The fashion world isn't exactly known for sending looks down the runway that are immediately wearable. But one of the hottest hairstyles we saw on the Fall/Winter 2010 runways was this cinched back locks look, a la Marion Cotillard to a recent premiere. It's certainly way dif ...more
How 2 Get in Locks
This is a straight forward demonstration of how to pick a lock with a 2 in 1 pick. Locksmiths use this tool. This is demonstrated on an old school lock, not a schlage.
LG, like many other OEMs, usually locks down their bootloaders with an airtight seal. There are a few good reasons for this, the big one being that an unlocked bootloader technically compromises some device security measures. LG would also argue that unlocking your bootloader ...more
Learn how to defend against and counter locks, bearhugs, arm grabs and choke holds in this free video series on women's self-defense. Part 1 of 16 - How to Counter locks using women's self-defense. Counter locks using women's self-defense - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch ...more
In this video clip series our expert, Charles Bishop, will show you many tips and techniques of how to obtain a leg lock from many different angles and positions. He will also show you how to defend against a leg lock and heel hooks because what good is knowing how to do one i ...more
Keep your house safe! Learn how to replace door locks in this free home security video from our professional handyman. Part 1 of 10 - How to Replace door locks. Replace door locks - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Replace door locks - Part ...more
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler l ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to pick single-pin locks. Hacking a single pin lock is easier than most locks. ...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
In this video I explain how to open combination locks. All combination locks can be bypassed in one way or another. This lockpicking tutorial goes over different methods. Locks Used In Making This Video: Generic Combo Lock Master Lock 175 Master Lock 630 Places To Buy Warded ...more
Not a great lock picker? Well, get some help figuring out how to break into padlocks and high security locks -- check out this video tutorial on how to open locks with comb picks. Comb picks are one of the best ways to hack into these common everyday padlocks. It's not a foolp ...more
We may not all be Macgyver, but we can certainly channel our inner detective by bolstering our lock picking skills. And some of the hardest locks to crack open are combination locks, which have several disks are require advanced lockpicking skills. This con tutorial will guid ...more
These lock picking tutorials cover some basics of single pin lock picking as well as the tools of a lock picking set. Watch the whole sequence of lock picking how-to videos. Part 1 of 4 - How to Pick a variety of locks with a lock picking tool set. Part 2 of 4 - How to Pick a ...more
Professionally and academically speaking, I am a computer scientist, but I also enjoy lock picking as a hobby, so I thought I would share what knowledge I have with this. Before we start doing anything, first we need to understand the fundamentals of how locks work and then ac ...more
Practicing your lockpicking skills without ruining the doors around your home might seem impossible. With a little DIY knowhow, not so. Watch this video to learn how to easily make a lock picking practice set that will allow you to work on different types of locks easily witho ...more
Getting started lock picking? This how-to video gives a simple overview of how to begin picking locks. You will need a tension wrench, a c-rake, and a pick. Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to pick locks.
A lockpicking tutorial by DevonLocks.Com - How to pick tubular locks.
Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more
If you've been playing Fallout 3, you may have discovered that picking the locks in Fort Constantine is fairly difficult. Thankfully, this video clarifies how you can pick these locks without going through a bunch of bobby pins. Lockpicking is really only about one thing: Tap ...more
Today, learn the basics of lock bumping. Lock bumping is a lock picking technique for opening a pin tumbler lock using a specially-crafted bump key. One bump key will work for all locks of the same type. This video tutorial will show you how to hack into locks with lock bumpi ...more
Most combinations locks like the one you have / had on your locker need to be turned right, left, then right again to enter the combination and open the lock. Or so you thought! Watch this video to learn how you can unlock a lock with turns in the opposite direction by using a ...more
How to make and use a bump key to quickly unlock most residential grade locks.
If you are looking for a red carpet ready look, look no further than this tutorial. In this video, you will see how to get longer, curlier, fuller locks that will make any budding starlet jealous. So, if you are looking to add some volume to your 'do, follow along with Judy as ...more
Here is a short tutorial on how to gut and reassemble an American 1105 series lock. This isn't for beginners. You should have some experience in gutting and reassembling locks.
Do you ever lose your house keys? Well here is one extreme way of dealing with the problem, create your own lock pick! To create your own lock pick, you will need your own dremel, an electric grinder, and some hack saws. Follow along with this instructional how-to video to lea ...more
In order to prevent accidental CAP LOCKS, you can use a number of new, innovative and free software solutions. With your Windows 7, there are functions available to assist you. First, go to your start menu. Click on Control Panel. Next, select "Clock, Language, and Region". W ...more
Opening doors with keys is boring and for the lockpicking illiterate. Inject some mischief into your life by watching this video on how to open a lock and break into a house using everyday objects you have lying around. The turning mechanism of bump keys, which fit most doork ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. During last Saturday's Weekly Workshop, we played with redstone combination locks. A redstone combination lock is a redstone device that relies on logic gates in order to power a do ...more
Combination locks in Minecraft can be really simple or frustratingly difficult, but no matter how complicated they are, some of them fall victim to the same simple exploits. First, I suggest you watch this video, which will explain the whole thing for you. Then I'll go over i ...more
Check out this video to see how to pick a deadbolt lock with a tension wrench and lockpick. Now, in order to pick a deadbolt, you'll be using the "lifter picking" method to do so. Just make sure you have a lockpicing set and a tension wrench and you're set. These are the lock ...more
Learn how you can open handcuffs using common items such as paper clips and more. This can come in handy for those late nights at bars.
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
This guy shows how to easily bust out of handcuffs with one of three household items. Its a cool thing to know but most of the time if someone puts handcuffs on you its best to just leave them on. Uses a dental tool and bobby pins.
Breaking into a low security lock is easy (and thus why it's the subject of a googolplex number of Youtube tutorials made by mischievious prepubescent boys). But add a combination number to a lock and your lock-picking life gets much harder. Learn how to break a padlock and a ...more
Looking for a good source of information on how to pick a lock? Someone has anonymously posted the classic text from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) on how to pick any lock in the online Zine Library. (Sort of constitutes as a zine, right? Pamphlet maybe?) The tex ...more
This is a great spring bumping demo from UK Bump Keys. Spring bumping involves inserting a spring over a bump key to disledge the mechanisms in a lock. This is a locksmith and lockpick demonstration.
How to make a Two Sided Tension wrench or aut tension wrench for lockpicking.
In this video we explain how to make and use Padlock Shims. Padlock Shims are used to unlock spring latch Padlocks.
See how to pick a Master Lock #5 and #3 with a tension wrench and picking tool.
So, you've found yourself in a hotel room, and for some reason you just have to remove that cable from the wall. However, it is protected by a cable lock. In this instructional video, see how to defeat these using a piece of toilet paper, a pen, and the cable lock itself! Use ...more
Hold crochet hook with dominate hand, needle facing toward you, hold dreadlock with left hand. In a spot with numerous loose hairs poke needle through dreadlock to other side. Grab loose hairs with needle and pull them through the dreadlock (use hands to keep loose hairs on ho ...more
Update January 27, 2014: Samsung has released a statement to address the flip cover issue, claiming it as a bug with a "fix" coming soon: "We have currently identified a software compatibility issue with the Galaxy Note 3 update to Android 4.4 (KitKat) and select 3rd party ac ...more
On Monday, toy maker Merge virtually blasted its way into CES 2018 with a new tech-meets-toys innovation in the form of an augmented reality gun controller for use with smartphone-powered first-person shooter apps. The 6DoF Blaster (6DoF refers to "six degrees of freedom"), a ...more
If someone is trying to pass guard on you in MMA, there are lots of different ways that you can get them into an ankle or leg lock if you know how. In this video, UFC fighter Kurt Pellegrino will teach you several ways to get into different ankle and leg locks from a guard pass.
Sorry to say, but most of us are not that safe in our own houses. We have locks on every door and gates also with locks on them, but the truth is that most of these locks are tumbler locks or pin locks that are picked easily. In fact, you can even pick them once you learn the ...more
Do you live in a dangerous neighborhood? Even if your area isn't known to be dangerous, it could still be a target of home burglaries. Don't let the thieves have the upper hand. Make sure the only thing they're stealing is grass. To properly secure your home from external thre ...more
Originally made as portable convenience locks, padlocks are known for their cheap, simplistic and relatively secure design. Their construction is made up of a body, shackle and locking mechanism, with the shackle typically assuming a "U" shape to be easily linked to things lik ...more
A spare key is one of those things that never seems like a huge deal until you need it. If you've ever lost your keys, had them stolen, or locked yourself out of your house or car, you know how difficult and embarrassing it can be trying to get your door open. So, how would y ...more
In this lock picking tutorial video series, I explain and demonstrate how to pick warded locks. Warded locks can be identified by the unique keyway they have. Warded locks use a very simple design. This allows the lock to be inexpensive and minimizes jamming from dirt and grim ...more
In Hollywood, not many celebrities embrace either their natural hair color or their natural hair. So starlets who have naturally curly locks (think Nicole Kidman and AnnaLynne McCord) straighten them and starlets with naturally straight locks (think Hayden Panetierre) love cur ...more
Keep your possessions safe from thieves with these tips. You Will Need * Motion detector lights * Locks * A locksmith * A security alarm system * A safety deposit box or home safe * An engraving pen * A trusted neighbor * Bolts or wooden dowels (optional) Step 1: Eliminate bu ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to bypass security wafers when lock picking. Security wafers on locks prevent ...more
Did you buy a car and find out the wheels are held on with wheel locks and you don't have the key? Or perhaps you lost the key to your own wheel locks? This tutorial shows you how to use the Dynomec locking wheel nut remover to remove wheel locks without damaging the wheel or ...more
Lockpicking is a skill that takes years upon years to master. Locks come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but have common ground in how they work. Most cylinder locks have "tumblers," which are metallic cylindrical objects that sit vertically to the actual locking mechanism. ...more
Keep you and your family safe by equipping your home to prevent home invasion. Discourage home invasions by being cautious and making a break-in more difficult. Have a plan in the case your home is invaded. The best defense against a home invasion is careful planning. You Wi ...more
Ahhh! You're locked out of your bedroom, or your bathroom! Well, watch this video and you won't be locked out for long. Fortunately, interior privacy locks are very simple to pick. There are essentially two kinds: one that requires a blade, or knife and the other which require ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make tension wrenches for lock picking. For lockpicking, there's tension wr ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make a tension wrench for lock picking. For lockpicking, there's tension wr ...more
For lockpicking, there's tension wrenches and lock picks. There's all kinds of tensions wrenches (or spanners) out there, you just need to find the right one for you and it's best if it were stainless steel. The lockpick should also be stainless steel. To bypass padlocks, all ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to avoid a false set when lock picking. A false set, or fake set, is when the ...more