CIA Animal Tech: Bats, Cats and Rats As Covert Operatives

I was surprised to learn that the CIA has had a long though not always fruitful relationship with the animal kingdom. In Spycraft, the authors describe many clever animal-assisted devices, from the dead-rat dead-drop pouch to the "acoustic kitty," a cat with a remote listening system embedded in its body. And what's… » 5/22/08 2:20pm 5/22/08 2:20pm

PETA Coughs Up $1 Million Reward For Artificial Meat

PETA doesn't mind if you eat meat; they just want that meat to not be from a dead animal. The organization cares so much about this that they've offered up a $1 million prize to the first scientist that can create meat that's "sufficient to market in at least 10 U.S. states at a price that is competitive with… » 4/22/08 5:30pm 4/22/08 5:30pm