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In 2000, racy lingerie ads for Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz featuring Anna Nicole Smith had to be moved away from Norwegian highways. Why? They were causing too many traffic jams and car accidents.

[Janet Jackson billboards have also been removed after causing accidents in England. And Hennes & Mauritz posters featuring a scantily clad Claudia Schiffer have been removed (by fans) from display cases in Frankfurt, Germany.]

[The Obie Awards (issued by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America) are named after the ancient Egyptian obelisks, considered by producers to be the precursors of today's outdoor ads.]

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