Broken Charger Cord Hack

How many times has your smartphone or tablet charger cord come apart where the cord meets the plug? If you are anything like me then it happens all the time! This broken charger cord hack is so easy and will save you money. YouTube’s Crazy Russian Hacker shows us just how easy it is to fix with a hot glue gun!

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Rating: 2 (from 2 votes)

Improvised Emergency Lighter with a Battery and Gum Foil

So, let’s say you’re fresh out of matches or a lighter, but, you do happen to have a AA battery and some foil from a gum wrapper or cigarette package (don’t smoke!). Well, it turns out you can still light a fire in true MacGyver trick style! Check out the video from our compatriots at Household Hacker.

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Rating: 6 (from 6 votes)

Make a Cool LED Lamp from Recycled CDs

Here’s a great way to finally put your “ancient”, unwanted CD’s into action. A stack of old CD’s and a few basic items (all costing less than $20) can turn into a stylish and unique lamp. The video covers both a table-top and hanging version. Keep in mind the hanging version will need a solid ceiling anchor as a tall stack of CD’s tends to be pretty heavy.

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Rating: 5 (from 7 votes)

Bread Tie Cord Labels

Use a thin sharpie on bread ties to make cord labels.

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Rating: 22 (from 26 votes)

Rescue a Water Damaged Cell Phone with Rice

Rescue a cell phone that was submerged in water. Remove the battery (if it’s accessible) and seal in a large Ziploc with dry rice overnight.

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Rating: 4 (from 10 votes)