-As of June 2008, there have been more than 1 billion personal computers distributed worldwide.
-The average American goes through a cell phone every 12 to 18 months, leaving 700 million sitting in desk drawers for a rainy day.
Those are just the appliances you’ve used recently. How about your rotary phone, external modem, parallel port scanner, etc?
Enter the new book 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer (and Other Discarded Electronics) by Randy Sarafan and you can construct an iMac terrarium, RAM money clip, and a scanner compost bin among many useful inventions. I mean, what else were you planning to do with that stuff?