Aug 13 2012

Man vs. Security, Man Wins

Jet Skier Breaks Through JFK Airport's $100 Million Security System. Good Morning America

A man whose jet ski failed him in New York's Jamaica Bay swam to John F. Kennedy airport, where he was easily able to penetrate the airport $100 million, state-of-the art security system.

Daniel Casillo, 31, was able to swim up to and enter the airport grounds on Friday night, past an intricate system of motion sensors and closed-circuit cameras designed to to safeguard against terrorists, authorities said.

"I think he should be given dinner and a bottle of champagne for showing us our faults," said Nicholas Casale, an NYPD veteran and former MTA deputy security director for counterterrorism.

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Aug 13 2012

Milestones

Milestone day today: Scott's son had his last "first day of school," as he is a senior in high school and Kelli's son had his first day of high school. Sniff. In fact, Kelli posted: "Just dropped my son off for his first day of High School. Didn't sob and grab his ankles yelling "Noooooo!", so I consider it a success."

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Aug 13 2012

Restaurants' Secrets

Restaurants' dirtly little secrets. CBS News

Before you even walk in a restaurant's door, there are things that could be the first signs of whether you should keep on going, or go somewhere else.

On "CBS This Morning: Saturday," professional hotel fixer Anthony Melchiorri, host of the Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible," said there are all sorts of giveaways, big and not-so-big.

"The first thing you look at - you look at the windows," he advised. "You look to see if there's flesh flowers outside, stickers on the doors. If it's a rated restaurant. is the sticker from ten years ago or is it from this year? If it's from ten years ago ... turn around and ... go home.

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