Good, Evil and a rubber duck #StuffWeLearn
IMB uses software that was written by Douglas Crockford with the clause in the license that says, “The Software should be used for Good, not Evil.” IBM couldn't guarantee that their customers wouldn't use it for evil, so they had to ask for special permission. Crockford wrote back "I give permission for IBM, its customers, partners, and minions, to use JSLint for evil.” - This is all legitimately legal stuff.
In Japan, it's considered good luck if a Sumo Wrestler makes your baby cry.
Shakespeare is often said to be the originator of the expression "jack of all trades, master of none" but apparently it was coined by one of his contemporaries, about Shakespeare himself, in a rather disparaging way. (I mean, he was probably jealous. Who wouldn't be?)
Lufthansa gives out rubber ducks in their first class lounges, and they've become so collectible, that not only do people change their travel plans to get certain ducks, but they sell on eBay for over $60!
(Shameless plug - you can learn the full rubber duck story in our new course on Disruptive Innovation from genius rogue inspiration artist, Brian Millar and we totally give you permission to use your new knowledge for evil.)