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The next-generation checkpoint the TSA deserves

14 minutes agoNews : ComPost

Great news: America’s favorite Transportation Security Administration, the TSA, has announced a contest to fix its checkpoint lines. The winner gets up to $15,000. Runners-up could get $2,500. And all of us will win the greatest prize of all: never having to deal with the lines in their current form again. Contestants are supposed to […]

I Got Through Airport Security With Someone Else's Plane Ticket

I honestly didn't plan to put the airport security system to the test. I was just really tired and didn't notice that the name on the ticket wasn't mine -- it wasn't even female. But I unwittingly managed to find a chink in the TSA armor...Show More Summary

Solve Airport Security Lines, Win $5,000

The Transportation Security Administration is taking suggestions for how to improve airport security lines, and they're even offering a reward. The TSA must be as frustrated as most passengers by delayed security lines, because the agency is offering a total of $15,000 for the best ideas to improve the system. Show More Summary

Trade Your Travel Idea to the TSA for Cold, Hard Cash

yesterdayLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

We're all guilty of complaining about the TSA's downfalls in some form or another, and now, in an opportunity that almost seems too good to be true, we all have a chance to have our voices heard. Believe it or not, the TSA has put out a call for submissions for how to make security screening faster and more efficient. Show More Summary

TSA agent busted for not paying for taxi ride: officials

Arthur Pichardo, a TSA agent, took a taxi to LaGuardia Airport at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, but did not pay the fare, Port Authority officials said.

TSA doling out $15,000 for ideas to improve airport lines

Agency will award a cumulative total of $15,000 to individuals whose ideas help with lines.        

TSA Offers Prizes for Suggestions to Improve Waiting Lines

If you have had enough of waiting in lines in the airport, you may finally have recourse: the Transportation Security Administration is now offering a total of up to $15,000 for the best techniques suggested for queuing passengers. The...Show More Summary

TSA Will Throw Money at You if You Can Solve Their Line Problem

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

The TSA is set to offer a prize that will change aviation offering money to the person who can solve the problem of why airport screening lines suck so bad.

These Coffee-Themed Manicures Make Latte Art Look Easy

Give your week a jolt of java with coffee nail art - HuffPost Style These kale-infused products will do your body (and skin) right - SheFinds A fringe-boosting serum will give you the eyelashes of your fantasies - InStyle TSA horrorShow More Summary

Please Step Over Here: The Perils Of Traveling As A Trans Woman

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Transgender people face enormous difficulties whenever they travel, from dealing with the TSA to finding a safe bathroom.

The TSA Wants You To Redesign Its Slow Lines

TSA PreCheck, the fast-lane program for frequent travelers, is far from ready to justify its $85 price tag. Enter crowd-sourcing. The Transportation Security Administration has been proudly touting its TSA PreCheck program for months,...Show More Summary

New Nanotech Sensors Could Put Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Out of a Job

TSA lines are the very definition of a "necessary evil." Everyone hates the long waits and the awkward disrobing dances as you rid yourself of all your shoes, smartphones, metal, etc. Yet, we're eternally grateful when crazy people with samurai swords don't fly coach. Show More Summary

Silly me!

“PASSENGERS are reminded to check their bags before heading to the airport to be sure they are not carrying a gun.” So advised Sari Koshetz, a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) spokeswoman, after passengers were discovered trying to take loaded weapons onto planes flying from two separate Floridian airports over the past four days. Show More Summary

New TSA Fee Increase Means You Pay Double To Get Groped

On Monday, an added TSA fee increase could raise the cost of an airline ticket’s security fee to double what it is now. The fees aren’t paying for security, either. No, instead, travelers are being tapped to pay for Congressional over-spending. Remember that as the Transportation Security Administration agent gets touchy-feely with you at the

Your TSA Security Fees Just Doubled, But Security Won’t Improve

last weekNews : Reason

As if flying weren't costly enough, your next plane ticket is going to be more expensive, thanks to the federal government. Today the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) security fee rose by more than double. CNN reports: Until Monday, a passenger was charged $2.50 for each leg of a journey. For a nonstop round trip, the cost was $5. Show More Summary

15 Bizarre Items The TSA Confiscated From Travelers And Posted On Instagram

With more than 122,000 followers, the Transportation Security Administration's Instagram account is documenting the bizarre items confiscated at airport security across the country. The Instagram account, created in June 2013, show items ranging from fireworks to ninja stars. Show More Summary

How the New TSA Fee Should Change The Way You Book Flights

Airline passengers used to pay as little as $5 round trip in TSA fees. Now everybody pays $11.20, and you could be forced to cough up double that.

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