Ex-TSA Agent: We Steal from Travelers All the Time

From the “Things We Already Knew” Department … A TSA agent convicted of stealing more than $800,000 worth of goods from travelers said this type of theft is “commonplace” among airport security. Almost 400 TSA officers have been fired for stealing from passengers since 2003. ­Pythias Brown, a former Transportation Security Administration officer at Newark Liberty International Airport, spent four years stealing everything he could from luggage and security checkpoints, including clothing, laptops, cameras, Nintendo Wiis, video games and cash

Man on 50-Day Drinking Binge Makes Unwise Decision to Open Plane Door During Landing

There are some doors that are not meant to be opened by the average person, and airplane doors are a prime example. But one man who’d reportedly been drinking for 50 days straight threw all those rules right out the window (or door?) when the Delta flight he was on from Boston landed in Salt Lake City last night. According to witnesses, he tried to pry open the plane’s rear door during the landing process

Seido’s 3800 mAH Extended Battery: Never Stop Surfing

In the land of long flights with no power outlets, the vagabond with the biggest battery is king. I rarely use my smartphone for more than occasional browsing and navigation. But on long flights it’s much more convenient for watching movies than a giant, clunky laptop