Homeland Security Warns Airlines Of Possible New Threats From Shoe Bombs

Homeland Security Warns Airlines Of Possible New Threats From Shoe Bombs

Loosen those laces and get ready to slip off your sandals: Travelers flying into the United States will likely find their footwear under closer scrutiny after the Department of Homeland Security warned airlines about a possible new shoe-bomb threat. [More]

TSA Can't Get Fancy Footwear Scanners To Work So We'll Keep Shuffling Around Barefoot

TSA Can't Get Fancy Footwear Scanners To Work So We'll Keep Shuffling Around Barefoot

If there’s nothing you hate more than doffing your shoes to walk barefooted or shuffle in your socks through security screenings at the airport, well, we hate to be the ones to tell you, but that’s going to be your reality for awhile. The Transportation Security Administration has been shelling out millions to test not one but four different scanners that would let us keep our shoes on at security checkpoints, and none of them are doing well enough to be used. [More]