Bombing Out at a Security Checkpoint

Now what in the world would compel a potential passenger to commit such a foolish act as to falsely admit to a Transportation Security Administration agent that he was carrying a bomb instead of telling the truth and describing what he was really carrying?

In fact — what was he carrying? Additionally, what was the reason as to why he lied to the Transportation Security Administration agent?

You will not believe the details of this bizarre story — nor the response of fellow FlyerTalk members — when you read it in the Screen THIS thread…