KRISTEN'S STORY - WINNER
NASA ENGINEER BUILDS GLITTER BOMB THAT BLOWS UP PORCH PIRATES
A NASA engineer was tired of porch pirates stealing his deliveries, so he did something about it -- in a big way.
Mark Rober spent six months over the summer creating a fake Amazon package that blows up in the face of thieves with a glitter bomb. Not only that, it also blasts thieves with fart spray.
Amazingly, he rigged the gadget to record sound and video of the action whenever a thief would take the package.
He caught a handful of thieves nabbing the box from his porch and posted the video of the crimes – and the punishments – on YouTube.
JASON'S STORY -
YES, THE TSA CAN UNWRAP YOUR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS: HERE'S SOME HELP
Flying with a suitcase stuffed to the brim with presents for your friends and family this week? They may be unwrapped courtesy of the TSA.
The TSA shared several tips for avoiding having your gifts unwrapped by someone other than their intended recipient, along with several other ways to avoid extra stress at the airport this year. Here’s what you need to know:
The easiest way to avoid this unfortunate surprise, according to the TSA? Wait until you arrive at your holiday destination to wrap your gifts with pretty paper. Also, check the TSA's general banned items list for carry-ons. For example...your snow globe needs to meet the TSA's 3-1-1 liquid policy.