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How to Tame Computer Cables


If you haven’t gone completely wireless yet and there’s a spaghetti-like mound from all the cables and wires behind your desk/television/sound system, here’s a tip for you…

If you have an old telephone around—a unit you’ll never use again—and it has a coiled cord, cut off the cord (or just remove it by hand if it uses squeezable jack connectors). Then gather up your messy computer or entertainment wires and, following the curvature of the coiled cord, wrap it snugly around them to keep them together in a neat bundle.

If you don’t have an old corded phone or coiled cord, you can buy coiled telephone cord at the hardware store, Radio Shack or

More ways to make life easier…


Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting “cures from the cupboard.” They are authors of Bottom Line’s Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line’s Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips Date: June 2, 2011 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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