Growing up with the surname Banana could not have been easy. Just ask Canaan Sodindo Banana. One can only imagine the ribbing he received from classmates and neighborhood bullies. His name was […]
The People’s Republic of China prohibits reincarnation without prior permission of the government. The 14-part regulation issued by the State Administration for Religious Affairs is aimed at limiting the influence of Tibet’s […]
Scotland is known for its passionate football (American soccer) fans, and it is recognized as the birthplace of golf and home to the most famous golf courses in the world. Did you […]
In Utah it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
In Eureka, California, it is against the law to sleep on a public street. In addition to the possibility of getting tire treads on your face, you could be fined up to […]
As of 1991, U.S. citizens are free to pursue contact with extraterrestrial beings or their vehicles without legal repercussions. On July 16, 1969 — the same day Apollo 11 departed for the […]
Under Illinois law (410 ILCS 650/9) it is illegal to take a nap in a cheese factory.
If you feel the urge to be a daredevil, you might want to steer clear of Glendale, California. City ordinances there make it illegal to jump from a motor vehicle that is […]
While you are not required to have a windshield on your car in Luxembourg, the law does mandate that you have windshield wipers. source
The law in Denmark requires all drivers to look under the car prior to starting the engine to make sure there isn’t anyone there. source
Switchblades are illegal to make, sell, distribute, or possess under U.S. federal law, except for members of the armed forces and by individuals with only one arm. 15 U.S.C. §§ 1242-1244
Choosing a baby’s name is exciting. If you live in Denmark, it is also complicated. Danish law requires that parents choose a child’s name from an approved government list. Any exceptions must […]
No matter how much those squirrels may be bothering you, you’re going to have to resort to means other than heavy explosives if you want to get rid of them. That’s the […]
In 2005 Tennessee began requiring drug dealers to anonymously pay taxes on any illegal substances they sold. Commonly known as “The Crack Tax,” it allowed the state to collect revenue from any […]
In Denmark the law prohibits a person from being charged for a meal unless, in the sole opinion of the person who has eaten, he or she is “full.” As long as […]