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The Spy (Trailer)

The Spy (Trailer)

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen gets serious for this new Netflix limited series about Israeli spy Eli Cohen, who managed to infiltrate deep into the political and military machines of Syria back in the 1960s, ultimately becoming Chief Adviser to their Minister of Defense.

The CIA’s Rectal Tool Kit

The CIA’s Rectal Tool Kit

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The International Spy Museum claims that this tool kit was given to some CIA operatives at the height of the Cold War. It was meant to be stored in the rectum, and contained tools for escaping from a cell.

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How CIA Disguises Work

How CIA Disguises Work

Jonna Mendez is former Chief of Disguise for the CIA, which happens to be the coolest job title ever. In this interview with WIRED, she explains the lengths agencies go to disguise and protect the identities of operatives, and to stealthily obtain intelligence.

Secret Compartment Cufflinks

Secret Compartment Cufflinks

These cufflinks made from genuine U.S. nickels look cool enough on their own, but when you realize you can use them to sneak around secret documents inside their hidden compartments, they’re just that much cooler. Perfect for James Bond and other secret agent types.

Envelope X-Ray Spray

Envelope X-Ray Spray

A can of spray-on non-flammable liquid that temporarily renders paper translucent, letting you see what’s underneath. The effect lasts up to 30 seconds and leaves no mark. Video demo here.

The Scoob Cam

The Scoob Cam

NASA engineer/all-around geek Mark Rober finds another clever use for your expensive mobile gadgets – helping us act like a villain from Scooby Doo without having to hide inside the wall.

Hollow Spy Coin

Hollow Spy Coin

Pass along top secret data with these cool hollow coins. They have been machined and finished to look exactly like U.S. nickels and quarters. The coins can only be opened using the included tool.

Electronic Spy Camera T-Shirt

Electronic Spy Camera T-Shirt

Centered in the artwork on ThinkGeek’s Electronic Spy Camera Shirt is James Bond holding a camera to his face, but hidden behind the soft cotton exterior is a fully-functioning, real spy camera.

Mission: Impossible-Complete

Mission: Impossible-Complete

No, this isn’t the mediocre mid-90s Tom Cruise reboot; Mission: Impossible-Complete Series packs all 171 episodes of the original Emmy-winning Cold War-era TV show onto 46 discs.

Spycam Lighter

Spycam Lighter

A fire starter isn’t the most inconspicuous thing to flash in plain sight, but you can’t beat the Spycam Lighter for its size; it records 640×480 video and features 4 GB storage with USB port.

The Official CIA Manual

The Official CIA Manual

Written by magician John Mulholland for the CIA in 1953 but long thought to be lost, The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception is a fascinating mix of espionage and magic.

Authorized History of MI5

Authorized History of MI5

Historian Christopher Andrew’s Authorized History of MI5 is a must for espionage fans; weighing in at 1,056 pages, it spans the history of British Military Intelligence from 1909 to 2009.

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