31 Dec '13, 8pm
Soldier builds bin Laden compound replica out of gingerbread
It might be the most infamous, and delicious, terrorist compound of the holiday season. An Army military intelligence officer stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., revealed on Twitter a series of pictures of Gingerbottabad this afternoon, his gingerbread version of Osama bin Ladens hideout. Steve who asked that his full name not be used, so I dont limit my career options turned four pounds of dough into a scale model of the compound that sheltered bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, until SEAL Team 6 came for him on May 2, 2011. Some people on Twitter said thats the most delicious sand table ever, and essentially thats what it is, said Steve, reached at home on holiday leave. It took Steve several days to convert his tasty vision into a rudimentary rendering in cookies and icing. He used 63 pieces of gingerbread, two sandwich bags of icing, two candy canes and a few...