When you're on the go, it's important to keep your belongings organized and at an arm's distance so you're not fumbling in public for your keys, cards, or phone.
The final chapter of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is here, The Dark Knight Rises, and if you're anything like me, it made you want to immediately don a cowl of your own and run around punching criminals. Don't forget though, one of the most awesome aspects of Batman is his never-ending supply of crazy gadgets. Unfortunately for most of us, we don't have a billion dollars, nor Morgan Freeman, so we'll just have to make do with some good old-fashioned DIY tricks. Read on for a rundown of ...
Do you have something important that you want to hide from your parents or friends? Well, then check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to take an ordinary Pepsi bottle and turn it into a secret stash box. Because the bottle is see-through, no one will ever suspect there is something inside of it.
There’s a good chance that you’ll be alone in life one day, and no... I’m not talking about a couch-bound, dateless loser with a pocket pussy and a bag of potato chips. I’m talking about alone. In the wilderness. Hungry. Cold. Lost. You can’t stay in one place too long, so it would be nice to have something to carry your belongings in. Maybe it’s post-apocalyptic land where you’re the sole survivor, and all the backpacks and rucksacks in the world are but mere ash. Either way, knowing this si...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to pick a lock. The material required for picking a lock is a tension wrench and pick. Begin by inserting the tension wrench into the bottom left slot of the lock. Put some pressure on the tension wrench as you pick the lock. Now place the pick into the lock hole and experiment with it. Continue fidgeting and raking the pick in the lock hole until the lock opens. This video will benefit those viewers who have lost the key to their lock, and would like...
If you like your privacy, you probably hate snoopy people, and when it comes to your briefcase, you don't want anyone's paws on it besides your own. To keep their hands off your precious belongings, you need to take some drastic measures…
When the time comes to move home, the logistics of moving your belongings can easily become tiresome, tricky and even disastrous. However, with a little careful planning and foresight, the act of packing can be a simple process. The key to getting the most from your move is in efficiency, planning and care. Here, we take a look at the best ways to pack in order to ensure a safe and simple move.
This video shows you how to tie a Thief Knot. This knot looks a Reef Knot to the casual observer and so can be used to determine if a thief is tampering with your belongings bag - secure it with a Thief Knot, and if you find it re-tied with a Reef Knot, you know someone has been messing with your stuff. This is used in sailing, boating, general use, camping and bondage.
Just because a person is cordial enough to knock at your door doesn't mean that he isn't a conman or burglar out to knock you out and steal all your belongings. So you can probably understand the usefulness of a spy hole, or a door viewer.
The organizer pouch, a flat, rectangular, often multi-compartmented, nylon bag with zipper closure(s) is a great item that is becoming hard to find. They sometimes include see-through mesh panels, and are available in a variety of colors. These are terrific for avoiding what could otherwise be a cluttered mess in your bag. Give a little thought to organizing your belongings into categories and storing them in the pouches. This will help you keep track of those small items that have a way of g...
Become the best at thieving of anyone else on your RuneScape server! Starting as just a level one Pickpocket, this guide shows you how to take your character all the way up to level 99 in thieving! Everyone had better watch their belongings around you.
In this tutorial, learn how to use an ordinary deck of cards and make them into a safe for your personal belongings. This is a great little device for hiding things in plain sight like money, jewelry or keys. A thief is not very likely to steal a seemingly ordinary deck of cards if they break into your home, so improve your safety with this clip.
Even though I am not the best locksmith in the world, the four-digit #175 model Master Lock is so easy to pick that all the hardened steel in the world isn't going to protect your belongings.
Security is tighter than ever in U.S. airports. From the recent instigation of the hotly debated full-body scans and pat-downs to the TSA limiting every ounce of body lotion you bring, it's hard to make it through the security gates without some major airport hate.
Turn your possessions into cash and become an online selling machine. You will need: Something to sell, a computer with internet access, an eBay account, a digital camera, shipping supplies, something to sell,a computer with internet access, an eBay account, a digital camera, & shipping supplies.
No one likes having mildew on their belongings, and having it on the wall of your house is even worse it threatens the structure rigidity of the sheetrock. Watch this video to learn how to remove mildew from sheetrock walls.
This "How-to" is how to survive your first night on Minecraft. This is for new Minecraftians to Minecraft. The first thing you want to do is find wood. This is very essential to survive your first night. Then, you want to make wooden planks. To craft anything, press E or I. After that, there should be a 2x2 box at the top. Put two wooden planks on top of each other. If you did this right, there should b four sticks to the right. After that, you want to make a Crafting Table. To make a Craftin...
Do you need to lock the door but don't have the keys? This may happen if you are sharing your keys with someone else, staying at a friend's house, or for a variety of other reasons. Check out this video for a sneaky way to secure that door tight without even sticking a key in the lock.
Safety means something different to everyone, but everyone wants to feel safe. For many, the best way to feel safe is to have something external that offers that sense of security, whether it's an alarm system, a friend on standby, or just something that helps you feel in control.
When it comes to finding lost things, the joke goes that it's always in the last place you look. With an assist from ARKit, Pixie can make your iPhone the first and last place you look for that missing item.
In many ways, the latest version of the MakeSpace iPhone app, now updated with ARKit, makes it the bizarro world IKEA Place; instead of measuring your living space for new furniture, it measures your furniture so you can move it into storage.
Today's Top News: A Multibillion-Dollar Investment by Softbank Could Revive Uber's Uncertain Driverless Program
The status of Uber's driverless program remains a big unknown amid the company's recent woes, but a reported multibillion-dollar shot in the arm by Japanese tech giant Softbank could change all that.
There are a number of ways to give your productivity a kicktstart, from taking a break from your distracting smartphone to just taking a break, plain and simple. Yet finding the motivation to start working doesn't require any effort at all—just a little bit of green.
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.
Did you know you can help protect yourself when traveling with a gun? No, not like that; and not in any way that's going to land you in prison. Simply by packing a gun, you can ensure that not only will your luggage be safer, but that the airline will make certain that it reaches its destination. Photo by Alamy
News: Bluetooth 5.1 Adds Precision Location, Offers Beacons for Indoor Navigation & More Augmented Reality Experiences
The ability for apps and devices to determine the precise location of physical and virtual objects in space is a key component of augmented reality experiences, and the latest advancements in Bluetooth technology may have a hand in facilitating such location services in the near future.
It might be difficult to admit, but a lot of us are probably guilty of lurking on Instagram profiles, whether it be an ex you've been keeping tabs on or someone cute you literally just met.
Have you ever fallen victim to a clever Jedi mind trick? Don't worry. It happens. There are evolutionary reasons as to why our brains sometimes give into the oldest tricks in the book. Fortunately, the more you understand the tricks of a salesman, the easier it is to avoid their gripping psychological influence. Clue #1: Too Much Specificity
News: Fake Keys Left a Woman Homeless & Out Hundreds—Even Though Her Craigslist Scammer Had a Change of Heart
It was a cold January evening when 57-year-old Fran Orientale stood outside the door of a Staten Island apartment that would soon be her new home. She couldn't believe she was really moving out of the place she had lived for the last 15 years, where she had raised her children and made so many happy memories, but her excitement about this new spot—a well-maintained condo in a nice area that she had found through Craigslist—helped soften her wistfulness.
SPLOIT: Cryptography Is a Bitch (Ransomware Development): Part 1: Introduction to the Ransomware World
Greetings my fellow aspiring hackers,
There was recently a case that came to national attention where a gentleman was arrested at an airport for having a watch that looked like a bomb, among other things. As it came out, the watch was, in fact, not a bomb, and the man was just an artist who was probably trying to make a statement of some sort. Well, that message was lost amongst the hail of people shouting that either he had been stupid for bringing that watch on the plane and so deserved to be arrested, or that it's a free count...
AR Snapshots: Horsing Around, Rocking Out Like KISS, Dancing with Virtual Being & More with Snapchat AR
Snapchat's face tracking has certainly come a long way. This week, we've got an example of one effect that is nearly guaranteed to freak out your friends.
Apple's new $29 Bluetooth beacons definitely drew some inspiration from Tile's lineup of trackers. But just because AirTags are designed like existing smart trackers doesn't mean you can't find other useful ways to use these little homing tags. In fact, we've thought of more than a dozen fun ways to get the most out of AirTags.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to make a beaded leaf. This is an easy accessory you can sew into any of your belongings or as a part of a larger beaded accessory. Learn how to weave a beaded leaf by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
In this organization tips video clip series, our expert will demonstrate the essential steps necessary for beginning to organize your home. Assessing the situation, cleaning, ordering and discarding or consolidating products and belongings are all a big part of the organizational process, and you will see demonstrations of these techniques for the front entryway, living room, home office and kitchen. Also get some extensive tips on how to organize your closets. Use these video guidelines to g...
This 1951 film instructs children how to care for toys, clothing, and other property; to have a definite place to keep belongings; and to store and handle possessions properly. Develop responsibility.
So is it possible to live with only 100 things or less? Blogger David Bruno has created sort of an online meme dare called "100 thing challenge" for people to live on 100 things or less. If you Google "100 thing challenge," you can see how other people who have taken on the challenge have whittled down their personal belongings to just 100 things.
If you saw my last tutorial on retiring early and wealthy, you now know how anyone can invest a small amount of money over the course of their life, and by exploiting compound interest, achieve an extremely comfortable and easy going retirement. In Part 2, we are going to dive into something a little more risky: Tax liens.
Without water, human beings can only survive for a few days. When you are out in the wilderness, knowing how to collect safe drinking water can be a matter of life or death. Large plastic bags are extremely handy for collecting condensation from grass and tree leaves, as well as creating a solar still. Dew water can be collected very easily with a clean towel and a small bowl. Large waterproof vinyl sheets are especially good for keeping your belongings from getting wet—and for collecting cle...
Want to add a little holiday cheer to your living space without breaking the bank? Get a clear glass bowl, fill it with extra Christmas ornaments or clementines, and you have an instant holiday-themed centerpiece for your table. Ta-da!