This really is news: the TSA has identified
and fired the screener agent who, upon finding a sex toy in a woman's checked luggage, left a creepy note for her.
Update: The TSA has not fired the agent. The TSA announcement states that the agent has been identified, "removed from screening operations and appropriate disciplinary action has been initiated." In other words: probably got a promotion.
“Can I bring my rechargable power bank the shape of the greatest orc warriors Orgrim’s Doomhammer on a plane?” asks Itaku on Twitter. “We’re glad you asked,” replies AskTSA, an official account of the Transportation Security Administration. “Replica weapons, even those belonging to Horde Chieftains, must be packed in checked bags.” @Itaku We’re glad you […]
If the TSA thinks that you’re suspicious — or if you opt out of the “optional” full-body scanner — you get a junk-touching “secondary screening” in which the screeners “pat you down” by rubbing the backs of their hands on your genitals and other “sensitive areas” (they can be pretty rough — a screener at […]
The AP reports that an 80-year-old South Carolina woman had no idea her cane contained a sword until she attempted to board a plane and it was inspected by TSA staff. News outlets report that Transportation Security Administration regional spokesman Mark Howell recounted the incident Thursday at Myrtle Beach International Airport as part of an […]
Bamboo has lots of uses beyond just being panda food. Things like bikes, roads, scaffolding, and musical instruments are made from the fast-growing grass. But unless you are participating in a tropical-themed LARP, you probably wouldn’t want a shirt made from bamboo stalks. So why do bamboo bed sheets make any sense? Because yarn extracted from […]
If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]