Then she walked up to an information booth, and asked about incoming flights.
Circuit board. Wires. Putty. That would get attention anywhere, but Logan is special. Quite a few of the terrorists in the 9/11 attack took off from there.
Authorities at Logan arrested her.
"She's extremely lucky she followed the instructions or deadly force would have been used," the top police officer at Logan said. "And she's lucky to be in a cell as opposed to the morgue."
The putty turned out to be Play-Doh.
A cable news report gave the punch line to this event. Star Simpson, 19, the Hawaiian MIT sophomore who started the excitement, says that she sees the device as a work of art.
All of which raises two questions:
- What was she thinking?!
- Does she know about the 9/11 attack, and the war on terror?
Most of the information here is from the Berkshire Eagle.