Sunday musings: Advertising saves Venice, soars, Congress OKs new international baggage screening

We imagine bridges and waterbuses in Venice decked out in advertising for Diesel jeans. We are surprised by the rise of into the #3 position among online travel agencies. And, common-sense is applied by Congress to former rules that required already-screened checked baggage to rescreened at US airports after arriving from out of the country.

Video of TSA behind-the-scenes baggage security improvements

The following video shows the new improved TSA inline baggage screening system working at the Atlanta Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. A similar system is being installed at Las Vegas and will be rolled out at airports around the country as space becomes available.

Threat on plane a hoax

Authorities forced passengers to wait for their luggage while baggage from a Continental Airlines flight from London to Newark on Monday was screened for an unspecified threat, the Associated Press reports.