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Thursday, December 16, 2004

Do You Wear 'Airport Friendly' Clothing?
I'm almost certain that some of you experimented some problems at security counters before boarding a plane. You were asked to remove your shoes or your belt -- while your laptop was left unattended on the other side of the counter. How frustrating!

But I have some good news for you. In "Functional Fashion Helps Some Through Airport Checkpoints," the Washington Post (free registration) reports these incidents are now so frequent that retailers are offering new products -- such as bras and shoes -- labeled as 'airport friendly.' In fact, a Google search on the 'airport friendly' subject returns more than 22,000 results!

This column contains more details and pictures of a metal-free bra. It also shows the painted shoes of a man who understood a long time ago how to manage easily the airport security process, Howard Rheingold, the author of Smart Mobs.
:: posted by Roland Piquepaille, 4:10 AM Comments (0)
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