Boeing 747 Survives a Simulated Underwear Bomb Blast

The attempted bombing of Flight 253 last Christmas was thwarted by passengers, thankfully. But what if he had been able to get the bomb detonated? Not what you'd expect, actually. Updated: There's some clarification regarding the pressurization on the plane. » 3/08/10 2:20pm 3/08/10 2:20pm

Archaic Government Software Helped Underwear Bomber Get On Plane

After looking at this FBI Cybersquad image last week, I'm not surprised to hear that crappy government software that can't account for misspellings was the main reason why the underwear bomber was able to get on a Northwest Airlines flight. » 1/08/10 1:11pm 1/08/10 1:11pm