Ever wondered how what happens to the thousands of personal objects confiscated at airport terminals around the world? Sculptor Christopher Locke has embarked on a project to give some of these items a second life. Locke transforms small scissors banned from flights by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) into these frightening spiders that look like they belong in an animated horror movie!

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Saving the scissors from going straight to the trash, Locke creates these unique and quirky designs using solely the recycled objects. A graduate from George Washington University, Locke says each piece is one-of-a-kind and part of an ongoing project called ‘Heartless Machine’. We can’t wait to see the next terrifying creature he comes up with!

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