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  • Scavenge free electronics, food, and help the environment
    Scavenge free electronics, food, and help …
    by AnarchistAsian

    Ok, so you're short on money, and you need free stuff, or maybe you just want to get some free electronics equipment and food.So we're going to show you how to scavenge free stuff!With a little practice, scavenging and recycling waste can become lifelong habits. It's truly amazing how much money …

  • Renew Old Children's Toys
    Renew Old Children's Toys
    by jeff-o

    I'm amazed at what some people will throw away. This past week my wife were driving by a house that must have been doing some fall cleaning. On the top of a huge pile stuff destined for the landfill were three gems that we couldn't pass up - a Little Tikes dumptruck and ride-on car, and a child…

  • HOW TO CONVERT AN OLD CELL PHONE (NOKIA 6600) INTO A SUPERGADGET-MICROCOMPUTER
    HOW TO CONVERT AN OLD CELL PHONE (NOKIA 66…
    by theseventhsage

    http://www.internetsecretbook.com In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein The Nokia 6600 phone features new advanced imaging features, including a bright 65,536-color TFT display and camera equipped with digital zoom. These complement a built-in video recorder with audio…

Party Like It's 1929!

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Times are tough - the stock market is crashing like it's 1929, and with the economy in the toilet it's time to get creative.

Our grandparents and great-grandparents got through the Great Depression with the help of hundreds of little tricks to save money and live with less. We can do even better!

Maybe you're reusing, repurposing, or upcycling your old gear; maybe you're combining trips, hypermiling, or carpooling to save gas; maybe you're preserving produce from your garden. There are a million little things you can do to save money, and we want to see them!

So what tricks do you know of to stretch your money a little further? Share them with us and you could win something truly useful: a copy of The Best of Instructables and a Kill a Watt device that tells you how much electricity your devices are using in order to make your house super efficient! We're also giving away Instructables Robot t-shirts, patches, and stickers. Just enter your favorite cost-saving methods to help everyone else out.

So let's get to it - we're going to save money, and Party Like It's 1929!

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