Inside Al Qaeda's Half-Baked Plans to Take Down U.S. Drones

As much as we like to gripe about it stateside, our complaints about the drone program are nothing compared to those of Al Qaeda. The terrorists don't like drones, because drones are designed to kill terrorists. According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, however, Al Qaeda's about to fight back. » 9/04/13 11:24am 9/04/13 11:24am

Al-Qaeda Can Turn Clothes into Explosives By Dipping Them in Liquid

ABC News is reporting that al Qaeda has come up with a "new generation of liquid explosives" for a potential attack. The scary thing is that the bomb "would not be detected by current security measures". Even scarier is that a US official called the new method "ingenious". Well, then. » 8/05/13 10:22pm 8/05/13 10:22pm

Seized Memory Card Contained al Qaeda Documents Encoded in Porn

Last year, Maqsood Lodin was being interviewed by police after he'd travelled to Pakistan. When his questioners found a memory card in his underwear, they were suspicious—but it seemed only to contain porn. Later investigation, however, reveals that one film was actually encoded with more than 100 secret al Qaeda… » 5/01/12 6:13am 5/01/12 6:13am

It’s Official: Printer Ink Cartridge Bombs Were Designed to Be…

We've discussed the printer ink cartridge bombs used by a group of terrorists about a month ago and we've pondered just how evildoers hide their bombs, but now we're discovering exactly how terrifyingly well those explosives avoid detection. » 12/15/10 9:40pm 12/15/10 9:40pm

Female Terrorists' Explosive Breast Implants? Really?

British intelligence service MI5 has discovered that Al Qaeda female suicide bombers are getting explosive charges inside their breasts, using a similar procedure to breast augmentation. This makes bombs almost impossible to detect at airports. But there's something strange here. » 3/30/10 12:59pm 3/30/10 12:59pm

Large Hadron Collider Scientist by Day, Suspected Al Qaeda Terrorist…

Police has arrested a 32-yo physicist at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, linking him to an Al Qaeda terrorist group. Just fraking great. As if we didn't have enough with the morons predicting Apocalypse and the thing failing on its own. » 10/09/09 3:12pm 10/09/09 3:12pm

Al Qaeda Schooled in Making Detonators Out of Sega Cartridges

Apparently, escaping from Guantánamo Bay is not quite as easy as Harold and Kumar made it seem. As the NYT points out, the prison still harbors terrorists that the government claims are highly trained and resourceful—including at least one detainee that was taught how make detonators out of old SEGA cartridges. In all… » 11/03/08 6:20pm 11/03/08 6:20pm