How to Make New Stuff From Your Piles of Obsolete Tech

A new book shows you how to make usable items from old PCs, cell phones, scanners, printers, and other dead tech gear.

By Anne B. McDonald, PC World |  Offbeat, DIY, slideshow

Mouse for Cat

Ingesting vegetation may or may not be good for them, but most cats like to do it. And if your kitty holds court in your house or apartment while you're at work, arranging for it to chomp on foliage other than your houseplants is better for all parties concerned.

Just whip out an old computer mouse, remove its innards, anchor it to a base, and plant some grass in it. Cat and mouse!

Skill level for project: Novice

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