From The Tips Box: Lock Picks, Toilet Bowl Leaks, Incognito Browsing

From The Tips Box: Lock Picks, Toilet Bowl Leaks, Incognito Browsing
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Readers offer their best tips for creating your own lock picks, discovering leaks in toilet bowls, and browsing incognito.

Every day we receive stacks of great reader tips. From the Tips Box is where we round up some of our favourites. Got a tip of your own to share? Add it in the comments or send it using our [contact text=”contact form”].

Make Lock Picks from a Hacksaw Blade

Jim shares this tip on making your own lock picks:

I recently created an article showing how to hack a lock pick from a hacksaw blade that your readers may be interested in.

Discover Toilet Bowl Leaks with Food Colouring

Nick shares a great tip on discovering the source of toilet bowl leaks:

Toilet bowl leaks can be hard to track down because they are often slow leaks and leave everything wet. You can find the source much quicker with a bit of food colouring .

Open the Current Chrome Tab in an Incognito Window

Arpit shares an extension for quickly going incognito:

I’ve created this simple extension for Chrome (and Chromebook) which opens the current tab in an incognito window. Unlike several other extensions available in Chrome Store, it doesn’t require any special permission and is very lightweight.