Isfahan City Center is one of the largest shopping malls containing a museum in the world. It also has a hypermarket, restaurants, airline offices, an indoor theme park with a roller coaster and bumper cars, an international financial center, a World trade center, and an entertainment center en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isf…
When Vauxhall introduced the Victor in 1957, they had the exhaust exit through a hole in the bumper. However, it turned out that the exhaust residue made the bumper rust quickly, and the idea was abandoned in the car's redesign. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vau…
Tailgating, or riding someone’s bumper, actually causes traffic jams, slowing everyone down bestride.com/news/safety-…
Someone drove a bumper car 100.336 mph www-guinnessworldrecords-…
When London Underground’s first escalators were installed in 1911 a one-legged man – William β€˜Bumper’ Harris-was employed to ride the escalators and demonstrate to a sceptical public the safety of the new machines. Ironically he had lost his leg in an earlier underground accident. timeout.com/london/blog/2…
The modern self-opening drink can was conceived in 1959 by an engineer who went on a picnic, forgot his can opener, and was forced to open his beer with a car bumper en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dri…
[] the bar on the back of a semi trailer to prevent under-riding was first called the "Mansfield Bar". Actress Jayne Mansfield was killed in 1967 when the car she was in drove up under the back of a trailer shearing the top of the car off. The NHTSA then made the DOT/ICC bumper mandatory. maps.roadtrippers.com/sto…
The first bumper cars were not meant to collide. Instead, drivers supposed to avoid collisions despite all the erratic driving. Hence the first company to patent a bumper car in 1920 was called Dodgem. pinstackbowl.com/5-surpri…
A larger number of bumper stickers on a car indicates a higher likelihood of being involved in a road rage incident. newsweek.com/bumper-stick…
George Clooney once pranked Brad Pitt by putting a pot plant bumper sticker, which had "fuck cops" written on it, on the back of his car, leading to him getting pulled over by the cops. Clooney figured, "There's no way you don't get pulled over." youtube.com/watch?v=7yfSj…
The COEXIST logo has been subject to intense legal battle. Notably, American company Coexist LLP claimed ownership, and began suing for infringement without the original Polish designer's permission. The famous bumper stickers are made by a separate American company, also called Coexist. urbo.com/content/the-hist…
In 2004 Volvo introduced a concept car that was built for women without a hood and dent-resistant bumpers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vol…
A man scratched a will on his tractor bumper while pinned. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hol…
Saturday morning cartoon ad bumpers (β€œAfter these messages...”) were introduced due to concerns that β€œchildren β€˜cannot distinguish conceptually between programming and advertising.” mentalfloss.com/article/6…
When Edwin Edwards ran for governor against the grand wizard of the KKK, David Duke, people were worried that Edwards would lose because of his indictments for fraud and bribery. Faced with the alternative, people created bumper stickers that read, "Vote for the crook, it's important." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edw…
Charleston, AR was the first southern school system to integrate (not Little Rock, AR.) When asked how it could be done without violence, an attorney named Dale Bumpers said, "We'll just do it." The board integrated the schools without announcing it to the press, and there was no violence. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The bumper to bumper traffic in much of New York is a legacy of one racist man who used billions of public infrastructure dollars to build ill-conceived highways in order to segregate and disenfranchise neighborhoods, while evicting over 250,000 of the city's poor. nytimes.com/2007/05/06/ny…
Today I learned about Sir Vival (1958), one of the ugliest car ever. While never produced commercially the Sir Vival featured many innovative car safety concepts that would later become standard such as seat belts, a roll cage, sliding side doors, rubber bumpers, and side lights. autoweek.com/article/car-…
Despite the American Academy of Pediatrics advising not to use crib bumpers because of the risk of infant death, most major retailers continue to sell them. cnn.com/2015/12/01/health…
"road rage" is linked to the number of one's bumper stickers, regardless of the messages portrayed. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/d…
Texas Sheriff Humpy Parker waterboarded suspects, took kickbacks, and pulled you over if you had a rock station's bumper sticker on your car upi.com/Archives/1983/03/…
18 drivers drove three cars 100,000 miles non-stop at an average 139.69 MPH to achieve a world record. No car broke down. Except for oil changes no maintenance was done. The cars, all diesel, were never washed; when done, a quarter-inch layer of dead bugs covered the front bumpers. articles.orlandosentinel.…
People who opt to exhibit their individuality through bumper stickers may take part in more acts of road rage en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bum…
After Coptic Christians started putting Christian fish bumper stickers on the backs of their cars Egyptian Muslims retorted with sharks atheism.about.com/b/2003/…
In Tennessee If you have an "Offensive Bumper Sticker," you'll get a $50 Fine theblaze.com/stories/offe…
After seventeen days, fifteen students had collected a total of thirty-three traffic citations for having a Black Panther bumper sticker. books.google.com/books?id…
There is a correlation between cars with bumper stickers and an increased probability of road rage nature.com/news/2008/0806…
People with bumper stickers on their car are more likely to be aggressive drivers. washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn…
The Germans had plans to build a multi stage Missile that was capable of putting a man into orbit. The V-2 Bumper History and Development angelfire.com/space2/sp42…
From 1971-1982, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (USNHTSA) implemented strict laws regarding front and rear damage with the goal of reducing consumer cost of repair. The law ended up causing the bigger and "uglier" bumpers for US compliant car models during that time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bum…
The 90's "Dynamo Duck" bumpers on Fox Kids were mostly re-used footage from a 1960's french TV show named "Saturnin le canard" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyn…
Federal law dictates all car bumpers must be the same height off the ground and other reasons why cars look the way they do. kcet.org/socal/departures…
The bumper on the back of tractor trailers is called a Mansfield Bar after a playmate who died in a collision with a tractor trailer before they were invented.

More info here.

Also interesting, her daughter was in the car. She survived because she was too short for the trailer to hit her head. She is now the actress who plays Olivia Benson on Law and Order: SVU.

The bumper sticker with the blue hat and eyes means that the car is part of a watch program.
Road Rage Correlates with Number of Bumper Stickers on a vehicle. scienceblogs.com/purepeda…
Man was accused of DUI crash after his license plate number was imprinted on the victims car bumper. articles.redeyechicago.co…
Bumper bowling was invented in 1982 after a bowling alley owner stuck cardboard carpet rolls in the gutters so his 3 year old son could enjoy the game. articles.latimes.com/1989…
This coyote survived being struck by a car at 75 mph and then wedged behind the car's front bumper for a subsequent 600 mile road-trip. After discovery, he was placed in an animal control kennel but broke out and walked away with only minor scratches. snopes.com/photos/animals…
The characters from South Park were used for a Magic: The Gathering advertisement bumper in 1997 youtube.com/watch?v=eu2IS…
North Korea has a K-Pop influenced music industry with song names like "Our Life Is Precisely a Song", "We Shall Hold Bayonets More Firmly", "The Joy of Bumper Harvest Overflows Amidst the Song of Mechanisation", and "The Dear General Uses Distance-Shrinking Magic" (Chukjibeop)." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
An autorickshaw driver in India offers the following services - Free mobile battery charger, Watch T.V Free of cost, Free WiFi, Free Books to read, Bumper prize contest for customers, Refer a poor child for Studies, Discount in fare for teachers on special days, Mobile and DTH recharge allindiadaily.com/2013/08…
The first bumper stickers were made prior to WWII and were held on the bumper with wire, not adhesive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bum…

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