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Most unusual items uncovered by TSA in 2017

Bob Burns, a blogger for the Transportation Security Administration, lists the 10 most unusual things found by the TSA in 2017. (Transportation Security Administration)

Airline passengers in the U.S. remain confused about what items they are allowed to bring into the cabin of a commercial plane.

That is evident by a list of the most unusual items discovered in 2017 by the Transportation Security Administration, which has posted such a list for the last few years.

The latest catalog of dangerous and strange items uncovered at U.S. airports includes a set of brass knuckles that resemble a hand-held meat tenderizer, an inert hand grenade welded to look like a piece of art and a knife made to look like it’s fashioned out of human bone.

Topping the list were an umbrella shaped like a rifle and several bags of narcotics wrapped as Christmas gifts.

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