The TSA’s 6 Best Instagrams Of Confiscated Weapons

The TSA is instagramming dangerous items confiscated in airports. Adorable!

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Carry-on luggage is no place for a loaded gun, but that doesn’t stop people from trying. When that happens, the Transportation Security Administration confiscates the weapon. And, sometimes, they post a picture of that confiscated weapon to their Instagram account. This is a very new account, with the first post made on June 27th, but #they #seem #to #have #hashtags #figured #out. For unfiltered photos of confiscated items, the TSA Blog is also quite comprehensive, providing a nice glimpse into the kind of weapons Americans fail to take out of their backpacks before traveling.

Here’s some of the best confiscated items, and the filters used to make them look even scarier.