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18 Cool DIY Ways To Use Your Old CDs

Whether you're in the middle of some Zen-like possessions purge, or just switching to vinyl and MP3s, here are fun ways to repurpose your discs.

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4. Hang a few in your garden.

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Hanging old CDs in your garden is a good way to redirect sunlight to areas that get less sun, and a few dangling CDs can make a scarecrow much more effective. This also works well for chicken coops.

5. Put a few in your bag during hikes to use as emergency signal mirrors.

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More about signal mirrors here.

10. Erase your data with mini tesla coils.

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11. Or with a motor and a pin.

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12. Or in the microwave.

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You shouldn't do this one, since it'll probably make your food taste bad.

13. Use a balloon to make this hovercraft toy.

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