The things I have taken past airport security

There are a small handful of surprising things I have taken past airport security in recent years. Some of them were knowingly, some of them were forgetfulness.  This is a pictorial chronicle of those items. One of the first questionable items I managed to get past security was “The Bill of Rights – Security Edition.”  I got this … Continue reading The things I have taken past airport security

The Make Bomb Defuser

I am now ready to cut the red–NO, GREEN!–wire, thanks to my Make Magazine Bomb Defuser. Yes, Make has a laser etcher and along with laptop lids, they are finding all sorts of things to etch. This thing was part of a birthday present to myself (well, I guess it’s technically from my parents, as … Continue reading The Make Bomb Defuser

Blah, blah, blah, news

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at seems to be to be absolutely silly for the news services to be using the term “100 pound bomb” to … Continue reading Blah, blah, blah, news