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Denver TSA Screeners Manipulated System In Order To Grope Men's Genitals 294

Posted by Soulskill
from the classiest-thing-you'll-read-about-the-TSA-all-week dept.
McGruber writes: The CBS affiliate in Denver reports: "Two Transportation Security Administration screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired after they were discovered manipulating passenger screening systems to allow a male TSA employee to fondle the genital areas of attractive male passengers." According to law enforcement reports obtained during the CBS4 investigation, a male TSA screener told a female colleague in 2014 that he "gropes" male passengers who come through the screening area at DIA. "He related that when a male he finds attractive comes to be screened by the scanning machine he will alert another TSA screener to indicate to the scanning computer that the party being screened is a female. When the screener does this, the scanning machine will indicate an anomaly in the genital area and this allows (the male TSA screener) to conduct a pat-down search of that area." Although the TSA learned of the accusation on Nov. 18, 2014 via an anonymous tip from one of the agency's own employees, reports show that it would be nearly three months before anything was done."
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Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge 681

Posted by timothy
from the line-in-the-sand dept.
conoviator writes Bill Nye, one of the foremost science educators in the United States states that only the upper crust members of American science and technology (with degrees from top tier schools) understand science, particularly climate change. He opines that "regular software writers" dwell in the realm of the semi-science-literate. Nye rates science education in the U.S. an F. ("But if it makes you feel any better, you can say a B-minus.")

Comment: Re:Missing (Score 1) 480

by FilmedInNoir (#48907807) Attached to: Best 1990s Sci-fi show?
There's so much SG that I haven't seen all the SG. Not just episodes, but entire shows I've missed. I think a could reason not to include SG in the list is that it would be like Usain Bolt competing in sack race at a family picnic. But I always vote for the underdog... I loved Farscape. Horrific violence, perverted sex, and puppets. 2 of my 3 favourite things.

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