If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(via NewScientist)   CIA experimented with eavesdropping spy cats   (msnbc.com) divider line 24
    More: Interesting  
•       •       •

2644 clicks; posted to Main » on 13 Sep 2001 at 9:42 AM (13 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



24 Comments   (+0 »)
   

Archived thread
 
2001-09-13 09:45:58 AM
"In the first test of feline surveillance, the cat was run over by a taxi, according to Richelson."
Classic.
 
2001-09-13 10:00:59 AM
CIA Guy: "Wait I think I hear something".......Honk! Thump Thump.

heh
 
2001-09-13 10:02:36 AM
Tabby1? Tabby1? Come in Tabby1?

....ssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
 
2001-09-13 10:06:53 AM
Summer 2002...

New from Dimension Films...

Spy Cats!!

starring Mr. T and Scott Baio.
 
2001-09-13 10:07:17 AM
I want one. Where can I buy one ?
or can I make my own ?
 
2001-09-13 10:07:48 AM
I see a photoshopped Cliche Kitty in this somewhere...
 
2001-09-13 10:10:26 AM
Damn, Mambo, you beat me to it.
Byort, you better stop that jibba-jabba, Mr.T can throw you Helluva Far...
(joking here)
 
2001-09-13 10:32:43 AM
Cat Down! Cat Down!
 
2001-09-13 10:41:29 AM
During WWII, the russians experimented with persuading dogs to carry anti-tank mines under tanks by feeding them under said tanks. Worked, except the dogs ONLY associated the underside of RUSSIAN tanks with food - **BAD IDEA**
This sounds a little similar to that.
I know my cats are too stubborn and bloody-minded to have anything to do with counter-terrorism/espionage, and would probably spend most of their time invading the neigbours' rubbish-bins (which they do at the moment, anyhow).
The best way to get a cat to obey you is to tell it to do something it's already doing!
 
2001-09-13 10:44:57 AM
they tried to hire cats but it turns out they were all pu$$y's..

HAHAHA I kill me! Ha
 
2001-09-13 10:59:36 AM
Hey, that shiat's old news: That CIA trained cats memo was on Smoking Gun about two years ago.

The pussy memo is online here.
 
2001-09-13 11:05:17 AM

Agent X
 
2001-09-13 11:08:25 AM
So, does this mean that it was Blofeld's cat and not blofeld himself who was the mastermind behind S*P*E*C*T*R*E?

"Do you exshpect me to talk, Mr Fluffy"

"Miaaoww!"

"Shorry?"
 
2001-09-13 11:29:21 AM
poor kitties......

who will feed them?
 
2001-09-13 11:36:39 AM
The Russians also trained Dolphins (with explosives attached) to swim to ships / divers etc.
 
2001-09-13 11:38:43 AM
Redbull_UK:
I assume that the dolphins were too bright and merely buggered-off with the explosives.
Always useful when dealing with noisy shark neigbours.
 
2001-09-13 11:38:58 AM
SatchmoR: Yeah, the Russions thought the dogs had associated with tanks in general - it later turned out they had associated with the smell of the tank's engine oil, which was different to the Germans...

http://www.lileks.com/institute/dogs/couple.jpg
-'Sign me up!'

http://www.lileks.com/institute/dogs/standingdog.jpg
- Going undercover

http://www.lileks.com/institute/dogs/ringlasses.jpg
- The German Commander
 
2001-09-13 11:39:49 AM
Arse. I'll do that properly:


-'Sign me up!'


- Going undercover


- The German Commander
 
2001-09-13 12:03:27 PM
I always thought the remote controlled cockroach from the movie "The Fifth Element" was pretty cool.
Seems I remember something about that actually being possible.
But then I suppose the remote controlled cockroach would just be eaten by the spy cat. Oh well.
 
Mac
2001-09-13 12:24:07 PM
Mr. Bigglesworth? Mr. Bigglesworth come in...
 
2001-09-13 12:36:08 PM
They actually did build a "remote control" cockroach a few years back. Scientists clipped the wings from a cockroach, and attached electrodes to it's body. By firing the electrodes, they could get the roach to turn away from the direction of the jolt.
 
2001-09-13 12:46:11 PM
So THAT'S what all those things are on the shelves at Toys R Us. I thought they were just cutesy robot toys.
 
2001-09-13 02:50:29 PM
where was PETA when they were shocking cockroaches with electrodes? hahaha
 
2001-09-13 02:59:09 PM
Bmartin: I'm enjoying the mental image of them doing a similar thing to Osama Ben Dover.
 
Displayed 24 of 24 comments



This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »






Report