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Man Builds Deadly Arsenal Using Airport Store Items

Man Builds Deadly Arsenal Using Airport Store Items
Posted November 26th, 2013 @ 9:40am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– You may already find it ridiculous that you can't bring the tiniest pair of scissors through an airport security checkpoint, but you'll find it even more absurd after reading this: A North Carolina programmer is proving that even with all those security restrictions, it's still possible to get a weapon on a plane—by building it yourself, using items you can buy in airport stores after going through security. So far, Evan Booth has built nunchucks, a crossbow, a grenade, and even a shotgun—and all of them work. "If we're trying to stop a terrorist threat at the airport, it's already too late," Booth tells Fast Company, which notes the fabrication happens in Booth's home ... not at the airport.

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