"With my wife wanting to pick out curtains for our apartment and me getting tired of being woken up by the sun every morning I figured "curtains" consisting of trash bags and aluminum foil would help move her along to making a proper selection. Also doubles as a way to discourage guests as she doesn't want anyone seeing this hack job."
Not to mention it protects your against aliens reading your minds! Bonus!
When a door broke out of our kitchen we created a light, colorful and comfortable alternative out of plastic bags. (translation: Anna shows us how to open our new door in the kitchen with the automatic cable linkage)
Sorry fixers, due to some craziness beyond our control here at TIFI headquarters there won't be a Historical Thursday post today. Check back next week for an especially kludgy write-up of ancient workarounds. ~Not-So-Handy Andy