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Forbes: The Dumbest Things People Try To Get Through Airport Security

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Sports Equipment

Seriously, what are you doing with a 10 lb. weight in your carry-on? Aren't people supposed to be traveling lighter? That, and the baseball bats, and other sports equipment, can inflict some serious damage in the wrong hands.

And while the kangaroo-patterned boomerangs may look innocent, another officer clarified that they're deadly weapons. "When people fly out of Australia they're permitted in carry-on luggage," he said, but once you start on a domestic route in the US, you'll want to check them.

(Andrew Bender)

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