A program that allows airports to replace government screeners with private screeners is being brought to a standstill, just a month after the Transportation Security Administration said it was "neutral" on the program. TSA chief John Pistole sai
Biologists there have developed plant proteins capable of screening the air for hints of dangerous substances, including those given off by nearby explosives.
http://RTR.org | KSTP Minneapolis reports: Former governor Jesse Ventura never shied away from a battle during his one term as Minnesota's chief executive. Now, as a "television performer," as he describes himself in a new lawsuit, the former p
...full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints violate his right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.
Capitol Hill software developer, civil liberties advocate, member of the Hill's Chamber of Commerce Phil Mocek announced he was acquitted of all charges stemming from his arrest after refusing to show identification to TSA agents at the Albuquerque a
The Boeing 787 program also marks a departure from its own time-honored manufacturing practices by leading a global team of suppliers and engineers who make components that Boeing workers in the United States put together.
Missed flights only inconvenience most people. A late flight landed Utah gun owner Greg Revell in jail for 10 days after he got stranded in New Jersey with an unloaded firearm he had legally checked with his luggage in Salt Lake City. The Supreme
Thanks to Toshiba's new generation of micro-nuclear reactors, the dream of some engineers may finally become a reality. No, the reactors aren't small enough to fit into the DeLorean Dr. Emmett Brown drove in "Back to the Future," but they are com
A fed. judge has ruled that the Department of Homeland Security can keep images produced by x-ray body scanners out of the public domain, in a blow to privacy group The Electronic Privacy Information Center’ s (EPIC) efforts to release more than 2k
A high-level inspection of body scanners at the Delhi airport has thrown shocking results with the scanners failing to detect powerful explosives like RDX and PETN and other assault weapons.
On January 6th, 2011, the Electronic Privacy Information Center hosted a conference called "The Stripping of Freedom: A Careful Scan of TSA Security Procedures" (http://epic.org/events/tsa/) The event was held at the Carnegie Institute for Science
A unique shape made possible by composites helps cut fuel consumption while allowing faster speeds.
The magnetic north pole is currently hovering over the North Sea and moving toward Siberia. This means two Florida airports are renumbering their runways. Odd as this connection may appear on the surface, the adjustments under way at Tampa Interna
On January 6, 2011 the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) hosted a conference on the Transportation Security Administration's Advanced Imaging Technology scanners and their abusive pat-down searches. Their website billed it as: This
A Florida professor was arrested and removed from a plane Monday after his fellow passengers alerted crew members they thought he had a suspicious package in the overhead compartment. That "suspicious package" turned out to be keys, a bagel with c
The Department Of Homeland Security, headed up by ‘Big Sis’ Janet Napolitano has filed an answer brief (PDF) in the ongoing lawsuit brought against the TSA over the controversial use of radiation-firing naked imaging scanners.
Wisconsin authorities say former talk show host and medical marijuana activist Montel Williams has been cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County sheriff's office says t
China’s first known stealth aircraft (maybe) appeared across the Web over the past week or so in a series of pictures depicting what appear to be high-speed taxi tests at Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute’s airfield.
TSA Molesting a mans credit cards and other personal documents for no reason.
A Documentary that I made on the many odd happenings in and around Denver Airport, Colorado. Explains the meanings of the murals, symbology around the airport and what's going on underneath the airport, as well as around it.
A Charlottesville man who stripped down to his underwear exposing language regarding the Fourth Amendment written on his chest at Richmond International Airport to protest security-screening procedures was charged with disorderly conduct.
Airports that choose private screeners must submit the request to the TSA. There are no specific criteria for approval, but federal officials can decide whether to grant the request "based on the airport's record of compliance on security regulations
The woman who made national headlines for her near-naked protest at the airport in Oklahoma City is back and once again banned from flying. A YouTube video put Tammy Banovac in the national spotlight. Banovac says she went through security wearing
The airline pilot who lost his federally-issued gun and badge for posting video on YouTube critical of airport security has chosen to go public with his identity. "My name is Chris Liu and I'm an airline pilot," Liu said. Liu's cell phone video tour
But when Andrew Schneider, AOL's public health correspondent, contacted the TSA to find out what maintenance and testing is in place to ensure the safe operation of the scanners, he discovered that the TSA appears to have no regime at all to ensure t
First the military flew unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), next it will be cargo planes and finally commercial passenger aircraft. Aviation experts fully automated airliners in the foreseeable future--once the subject of speculative pulp fiction of the
U.S. authorities are warning air travelers to expect greater scrutiny of thermoses and other insulated drink containers at security checkpoints after intelligence suggested they could be used to hide explosives.
Days after he posted 6 video clips recorded with a cell phone camera at San Francisco International Airport, 4 federal air marshals and 2 sheriff's deputies arrived at his house to confiscate his federally-issued firearm. The pilot recorded that even
The companies that build futuristic airport scanners take a more old-fashioned approach when it comes to pushing their business interests in Washington: hiring dozens of former lawmakers, congressional aides and federal employees as their lobbyists.
SACRAMENTO, CA - An airline pilot is being disciplined by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for posting video on YouTube pointing out what he believes are serious flaws in airport security.