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

USB Desktop Fan

You've put up with fan noise for a lot of your computer-owning career, right? So turn about is fair play. Extract one of those internal PC fans from a superannuated system, and rig it up to sit on your desk and cool you, not the overheated processors inside your computer, for a change.

Skill level for project: Intermediate

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