The British Royal Navy

Year2000
CategoryPeace
CountriesUnited Kingdom
DescriptionThe British Royal Navy, for ordering its sailors to stop using live cannon shells, and to instead just shout "Bang!"
Reference"Orthopteran DCMD Neuron: A Reevaluation of Responses to Moving Objects. I. Selective Responses to Approaching Objects" F.C. Rind and P.J. Simmons, Journal of Neurophysiology, vol. 68, no. 5, November 1992, pp. 1654-66.