ...more

How To : Make a chandelier with CDs

It isn't a disco ball, but it does shine just like one. If you have some old cd's around the house use them to make a decorative chandelier for your room. Watch this how to video to learn how to put your CD chandelier together. All you need is: CDs, glue, and and old lamp shad ...more

How To : Keep resumes timely with transferable skills

In this video, we learn how to keep resumes timely with transferable skills. You have to keep up with the changes in technology, so don't keep doing things the old way. You are going to have to keep up with people who have a fresh skill set. Don't wait for your employer to sen ...more

How To : Rip and burn a CD using iTunes

You can use iTunes to transfer your old CDs or burn your downloaded MP3s so that you can listen to them on the go. Watch this tutorial for advice and the steps you need to make your own compact discs. You Will Need: * CD * Computer * iTunes * CD burner * Blank CD * Internet co ...more

How To : Make seasonal vegetable couscous

If you're bored of the same old starches, then shake things up with an amazing vegetable couscous. Light, fluffy, and subtly flavored with fresh veggies, this couscous will please the palate, but won't keep you trapped in the kitchen all day.

How To : Update your little black dress

We’ve sung the praises of the classic little black dress before, but spring is the season for shaking things up a bit, the old standbys included Ali Larter and Madonna have the look down, and Eva Longoria Parker knows how to rock black-and-white separates for the trend. Watch ...more

How To : Make an Inexpensive Custom Smartphone Cover

This is a great way to repurpose your old covers! Tired of your old iPhone cover? Rather than spend $30 on a new one, why not just paint the old one until it suits you? It's way less expensive, and better on the environment! Things you'll need: old smartphone cover spray pa ...more

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