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CIA Declassifies Pages From Their Cookbook 119

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the my-spell-checker-exploded dept.
AngryNick writes "The Washington Post reports today on the declassification of some of the CIA's oldest secrets: Do you want to open sealed envelopes without getting caught? According to one of the six oldest classified documents in possession of the Central Intelligence Agency: 'Mix 5 drams copper acetol arsenate. 3 ounces acetone and add 1 pint amyl alcohol (fusil-oil). Heat in water bath — steam rising will dissolve the sealing material of its mucilage, wax or oil.... Do not inhale fumes.'"
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CIA Declassifies Pages From Their Cookbook

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday April 20, 2011 @11:56AM (#35881648)
    These documents predate the CIA. Therefore the recipes aren't CIA recipes.
  • by dmbasso (1052166) on Wednesday April 20, 2011 @12:14PM (#35881892)

    Just yesterday I became aware that people drink (or inhale the vapor of) a infusion made of VHS videotapes to get high. It's been a long time since I laughed so much... with ideas like that we can confirm that there are no bounds on human stupidity.

    [Warning: VHS tea may cause cancer or metal poisoning, take it only if you are completely retarded and want to kill that lonely neuron of yours.]

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition. - Isaac Asimov