Project Chatter 1947: The Beginning of CIA’s Mind Control Experimentation

Project Chatter, a highly classified operation carried out by the United States Navy during the Cold War era, delved into the realms of mind control and chemical interrogation. Launched in the fall of 1947, this covert program aimed to develop new methods for extracting information and manipulating human behaviour through the use of drugs, including LSD and other mind-altering substances.

MIT and Quaker Oats Fed Radioactive Cereals to Children in the 1940s

In the 1940s, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Quaker Oats tests conducted a series of experiments involving the consumption of radioactive cereals by children. In particular, the study sought to learn more about the effects of internal radiation exposure, and to develop methods for treating radiation sickness as opposed to external radiation exposure, which had been studied for many years.