TSA Find Daggers Hidden In Book

The Transportation Security Administration says officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Reagan-Washington National Airport. A TSA spokesman says a passenger was stopped when officers found the knives in the person’s carry-on bag. The daggers measured just over a half-foot long and were hidden in the hard-cover book. The passenger was flying to Chicago and surrendered the knives and book. The TSA has the authority to fine passengers who bring deadly weapons into the airport checkpoint. It was not known if this was done in this case.” w/ photo

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The Most Remote Island In The World

Sighted in 1506 by Portuguese explorer Tristão da Cunha, it took another 140 years later before another person stepped foot on the island. In 1811 Jonathan Lambert from Salem, Mass. took resident and tried naming it Islands of Refreshment but died in 1812. An average diameter of 6 miles and a total area of 60 miles. The island is mostly mountainous but the capital, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is flat. There are mineral rich fields to grow vegetables. With a population of 264 people, it’s felt they are descended from 15 ancestors. All the land is community own and measures are in place to prevent any one family from owning more than others.” w/ photos

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Handstand Dog

“It was Christmas day so I threw a pair of Santa pants on my dog. He was fine walking around but when he ran down the stairs to greet someone, something amazing happened.” — MrPhillypickles

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Isometric Upper Body Strengthener

This is the isometric resistance trainer that provides a muscle-strengthening upper body workout that is gentle on joints. Users simply pull or push on the static handlebars without moving upper body joints, creating the same strength-enhancing resistance as free weights but without the strain or detrimental impact. Ideal for improving bone density and mitigating muscle loss, the device has a programmable timer and automatically monitors the applied force and displays the readings on the integrated backlit LCD, allowing users to set goals and determine progress. The device enables up to 23 exercises that strengthen and tone the arms, shoulders, chest, and back.” w/ photo + video

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Top 25 Craziest Ingredients In Your Food

“For centuries people have added ingredients to food in order to enhance taste and preserve its freshness. While in the past they would use normal things like salt and vinegar, these days you never really know what kind of crazy ingredients you’ll find in your lunchbox. With that said, the point of this list is not to scare you into giving up processed food, but rather to show you how ridiculous it is that what we use in our rocket propellant we also use in our turkey.” w/ photos

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