If you're like most Americans, you probably have a half a dozen old phone books laying around the house. Yes, they make for excellent bug smashers, and can even come in handy for propping up furniture. Rest assured, though, there are several amazing uses for you phone book you've never considered. We proudly submit these five uses for your consideration.

1. Armor Plating

2. Use for towing vehicles and heavy machinery, including tanks.

3. Workout Equipment

4. Climbing Equipment

5. Here are several uses, including: 'Stop unwanted advances from co-workers', 'bug smasher', and more!

There is one other brilliant use for your old phone book: recycle it. Bring your old phone books to the Townsquare Studios at 315 Kennedy Avenue and drop them in our convenient recycle bin.