Lock picking can be difficult with some security features. This instructional video shows you what happens when you encounter them and what to do. Break into a lock when you've forgotten your keys, but please don't sneak in anywhere you don't belong. Watch this video lock-pick ...more
Have you ever found something in your suitcase that wasn't yours? Maybe it was, but you're almost certain it wasn't. Maybe a friend slipped something in your baggage before your departure flight? Maybe the TSA was playing a joke on you, since they have all the master keys for ...more
Ever wanted to be just like MacGayver. Well, you can't. And he's not real. But take some consolation in this how-to video. It is really easy to use a Swiss Army knife to open some padlocks. Just insert the thinnest tool into the lock, turn a bit and jiggle up and down. Watch t ...more
The Mitsubishi Endeavor, like most vehicles, has it's own list of common problems. One of them is the back door locks not working. Watch this video for a guide to diagnosing your door opening problem and, hopefully, fixing it successfully.
If you like having Siri available to answer a quick question every now and again but don't want everyone who picks up your iPhone to also have access to your personal assistant, there's an easy way to disable her from working on your iPhone's lock screen. This is also somethin ...more
Watch our video for step-by-step instructions showing you how to replace/install a broken power door lock in the front of a Chevy Trailblazer or GMC Envoy (2002-2006). We'll show you an easy way to fix this common problem with simple hand tools, which any do-it-yourself mechan ...more
If you somehow forgot the pattern, PIN, or password that locks your Android device, you might think you're out of luck and are destined to be locked out forever. These security methods are hard to crack by design, but in many cases, it's not entirely impossible to break into a ...more
Don't know the combination to your lock securing all of your important gym socks? Maybe you just want to impress all of your friends by hacking a combo lock? Whatever the reason, this instructional hacking video will show you how to open a lock with a soda can shim the easy wa ...more
SentrySafe puts all sorts of measures in place to protect your valuables and important documents. This particular SentrySafe has an electronic lock, four 1-inch bolts to keep the door firmly in place, pry-resistant hinges, and it's able to withstand drops of up to 15 feet. Tha ...more
Last year, the Washington Post's Ashley Halsey wrote an article on what really happens to your luggage at airports. In it, they unwittingly published a photo of the master keys the TSA uses for TSA-approved baggage locks. Now, thanks to that picture and a French lock-picking e ...more
This video will show you how to remove your bra without taking off your shirt. Whether you want to channel "Flashdance", seduce a wet t-shirt contest audience or you really need the underwire from your bra to break into your locked car, this film will show you how to remove yo ...more
We've seen compressed air power a homemade rocket, shoot erasers across the room, and even remove dents from a vehicle, but how about breaking a bike lock? As Theodore Gray of PopSci explains, no matter how tough your lock is, there's one thing that will defeat it every time— ...more
With the recent news that New York County's District Attorney's office is trying to get into over 400 locked iPhones for use in criminal investigations, you can see why it's important to keep other people away from your personal data. The fact that it can and will be used agai ...more
If you've got a bobby pin and pair of handcuffs lying around, check out this video to learn how to modify your bobby pin to break into most locks. Using handcuffs, you can mold the tip of the bobby pin to allow the ability to open up things such as handcuffs and other locks.