MacGyver Phone Charger

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MacGyver Phone Charger
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Submitter gsimon was in a hotel room with no phone charger. A data cable, a paper clip, a key, and the batteries from the keyboard of the set-top box combined to make a fine substitute.

I Don't Know What it is, But My Friend All Have Them

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I Don't Know What it is, But My Friend All Have Them
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And I get the feeling that it's not supposed to hold AA batteries... but then again I'm not a photgraphometer.

~NSHA

Four Cent Fix

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Four Cent Fix
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In case those controllers you just got need a little fix.

Improvised Cell Phone Charging

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I really really hope this actually works and not just someone trying to make a clever video based on what's happening in the Middle East.

From the Youtube description:

If you don't have electricity: Get two batteries and dunk them in the cup of water for 1 or 1 1/2 hours and then link the mobile phone with USB cable to the water! Great improvised technique for those traveling through revolution areas, or maybe just backpacking somewhere and you don't have electricity.