CNN: “Terrorists planned to use MP3 players and energy drinks to blow up as many as 10 jetliners bound for the United States, authorities said Thursday. A senior congressional source said it’s believed the plotters planned to mix a ‘British version of Gatorade’ with a gel-like substance to make an explosive that they would possibly trigger with an MP3 player or cell phone.”
Okay. I’m dying to see the Make Magazine blog post about how to mix an iPod and Gatorade to create “Mass murder on an unimaginable scale.” I’ll bet that post gets Dugg.
I’m not Bill Nye or anything, but I have read Adventures From the Technology Underground. Something seems a bit wrong to me about this.
Boing Boing points out that they’re disposing of the confiscated liquids by pouring them out in large trash containers in the airport, amid crowds of people — complete with pictures of security guards doing this. If they’re explosive, isn’t that dangerous? I smell fish.