WEIRD FACTS

The fashion line designed to trick surveillance cameras

Adversarial Fashion garments are covered in license plates, aimed at bamboozling a device’s databases. By Alex Hern in Las Vegas @alexhern – An Adversarial Fashion dress, modeled by its designer, Kate Rose. Photograph: Kate Rose.  Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance …

This map shows the most common surnames in Europe

By Louis Doré – An infographic map made by Czech linguist, mathematician, and artist Jakub Marian has described the most popular surnames in Europe. For example, the most popular surname in the United Kingdom is Smith, deriving from the metalworking practice, compared to …

Here Is What Every Symbol On The Dollar Bill Really Means

 By Hannah Irvine – There’s no doubt the US $1 bill is highly controversial. It’s the most talked about of all bills, and that’s not just because George Washington’s face replaced Salmon P. Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury, who originally adorned the bill (rude). Rumors circulating …