The Utah Department of Transportation has devised a punny way of getting people to talk about road safety and cell phone use while driving - by posting slightly suggestive puns on electronic billboards along the roadway. Welcome to the age of memes and social media, America.
In case you got lost on the way to Sea World in San Diego over the weekend, now you know that the theme park is on Sea World Drive. Not Sea World Sucks, as the sign on I-5 might have you believe.
Sign hackers, there's someone out there who has now drawn a penis in a dot matrix display. It's time to up your game.
"Hey hey hey, smoke weed everyday." These are words of wisdom that have been declared for decades by cultural and social scholars. And now the road signs in Kensington, Maryland, are in on the act.
Oh, Florida. What are we going to do with you? While you've been relatively quiet this year compared to the bath salt-fueled insanityfest that was 2012, every now and then you do something that makes the rest of us scratch our heads. This is one of those times.
When is it okay to spoil a movie? When does trolling become art? One artist asked these questions by spoiling the ending of Looper to anyone who happened to drive by. SPOILERS AHEAD (duh)
Road signs — they're everywhere. They tell us where to go and where we are. Their helpful displays of numbers, letters, and in some cases even arrows guide us to where we need to be and help keep our children safe.
The killing of black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has sparked a weird kind of racial spasm that's resulted in terrible articles, Spike Lee scaring old people, and made Facebook almost unvisitable for the past week. Now Metro Detroit's getting in on the bile after someone in Dearborn — the suburb of Detroit home to…
Spotted near that ultimate source of Christmas cheer, Washington DC, by reader Bailey, this hacked road sign brings a message likely to disturb more commuters than even zombie apocalypse warnings. If Christmas doesn't come from a store then how do you show your car that you love it?
Two-and-a-half years ago we published a handy guide on how to hack an electronic road sign. Since then, America has found itself drowning in a sea of zombie warnings — and Jalopnik has become the unofficial whipping boy of the highway Lite-brite hacking community.
In parts of the world where you can get paid for collecting scrap metal, road signs are major targets of theft, but not in quite the same way as in South Africa, where this photo shows a house made of nothing but motorways and arrows. The practice makes it easy for you to find your home—where you will be very lonely,…
This video from Russia (skip ahead ten seconds) shows just how ambivalent drivers to road signs. So much so that a guy has to stand out in front of a do-not-enter sign to prevent people from driving into oncoming traffic.