With the amount of information they're expected to ingest every day during school, it's a small miracle any student is able to remember the combination of their locker padlock. And it doesn't get any easier the older you get. So instead of numbers, the Image Lock uses simple shapes and images so you can just make up a story to help you recall its combination.
Remember the time the butterfly brought its umbrella for the cat? Now the lock on your toolbox is open. And knowing that dogs with big hearts often become Hollywood stars means you can easily get your lawnmower from the locked shed. At just $11/£7 the Image Lock isn't significantly more expensive than a regular padlock, and you can justify the extra cost because there's a good chance you will never forget the combination.
The Image Lock's creator, Mike Marks, has turned to Kickstarter to help sell the first 2,000 units that have already been produced. So it's a rare crowdfunding campaign where there's basically no risk about the product coming to fruition. The Image Lock already exists and works as promised, so if you like the idea, go and donate to secure one for yourself. [Kickstarter - Image Lock]