For all of the terrible damage and dismemberment that robots will surely bring in the near future, they also have their uses. Imagine taking a robot with you on a heist and having it crack a combination safe for you.
If you want a place to keep your money or favorite snacks safe from theives, but you want one made of something supremely strong like thin top-grade plywood you are in luck. ThinkGeek has a DIY kit from UGears that lets you build a small combination safe from pre-cut plywood parts.
You can buy safes that look like all kinds of things: soda cans, shaving cream, etc. The idea is to hide your valuables in something that looks not so valuable. I guess that’s why this safe disguised as a Nike shoe box is weird.
Let’s say that you’re on vacation at the beach. You have to leave your valuables somewhere safe. But where? You are far from home and you can’t really trust anyone or anyplace. Just take your valuables with you with the Safego.
Protect your valuables using LEGO bricks – by making a safe with them. You know you have a ton laying around and hey, it beats stepping on them. This video will teach you how to take your leftover LEGO bricks and turn them into a secret safe.
So let’s say you have some valuable cash and rings lying around. You could carry them with you or lock them in a proper safe, but what fun would that be? Hide your possessions in plain sight by stashing them inside of a Rubik’s Cube.
Most people head out to the beach to sunbathe, swim, and simply relax in the hot summer sun. Unfortunately, all good vibes disappear the moment they discover that someone swiped their phone or tablet or wallet when they weren’t looking.
Hide your mushrooms, buds and leaves in these Super Mario Bros.-themed boxes. They’re special editions of a trick safe called the Magic Billet Box, which has a lid that can only be opened a certain way.
The Timeless Box is a gadget designed to help you keep your gifts a mysterious secret until it’s time to open them. It is basically a timed safe for gifts. Because let’s face it, we all love to snoop and try to figure out what our gifts are, ruining our own surprise.
So if you are sitting on your couch, watching The Walking Dead and then suddenly some real zombies burst through your window, you will be glad that you own this bulletproof couch with a built in gun safe.
I’m a bit paranoid about getting my tech gear wet. I don’t mind using my phone in a light drizzle, but after a while, you have to pocket it. Have you ever been worried about getting your precious electronics wet?
If you’re worried about the safety of your valuables, or are just looking for some extra storage, check out the Clopen shelf by Torafu Architects. The skinny shelf contains a secret, hidden drawer that allows you to hide your valuables away from prying eyes.
Back in January, we shared a couple of geeky high-tech toy safes. One of them looked like the TARDIS from Doctor Who (the other looked like R2-D2.) At the time we first heard about thems, they were only headed for the U.K.
Whether you’re into Doctor Who or Star Wars (or both) – there’s a new way for you to secure your small valuables. These new digital “smartsafes” were spotted during the 2012 UK Toy Fair, and they look pretty nifty.