10 Seriously Ridiculous Hacks

Use a rubber band to hold your phone on your head? Why not? But we'd caution against stringing an extension cord to the swimming pool to power your gadgets.

By Sarah Jacobsson, PC World |  Offbeat, hardware hacks, slideshow

Sick of Extension Cords

It is kind of annoying to move into a new apartment and to have to arrange your furniture and home entertainment system around the electrical outlets. You've just put up some awesome shelves, for instance, but your TV cord is a few inches too short to reach the nearest outlet. The obvious solution? Put electrical outlets everywhere.

Or, um, use an extension cord.

To be fair, the electrical-outlet pattern is rather alluring. Every PC World editor who saw this photo wants this setup in his or her home office.

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