Wifi range extender: 5 bars for 50 cents

With just a wire, a wood screw, and a drinking straw you can go MacGyver on your PC’s WiFi and make yourself an omnidirectional “range extender” antenna, similar to what you’d find in the store for $30. There isn’t a lot of talk about the reasoning behind the antenna design… it’s just a straight duplicate of what’s in the commercial product.

WIFI Range Extender Antenna – Link