Recycle old CDs into a cool clock. This needs a recycled watch as well. You can salvage the parts to create a working and quite interesting looking clock.
Make Things Out of 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
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!
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
All you need is some old discs and some other supplies to craft this incredible decluttering device.
Don't throw away your old CDs and DVDs! All you need is a little felt, some glue and an X-acto knife to turn obsolete software into techie home decor. Just glue the felt to the disc, and then cut out once the glue is dry.
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.
Even in the MP3 world, vinyl is still king among music lovers. Unfortunately, making your own record is nowhere near as simple as burning a compact disc or throwing some files onto an MP3 player. One clever inventor isn't letting that stop him though, putting together his own ...more
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
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 If you have out of date CDs that you are no longer listening to, check out this tutorial.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
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
Decorating your Christmas tree does not have to be an expensive ordeal. You can easily make personalized, unique ornaments for your tree by using things lying around your home, like toilet paper tubes, paper towels, wine corks, old newspapers, CDs (remember those?), plastic wa ...more
Greetings. This how-to on hacking Windows 7/8/10 etc. admin account passwords using Windows Magnifier is focused on adding, changing, or deleting an admin level account on a Windows 7/8/10 etc. Maybe you forgot or lost the password to your Windows Admin account, this guide wi ...more
At one point in the '90s, about fifty percent of the CDs produced worldwide had an AOL logo. About fifty percent of the CDs in my home still have that AOL promise of 500 free hours on them. Though they never got me to join their internet service, I did get a lifetime supply of ...more
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
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
Hello! This is my first post on this awesome website! I know that Windows exploits are less common than the more advanced hacks, but I found something I deem pretty cool and figured why not share it with you all. Alright, enough about me, lets begin. Warning: This resets your ...more
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
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
There's nothing worse than holding an ice cold brewski on a hot summer day and having no way to open it. If you're a Bud fan, you'll have no problem opening the bottle because most mass-market beers have twist-off caps. But if you have a taste for finer, more expensive brews, ...more
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
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
When a car gets old enough things start going wrong with it you never imagined when it was new. Watch this video to learn how to fix one common old car problem: removing broken exhaust studs that are stuck on the manifold.
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
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
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
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
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
These days, pennies are useless when it comes to buying things, and that's why Canada doesn't even have any anymore. But, there are a lot of cool things you can do with those worthless pennies, and what's better than a good old-fashioned prank? If you live in a college dorm, ...more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: .
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
The good old Zip Drive introduced by Iomega in late 1994 served its purpose as a medium-capacity removable disk storage system until obsolescence kicked in as it was replaced by flash drives as well as rewritable CDs and DVDs. This video presents a number of fun, DIY art proje ...more
This week on Etsy How-Tuesday Kristen Couse aka cakehouse shows us how to make a decorative holiday trivet for the dining table. You can spice up your home decor, whether you're hosting Christmas or a potluck with friends! Things you will need to make your patchwork trivet: * ...more
These days, everything is about efficiency. We're always looking for the fastest way to do things, from producing faster cars to faster internet. This need to get things done fast also extends to home organization, where we basically have a "keep" and "toss" pile. But if you ...more
What time is it? Time to fold yourself an adorable origami wrist watch! Though watches are now almost obsolete because we check the time via more recent innovations like the iPhone and our mp3 players, they're a fashion accessory that'll be around until the end of things. Loo ...more
Going green and staying on a budget are two of the most important things these days. In this tutorial, learn how to do both while staying incredibly stylish. If you are into the Emo Scene and are looking for a cool hairbow that you can make yourself for free, check out this t ...more
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
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
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
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
MAKE and Kipkay brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make Magazine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will. In this video tutorial episode of Weekend Projects with Kipkay, you'll learn how to tweak a old ...more
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
Tonight is the night. Christmas Eve. The night where Santa Claus and his trusty reindeer soar across the skies to deliver presents to all the good little boys and girls around the world. But tell me— do you know where Santa Claus is right now? No? But you could. Santa's work ...more
Recently, buyout talks between Google and Groupon ended with Groupon turning down Google's $6 million offer. But with Amazon backing LivingSocial, should they have? Your guess is as good as mine, but one thing's for sure— Groupon has a great voice, and they're sharing it with ...more
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
If you need to protect your toilet paper rolls from overactive pets, or want a way to travel with tp without having it unroll, you can create a quick and easy toilet paper holder just using an old case for blank CDs and a box cutter.
Your home office is missing something… hmm… maybe something to hold your recycled printer paper, and what better to hold your recycle paper than a recycled paper tray? Nextraker shows you a neat hack involving a few dust-collecting compact discs that will make a eco-friendly p ...more
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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