Use Peanut Butter, Toothpaste To Fix Scratched Discs

Use Peanut Butter, Toothpaste To Fix Scratched Discs

You don’t need to throw away or replace a DVD just because it’s scratched up. With some careful rehab, you can get the disc back into playing shape. [More]

How To Banish Google's Personalized Gimmickry From Your Search Results

How To Banish Google's Personalized Gimmickry From Your Search Results

If you’re not a fan of Google’s new personal search results and would rather return to the old Googling you’re used to, you can do so with a few simple steps. [More]

Resurrect That Worn-Out Credit Card Strip

Resurrect That Worn-Out Credit Card Strip

Use your credit card enough and you’ll render the magnetic strip unreadable. You can call the company and have a replacement sent over, but in the meantime there’s a quick fix to which you can resort. [More]

10 Quick, Clever Household Tricks

10 Quick, Clever Household Tricks

The ability to turn junk into useful tools is what separates man from beast. Read this post and you’ll discover how walnuts can smooth out wood scratches and cereal bowls can double as MP3 player amps. [More]

How To Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

How To Remove Scratches From CDs and DVDs

If you lend a movie, CD or game to a friend and get it back with scratches, it isn’t necessarily cause for rage. With the right technique you can easily remove the damage and have the disc playing as though it were new. [More]

Fix Your Toilet With Aluminum Foil

Fix Your Toilet With Aluminum Foil

The guy who writes Debt Sucks Blog and I had something in common. Both our toilets were broken for several weeks, and both of us are too frugal/stingy and busy/lazy to get out to a store and buy some replacement innards. [More]