Ew! The new U.S. passport is ugly! (Via Kottke.)
They don't even mention the GPS locator chip and tiny explosive charge in the spine.
Oh hell no! My passport has a picture of Mt. Rushmore in it?!? At least now I have an excuse for hitting it with a hammer or putting it in the microwave.
ugliness aside, I'll bet YOUR passport doesn't say, on the inside cover, "This passport is valid for all countries except: Israel" :)
yeah it's ugly, but the one i have from 2000 is really ugly too. but it doesn't have a picture of the moon in it. thats kind of cool. so are there more "icons of america" on the other pages?
i love the sample (washington d.c.) american from the slideshow. accurate.
my mom is still an english citizen and her passport from a few years ago is still pretty much the same as the one she came over here on in 1968. i'm on my 4th one, and they are all completely different.
I saw the new passports, they seem very... ugly? Aside from the fact that they´re very patriotic and stuff I think that they could´ve made a better effort to emit nicer looking ones. I´ve seen passports from other countries that are neater looking. I´m just glad that I got mine in 2004 and is good until 2014.
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