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Make Pt1746
Nice round up of “extraordinary uses for 16 ordinary household items” at Woman’ day, some aren’t that great – but there are few gems in there… via LoL.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. Mike Coles says:

    Toothpaste in goggles can cause a burning sensation on your eyes.

  2. mJohnHurt says:

    Am I too blind to see the link to the original article? I only see a link to the front page of LoL, which isn’t especially helpful…

    Even better, when you preview your post and then try to Submit it, there’s no captcha to enter, but upon submission you’re told you didn’t enter the captcha correctly. Outstanding.

  3. Tester says:


  4. Phillip Torrone says:

    @mJohnHurt – i’ve made sure the link is there and we’ve just fixed our captcha, at least it seems to -

  5. Neil McGrath says:

    As well as getting removing scratches from a CD you can also use toothpaste to polish out any scratches from the glass on your wristwatch.