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It's Official: CDs Are the New Drink Coaster

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The 2013 Chevrolet Spark will become the first Chevy vehicle built entirely without a CD player since the '90s.  They're making way for iPods, "infotainment systems" and other newfangled technologies.   

It's been a good run, Compact Disc!  And hey, we've got great memories we'll cherish forever. Driving through heavy traffic listening to the same three seconds of a song skipping over and over and over.... That breakup mix from the ex-boyfriend....

It looks like a CD, but it's actually a drink coaster. (Flickr image by Nick J Adams)Here at Car Talk Plaza, we were wondering... what to do with all those old CDs now that they've long since been ripped into our iPods? 

Well, how about...

A Christmas lamp! (Flickr image by JaulaDeArdilla)
Art! (Flickr image by  Criativa Papel Arte)
As vehicle reflectors -- Not recommended by the DOT! (Flickr image by BoydJones)
A soothing Zen backyard fountain! (Flickr image by sarahgb)You can also recycle them, right here. What do you plan to do with your new collection of 150 drink coasters? Let us know!
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