publication date: Friday, October 4, 2013 (part of Fall 2013)

category: Music

clue: This singer is rumoured to have a fiery temper in private.

explanation: Adele scored hits with "Rumour Has It" and "Set Fire to the Rain." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn

Hit Me with the Digits: Even the most upstanding of citizens can lose their temper. Heads of state, children's entertainers, and more unlikely offenders have been photographed flashing the rudest digit in public. Here are five fingers you wouldn't expect to see upraised.

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