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Is it possible to fix a blown fuse with a chewing gum wrapper?

Before you hurriedly unwrap a stick of gum and twist the foil around the closest blown fuse, you may want to consider a few things. You could have a fixed fuse -- or a full-blown fire.


Can you build a better … litter box?

Can you build a better … litter box?

Can you build a better litter box? Submit your ideas for litter box innovations to HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you build a better … chair?

Can you build a better … chair?

We all want to plop our butts down, but we'd rather not sit on the floor.That's the chair, an invention so simple that even a discarded milk crate will do, yet we never stop refining the design. When our legs grow tired, we pull out everything from h ... See more »

Can you build a better … toilet?

Can you build a better … toilet?

Can you build a better toilet? Submit your ideas about how to build a better toilet to HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can you build a better … mousetrap?

Can you build a better … mousetrap?

Can you build a better mousetrap? Learn how you can submit your ideas to HowStuffWorks about how to build a better mousetrap. See more »

Can you build a better … fork?

Can you build a better … fork?

Can you build a better fork? Learn how to submit your ideas of how to build a better fork at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What does gravity have to do with the big bang?

What does gravity have to do with the big bang?

Gravity and it's relationship to the big bang are explained in this article. Learn about the relationship between gravity and the big bang. See more »

What is antigravity?

What is antigravity?

Antigravity is the Holy Grail of science discoveries. Learn about antigravity research and the possible uses of antigravity technology. See more »

How do touch-sensitive lamps work?

Touch-sensitive lamps is explored in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about touch-sensitive lamps. See more »

The Top 10 Questions of 2008

The Top 10 Questions of 2008

The top 10 questions of 2008 span medicine, science, food, finance and even Google. Read on as we answer the top 10 questions of 2008 on your mind. See more »

Can you power an iPod with an onion?

Can you power an iPod with an onion?

You can learn how to power an iPod with an onion on YouTube. Is it a good idea to power an iPod with an onion, or should you stick to your charger? See more »