In case you don't have an awesome officemate like mine who tells you about awesome things, GitHub has these cool things called Gists.
Have you ever written a script to do a nasty task? Its not really a separate project... but you *know* you're going to need that script someday. Maybe not this term, maybe not this degree, but soon, and for the rest of your life. But where do you keep said code? A Gist.
Here's a cool one to: Checkout github pull requests locally.