Shim Master Lock

GENRE JAM : West Side Story (1961)

There's gonna be a rumble.... For this week's GJ article, I thought I would jump right into talking about a mortal-lock favourite of mine: West Side Story. If you haven't seen it (and a lot of folks havent - dudes especially) and you want a lesson in filmmaking craft from a b ...more

How To : Escape from handcuffs

It's a trick that never fails to amaze. You're placed in handcuffs, but with a flick of the wrist, you're free! Kick off your career as a daring escape artist with these simple tips. You Will Need *A pair of handcuffs *A handcuff key *A bobby pin or paper clip *An assistant ...more

How To : Use the Submission Master grappling dummy

The Submission Master grappling dummy allows you to train in all positions, 24/7, without having a martial arts partner. You can get 1000's of reps on passing the guard, triangles, arm bars, leg lock, chokes... nearly all tactics. These videos will show you how to use the Sub ...more

How To : Use chopsticks as a weapon

In this video series, watch as Master David Herbert teaches how to use chopsticks as a weapon. Learn the ear strike defense, thrust techniques, groin strike technique, wrist lock strike, ankle choke technique, outside strike defense, inside strike defense, steel chopsticks, ch ...more

Oops : Some Security Doors Can Be "Picked" with Canned Air

Security researcher Samy Kamkar, best known for his MySpace Worm, and most recently for his online calculator that can help you crack any Master Lock combination, is at it again. This time he's figured out how to break into security doors that have a motion-sensing egress syst ...more

News : Hack a padlock with a soda can shim

Yes. It works. But only if it's your lock. Otherwise it definitely does not work. In fact if you try this on that nerdy kid's locker and you'll definitely land in detention. Hack a lock with a soda can shim.

News : A Free Steampunk Horror Short Story

Sometimes I forget that I'm also a fiction writer, so I thought it might be a nice change of pace to share one of my stories with you. I wrote this piece awhile ago for an anthology that never came together and I'm tired of just sitting on it. It's one of the more odd stories ...more

How To : Be More Secretive Using Hide SMS and Call Recorder

Some people are of extremely secretive nature. They do not like sharing their personal events in their lives with anyone. Thus people around that person wont be able to figure out details on their life's personal matters. It is not like they want to hide some mysterious secret ...more

How To : Hang a door properly

Hanging a door evenly isn't easy, and if you screw it up, you'll probably have to start over with a brand new door. Master this skill, however, and save a bundle in installation fees. You Will Need * A circular saw * A sanding block * Varnish * A combination square or ruler ...more

How To : Open a master padlock with a beer can

Check out this video to learn how to open a master padlock using simply a beer can. All you need is a 1" tall piece of aluminum from an empty beer can, and then you will be able open a locked Master padlock with it. Just make sure to follow the instructions in the video and it ...more

How To : Open a padlock with a soda can shim

Watch this video and learn to hack a padlock with a soda can. Make a lockpick for a padlock using just a soda can. A few cuts and folds and you'll be a full fledged thief or prankster. You can pull a pratical joke on any of your friends with the soda can hack after watching th ...more

How To : Make the best padlock shim out of an aluminum can

The padlocks that secure most of America's high-school lockers are one of the easiest types of locks to open in the world for thieves and other miscreants. The easiest, cheapest way to do so is using a shim. These can be bought online, but why both when you can make one yourse ...more

How To : Make tension wrenches for lock picking

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

How To : Make a tension wrench for lock picking

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

How To : Avoid a false set when lock picking

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

How To : Animate a 3D airplane in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Do stability ball push-ups and knee tucks

Learn how to do stability ball push-ups and knee tucks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The stability ball push-up and knee tucks is a two-in-one workout that focuses on your chest and abs while simultaneously improving overall core muscle strength, ...more

How To : Create a Times Square billboard in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Use Fireworks CS4

This ten-part video tutorial series covers all the new features and uses of Fireworks CS4. This is a great introduction to any user new to Fireworks in general, or wanting to learn what changes have happened from Fireworks CS3 to CS4. PART 1: RC talks about the new Fireworks C ...more

How To : Play Your Kit in Battlefield Bad Company 2

Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more

How To : Replace and install an exterior door with Lowe's

To replace a door, refer to Lowe's do-it-yourself for a step by step guide. Replacement is not very difficult. To replace just the door, tools and material required are: a new door, hammer, screw driver, tape measure, pencil, combination square, saw horses, clamps, chisel, a d ...more

How To : Do a split

Splits are popular in dance and cheerleading, do you think you can do one? Practice, practice, practice and check out the helpful tips in this video to avoid injury. You Will Need • Flexibility • Time to practice **Never bounce while stretching. Step 1: Warm up Warm up for ...more

How To : Origami Enrica's dodecahedron kusudama

Have a go at this dodecahedron "flower-ish" kusudama model by Enrica Dray. You can do a lot of different things with the modules both in appearance as well as locking them together. Check out this how-to video if you want to origami Enrica's dodecahedron kusudama. Maybe you ar ...more

How To : Pick Masterlocks No.1 and No.3

This tutorial video will teach you to pick Master locks number 01 and number 03. This is great for anyone looking to loot some toilet paper or sneak into the sewers. Just remember, it's illegal to steal. (Even though lock picking is fun.)

How To : Put your hair in a ponytail using hair extensions

A long flowing ponytail is a classy, feminine look. If you don't have the locks to pull off this look, maybe you should get some temporary hair extensions. A lot of people don't think you can wear a ponytail with extensions, but this tutorial will show you how to do it right. ...more

How To : Make micro picks for lock picking

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 micro picks for lock picking. To make these micro, credit card-sized l ...more

How To : Successfully pick a lock, for beginners

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 successfully pick a lock, for beginners. For lockpicking, there's tension w ...more

How To : Use tension wrenches when lock picking

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 use tension wrenches when lock picking. There's all kinds of tensions wrenc ...more

How To : Bypass security wafers when lock picking

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

How To : Do the bound forward fold yoga pose

In yoga the Bound Forward Fold involves twisting the body and clasping the hands together. Learn a new yoga pose in this video yoga lesson. Take action: place feet wider than hips, root into feet, bend knees to lock, and focus on breathing. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this ...more

How To : Do the extended side arm balance pose

The Extended Side Arm Pose engages the core muscles and improves balance. Learn a new yoga pose in this video yoga lesson. Take action: let go of fear, engage core, find counter balance, use belly lock, and breathe and center. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/08 - 02/14)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Sing

In this video, Erik Dillard teaches us how to sing. Remember that breathing is everything. A lot of people having amazing voices, but they can't tap into their full voice because they aren't breathing properly. Make sure you use your diaphragm and never breathe through your ch ...more

Hack Your Brain : Improving Memory with Dirty Pictures

If you're interested in nabbing superhero memory strength, the secret behind training your brain is not necessarily what you might expect. Your standard G-rated brain strengthening exercises range from crossword puzzles to Sudoku to calculating fairly simple math problems to i ...more

How To : The Ultimate Guide to FarmVille Success!

Over the past few months I've written up several helpful How-To guides to help you with various FarmVille related issues. It's about time I put them all in one place so they are easy to find, learn from and share! It has been a pleasure writing for you all and I do hope I have ...more

Friday Fresh : Master Halo: Reach Achievements & More

Every day of the week, WonderHowTo curators are hard at work, scouring the web for the greatest and most inspiring how-to videos. Every Friday, we'll highlight our favorite finds. Farm achievements in Halo: Reach Can't wait for Halo: Reach to come out next week? We've got an ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 53

Damsels in Distress: Everybody likes rescuing a helpless woman, or multiple helpless women. You'll find Antonio and company in the Dorsoduro district to the south. Talk to him and your conversation is interrupted by a murder—that's right, murder! After the cut scene, you need ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 52

Knowledge Is Power: But can power be knowledge, too? Pay a visit to Leonardo and he'll cook up a new weapon for you based on a mystery codex. After the cut scene, move out to the yellow map marker and you'll get some directions on how to use your new pistol. Lock onto the thre ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 24

Fox Hunt: When you trigger this mission, you're asked to find a particular man among the crowd in the village square that's marked in green on your map. Use your eagle vision and only the guy you're looking for will glow gold (guards glow red, everyone else is darkened out). W ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 23

Practice What You Preach: Just make sure you know what you're doing. Return to Leonardo in Florence and he'll use your collected codices to give you some new skills. After the cut scene, look for the marker on your map that points you to a courtyard behind Leonardo's pad. Ther ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 11

Family Heirloom: Find the precious family peice passed down generation to generation. Go back to Giovanni's room and use eagle vision to locate the hidden door. Okay, it's not really very hidden. Open the door and step into the secret room. Open up the chest inside to get a sn ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 1

Boys Will Be Boys: This is the very first problem for you to solve in the video game. You're dropped into your first mission, which requires you beat up a lot of dudes. Be sure to lock onto an enemy, which allows you to throw up your guard and block incoming attacks. You've go ...more

How To : Make a Simple Didgeridoo from PVC

Traditional Aboriginal didgeridoos are made from trees that have been hollowed out by termites. Finishing work to smooth out surfaces and decorate the didgeridoo would soon follow. Lucky for you, you don't have to spend lots of money or find a hollowed out tree to create a did ...more

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