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Former Governor Haley Barbour Arrested With Loaded Gun At Airport

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The former governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour was arrested at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in early January.

While trying to go through security at the airport, the TSA noticed a .38 caliber revolver loaded with 5 bullets in his carry-on bag. Continue reading Former Governor Haley Barbour Arrested With Loaded Gun At Airport

TSA Instagram: Bowling Ball Forgotten At Airport Security Checkpoint!

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Instagram is a fun way to share photos. I started using the site around two years back. I randomly was given 10,000 Club Carlson points for one photo that I had posted!

One of the most creative accounts is from @paperboyo. He creates really amazing photos using unique paper cut-outs. Continue reading TSA Instagram: Bowling Ball Forgotten At Airport Security Checkpoint!

TSA Says That Your Pie Can Fly On Thanksgiving

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image: @TSA on Instagram

One of my favorite Instagram accounts is the one ran by the TSA.

This humorous account shares pics of many interesting items found by the TSA. At times, people aren’t happy with the agents snapping photos of their stuff. One good example is when they came across a humongous lobster. Continue reading TSA Says That Your Pie Can Fly On Thanksgiving

Can I Bring A Screwdriver In My Carry-On Bag?

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It’s always interesting to hear about the odd or dangerous items that people try to bring in their carry-on bags. I usually come across them  thanks to the TSA’s Instagram account. (Curious to find out about some of the items? Search TSA on my site!)

If you’re unsure if an item is allowed to fly, you could ask the TSA through Facebook Messenger. Continue reading Can I Bring A Screwdriver In My Carry-On Bag?

Quack Quack- Service Ducks On A Plane! Yes Really…

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image: Instagram @TSA

It seems like anything goes these days when it comes to service animals flying on planes.

Last summer an emotional support marmoset was loose on a plane. An emotional support pig was kicked off of a US Airways flight a few years back. There has been other odd support animals on planes over the years like turkeys and miniature horses!

As some of you may have know, the TSA has one of the most entertaining Instagram accounts. Continue reading Quack Quack- Service Ducks On A Plane! Yes Really…

TSA Finds Gun Hidden In Suitcase Lining

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The TSA finds lots of interesting things in people’s luggage. Recently, a 20 pound lobster was discovered (which was legal). They also blocked a giant Teddy bear from flying! Dangerous items like Lucille from the Walking Dead and a 3-D printed gun have also been discovered.

If you’re not sure if an item is allowed to be carried on or even placed in a checked bag, you can ask the TSA through Facebook Messenger.

Recently, the TSA found a gun smartly hidden in a checked bag at the airport. Continue reading TSA Finds Gun Hidden In Suitcase Lining

TSA Finds Batman’s Batarang At Airport

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Towards the end of 2016 I wrote how the TSA has one of the most interesting Instagram accounts.

Here are a few posts that I’ve come across. The TSA blocked a giant Teddy bear from flying at LAX, found Lucille from the Walking Dead and confiscated a 3-D printed gun.

The latest find is something that looks like it’s come right out of a Batman movie. Continue reading TSA Finds Batman’s Batarang At Airport

Top 10 Unusual Finds By The TSA in 2016

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The TSA has one of the most entertaining Instagram accounts. On the account they primarily post interesting and odd items which are found trying to get through security.

They also share various tips for travelers like what can and can’t be brought on a plane in your carry-on.

I recently wrote how the TSA blocked a giant Teddy bear from flying at LAX. Continue reading Top 10 Unusual Finds By The TSA in 2016