News Archive 2009-2018

Spymasters’ Secrets Exposed (Mental Floss) Archives


Spy CIA FBIThe CIA evidently hired a mad scientist in the 1950s who experimented with methods of mind control. The agency also hoards old technology and odd spyware in a secret museum only open to CIA members. Another one of the “11 Things you Didn’t Know About Spymasters” is the FBI and National Security Agency attempted to build a tunnel under the Soviet embassy in the 1980s to eavesdrop. That hugely expensive plan was sabotaged by double agent Robert Hanssen.