Electronic waste is one of the biggest problems that affects not only America, but also the rest of the world. Most electronics (or the parts that make them up) are full of toxins, and simply throwing them out will have detrimental impacts on the natural world. The good news is that electronics can easily be recycled, and oftentimes, they can also be reused.
You gotta love the Russian company SKN for converting old Russian ammunitions into diamonds, and didn't you always want to know how many steps you'd have to take to create the inevitable splash of coffee on your carpet? But the SpeechJammer in 2012? A machine that delays speech and makes one stutter is decades old, and it actually has the practical application of helping stutterers speak without stuttering.