There are many unbroken codes. That's pretty much what any kind of consumer cryptography relies on. Doesn't mean they can't be broken. Besides, OTPs (when properly used) can't be broken despite the cipher being known. Kryptos for now relies on the cipher being unknown (see also: Kerckhoffs' principle). » 9/15/14 9:39pm Yesterday 9:39pm

This kind of reminds me of my late granny and my aunt (her daughter). Both firmly believe(d) that fresh bread would make them sick. Now my granny had quite a lot of siblings and it is my believe that her parents told them so because older bread doesn't taste as good so you would want to eat less and it can be sliced… » 9/09/14 7:38pm 9/09/14 7:38pm

I think in this particular instance he's talking about chemical weapons, though it's quite hard to tell for sure. He was a soldier in WWI so he would probably know them first hand. They were not used in the European theater of WWII however, so that's good I guess. Not in warfare, anyway. It doesn't exactly come to… » 9/04/14 6:00am 9/04/14 6:00am