Lose a charger for your cellphone? The AC power adapter for your laptop? Or maybe your iPod's USB cable? Cables and chargers are some of the most frequently forgotten items at hotels, and often hundreds sit in storage before being discarded. If you need a new charger or a missing cord, ask for one the next time you check into a hotel. You might be surprised how often the hotel will give you one. This will give the stray cord a home, keep it out of a landfill and save you a few bucks, too.