In the seemingly never-ending saga of airport security measures, TSA today announced that, as of tomorrow, you can bring "travel-sized" toiletries on board, along with liquids you buy at the gate (Link is here). You do have to put your mini cosmetics in a zipped plastic bag, which they'll X-ray separately from your laptop, shoes, and whatever else you might want to bring on the plane. Hmm, I bet the concessionaires are thrilled, along with plastic-bag manufacturers. I wonder if they'll be supplying the bags?
In other travel news, did you know that one way to keep your valuables from disappearing from checked luggage is to also pack a starter pistol? Read all about it here.