Follow Up of the Day: The TSA Defends Its Cupcake Confiscation

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Follow Up of the Day: The TSA Defends Its Cupcake Confiscation
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Follow Up of the Day: The TSA's infamous Blogger Bob finally got around to defending his agency's most recent overreaching scandal: Cupcake-gate.

In a post on the TSA's blog, "Bob" writes that Rebecca Hains' "Wicked Good Cupcake" was not "your everyday, run-of-the-mill cupcake," but a jar filled with "a thick layer of icing," which c

Time-Lapse Thing of the Day

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Time-Lapse Thing of the Day: A piece of luggage lined with six camera lenses takes a tour of life "beyond the black rubber flaps" on its way from Atlanta to New York aboard a Delta passenger plane.

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Tasty Terror Threat of the Day

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Tasty Terror Threat of the Day
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Tasty Terror Threat of the Day: A Massachusetts woman says TSA agents at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas confiscated her cupcake because its frosting violated TSA regulations by being too gel-like.

"I just thought this was terrible logic," Rebecca Hains of Peabody told NBC News.

The Salem State University communications professo

This Seems Kind Of Wrong of the Day

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This Seems Kind Of Wrong of the Day
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This Seems Kind Of Wrong of the Day: According to a formal complaint filed by Destin resident Jean Weber, TSA agents working security at Northwest Florida Regional Airport detained her 95-year-old wheelchair-bound, terminally ill mother, and forced her to remove her adult diaper which they said was impeding their pat-down search "because it was soiled."

Weber said her mother, who is in "the

Follow Up of the Day: Baby Pat Down

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Follow Up of the Day: Baby Pat Down
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Follow Up of the Day: The TSA's "Blogger Bob" has responded to the latest controversy involving a child being patted down by airport officials, saying the screening was reviewed and found to have been properly administered.

Apparently the family's stroller set off an alarm during an explosives check, prompting the TSA officers at Kansas City International Airport to conduct a "modifie