NYC yellow cabs and livery cars have a 4.5-inch amber flasher (aka a "trouble light") on the rear. Its serves as a way to alert outsiders that they are feeling threatened. It's like their version of a silent alarm banks use. cityroom.blogs.nytimes.co…
The Cleveland Indians did a ten cent beer night which Resulted in on field flashers, streakers and mooners, fireworks tossed in the opposing teams bullpin. And when a fan tried to grab the hat off of an outfielder ended in a full on riot where the Indians had to forfeit the game. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/T…
The programmer for the Original Doom, John Carmack, broke into a school to steal an Apple II computer using home-made thermite; he later went to juvenile detention and forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
In the UK, drivers do not have to immediately stop for unmarked police cars, but can instead choose to continue to somewhere they feel safer, e.g. a petrol station or a car park with CCTV askthe.police.uk/content/…
Turn signals blink at different rates due to the ambient temperature and battery charge. this is why 'blinkers' appear to oscillate between in-phase and out-of-phase explainxkcd.com/wiki/inde…
When a car blinker sounds faster than normal it means a bulb on that side is out

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