Escape From Las Vegas: My Weekend Being Fake-Kidnapped in Sin City

In the meeting room of a La Quinta hotel on the northernmost outskirts of Las Vegas, near the entrance to Nellis Air Force Base, the company OnPoint Tactical hosted the most recent iteration of their "Urban Escape & Evasion" course. » 2/11/14 11:20am 2/11/14 11:20am

Escape Everything But Marriage With This Saw-Stashing Titanium Ring

It's probably not the best idea to plot a daring escape should you ever find yourself confined with a pair of handcuffs or plastic zip-ties. But if you and John Law don't get along, consider this clever Titanium Escape Ring that hides a small lockpick and saw. Just remember, the one thing it can't get you out of are… » 2/11/13 9:52am 2/11/13 9:52am

These Patents Show A Seriously Shocking Future for Handcuffs

If you thought plasticuffs were the future of restraints, well, you might still be right. But handcuff technology is also preparing to fork in a much more high-tech direction. According to some recent patents, the future of handcuffs may be shocking. Literally. Shocking you. With electricity. » 12/01/12 8:00pm 12/01/12 8:00pm

Handcuff Key Cufflinks Would Get James Bond Out of Any Lock-Up

Seemingly targeted at dapper globe-trotting spies, or wealthy perpetrators of corporate crimes, these stylish Sparrow Uncuff Links feature a handcuff key secretly incorporated into their design. Except that it's not so secret. How long is it really going to take for super-villain henchmen or law enforcement to… » 11/15/12 11:00am 11/15/12 11:00am

Kevin Mitnick Laughs in the Face of Your Puny Handcuffs

Famed (and Federally convicted) hacker Kevin Mitnick knows what it's like to be clad in irons and he'll be having no more of it, thank you very much. That's why he now carries an ingeniously concealed spare on his wrist. » 1/06/12 3:00am 1/06/12 3:00am

Before Your Next Crime Spree, Be Sure to Print Your Own Handcuff Key

Whether it's "Officer, I was only going 90MPH" or "Honey, I can't get 'em off," sometimes you just lack a handcuff key. Fortunately, you can print one—if you happen to have a 3D printer, that is. » 9/17/09 9:30pm 9/17/09 9:30pm

Replica Bat Cuffs Turn Batman into BDSMan

"Assume the position," barked Batman, as he wrestled his captive into a supine position. "Ooh, I just love it when you talk dirty to me," purred Catwoman, an enigmatic half-smile playing about her whiskers, as she was bat-handled into submission. Her direct, feline gaze never left the superhero's face, and he shifted… » 5/08/08 7:20am 5/08/08 7:20am

ZeroPointZero Watch Handcuffs Get Us All OneHundredPointZero Under the…

Designer Luis Beruman's new ZeroPointZero concept is a set of digital watch handcuffs. Yes, that's handcuffs, guys: snap them onto your own wrist for that cool jailhouse look, or share some happy time with a friend. We know very little about them apart from the photos in the gallery. Nevertheless, this fetishistic… » 3/03/08 8:01am 3/03/08 8:01am

Handcuff Cellphone Strap

Need a subtle reminder of the kinky bondage session from last night? This miniature handcuff cellphone strap from Strap-Ya comes with two sets of keys that will actually lock your wrists&mdas;I mean, your fingers—together so they can't get away. Or, if you're not into that stuff, you could still just use it to hang… » 6/20/07 2:32pm 6/20/07 2:32pm

Flying Wiimote/Exploding TV Remedy: Handcuff 'Em

While he waits for Nintendo's newly-reinforced Wiimote straps to find their way stateside, here's a guy who created his own solution involving a handcuff he picked up at a local S&M shop. That's right, he's handcuffing the remote to his wrist, ensuring that a flying controller won't explode his TV set or nearly poke… » 12/13/06 10:34am 12/13/06 10:34am