I finally started watching Californication recently, but my big annoyance since then is that my—ahem—mostly-legally downloaded episodes take ages to transfer wirelessly from laptop to media center PC. Thankfully Lifehacker's got a DIY wiring solution for my troubles.


The instructions are actually pretty thorough and explain everything you need to know about running CAT 5e or CAT 6 cables through your home, walls, and attic without making a horrid mess, but please don't blame me if you somehow manage to destroy something anyway. [Instructables via Lifehacker]