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
Vintage Confections’ $19 Creature Eyeball lollipop assortments come in an assortment of six flavors (“Blackberry, Marshmallow, Cotton candy, Green apple, Strawberry, Guava”) and an assortment of creepy eyeball designs. (via Crazy Abalone)
With a little prep, you can turn your kitchen into a convenient lunch assembly line for your kids or even just for yourself.
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Although flagship smartphones are unlikely to adopt heavy-duty outer casing anytime soon, you can always prepare your device for the outdoors with a beefy case and and an external battery like this Nomad Tile Trackable PowerPack, available in the Boing Boing Store for $119.95.The Nomad Tile can fully recharge an iPhone 7 over three times […]
Even though credit cards now feature an EMV chip for securing transactions, they still have to include the magnetic strip for compatibility with older point of sale systems. Because of this, there’s no way for the chip’s new security capabilities to protect against card skimmers in the wild.How do you protect yourself from legacy-technology-induced fraud? […]
As the old saying goes, “You should sit in meditation for 30 minutes every day. Unless you are too busy, in which case you should meditate for an hour.” Since most of us have an endless list of things to do and people to see, carving out quiet time can feel impossible, especially when most […]