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Airport Security Woes

I recently received an email from TPTP reader Martin from Spain who had some unpleasant experiences with the airport security procedures during a trip in the United States. Martin explained that on three different occasions he had been pulled aside … Continue reading

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Luggage Hacks

If you have ever been locked out of your own suitcase or backpack, this clever hack is worth knowing. Hacks World on Youtube demonstrates how simple it is to bypass a luggage lock with a ballpoint pen.

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Airport Common Sense

Once upon a time I loved to hangout at airports. I drove travel companions batty by always trying to get to the airport early. I would even volunteer to pick-up friends and family members when they flew. Now, like everyone … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Airport Scanners

The European Commission recently decided to ban the controversial “backscatter x-ray” machines (which emit directed ionized radiation) from all of the EU’s 27 member country airports “in order not to risk jeopardizing citizens’ health and safety”. Meanwhile in the U.S., … Continue reading

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