Apart from being the name of a vegetable, Artichoke or the Artichoke Project also is the name of a former CIA Mind Control Program. The name was only used for two years. Till 1951, it was called Project Bluebird. In 1953 it was succeeded by Project MkUltra.
(Other interesting Mind Control Programs are MkDelta and Pandora).
This topic was copied from the HyperBase and is likely to be revised.