Safe Airports Are a Myth

Shotguns are not allowed through airport security. But what does that matter if you can build one from items purchased in an airport gift shop? The break-action shotgun pictured above was made from Red Bull cans, a hair dryer, batteries and a can of Axe body spray – and it can blast a handful of pocket change through… » 12/03/13 2:08pm 12/03/13 2:08pm

New Airport Screening Method May Finally End the Absurd Liquid Ban

It looks like the days of shampoo bottles striking fear into the hearts of airport security everywhere might be numbered. Thanks to Los Alamos scientists, a new type of detection technology could give airports the tools they need to finally tell if a liquid is a potential threat—all with one simple scan. » 11/25/13 4:36pm 11/25/13 4:36pm

SmartWater Booby Trap Secretly Turns Thieves Green for Weeks

If you're planning on stealing anything from the London Borough of Brent, you might want to think twice—or at least hope you look good in green. The Brent Police Department has a crazy new secret weapon that covers crooks head to toe in a semipermanent emerald, ultraviolet glow. And they have no idea until it's too… » 9/30/13 2:53pm 9/30/13 2:53pm

The NSA Can Access Basically Everything On iOS, Android and Blackberry

I guess we're not even surprised at this point. Der Spiegel is reporting that internal NSA documents prove the agency's widespread smartphone data access. And it's pretty exhaustive. Spiegel found explicit mention of information access from iPhones, BlackBerry handsets, and devices running Android. » 9/08/13 12:26pm 9/08/13 12:26pm

Incredible Video Captures Deer Crashing Through Bus Windshield

A Pennsylvania bus driver survived a terrifying encounter with a wild deer that burst through the windshield before frantically jumping around looking for a way out. The driver had some minor cuts on his hands from the broken glass but otherwise just wanted a copy of the security video "before it went viral." » 5/15/13 5:54pm 5/15/13 5:54pm