As you go through airport security, you find out that the scissors in your purse are too big. You can leave the security line and mail them, or take them to your car (which could be quite a hike), but youâ€™d have to go to the back of the security line and start all over again. Most people voluntarily surrender any contraband items to avoid missing their plane. This Wall Street Journal article looks at what various states are doing with the items that are confiscated. Link -via Look at This
They also confiscate bludgeons, which is a word not used every day.
Finally, the first thing I thought of when I read the headline was: eBay.