10 Of The Weirdest Things Confiscated By The TSA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is both an important and annoying part of security in places like airports. No one enjoys being strip-searched or patted down, but at the same time, it’s important to ensure that no weapons or dangerous materials are transported or brought onto a plane or other transportation service. The TSA ends up confiscating and taking away a lot of things from different foods, to weapons, to just plain bizarre things; but the things in this list are so strange it’s scary. This list is a compilation of ten different things that are super weird that were confiscated by the TSA.

Anti-Tank Weapon

How anyone thought they could hide this in their luggage somewhere is actually hilarious. This anti-tank weapon was confiscated at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.


A woman tried to tape two birds to her chest after wrapping them in socks. She was caught at Los Angeles International Airport, and was arrested for smuggling.