Lockable Kitchen Tub Keeps You From Cheating on Your Diet

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We’re all painfully aware that it’s hard not to grab a second cookie, candy bar or other indulgent snack. Combat the urges by cutting yourself off at the source. The Kitchen Safe is an ingenious way to do just that.

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Inventors David Krippendorf and Ryan Tseng created a kitchen-friendly container with a lid that only unlocks when you want it to. The lid has a built-in timer that controls the lock so that the contents are impossible to reach until the timer reaches zero, in turn keeping your hands out of the proverbial cookie jar.

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And the Kitchen Safe isn’t limited to sugary treats; it’s also a great way to keep your (or your kids’) hands off of electronics except for at designated times. As with seemingly every brilliant or interest-peaking invention, the Kitchen Safe was initiated by a Kickstarter campaign. For a $29 donation, you can get your hands on this completely awesome kitchen device.

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See more in Home & Personal or under Gadgets. June, 2013.