Arcade games have always been more about chance than skill (at least when I play them). Whether you're at a children's party at a Chuck E. Cheese's or drinking it up with your pals at a barcade like Dave & Buster's, you'll find similar games that hold the golden ticket to fun and cheap prizes that no one needs—boy, do you want them.
This instructional video will show you how to get all of the change out of a vending machine! Who needs Coke or Pepsi when you can have coins? Then, you can get all of the soda you want out of that vending machine.
Want to control a friend's cell phone remotely and make "free" calls from it? In this hack how-to video, you'll learn how to hack Bluetooth-enabled cell phones with your Sony Ericsson or Nokia phone and the Super Bluetooth Hack—or "BT Info"—, a free program easily found through Google. Once installed, Super Bluetooth Hack will enable you to control your friends' cell phones remotely.
This is a video tutorial that shows you how to start your scooter when you lost your keys. If you're stealing a scooter, then that's your own fault, this is just to show you how to start your little motorcycle without keys, for emergencies. Now, this video is in a different language, but there's text for you to luck at, so follow along.
If you're running into the grocery store just to get a quick drink or snack, self-checkout machines can save you a ton of time. Add a few more items to your list, though, and they are just plain annoying. When they actually work how they're supposed to, self-checkout machines can make your shopping trip more convenient, but those instances are few and far between.
Every time you see one, you just have to put a quarter in an try your hands at the CLAW! But WTF? You never win anything from those darned claw machines! You can waste ten bucks in quarters and still come out empty handed.
Did you know there are secret compartment in your Ford truck? This how-to video will reveal the secret compartments in Ford trucks. This is what smugglers don't want you to know! Hide valuables staches from cops, wife, etc., you get the picture...just watch this instructional video already.
There are so many things in life I wish I could've canceled without any repercussions, and I'm mostly talking about text messages.
A vending machine is an invaluable, yet totally frustrating piece of equipment. It's a godsend whenever your tummy's growling or you need an ice-cold drink on a hot summer day. But when something gets stuck inside or the machine flat out malfunctions, it quickly becomes your archenemy. And when you're broke, it's basically just one big tease.
This guide will explain how to configure a USB Flash Drive / Memory Stick so that you can run a keylogger within just a few seconds of plugging it in any computer.
Forgot or lost the combination to a suitcase? Instead of prying open or picking the lock of a basic combination pad, find the numbers and recover the combination without ruining the lock with the trick tip in this instructional video. Don't suffer from a bad memory ever again, or for the more devious minded, break into that briefcase you've been eying. Learn how to recover the combination of a suitcase by watching this how-to pull a con video tutorial.
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 (watch the video).
Are you constantly traveling? Well, as a Hilton HHonors member, you can enjoy special treatment at all of their hotels and resorts. It's free to register, but the difficulty lies in climbing up their membership level. To reach Gold elite status, Hilton HHonors requires that you have a minimum of 20 stays, 40 nights, or 75,000 base points—all in one year. While this may very will be easily attainable for those with jobs that revolve around traveling, it's almost damn near impossible for the re...
This video demonstrates a way to hack a vending machine for change. First, you should press the top selection button four times, and then press the very last button three times. Then, hold the fourth button from the top and press the last button once more. If done correctly, the vending machine will return four quarters (one dollar) in change. This video may be helpful for people who want to hack a vending machine or who need some quick change.
You'd like to treat your friend to a drink from the vending machine, but you only have enough cash for one soda. What do you do?
Living in Los Angeles has given me the opportunity to attend a bunch of really cool events. I've been to Dodgers, Lakers, and Clippers games, a few concerts at the Staples Center, and a plethora of smaller joints.
Tired of getting speeding tickets? Not prepared to start driving by the letter of the law? Well, this instructional video shows a way to con the speeding radar. Regular LED lights can be modified with infrared LED bulbs and will avoid speed detection by the police. Learn how to stop getting speeding tickets and avoid police radar detection by adding LED lights by watching this how-to con video.
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. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card next time you are locked out!
Want a free meal at McDonald's restaurant? Forget those money-saving (supposedly) weekly coupons, that's nothing compared to an actual free meal. Coupons won't get you that. But this method of free food, perfect for the freegan or the poor (or maybe just the rude). This would technically be qualified as a prank or con, but hey, you got to eat, right?
This tutorial shows you how to break into a digital safe. The technique uses a design floor in the safes often found in hotels or homes.
Did you lose your key or forget the combination to you lock? This tutorial is here to help you with tips on how to pick just about any combination or padlock without breaking them. All you need is a few household items and a bit of patience and you will be on your way!
Learn how a Master Lock known as a "safe" lock can be opened using a few simple items.
In this two-part tutorial, learn all of the things you should look for on your new lighter to see if it is, in fact, an authentic Zippo. This clip is detailed and informative and will guide you through the process so you don't get tricked into buying a fake.
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to cheat on a math test using a calculator. The first way to cheat is to go into your calculator where the programming is. After this, you can type in the information that you need to store into the calculator and then save it to look at later. The other way to cheat is to write down the information that you need on a small piece of paper. After this, tape it to the inside of your graphing calculator on the shell. If a teacher comes by, simply put the calculator...
If you've ever taken a university course with an awesome professor, you're more than likely acquainted with the precious and all-glorious cheat sheet. Like the midterm, the professor usually allows a one-sided cheat sheet for the most important exam of the class—the dreaded final. I should work on my final, but I'd rather just sit here and be a douchebag.
Alright, there are lots of videos out there dealing with Master combination locks, but this how-to video will show you how to open a Dudley combination lock. These locks are commonly used in schools, so you've likely seen one there. This method opens the lock permanently, meaning you won't be able to close it afterward. You'll need a flat head screwdriver and a little patience. The method involves prying off the style, allowing you to get to the insides of the lock. After that, you'll be push...
When one thinks of a food buffet, they think "all you can eat". But there's a way to make that saying mean what so many people wish… "all you can eat… whenever".
A lockpicking tutorial by DevonLocks.Com - How to pick tubular locks.
Using simply 2 bobby pins and a tension wrench, you should be able to open up a padlock without needing the key. When properly wiggling the pins around, with the right tension, you should be able to break right in. Remember, only pick locks that you own, otherwise it could be considered illegal.
See how a simple rubber band can become a hidden answer key for a school test.
Shows how almost any electric shaver can be make into an automatic lockpick.
From Boing Boing, a highly amusing photo gallery of illegal goods seized by airport customs officials in Australia. Some are fairly typical, but others really make you wonder... Yes, I'm most definitely talking about the tropical fish skirt lady.
Here is a short tutorial on how to gut and reassemble an American 1105 series lock. This isn't for beginners. You should have some experience in gutting and reassembling locks.
Everybody loves Costco. The low prices, large bulk, and free samples are all just some of the reasons why Costco is such a great wholesale membership club. Their stores are always in tip-top shape and the customer service is great. Even their employees are treated well, making $17 an hour, while their Walmart counterparts make just $12.40 an hour (and that's only if they're full-time). What's not to love?
Turn a household item into an awesome hiding spot in just minutes! This video tutorial will show you how easy it is to make a peanut butter safe. Just make a hole in peanut butter jar, put a plastic cup on in, and trim the cut neatly. That's it. Follow the instructions in this how-to video, put your valuables inside, tighten the lid, and nobody will ever find them, unless of course, they are hungry for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
In this video, we learn how to cheat on any test using an eraser. First, take your eraser, it should be wide and thick, not one that comes on the top of a pencil. After this, you will cut a hole out of the middle of the eraser. You can do this easily using a straight edge blade. Once finished, you will take a small piece of paper and write down the answers or information you need on it. After this, you will fold the paper up into a tiny square and then place it into the hole in the eraser. Ta...
In this video learn how to do the trick that fools everyone. Make people believe you are taking your finger off with the magic finger trick. Do the magic finger trick.
In this clip learn how to make a super cool stash box. You can even carry this stash with you and no one would ever know. In this tutorial, you will get a step by step on making a hiding place out of an old iPod and an aluminum can. All you need is your iPod, a can and a couple of tools to get started and pretty soon you will be carrying your valuables around undetected everywhere you go!