Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Pigeon: Impossible

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This hilarious video animation tells the story of a rookie secret agent who is faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside his multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.


  1. #1 Ian "Birdbooker" Paulsen
    December 17, 2009

    HI ALL:
    Actually during World War 2, B.F. Skinner came up with the idea of using live pigeons to guide missles to their targets. See chapter 6 titled “Hunt and Peck” in Courtney Humphries’ book Superdove. Truth is often stranger than fiction!!!

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