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Each year a report 850 million golf balls are produced. If this bounty were split evenly among people living in the United States, every resident, from Sea to Shining Sea, would receive 2.7 golf balls. Damn, the Octomom the household alone would get 40.5 bales.
So far this year, over 63 million bikes have been produced (check out the real time ticker).
All of these staggering numbers are valid for a year, folks. Imagine the things that already exist in the world. In garages and storage facilities and sports sheds. At the back of the cupboards. In schoolyards, backyards and junkyards. In gutters and sewers.
It makes no sense to let everything go to waste. Put on your blouse over your head, put on your wacky cap and reorient yourself.
Click on for some wacky ideas of what you could do with all that old gear.
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The old, worn-out Spalding? Lost his bounce? Why not give this little finch in your garden a new cradle.
You will feel better, Finchy will be stylish, and you will be able to go out and buy yourself a brand new ball.
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Just think of the billions of pairs of skis that have been thrown away since snowboarding became the âitâ snow sport.
In the photo, a crushed ice stand uses some of the forgotten relics.
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Sure, you can crack this Corona open with your lighter or the edge of a table, but won’t it taste a little sweeter if you unleash its sparkling, malty goodness with a golf club opener?
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Not the arts and crafts genre? Does everything on this list seem too ambitious for your loner to take care of? Well, here’s one that even a kindergarten kid can handle. Just glue the old googly eyes, cut a mouth, and your versatile tennis ball man is ready to help you around the house.
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It’s fine leather in your old glove over there, made all the softer by the ten thousand takes you made. Discover your interior Salvatore Ferragamo and shape one of these beauties to replace that nylon and velcro monstrosity that you stuffed in your back pocket.
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What could be more American than an American flag? Well, an American flag made out of baseball bats, of course. Eat a slice of apple pie underneath while listening Jacques and Diane. Just be careful that your heart doesn’t explode because of the patriotism rising in you.
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Is handball not that popular in your area? Why let these courts crack and get stained with graffiti? Take a lesson from Montgomery County, Maryland. The count underused handball courts converted in arid land facilities so that budding divers can practice their flips and twists out of the water.
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At one time, they protected your face with the point of a sword. And now they protect the local flies from the smoldering tungsten filaments.
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It is made from the object of fascination of a dog. It’s the equivalent of a guy’s bed made of Maxim covers.
Sleep well, sweet dog. Sleep well.
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Now if there was only one way to turn a golf cart into a toilet …
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What more honorable fate for a trusted old sneaker that has served you well, than to spend its twilight years in a state of suspended suspension.
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The French designer of London origin Pierre Ospina imagined this concept of buttock rest for the 2011 London Design Festival. He set up a whole bunch of cricket stool benches and called the spot “Rest Area For The Brits”.
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Nothing worse than biting into a cranberry muffin when you thought you had chosen a blueberry one. Eliminate the risk of such future inconvenience with this big bag of golf tees that has been in the front pocket of your golf bag since 2003.
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Who needs all that flashy gold and platinum when there is phenolic resin to put on?
But if you plan to come up with one of them, you’re not going with the 8-ball.
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The scourge of a suburban existence: mowing the lawn. Well, not anymore. Just take a part of Rusty Schwinn and a part of Aging Toro and make yourself a pedal locomotive for pruning the blades.
You’ll exercise, scenery, and make that sexy girl across the street pass out in one fell swoop.
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When you were seven years old, these Little League trophies were a source of pride. But when you were about 12 years old, you realized that they were really just a bunch of gadgets that the neighborhood dads picked up from a local sporting goods store and gave to almost everyone. children of each team.
So free up shelf space and make yourself a perfectly functional coat rack at the same time.
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Paradigm shifts in the fencing profession:
1. In 160,000 BC. homo sapien named Ooogah Oomph piled stones on top of each other and told his neighbor Goog Gmuff to stay on the other side of the pile.
2. In 1874, a certain Joseph F. Glidden of Dekalb, Illinois invented the barbed wire.
3. In the early 2000s, an aging crowd of Gen X hipsters swapped their bikes for BMWs (they kept the skinny jeans though) and a new approach to fencing was born.
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Hey, you are an uncle or aunt for the first time. Congratulation. I have to give this little niece a special welcome gift. Your big brother, the new daddy, is begging you, “No more teddy bears.” We are drowning in things!
It works for you, especially because you only have about 78 cents in your name.
Rummage in the closet and see what old shoes and gloves you have. With a little creative cutting, twisting, and gluing, you can create a unique plush toy. Sustainable. Adorable. And only slightly smelly.