Category: Musings

  • A Code [Spies]

    Pondering life, and doing not much else, I came to invent a code. Since I have no need for these things, I thought I might release it to my readers, as a sort of thank you. The key to this one is making things as odd as possible. Because we want the message to be…

  • Kids, Gadgets and Whistleblowers [Link Roundup]

    Home Office whistleblowers – hints and tips – Spy Blog – View topic – Here’s my survival kit and it’s contents – UPDATED @ CERT : Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) Fifty Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do) – Boing Boing Spy Stuff » Coolest Gadgets Top 10 Barely-legal Gadgets for…

  • Lies, Liars, and Lying [Lie]

    Recently heard a story about purchasing Never Be Lied to Again: How to Get the Truth In 5 Minutes Or Less In Any Conversation Or Situation: David J. Lieberman. I can’t find the original article, but here’s the premise: a woman purchases 15 copies of the book and gives one to each of her closest friends.…

  • Feeling Apocalyptic? [Survival Links]

    Ships Captain’s Medical Guide Is an Emergency Manual for Non-Doctors A Legal Manual for an Apocalyptic New York – CD3WD Archives the Information Necessary to Rebuild Society This Is What You Bring to Shoot a Violent Revolution (and Not Get Mugged, or Worse)

  • Secret Service, Card Sniffing and Proxies [Link Roundup]

    Inside the Secret Service – Magazine – The Atlantic MobilityWod FareBot: an Android transit-card sniffer – Boing Boing The CIA’s Flickr Page Is Awesomely Bad Martial Arts of Beginners | The Art of Manliness How To Survive in the Wilderness Using Your Mobile Phonefavorite blogsSPY Blog Install PHProxy in Your Web Space to Access Blocked…

  • Wikileaks, Garages and Prisons [Link Roundup]

    The Amazing Story of California’s Greatest Cat Burglar: Critical Eye : Details Confessed Spy Convicted of Exporting U.S. Crypto Gear to China 5 Ways Your Gadgets are Used to Spy on You How to Unlock Your Garage Door from the Outside (and How to Prevent It) WikiLeaks and Julian Paul Assange : The New Yorker…

  • Subway Secret Entrances Of New York

    Curbed has this fascinating look at decoy subway entrances.

  • 5 Incredible TV Shows You Need to Watch [Reviews]

    Wow. I have discovered so many awesome TV shows in the past week, I felt compelled to share them here. TV shows with incredible pace, action and, of course, spying, tricks and deception. Sherlock Sherlock is a very well done BBC television series, featuring a modern day Sherlock Holmes. Watching the show is like getting…

  • Power Magazine [Of Interest]

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  • Travel Tips [Link Roundup]

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