In the second installment of MFFI's espionage series, the boys investigate spying technology, from cryptography to microdots to The Thing.
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In this episode:
- Dead Drops
- Live Drops
- Scalp Tattoos
- Mask Letters
- Invisible Ink (the Sympathetic Stain)
- Cryptography and Cryptology
- Substitution Cypher
- Frequency Distribution
- The Two Pillars of Classic Espionage: Cameras and Radio
- Subminiature Cameras and the Minox
- Pigeon Cams
- Heinrich Hertz and the Spark Gap Transmitter
- Lee De Forest and the Vacuum tube
- Amplitude Modulation (AM)
- Practical Frequency Modulation (FM)
- Bugs (Covert Listening Devices)
- The Thing (The Great American Seal Bug), and RFID
- Leon Theremin and Averell Harriman
- Numbers Stations Redux and One-Time Pads
- The Insectothopter
- Dog-poop Transmitter
- Lipstick Pistols
- Rectal Toolkit
- Shoe Phone (Heel-Transmitter)
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