Pic of the Day: Things Confiscated at Hopkins Airport

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If you've flown out of or into Hopkins airport, you've probably seen this monument to stupidity. It's a collection (amassed over only one year) of things people have tried to bring on a plane in Cleveland. We've never thought to take a picture of it before, but thankfully someone at Rachel Maddow's blog did.

Scary, impressive, confounding, but not at all surprising at the same time. That's our general reaction when seeing that someone tried to bring nun-chucks on a plane. Or the throwing stars. Or what looks to be dynamite. Or any of the other items in this impressive array of weapons. (Except the pie-serving instrument up in the left-hand corner. Not sure why that was a problem.)

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