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How To: Use Those 'Useless' Leftover Toilet Paper Tubes to Clean in Tight Spots

How many times have you thrown out the remaining cardboard tube from an empty roll of toilet paper? Most of the time, they don't even make it to the recycling bin, and with the average American using over 20 rolls each per year, that's over 6.4 trillion tubes being wasted each year. Yet these small tubes are particularly valuable helpers around the home, especially when it comes to cleaning, so why toss them out?

How To: This Is Why Your TSA-Approved Luggage Locks Are Useless

Last year, the Washington Post's Ashley Halsey wrote an article on what really happens to your luggage at airports. In it, they unwittingly published a photo of the master keys the TSA uses for TSA-approved baggage locks. Now, thanks to that picture and a French lock-picking enthusiast, anyone with a 3D printer can make their own master keys to unlock any TSA-recognized locks.

How To: Make a remote controlled engine boat from useless junk parts

Have you ever tried making your own remote-controlled water boat, but were missing all the key parts? Well, now you don't need to worry about expensive ingredients, because this video will show you how to make an RC engine boat with useless junk. You just might have some old used crap lying around, collecting dust, so why not put it to use making this awesome toy? You'll need some basic used parts, a plane toy and power supply fans.

TSA: Useful or Useless?

Oh yeah, this is a big topic, at-least for me. All the frequent flyers will/should be interested in this topic. I'm sure all of you have heard at-least something about the TSA, and most of it should have been bad. Complaints, lawsuits and general disgust surround this organization. Is there a reason, or are the 'extremist liberals' at it again? Let's find out!

How To: Be a faster bartender

There are a lot of little things that separate good bartenders from great ones. Bartending calls for a knowledge of a lot of different liquors and drinks. However, all the knowledge in the world is useless if you can't work fast in a busy bar. Expert bartender Jason Griffin will show how to be a faster bartender.

How To: Make a multitouch table computer pad

Multi-touch input has been spreading throughout a huge variety of devices, from phones to all-in-one PCs. However, most multitouch (table) displays that can function with your computer tend to be fairly expensive, so with this project we're going to make our own display, that can run on any operating system, and reuses some useless everyday materials.

How To: Build a PWN circuit to control power that can dim an LED, control a motor etc.

Many types of circuits are useless and less useful if you cannot control the amount of power going through them. For that, you need a PWN (pulse with modulation) switch. This electronic component will let your control the power going through the circuit, enabling you to dim LED lights, control the speed of a motor, and other useful tasks. This video will teach you all PWN switches and how tom make your own.

How To: Replace the hinges on a Smeg oven door

Opening and closing an oven door is quite possibly, one of the most important aspects to an oven. If you aren't able to do that, then it becomes useless. One of the main reasons for it being useless is that fact that it might need some new hinges. These can easily be replaced and save you quite a bit of money.

How To: Delete temporary files in Windows XP

In this video it is demonstrated that how to delete temporary files in Windows XP. There are two different methods for deleting temporary files. First of all go to and click "start" then go to "run" and type temp now click on ok, then a window will appear, in this window there are all useless files, select all files and delete it. Now the other method is go to "run" and type %TEMP%, after clicking ok a window will appear in which there are useless folders and files, select all folders and fil...

How To: Prepare a financial first aid kit for a natural disaster

In case of a natural disaster, computer networks are often disabled, rendering the record keeping at most institutions useless. It's important that you make a financial first aid kit to ensure that you are able to get by and keep track of your personal information after a hurricane or fire. This video will show you what you should put in your financial first aid kit, which you should go make right now.

How To: Install piston rings on a Porsche 914 rebuild vehicle

If you are rebuilding a Porsche 914, then you may wanna check out this next tutorial. In the video, you'll find out how to perform an important task that needs to be completed before the engine is put together. In this video you'll find out how you can install piston rings on a Porsche 914. It's not too difficult to do, but doing it wrong can result in a broken or damaged ring and that can cause them to become useless. So pay attention, good luck, and enjoy!

How To: Replace your car's wiper fluid

Here in this video we are about to see how windshield wiper fluid is being changed. Open the car and look for the symbol which is on the cap of the reservoir. Remove the cap. Now pour the wiper fluid into the reservoir. The wiper fluid used varies from deicer to detergent. People tend to use the water which might turn bad once the temperature drops below a certain degree. So the water freezes ultimately the system stops making it a useless one. So the fluid is filled till it reaches the top o...

How To: Mend a broken eyeshadow

For any hard eyeshadow that has broken in its well, this technique displays how to fix and make your eyeshadow good as new and easy to use again. Move all the eyeshadow powder out of the eye shadow dish and into a new container and break it all up into a fine powder. Using any type of alcohol (she uses vodka) and mix the eye shadow until it forms a paste. You then would put the alcohol mixture back in the original dish and then press down on the dish with a coin covered in a cloth soaked in a...

How To: Make a rechargeable, solar-powered USB battery

An emergency battery charger for your mobile phone comes in handy, but it's not the ultimate solution; once it's dead it's useless (what a waste). If you want to really get off the metaphorical grid, you can follow the steps in this video to construct a more robust circuit that will not only bail you out of an inconvenient situation but also recharge in between uses. The simple addition of a low voltage solar panel and rechargeable batteries makes this possible. Enjoy!

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