As posted on the (verified) Twitter account of Warwickshire Police on April 3, this gentleman is on the run.
We can confirm that this is real … it’s serious as a woman was victim of a horrible crime. Hopefully the attention will mean we identify the offender/bring him to justice quicker
If you see him, be sure to inform the authorities.
In August 1962, New York City cops began patrolling the streets at night while dressed as women. The idea was to trap would-be muggers.
In medieval manuscripts there are many depictions of knights fighting giant snails. There’s no solid reason why.
Belgian artist Mikes Poppe recently chained himself to a four-ton block of marble and then attempted to free himself by chiseling away at it. His goal was to demonstrate how the “inescapable burden of history” imprisons artists.
Nineteen days later he gave up and asked to be freed, admitting that he had “underestimated the marble.” Despite this, he said, “I don’t see that as a failure… On the contrary. I have been able to communicate with the public. I am now going to read the many comments in the guestbook and take a warm bath.”
There’s a town in Norway (Rjukan) that’s in shadow for three full months of the year. As a result, townspeople have built giant mirrors on the mountainside to reflect natural light on their homes.
In 1975, rather than installing expensive signs or speed bumps, Napa, California experimented with using chickens to slow down motorists on one of its streets — Streblow Drive, bordering Kennedy Park. They simply let 85 chickens roam the park and street at will. Said park superintendent Bob Pelusi, “Only occasionally does an errant driver charge through the flock. In the nine months we’ve had the chickens on the job, we’ve lost 12 of them — gone in the line of duty, so to speak.”
In 1974, three students at Northeast High School in Philadelphia participated in a medical experiment in which for five days they experienced what it was like to be blind.
Photos by digital.library.temple.edu
An innocent man spent 17 years in jail until they found his doppelganger living in the same town with the same first name.
There is a ‘fake’ townhouse in Brooklyn Heights that’s actually a ventilation shaft for the subway.