With so much of our lives being centered around the Internet these days, weak Wi-Fi signal has got to be one of the most frustrating things there is. Last week I realized that I was late paying my electric bill and just about threw the computer across the room when I couldn’t keep the Wi-Fi connected! And don’t you hate when you’re watching those adorable kittens-chasing-laser-beams videos and you suddenly lose your connection? Instead of shelling out $30 or more on a Wi-Fi extender, I was able to boost my signal with aluminum foil! It’s easy to do—to start, tear a piece of foil into a rectangle. Next, bend your foil into a parabola, or curved shape, and place it behind the router (get detailed instructions here). The aluminum foil will help to extend your wireless range, and you’ll be back to watching those cat videos in no time!