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Confiscated Scissors Transformed into Stabby Spiders

Illustration for article titled Confiscated Scissors Transformed into Stabby Spiders

Ever wonder what happens to all the pointy objects confiscated by those eagle-eyed defenders of justice at airport security? Well, at least some of the potentially-stabby scissors are turned into sweet spiders by artist Christopher Locke. He's got a step-by-step on his site on how he did it, and one thing is definitely for certain: if these scissors didn't make it onto an airplane before, they definitely won't now. Yikes. [Heartless Machine via BoingBoing]

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Sculptor_Dan

The TSA say -

Box Cutters - No

Ice Axes/Ice Picks - No

Knives - except for plastic or round bladed butter knives - No

Meat Cleavers - No

Razor-Type Blades - such as box cutters, utility knives, razor blades not in a cartridge, but excluding safety razors. - No

Sabers - No

Scissors - metal with pointed tips and blades shorter than four inches - Yes

Swords - No

- no mention of spiders, so you'll be fine with this on any flight.