Why pat down people when this can happen?
Since airport security horror stories seem to be the prevalent news item at the moment, Eyeblast released this video Tuesday which shows Adam Savage speaking to an audience at an event called wOOtstock 2.0 in Seattle last May. Savage, of Mythbusters fame, claims that he accidentally passed through one of the new controversial full-body scanners carrying two “12-inch razor blades.”
Content warning: contains some graphic language.
Basically they’d come up as a long strip of metal – Probably not anything that’d raise concerns on an X-ray. Yet they’d be far more dangerous than a nail file.