We all know (well, those of us old enough to remember) that air travel changed forever in the United States in the months following the attacks on the twin towers in New York City. How we view flying, how we pack and how we even look at air travel is different now than it was 20 years ago. And, for most of us anyway, we have a pretty good grasp of what items are acceptable and not acceptable to fly with.

We all know that you can't bring big bottles of liquid on flights anymore and even things like pocketknives are no longer acceptable. But what if I told you someone didn't realize that they couldn't bring grenades on their flight departing from Bangor, Maine?

On Tuesday during their routine luggage checks, the Transportation Safety Administration found grenades in one person's luggage. The individual in question thought they were okay to fly with since they are non-working replicas. As it turns out, replicas of explosive devices are not allowed on commercial flights and will get you delayed at the airport if you attempt to bring them on a flight.

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Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

 

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