This TSA sign about snow globes is no longer true, but there are still restrictions. (Photo by Scott Beale via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-ND)
Meet Reid Grossnickle. Once you get past his amazingly Dickensian name, the next thing you should know about Mr. Grossnickle is that he’s a “snow globe expert.” And after that, you should note his advice about carrying snow globes through the airport this holiday season, because apparently that is something people still do enough to warrant both government rules about them and the existence of a snow globe expert. [Yahoo News]
In America and much of the world, security enhancements put in place following the catastrophe of September 11th, 2001, have been drastic and of two kinds: those practical and effective, and those irrational and pointless.
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