Love locks, often seen on bridges and other places where keys can be showily discarded, are now sold as keyless consumer products [Amazon]. But as you doubtless suspect, you can open one of these things with a tiny shim and about ten seconds. The lockpicking lawyer explains how to get the job done for real: "welded shut."
This time on Lockpicking Lawyer, the lawyer picks a lock several times, and we can see what is happening inside the lock! This might be my favorite episode yet. READ THE REST
Museum of Mechanics: Lockpicking is a fascinating concept: a historical tour through lockpicking as an in-game activity, with various implementations arranged inside a virtual museum. (via) The intended audience is game developers looking to explore the range of lockpicking mechanics that have been implemented in the past. I hope to continue this series in the… READ THE REST
Behold the Easilok deadbolt [Amazon], which the Lockpicking Lawyer describes as "by far the best-made low-security lock I've ever encountered." He still picks it in seconds, but hey. READ THE REST
As the weather warms up, things tend to get more pungent, shall we say. One wrong move and the fridge gets left wide open, and you're stuck with a house that smells like trash and broken dreams. Even if something so drastic doesn't happen, smells pile up quickly, and it's challenging to part ways with them.… READ THE REST
Nearly everyone has scrolled through Instagram only to find an ad for the hotel they were just talking about 10 minutes earlier. Whether it was just a coincidence or you were "being listened to" is always up for debate. Still, it's hard not to feel uneasy knowing someone or something is potentially using your info to manipulate… READ THE REST
Even with today's massive array of innovative gizmos and gadgets at your disposal, getting your hands on professional-grade tech for your home can be a little tricky, not to mention quite expensive. And if you've ever searched for quality audio tools for your home studio, you likely have experienced this frustration. Whether you write and record your own… READ THE REST