La escena podría ser la siguiente: una reunión de altos mandos en la embajada rusa de Washington está a punto de empezar. Allí se tratarán varios puntos de alto secreto, entre ellos el uso militar de una nueva tecnología de la que Estados Unidos jamás debe enterarse. Allí también se encuentra un gatito encantador que…
Eero Saarinen designed some of the most iconic American buildings of the 20th century. The arch in St. Louis? That was him. The TWA terminal at JFK airport? That was him too. And it wasn’t just buildings. Saarinen also designed the furniture that would define futurism of the 1960s, like the tables in Stanley Kubrick’s…
Edward Snowden es un ex-empleado de la CIA que reveló al mundo miles de documentos clasificados sobre el espionaje gubernamental que el gobierno de los Estados Unidos realiza tanto en su país como el mundo. Su vida se llevará a la gran pantalla, y este es el primer tráiler.
President George H. W. Bush hosted a star-studded screening of The Hunt for Red October at the White House on February 19, 1990. The guests included everyone from Tom Clancy and James Earl Jones to the CEO of Paramount and Colin Powell. Robert Gates was there, as was the director of the CIA, and men from the highest…
The CIA is very interested in skincare products. It wants to stay up-to-date on all the latest tips and trends—do you think the spooks have tried those crazy looking sheet masks?—because it knows the secret to aging well is taking good care of the skin.
¿Eres de los que necesitas tenerlo todo controlado cuando vas de vacaciones? entonces te gustará esta lista de sugerencias para hacer tu estancia en un hotel un poco más segura. La lista la ha elaborado Drew Dwyer, que no es exactamente un turista, sino un antiguo agente de campo de la CIA y ex-marine.
When conducting CIA practice drills that involve both “explosive training material” and working school buses, it is usually a good idea to remove the material from the school buses when finished. That, however, did not happen last week in Loudoun County, Virginia.
It’s no secret that the US government wanted to kill Fidel Castro many times over the years. But there’s a crazy story about a possible CIA assassination attempt that I’d never heard before: Giving Castro a diving suit that would be contaminated with tuberculosis.
How long have intelligence agencies been keeping tabs on the internet, and what role did these agencies play in creating the internet we use today? For the most part, these kinds of questions have been relegated to comments sections on random blogs and the occasional tweet from researchers. We’re hoping to remedy that…
Before there was a CIA there was England’s Special Operations Executive. And, as WWII heated up, it put all of its collective tradecraft knowledge into a single training manual. And, it turns out that training spies to operate behind enemy lines is often good training for going outdoors, too.
WikiLeaks obtiene todo el contenido del correo electrónico del jefe de la CIA. Y anuncian que lo van a liberar en breve. Así, se habría comprometido la información personal y confidencial manejada por el director de la Agencia de Inteligencia de los Estados Unidos, John Brennan. Actualizaremos cuando haya más…
Two self-described hackers say they’ve breached an AOL account belonging to CIA Director John Brennan, the New York Post reports. If their claim is true, this means a pair of teenagers has access to the personal files of one of the most powerful men in the world.
Much of the cough syrup on the shelves today owes a little something to the US Navy and the CIA. One of its main effective ingredients was developed by a project funded by both agencies. Learn why.
In 1943, a young Julia Child was working for the CIA on a slightly different recipe than the ones we remember her for—a shark repellent that was soon spread widely through government agencies. There was just one problem: it didn’t keep the sharks away at all.
People often think about internet spying as relatively new. But the internet was used for spying before we even called it the internet—and when we look back at news articles from the era, we can’t say we weren’t warned.
A new report is accusing the American Psychological Association of secretly collaborating with the U.S. government to make a legal and ethical case for torture in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks.
“As President and Commander-in-Chief, I take full responsibility for all our counterterrorism operations,” President Obama said at a press conference yesterday about killing an American and an Italian hostage in a US drone strike on Pakistan. What Obama failed to explain: Why the Central Intelligence Agency is allowed…
Here’s some fun irony: The same biometric tracking technologies developed by the US government to track terrorists and would-be unauthorized immigrants is so effective it can also be used to out US spies in the field.
After season five's detour into Archer: Vice, the gang returned to good old spycraft in season six ... which wrapped up last night with the conclusion of the two-parter "Drastic Voyage." Including the heavy suggestion that season seven, slated for 2016, will take yet another new direction. Spoilers ahead!