Breaking Open a Lock with a Paper Clip, a Screwdriver, or a Metal Can Is Really Easy

You’re not going to be a master locksmith after you watch this video showing you three ways to break open a lock, but you might stop putting your faith in cheap padlocks. That’s because a few bent paperclips could jimmy the thing open. Even just jamming a screwdriver into the keyhole can make it unlock. Or if you’re…

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Father's Day Idea: Amazon's Top-Selling Tool Set Includes 170 Pieces For $80, Today Only

Mechanics tool sets rarely dip below $.50 per piece, but today’s Amazon Gold Box offers up a 170-piece kit from Crescent Mechanics for just $80. This would obviously make a great Father’s Day gift, but if you don’t already own a kit like this yourself, you’d be hard pressed to find a better deal. Just note that like…

This $20 Electric Screwdriver Charges Over USB, and Detects Live Wires

For times when a drill is too large, or just plain overkill, this $20 electric screwdriver earns its keep with an integrated wire stripper, as well as a live wire detector that can sense electrical currents from up to an inch away, before you find out by touching it. It even charges over USB, so you won’t have an…

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Watching a Log Cabin Hand Built From Scratch Will Make You Want to Live in a Forest

Technology has made many aspects of our lives easier, but at the same time incredibly chaotic with non-stop emails, social media posts, and electronic alerts. If you’ve ever thought about walking away from it all, disconnecting, and living a simpler life, watching this guy build his family a log cabin from scratch