No Anti-Theft Measures to Be Found with Apple’s New AirPods Headphones

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now available, with their most buzzworthy features being a waterproof body, dual rear-cameras on the iPhone 7 Plus, and the absence of a headphone jack. That doesn't mean owners can't use headphones with it, but if they want to rely on their current headphones that use a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack they'll have to use a Lightning converter. (more…)

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The Rolls-Royce Hood Ornament is Also a Brilliant Anti-Theft Device

Back in the 1970s and prior, stealing hubcaps was a petty criminal pastime. This was way before custom wheels and rims became so popular. At that time, hubcaps were made of metal and added value to the car. Also, they were fairly easy to steal and sell. That trend faded out as automobile manufacturers started replacing metal hubcaps with plastic ones and the market for used hubcaps deflated. Today, hubcaps are rarely stolen, unless they're stolen from a classic car outfitted with particularly nice ones. (more…)

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How a Simple Sign Can Help Prevent Bicycle Theft

Human brain architecture is designed for detecting facial features, such as a pair of eyes. This "gaze detection" is hardwired into the human brain, and once offered a helpful evolutionary tool for, say, detecting an enemy lurking nearby. (more…)

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