Baked treats, not bombs

Operation Cupcake stumps Al-Qaeda

June 17, 2011

According to the Telegraph, Britain’s MI6 (the secret intelligence service best known for employing fictional spy James Bond) has been busy fighting terrorism with baked goods. How so? By hacking into a downloadable magazine produced by Al-Qaeda and replacing bomb-making instructions with cupcake recipes. Titled (of course) “Operation Cupcake,” the stuntmakers pulled recipes from an Ellen DeGeneres website, of all places. Party on.

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