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."
Always a favorite on Boing Boing, the Lockpicking lawyer calmly and cleanly opens just about everything he touches. It says PICKPROOF right on the face of this door lock, its gotta be good — right?? Nope. I have also been looking for a bike lock for securing a pretty nice-looking electric bike in my extremely… READ THE REST
"It's almost worthless as a security device," he says, slicing through it like a cucumber. READ THE REST
After many, many attempts at making a viable prototype, Shane's "unpickable" Stuff lock was able to thwart a professional locksmith picking and using a bump key. It's a really great overview of the mechanics of how deadbolt locks work. Now Shane is planning to send it to The Lockpicking Lawyer to see if he has… READ THE REST
The work from home revolution has rapidly become the work from anywhere revolution. But not everything has caught up to this new style of work, including the technology that powers digital nomads. Rebel workers can find all the tools they need with the DUEX Lite laptop screen, a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited, and unlimited… READ THE REST
We all know someone who is a terrible snorer or, maybe, that person is us! Either way, everyone hates snoring. The bad news is, it can be tough to stop because we aren't aware of what may be causing the snoring in the first place. The good news is, the VVFLY Smart Snore Eye Mask… READ THE REST
If you've been recently injured, have chronic issues from arthritis, or are like so many of us dealing with poor posture due to working an office job, neck and shoulder pain can be relentless. While those problems may never go away completely without professional help, there's an easy way to alleviate temporary pain efficiently and… READ THE REST