Somewhere in a parallel universe lies a civilization of #umbrellas that just escaped from earth. I swear, I’ve lost at least 20 umbrellas in my life. They just vanish, apparently. I’m not the only one, apparently. Because now designers got together and created an umbrella with a lock. Yes! The umbrella handle has an inbuilt lock (like a bicycle lock) that extends outwards and allows you to loop and secure it around any pole, railing, or piece of #furniture.
Dial-a-Door: Key-Free Home Entry via Built-In Handle Locks
The problem with keypad-based entry systems is simple: power. And being locked out on top of an outage may just compound the issue. Whether this secure enough for a front or back door is debatable, but as an alternative to physical-key or electronic systems from room to room inside, it seems lik ...