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MI5 Spy Gerbils!

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It's.....MI5 Spy Gerbils!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/newsid_1415000/1415469.stm

Security Service MI5 once planned to recruit a
team of specially-trained gerbils as a secret
weapon to sniff out spies, it has been revealed.

Micah's Note: The British are just weird sometimes.

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Well, our own government has come up with some harebrained ideas. And some downright nasty ones... like the spraying of toxic chemicals in downtown Minneapolis "to see what would happen."

Frankly, I'll take the gerbils any day.

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Let us not overlook the experiment our own side attempted in WW2 involving bats.

See, bats like to roost in places like wooden eaves. There are many such roosting places in Tokyo; all quite flammable too. The idea was to strap tiny incindeary devices with timers onto thousands of "volunteers" and release them close to the target. Each bat would then become a self-guided bomb.

In the testing phase, they released several dozen in some hidden camp in the desert. Not thinking ahead, they didn't realize that the only roosting spots there in the desert was the base itself. Sooooo...

Reality is not only stranger than we think, it's stranger than we CAN think!

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