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Transportation: Air Travel

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Spencer Ackerman via

This is a contender for Best Medical Evacuation Ever. When a contractor at the huge U.S. science center in Antarctica got sick, Air Force pilots strapped on night-vision goggles to fly a C-17 around volcanic ash clouds to get the guy out of the frigi

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Naked scanners, the controversial imaging devices used by the Transportation Security Administration to look for hidden weapons at airports, are making their way to Afghanistan. The Army announced late Wednesday that they’ll buy $248 million worth

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Reason magazine

Need a knife? A snow globe? A grenade-shaped belt buckle? Someone may have left one for you at a Texas airport. The Austin American-Statesman reports that the Texas state surplus store offers various airport contraband for low, low prices.