DARPA has prompted panic and mockery for its weird Twitter shout out urgently looking for complex city tunnel methods for unspecified “research and experimentation” at very brief discover.
“Attention, city dwellers! We’re interested in identifying university-owned or commercially managed underground urban tunnels & facilities able to host research & experimentation,” the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) tweeted on Wednesday, sparking a wave of alarming theories starting from zombie and alien invasions, to psyops and the tip of the world.
DARPA’s superb area, apparently, is a “human-made underground environment spanning several city blocks” with complex layouts, a number of tales, tunnels and stairwells, and it’s hoping to search out simply such a subterranean web site by Friday.
Social media customers had been fast to marvel what the Department of Defense may presumably need with sprawling city tunnels at such brief discover, with many saying it sounded “totally not suspicious” and positively “ominous.”
DARPA dismissed one individual’s theory they wished to retailer monsters down there by responding with a reference to the sci-fi Netflix present ‘Stranger Things’: “Please. Demogorgons are such a Department of Energy thing.”
Many had been amused that DARPA would even make such a request on social media. Others supplied up their very own basements, and a few speculated that the tweets themselves had been some form of experiment, declaring the US authorities is probably going already effectively conscious of the nation’s underground constructions.
DARPA is the US Department of Defense arm accountable for the event of rising navy applied sciences, and has a lengthy historical past of developing with loopy (and terrifying) concepts.