Banned at Next Olympics: Brake Fluid Weather-tracking gear, Thermoses, TVs are among barred items By Matt Cantor, Newser User Posted Dec 8, 2013 5:46 AM CST 7 comments Comments In this photo provided by Olympictorch2014.com torch bearers Yulia Bozhenova and Alexei Soloviev, right, hold their torches during the Olympic torch relay as they stay on a dam of the Sayano-Shushenskaya... (AP Photo/Olympictorch2014.com) (Newser) – Those attending the Sochi Olympics in February should be careful what they pack. Officials have unveiled a list of banned items, and it's full of some rather odd selections. Among them, via Mashable: You won't be able to bring in antifreeze or brake fluid. All your meteorological gear will have to stay at home. Want a hot drink? Sorry, no Thermoses. You're at the Games already, so you won't need a TV. Forget anything that's emblazoned with a brand name. Head to Mashable for the full list. In other pretty strange Olympic news, doing 30 squats in two minutes will get you a free Moscow subway ride.