These Augmented Reality Specs Can Turn a Regular Joe into James Bond

While 007 can seemingly pull off any impossible mission without breaking a sweat, real world field intelligence agents don't have it nearly that easy. They must maintain encyclopedic mental records of names and faces as well as relay information to and from HQ—all without blowing their covers. To give its agents an… » 6/25/14 7:40pm 6/25/14 7:40pm

Retromodo: East German Cold War Spy Gadgets Make Us Paranoid

Reader John from the Cambridge University Press blog tips us off to these crazy East German police (Stasi) gadgets used during the cold war. Lots of these gadgets are what you'd expect cold war gadgets to be—spy gear covertly inserted into everyday objects—but others are for surveillance. One of them, a spy camera… » 4/14/08 6:00pm 4/14/08 6:00pm

Wireless Blow Dryer Spy Camera For Super Secret Styling Tips

Ever wonder what your girlfriend does when you are not around—and how she gets her hair so shiny and manageable? If so, this wireless hair dryer spy cam may be right up your alley. There are a number of versions available at varying price points, but if you want the ultimate in fashionable spying technology you will… » 11/23/07 12:40pm 11/23/07 12:40pm