Opening a car with a tennis ball
So you’re locked out again, and you have no idea where the keys are. Well, this little tennis trick may be just what you need.
By cutting a small hole in a tennis ball and picking a car lock by pressing the ball over the lock and giving the ball a hearty squeeze you could free the keys.
The theory is that the air pressure released from inside the tennis ball can supposedly force the mechanism to release.
If seeing is believing, then you’ve got to check out this video.
Do you think it really is possible? (And no, we’re not daring you to practice on other people’s cars…)
Pic credit: Imagine24
This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 South Africa License. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/za/or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.