It used to be that you only had to worry about maids rummaging through your belongings in your locked hotel room. But now anyone with 50 bucks of hardware and some programming skills can hack their way in—as long as it's locked by keycard. At the Black Hat security conference ...more
To Use a Card to Pick a Door
Locked out? Quit climbing through the windows or calling your ex to let you in. Get serious. Howcast says, do it yourself. This lock pick trick is elementary. I do it on my office door daily. It's a quick shimmy and flick of the wrist. Almost easier than finding my keys. Just ...more
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
In this video, we learn how to pick a door lock with an electric pick gun. First you will need to have a locked door and an electric pick with you. Once you have these, push the electric pick into the door and turn it on as you twist the knob. Continue to do this for several t ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform an amazing card trick. The magician begins by going through the deck and lets the spectator pick a card. The entire deck has a red back. Then the magician put the card at the top of deck and a cut. The magician then snaps hi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a church door card. To start, you will need to take a piece of card stock and the template for the church door. After this, you will fold the template up using the paper, then cut it out. After this, write the message you want on the insi ...more
Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to pick a door lock. Maybe you locked yourself out of the house, or you're just a criminal trying to get in somewhere you don't belong. You will need a lock pick and a tension wrench. To make the lock pick in this video take a ha ...more
In this video, we learn how to pick a door lock with a paper clip. First, make sure you have a door lock that has a pinhole on the outside. Now take your paperclip and open it up so it's straight and flat. Once you've done this, stick your paperclip into the pinhole and wait u ...more
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
Arthur Cavallin demonstrates how to pick a door lock. To pick a lock, you will need to push up the pins and align them so that the mechanism will open. You will need a tension wrench which you can make with an alan key. You will also need a lock pick which you can make out of ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a door lock with a homemade tool. This tool is made with a hacksaw blade. First, take a locked door knob and try to open it. If you can't stick a pin in the bottom of the knob, then push the saw into the middle of the lock as you are turn ...more
With this simple card trick, you can force your spectator to pick a card that they think is unique when really it's the card you wanted them to pick.
In this video, learn how to do the world's most amazing card trick! This trick, sometimes called "Black and Red" or "Pick a card". This trick is easy to learn and will definitely fool your audience. If you are just beginning to learn card tricks, check this out. In a few minu ...more
Adrenaline0Studios from YouTube shows how to do the “Pick a Card” trick. 1. Shuffle the deck of cards. 2. Allow the person you are performing the trick on to draw a card. 3. While they are looking at the card, split the deck while glancing at the card on the bottom of the top ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a cylinder door lock with a wire. These types of locks are very easy to get open because they have an easy turn inside to push them. First, take your wire and fashion a loop at the end of it. After you do this, stick it into the door lock ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a locked door with a paperclip. First, open up your paperclip and then twist the end of it so it's a spiral shape. Then, scrub over the pins and create a spiral shape with these as well. Try your best to make the shape of the paperclip to ...more
The locks in most houses are fairly basic, making this lock picking technique fairly easy. If your door lock has a hole in it, and functions similarly to the one in this video, check this video out! All you need is a bobby pin.
Whether you locked yourself out of your house, or just into experimenting with locks, check out this video to learn how to open a deadbolt door lock. No skill, no experience, and no professional pick tools needed -- just 2 bobby pins. Using very light torque to the tension wre ...more
Uh, oh. You’re at your front door without a key. If you’ve got a credit card, see if you can get it to open the door before you use it to pay for a locksmith. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card. The lock needs to be the right kind of lock & you need to have patience ...more
SD cards are pretty simple in concept, but there are lots of different sizes, types, and speeds to choose from. Watch this video for tips on choosing the right SD memory card for your camera, computer, Wii, or other electronics.
Some spreads for giving a Tarot reading ask you to pick one of the court cards from the Minor Arcana to represent the querent. Peter John presents an easy system using hair color and age to select the right card for your client.
Use the powers of lock picking for good and get yourself back in the house when you've locked yourself out! No need to climb through windows, this video shows you how to pick the lock on your front door. You need a tension bar and a lock pick. Pick the lock on your front door. ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to pick the lock of a garage door. It is not recommended for users to learn this technique to use to open other people's garage doors to break in someone's home or steal their possessions. The tools needed for this technique are a L-ke ...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
Chain locks are hardly highly secure to begin with, but a fun MacGyver-style trick nonetheless. Add it to the lock picking vault. Crack a Master Lock - Mathematically, No Shim. Open a Locked Door With a Credit Card. Wooden Combination Lock Demonstrates Inner Workings. DIY Digi ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to open almost any door with an easy lock picking trick. Begin by prying open the door top. To do this, users will need to use a knife, the end of a hammer, crowbar or any other kind of tool that can pry. Slide the tool through the doo ...more
First of all you need to a set up deck. You need to learn about two things. First you need to learn about calculating the numerical value of the card and also work out the suit the card. First take out a card and lay it face up. This is 4 of clubs. The rule here is that next c ...more
Andy Field performs the top shot card trick in this video. To begin this card trick, first a spectator is needed to name a card, not pick a card (this instruction is repeated several times throughout the video to emphasize importance). The card chosen is the five of clubs. He ...more
Plasma rifles are some of the sexiest guns in Fallout New Vegas, and the rare / unique weapon version of it, the Q-35 Matter Modulator, is even sexier. Watch this video to learn how to find it in REPCONN Headquarters. From the Creator: Located in REPCONN Headquarters, in the ...more
A sure fire way to force your spectator to choose a particular card. These forces are used in many card magic tricks. Easy to perform and can be mastered pretty quick. This is a classic "Pick a card, any card!" style trick.
Learn how to pick the right card in this magic card street trick.
Impress your friends and family with this episode of "Do Try This at Home" with Mr. G and learn a brand new card trick that's sure to wow anyone! All you'll need is a deck of cards and a little practice to master this simple trick of forcing your audience to pick the card you ...more
Andy Field shows us a trick that has little set up and carries a high reaction. This trick is called the wrong prediction trick. You will need a deck of playing cards a wallet and a black magic marker. Take out the queen of hearts and write "9 of clubs" on the back of it. Stic ...more
The one card trick that every street magician or street hustler needs to know is 3 Card Monte. With the help of this video tutorial, you'll see exactly how to perform the three-card monte throw. There is no real magic here, it's all just a sleight of hand, which is needed for ...more
This step-by-step video tutorial shows you how to install CHDK onto your Canon digital camera. CHDK is a firmware enhancement that operates on a number of Canon cameras. CHDK gets loaded into your camera's memory upon bootup (either manually or automatically). It provides add ...more
Impress all of your friends with some card magic, or as others like to say, card manipulation or card trick. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic with a deck of playing cards. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to se ...more
Are you still one of those boring folks who use duct tape only as it's recommended, i.e. for taping stuff together? Well, get ready to be enlightened - while organizing your life a little bit - by watching this innovative duct tape tutorial. You'll learn a novel use for duct ...more
Back in the olden days, if a lock was, well, locked, you couldn't get in the door. At least, the average individual couldn't get in the door. But inventive and scheming folk (read: ye hackers of olde) devised crafty ways to pick lock keys and sometimes even created skeleton ke ...more
Mushrooms are quite whimsical, cute fungi. Whether they're the ones you pick in clusters to eat or the animated, cartoonish ones you see adorning Sanrio notecards, they're very chubby and that chubbiness affords a great cute aesthetic value. Check out this card making video t ...more
This is a video tutorial in the Magic & Parlor Tricks category where you are going to learn how to do card tricks: "Mismag822" card trick revealed. This is really easy for beginners. Ask someone to tell you a number from one to ten and count up those many cards from the deck a ...more
Many have tried to prove (or disprove) that tennis ball lock picking really works, but it still seems up for debate. Mythbusters have supposedly debunked this technique (watch the video). Someone over at the Auto Blog also has tested this car lock method with failed results (w ...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 pick single-pin locks. Hacking a single pin lock is easier than most locks. ...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 a Brink's high security lock. In order to hack the Brinks max security ...more
Getting locked out of a bedroom or bathroom can be a real bummer. Fortunately, these locks are easy to "pick" and get yourself in. This how to shows you clearly what to do to get yourself back inside so you don't feel frustrated all day long. This excellent video takes you ste ...more
Reuse an expired credit or empty gift card to make a guitar pick instead of buying a brand new pick. You will need a pick, nail file (or sandpaper), card, and sharp scissors. Each card will probably yield about four or five picks. With a pen or Sharpie, outline your pick onto ...more
Pinochle is a card game with complex rules, strategies, and tactics. Here’s a game overview for new players. You Will Need * Two 24-card pinochle decks * Two players * A score sheet * A pen or pencil * Three or four players or two two-player teams Step 1: Deal Deal 12 cards f ...more
MYQUICKTRICKS Shuffle the cards and ask the audience to pick a card. Once they pick a card cut the deck and have them place their card in on the top of the bottom stack. Place the top half on top of the bottom half but stick your pinky in the back so to hold the place of the c ...more
Learn the elevation card trick with this instructive how-to video. Fascinate friends with your ability to magically make cards rise up and out of a deck as if levitating. You Will Need: • A spectator • A deck of elevation cards • A table Step 1: Have a spectator pick a ca ...more
Spiderman demonstrates how to do the faced upside down card trick. The card you choose will be turned upside down. You turn the very bottom card upside down, make a person pick a card, flip the deck, get the card back, and flip the deck again.
J.P. Laramy demonstrates a great card trick. You have an entire set of cards and you put the last card upside down. You get somebody to pick a card, you flip the cards upside down, put that person's card back, and then flip the cards over again.
This video from Do as I do presents a simple card trick. Cut the deck in half. Give a half of deck to the spectator. Ask to pick any card he likes, in this tutorial - Ace of diamonds. Place the card face down in front of him. Do the same thing with your half of deck, but while ...more
A 13-cards Ramee game is usually played between 2 players with one pack of cards. If three players are playing, then a 9-cards Ramee is played with one deck. For 4-players and more 21-cards Ramee is played and two or more decks are needed. In this article I'll explain how to ...more
This video demonstrates how to fan a deck of cards. This is a great addition to any magic trick. Fanning the cards also works well when having someone pick a card.
This video starts off with a neat optical illusion that he uses to demonstrate the effectiveness of force card tricks. He shows a piece of paper with "Paris in the the spring" written on it, most people's mind will skip over the second "the" and will read it, "Paris in the spr ...more
To set yourself up for this trick you must first take a plain deck of cards and slit it anywhere. Then flip the top card on the bottom half from the bottom half of the deck. Memorize the card and put it back into the deck. Keep cutting the deck several more times. Once you are ...more
Here's a video tutorial that will surely teach you how to do Hindu Shuffle and Hindu Control. Shuffle the cards to your audience and let a person pick a card. Retain the bottom card not by overhand shuffle since it's obvious that the bottom card is retained. Hindu Shuffle does ...more
An expert on card tricks demonstrates this trick. Fan out the cards on the table and ask a spectator to pick a card, and then put that card in the center. He explains that he forced that card by demonstrating to the spectator that he should pull a card out, and actually taking ...more
This video teaches us how to perform a magic trick with a deck of cards and a cell phone. The presenter starts by talking about a man named Eddie Carrol, who apparently hates the presenter for revealing these card tricks on YouTube. The presenter leaves his cell phone and a de ...more
Fo' real now: You can pick your friends, you can pick your nose, but can you change a door handle? Can you pick your friend's nose while changing a door handle? How many people picking their friends' noses do you need to change a door handle? (Yes, I dropped out of my logic cl ...more