The wording of the memo, dated 15 Sept 1965, suggests that this wasn't the first time it had happened and not even the first time the CIA had to fire agents for food-fighting.
Muckrock has uncovered multiple CIA memos about problems with the Agency's cafeteria food (requests for cafeteria complaints are a good way to test an agency's responsiveness to FOIA). While 1965 appears to have been a real peak in shitty CIA cafeteria food, even today there are many complaints about overpriced bacon, pieces of chicken served with charred feathers still on them, and packaged sandwiches that come out of the wrapper covered in black slime.
The CIA fired “three or four” employees over a cafeteria food fight
Activated charcoal makes for some cool-looking chow, like the superblack soft-serve at LA’s Little Damage, and you might think that since activated charcoal is given to people with acute poisoning, it’s safe to eat.
The Little Damage ice-cream shop near downtown LA has unveiled a new, superblack soft-serve flavor called “Almond Charcoal” whose coloring comes from activated charcoal.
At the new Magic Touch Bullet Train Sushi restaurant in Cerritos, California, you order off an iPad menu and the rolls arrive via model bullet trains. I can’t wait for them to upgrade to maglev trains. (via Laughing Squid)
Bamboo has lots of uses beyond just being panda food. Things like bikes, roads, scaffolding, and musical instruments are made from the fast-growing grass. But unless you are participating in a tropical-themed LARP, you probably wouldn’t want a shirt made from bamboo stalks. So why do bamboo bed sheets make any sense? Because yarn extracted from […]
If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]