Whether you're one of those people who have no fear of flying and feel safe from terrorism in the skies or are more a giant chicken like me, read this article from womenwallstreet.com. It made me think about what threats are real, what threats aren't, and how on earth we can tell the difference.
At least now I know why flight attendants no longer will let you use any restroom but the one closest to your row.
From snopes.com as of 7/22: The people the author thought to be terrorists making a dry run were not
From Wednesday's Salon.com: The Hysterical Skies
From Tuesday's New York Times: What Really Happened on Flight 327?
From Saturday's New York Times: Dress Code May Hinder Their Work, Air Marshals Say