There are a lot of different kinds of locks, and you need different easily accessible household material to pick different kinds. This video focuses on teaching you to pick a padlock, familiar to any who have ever had a locker, with a soda can, something you probably have too many of if you still have a locker. You will make a shim out of the can and then use that to open the lock, either single or double-shackle. Get your history book back out of Jimmy Peterson's locker with the technique yo...
This video shows you how to use the urinator to pass a drug test. You also need to make fake urine to put in the fake bladder of the urinator.
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".
Go into an arcade or video game and you'll see one of those tricky claw or crane machine. Have you ever seen anyone win on one of those? Probably not. The video demonstrator owns his own claw machine, so he offers up some tips on playing the game! Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to beat a dropping claw or crane arcade game machine.
Can't seem to win at the craps tables? How about any other dice game? There are a ton of fun dice games out there, but rolling the number you need to win is pure luck, or is it?
Have a number based combination lock but you have forgotten to combination? This how-to video will show you how to crack your number based combination lock in only 8 seconds. Follow along with the steps in this video tutorial and break into that pesky lock.
Don't know the combination to your lock securing all of your important gym socks? Maybe you just want to impress all of your friends by hacking a combo lock? Whatever the reason, this instructional hacking video will show you how to open a lock with a soda can shim the easy way.
Going up? This video will teach you how to hack an elevator, making it go directly to the desired floor without stopping. If you're ever in a hurry or, heaven forbid, a genuine emergency and need to get to the bottom or top floor quickly, you'll be very happy you watched this how-to video. Learn how to enable the "express mode" in most any modern elevator with this great pushbutton hack!
Grab a thin tension wrench and a thicker tension wrench, combine them with your favorite pick, and you'll be ready to unlock that 700 series American Lock that you, or someone you know has lost the key to.
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.
This how-to video shows a simple setup to drain the tank from a 1998 Beetle without taking out the fuel pump. Do it to any car that has a siphon block.
In this video learn exactly how pickpockets work to steal your stuff. You can use this information to protect yourself next time you are on the subway or walking at night.
In case of emergency, learn how to open a combination lock using a bobby pin by following the steps in this tutorial. Take the bobby pin and shave it down so that it is flat. This can be used on any combination lock. What you will do, is take the bobby pin and insert it through the side of the lock (the part where the lock goes). Keep pressing it down, pushing against the lock inside the hole. You are basically pushing it out of the way and eventually the lock will unlock. You will hear a cli...
What's the best way to get real handcuffs without actually buying them? Well, use fake handcuffs, that is... they're cheaper. This con video tutorial will show you how to transform fake handcuffs into inescapable ones.
Can't open a lock because you've lost the keys? Well this conning how-to video will teach you how to crack open a keyed lock with a hacksaw blade.Our host uses a hacksaw blade as his pick. Follow carefully and learn the art of picking locks with a hacksaw blade. Pick a lock with a hacksaw blade.
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.
In this ten-step video tutorial, you'll learn how to quickly copy keys using a camera, printer and Dremel tool. With this ten-step process you'll learn the necessary steps to copy almost any key... even if you only have access to it for a brief period of time.
Learn how to give the illusion of a credit card leaving your hands and reappearing. Make a credit card disappear and reappear.
Watch this video and learn to hack a padlock with a soda can. Make a lockpick for a padlock using just a soda can. A few cuts and folds and you'll be a full fledged thief or prankster. You can pull a pratical joke on any of your friends with the soda can hack after watching this instructional video. Break into lockers using this lock picking hack.
How to make and use a bump key to quickly unlock most residential grade locks.
If you can't join the club, beat the club. Here's how to pick the club lock on a car with a jiggler set of lockpicks.
Learn how to perform this easy cheat in Blackjack, "pinching the bet."
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...
Most combinations locks like the one you have / had on your locker need to be turned right, left, then right again to enter the combination and open the lock. Or so you thought! Watch this video to learn how you can unlock a lock with turns in the opposite direction by using a different combination.
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...
Check out this instructional conning video that demonstrates how to pick a master lock number 5 and a master lock number 3. Follow the simple instructions outlined in the video and learn to pick master locks. First you're going to need a standard tension wrench, and some type of picking tool. Soon you'll be lock picking like a pro.
In this video, we learn how to pick a lock using two paperclips. First, take your lock and make sure it's locked. Then, grab two paperclips and open them up using your fingers. Then, take some pliers and bend the end of the paperclip so there is a small angle at the end. Now, stick the bend clip into the top of the lock. Then, take the other paperclip and make a large loop in it. After this, push it into the lock with the other and then twist the clip. Now your lock will become open and you w...
If high school students spent as much time on studying as they tend to spend on looking for new ways to cheat, everyone in America would have straight A's. But, cheating is so much more fun than studying, isn't it?
Check out this instructional con video that demonstrates how to bypass a master lock number 17 in this locking picking tutorial. This technique will work on both old nad new combination locks. They all use the same mechanism. Learn how to bypass a master lock number 175 with this tutorial con video. Start picking locks like a pro!
This video shows you how to pick a Fortress 40mm lock. You have to actually pick the lock because you can't bypass it.
Freeze a lock off with compressed air cans used for computer dusting. Watch the lock crack in half.Watch the video for an overview.
One day, you may find yourself in an emergency situation where you need to undo the chain lock of your home's front door, or somebody else's front door. Maybe someone forgot the unlock it when exiting the back door. Maybe you're grandfather is having a heart attack. Maybe your wife is cheating on you. Whatever the reason, it's fairly simple to break in by undoing the chain lock.
This guy is a master at claw machines! Check out this video to see some tips and tricks to maximize your winning potential for claw machines found in most arcades and other venues. This video covers all topics, from winning prizes to a weak claw, or a claw with a short string. Now you can impress your friends when winning tons of prizes in claw machines!
Coin flips... every knows about the coin toss, but how do you win at every one? This video will show you how to force the outcome of a coin toss with a simple trick. Actually, there are two tricks that let you decide the outcome of any coin toss. The first trick is a classic gamblers secret, and the second a new con technique.
Check out this instructional video and learn how to make a special pen that will help you cheat on your next exam. Just make sure you don't get caught. Maybe you could spend the time studying, or maybe you're irredeemably stupid. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a cheat pen.
In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a padlock with a single paperclip. First, check your lock to make sure it isn't broken, busted, or damaged. After this, take your paperclip and bend it out. Next, use pliers to bend the paper clip into a loop shape. Once you've done this, stick the loop into the lock in the middle and twist it. Play around with the lock for a few seconds and continue to twist until the lock comes unlocked. If it's not working, create a bigger or smaller loop in the paper...
Being able to pick a lock is considered to be a rite of passage for boys, especially those with aspirations of becoming a professional pirate/ninja, also known as a computer engineer.
Okay, so first things first: the con presented in this bar trick video is illegal since you're basically stealing money, so perform at your own risk!
No, this isn't a real episode of X-Files, but it certainly could be.
Tired of spending $20 at the carnival to get a teddy bear worth $2.99? Here’s how to beat the carnies at their own games.