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"Get in there criminal...you have no rights!" @TSA nazis make body-scanners mandatory

The Transportation Security Administration’s new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners — which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season — represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight. 97 more words

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Brazil's Central Prison

Photos by Felipe Dana

It’s the same prison — but the different wings are worlds apart. 1,841 more words

Photo Essay

TSA 'Private Screening' As A Trans Man, Part I

I recently experienced what seems to be a right of passage for trans people who have to go through airport security: the private screening. I was on my way to catch a flight home after traveling for Thanksgiving, and wrote the following description of my experience immediately after it happened: 1,590 more words

Md. Sheriff's Office Buys Body Scanner After Free NM Trip

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The vendor that sold a body scanner to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office did so after paying for a trip to New Mexico for two agency employees. 111 more words


Project Denim

Earlier this month, Queensgate hosted the brilliant ‘Project Denim’ – an event which attracted over a hundred people with its promise of helping them find the perfect pair of jeans. 83 more words


God's Body Scanner

“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts.” (Psalms 139:23 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible) 133 more words


Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA(Mall Cop) X-Ray Body Scanners

Two years ago, a blogger named Jonathan Corbett published a YouTube video that seemed to show a facepalm-worthy vulnerability in the TSA’s Rapiscan full-body X-ray scanners: Because metal detected by the scanners appeared black in the images they created, he claimed that any passenger could hide a weapon on the side of his or her body to render it invisible against the scans’ black background. 137 more words