This is the vault where KFC guards the Colonel's secret original recipe

In a random hallway inside the KFC headquarters, inside their legal department, across from a copy machine, next to a shelf that stores three stacks of paper and possibly the saddest Keurig machine in existence is... a broom closet. Or well, that's what it looks like. It's actually the vault that hides KFC's biggest… » 10/29/14 9:00pm 10/29/14 9:00pm

This $150 Hack Can Crack a Safe

It might not look much, with its plain 3D printed arms and cables hanging free, but this little guy can punch well above its weight. Made up of components worth an estimated $150, this auto-dialler can do the same job as a machine worth tens of thousands: it can crack a safe. » 10/15/14 8:15am 10/15/14 8:15am

Sound the All Clear: ROSAT Does Not Go Splat

ROSAT, the latest manmade object to fall from the heavens and threaten humanity's safety, has apparently burned up in Earth's atmosphere. The 1 in 2,000 chance of death from above we had all feared never materialized. » 10/23/11 1:00pm 10/23/11 1:00pm

That Mysterious, Possibly Mafia-Connected Safe Has Been Opened But Only…

Do you remember that mysterious safe hidden behind a wall inside Bill's Casino in Reno? Well, it's been opened. Cool! Not really, since it was opened and filmed by Oprah's people for a TV special. So no one knows what's inside still. TV drama! » 9/21/11 8:20pm 9/21/11 8:20pm

A Man Found a Mysterious, Possibly Mafia-Connected Safe Inside a Casino…

Mike Laub recently bought Bill's casino in Lake Tahoe and was in the process of renovating the building. But when he started tearing down walls, Laub found a four foot tall, black locked safe that was hidden underneath a staircase and sealed off behind a wall. » 8/24/11 12:15pm 8/24/11 12:15pm

BedBunker: Sleep Soundly with WWIII Under Your Pillow

I can't speak for everyone here, but if I could sleep every night atop my 32 rifles or 70 handguns, I'd just worry that the Boogie Man would find a way to arm himself. » 7/28/09 9:50am 7/28/09 9:50am

Oh God, It's a Whole Chicken in a Can

Until this moment, I did not know you could fit a whole chicken in a can. The directions on the back use the word "delicious" three times. Let's see what's inside (warning, NSFL): » 4/30/09 1:00pm 4/30/09 1:00pm

Safe-T Bed: Sleep Soundly on a Cache of Guns, Jewels and Money

Somewhere between a sock and an actual bank lies the Executive Safe-T bed. Hollandia International's design incorporates a heavy-duty safe underneath the mattress and a cover in the head joint of the bed base. » 12/26/08 3:30pm 12/26/08 3:30pm

Shock Safe Delivers a Jolt to Would-Be Thieves

I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that no one wants your old baseball cards enough to warrant securing them in a safe that delivers electric shocks to people. » 12/15/08 11:15am 12/15/08 11:15am

A Floppy Disk That's Safer Than Your Hard Drive

Floppy disks weren't exactly known for their data security, but as a safe I think it could really handle the job. Unfortunately, the "Safe Save" is only a concept render at this point—which is disappointing because it would definitely be a cool real-world product. [ Tebe Interesno » 11/12/08 2:30pm 11/12/08 2:30pm via ]

Biometric Fingerprint Safe is NRA Endorsed, Futuristic

This Sequiam Biometrics BioVault 2.0 is officially endorsed by the NRA as a biometric gun-safety device, meaning it's safe enough that an organization that specializes in guns believes it can prevent your kids from getting at your guns. And not only is it safe, it's convenient too. How many times have you heard an… » 12/26/07 6:20pm 12/26/07 6:20pm

Clock Safe Hides Your Goods in Time

Everyone knows you shouldn't have a safe that looks like a safe. The robbers will know exactly where your valuables are and will focus on cracking it. What you need is a good hiding spot. Sure, you could hide your valuables in some poop-stained tighty-whiteys, but, well, gross. » 5/07/07 8:40pm 5/07/07 8:40pm

Water Bottle Safe: Now The Burglers Know About This One, Too

Now that we've convinced you to spend all your money on thingamajigs and geegaws of every stripe, you'll have to treat the little cash you have left with extreme care. Perhaps you'll want to hide that moo-laa in a lettuce safe that looks exactly like a vegetable residing in your refrigerator, but since we've… » 3/13/07 4:00pm 3/13/07 4:00pm

Voice Activated Safe—Good for Hermits

Never leave your home, live by yourself and have zero friends? This safe is great for you! This voice activated safe requires no keys, combinations or numbers to remember. Just say the password phrase and the safe will magically open. If you don't fall into the hermit category, then this safe may not work so well. How… » 2/20/07 3:45pm 2/20/07 3:45pm

Wall Outlet Safe

Sometimes hiding things in plain sight can be better than placing it in a thick safe. Place your precious jewelry into this fake wall outlet and thieves will never find it. There's also a lock mechanism to keep the outlet from falling out willy-nilly. » 5/15/06 3:32pm 5/15/06 3:32pm

Brief Safe Scares Away Thieves

Wait, wait! Before you run away, these skid-marked shorts are fake. What a great place to store your shit valuables! The Brief Safe from Shomer-Tec Law Enforcement & Military Equipment lets you hide cash, jewelry, or documents in the Velcro-closing fly of these bloomers that need a good washin'. » 4/14/06 1:59pm 4/14/06 1:59pm

Off Limits Voice Vault

Further evidence that it's not what you say but how you say it, the Off Limits Voice Vault locks up your valuables and can only be opened with a voice-activated password. Although this is not exactly brand new, it does look like fun to record a codeword into this little safe ( open sesame, perhaps?), and once you… » 2/09/06 2:49pm 2/09/06 2:49pm