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Guy Builds an X-Ray Backscatter Machine in His Garage, Doesn't Have to Take His Shoes Off

When most people tackle DIY projects related to airports, it's usually some kind of over-the-top commercial airline simulator. But not Ben Krasnow He took a decidedly different approach by building his own X-ray backscatter machine using various parts found on eBay. Read More >>

EU Bans Airport X-Ray Machines

"Backscatter" X-ray machines, which bombard your body with radiation at the airport, are a subject of controversy in the US. Not in Europe, Mother Jones reports—the machines are now banned throughout the entire EU over cancer risks. Good. Read More >>


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