Your Checked Luggage Has the Same Locking Code as US Nuclear Missiles!

For 20 years, the launch code for US nuclear missiles was 00000000.

The code was even written down on the launch instructions, in case anyone forgot.

Think about that the next time you’re lamenting how unsecure your ‘TSA-appoved’ locks are!

(HT: Randy Barnett)

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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