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How We Could Screen Airline Passengers

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.25.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The scanners haven't foiled a single terrorist attack.

5 Reasons I'm Opting Out Of The TSA's Scanners (And You Should Too)

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

This Thanksgiving, I'm telling the TSA agents who screen me that I won't walk through their full-body scanners. And I'm not alone.

WATCH: How To Kill The TSA's Body Scanners

Christopher Elliott | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The TSA has forced air travelers to make a preposterous choice between a full-body scan, which potentially exposes you to harmful radiation, and an "enhanced" pat-down, for the last two years. For me, it was always an easy call to make: pat me down if you have to, but don't microwave me.

WATCH: Forget Barcodes, This Scanner Can Recognize Food Based On Color And Pattern

Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

At the supermarket, fruits and vegetables don't typically have barcodes attached to them since they are usually sold by weight, rather than by bag. Pl...

The Weekly Pulse: Michael Pollan's Rules for Thanksgiving, Plus Whole Foods' Healthcare Lies

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't stopping The Audit, The Pulse, The Diaspora, or The Mulch, but we ar...

Terror and the TSA

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kreig

The growing national protests against so-called "porno-scans" and pat-downs of passenger private parts should be a turning point in our country's fear-mongering about terror threats.