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7 Crazy State Laws

Details: Weird state laws are sometimes little missives from the past. You discover them and have to wonder what the hell was going on back then. Things like it’s illegal to feed garbage to a pig in Arizona and against the law to fall asleep in a cheese shop in Illinois.

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36 of The Weirdest Laws in All of California

Details: California, also known as the Golden State, is full of sun, fun, and lots of outside activities. It’s also full of the weirdest laws, and here are a bunch of them. California prison workers will no longer be allowed to have sex with intimates. Cerrito City law says that all dog “waste” must be removed from any yard within seven days.

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Weird New Hampshire Laws You’ve Never Heard of Before

Details: There are weird laws everywhere but some of these really take the cake, if you will. Like this first law, for instance. You may not nod your head, tap your foot, or otherwise move your body to keep time with the music in any tavern, restaurant, or café.

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Oddball Laws in New Jersey

Details: To add even more weirdness to this town’s laws, it is also illegal to cross dress in Haddon Township. It’s a wonder that this town has managed to stay under the SJW radar for so long. There are plenty of other oddball and downright weird laws on the books in the state of New Jersey, and many of them stretch back to the birth of the state.

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The Weirdest Laws You Didn't Know New York Had

Details: New York passed this law in 2013 which changed the minimum smoking age to 21. If you’re in Ocean City, you may not slurp your soup. You cannot wear slippers in the state of New York after 10 p.m. Apparently that’s your bedtime, though this city is known for being the city that never sleeps. If elevator rides weren’t awkward enough, get this.

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6 Bizarre Court Cases That Had A Surprising Impact

Details: The decision was never overturned, although the policy was disavowed and President Reagan personally apologized for it. However, its surprising impact is that “strict scrutiny” became the standard which many laws must meet, including school segregation and interracial marriage.

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8 Most Controversial Cases of Euthanasia

Details: A Chilean government spokesman said that the nation's laws, which prevent assisted suicide, also prevent the president from granting Valentina's request. But the teenager's desperate plea has moved the South American nation of 20 million. #ValentinaMoureira became the …

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9 Mothers-In-Law from Hell

Details: Judah Magarasadza's wife Rozie Gopoza died in 2008, and two months later his mother-in-law, Felistus Gopoza, moved in with him. It is reported that the two then began a romantic relationship which culminated in them tying the knot in 2010. The wedding reception is understood to …

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9 Strange Thanksgiving Crimes

Details: 1 Man Robbed at Gunpoint for Turkey, Dispatcher Buys Him Another. Your turkey or your life! As Jimmy Mulligan from Bridgeport Connecticut was walking to his friends' house, an armed man came up and demanded the turkey and stuffing, along with his wallet and plastic bag of goodies. When he called 911, the dispatcher initially thought he was joking.

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10 Weirdest Protests Around the World

Details: 8 Fathers protest against custody laws by dressing up like superheros. Divorced dads Jolly Stanesby and Eddie Goreckwi ambushed the rooftop of London's Royal Courts of Justice in October 2003 to call attention to the plight of fathers in family courts. As members of controversial "Fathers 4 Justice" group, the men came prepared; they brought

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13 Shocking Sexual Traditions From Around The World

Details: 1 The Sambians: The semen-drinking tribe - Papua, New Guinea. To become a man in this primitive tribe, boys are removed from the presence of all females at the age of seven, living with other males for ten years. During the ten years, the skin is pierced to remove any contamination brought upon by women. For the same reason, they also regularly

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Indiana: The State That Says "No" To A Lot

Details: Yep, you read that right. In South Bend Indiana there was a law back in the day that you couldn’t force a monkey to smoke a cigarette. Legislation passed in 1923 after a man was caught walking down the street smoking a cigarette with his pet monkey doing the same. Technically regarded as animal abuse, no matter how much your monkey plates or

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9 Unbelievable Drunk Driving Stories

Details: 9 The man who lost his license after driving drunk in Barbie toy car. A man who was caught drink-driving in a toy car with a top speed of 4mph has been banned from driving. Paul Hutton, 40, was pulled over by police as he drove an electric Barbie car, which moves slower than a mobility scooter, near his home in Essex.

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6 Most Amazing Street Performers

Details: With his still-life performances, this German artist seems to unhinge the laws of gravity. For hours on time, he remains, as a living work of art, in physically impossible positions. Elevated or reduced to the state of a sculpture, he interacts with the bewildered and irritated audience, whose appetite for communication rises as time goes by

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8 Real Life Examples Of The Golden Ratio

Details: 8 Real Life Examples Of The Golden Ratio. The golden ratio—represented by the number 1.618 or the Greek letter for "phi"—occurs when the summation of two quantities is equal to the ratio of the quantity as a whole. It's been used in architecture and art to create what was believed to be the most aesthetically pleasing designs that exhibited

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4 Benefits Included in Workers’ Compensation

Details: The amount the employee receives will also vary based on state laws and the type of disability sustained. But because state laws mandate the computation, it is possible for two persons living in different states to receive different amounts after sustaining identical injuries. Coverage for rehabilitation. While not all, a majority of states

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The New Prohibition: Speakeasy Gyms Emerge In The US

Details: The speakeasy was an unintended side effect of the US prohibition laws on alcohol, in place between 1920 and 1933. Since then, it has become a cultural icon, and many modern bars and restaurants are modeled after the infamous speakeasy. For those less familiar with American history, the speakeasy is essentially an illegal bar.

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10 Most Bizarre Arrests

Details: A vigilante group in Ilorin, Nigeria apprehended a group of would-be car thieves, including one man who “turned himself” into a goat.The mysterious goat, according to the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Tunde Mohammed, while briefing bewildered journalists at the Force headquarters, is an armed robber who attempted to snatch the said car, and later “transformed” into the goat in a

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10 Strange Tales of Chewing Gum

Details: Certain parts of the United States aren't far behind in their silly gum laws. It is also illegal to leave chewing gum in public places in Cleveland, Ohio. Source Photo. 2 The video game that requires you to chew gum to play.

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8 Unbelievable Secret Apartments

Details: Due to zoning laws, Edwin and Andrew had to call themselves maintenance men to live inside the store! The family still occupied the apartment well into the 1980s, but by 1996, it was turned into the John Barrett Salon. Dita and The Family Business trailer from …

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30 Headless, Sacrificed Goats Found Floating in Georgia

Details: The Santeria practitioners might be running afoul of environmental protection laws. “This is drinking water for five million people, and we all have to do our part to take care of it,” Uhlselth said. In all fairness, he’s not talking only about the goats. Locals are dumping everything from plastic bags to TVs into the waterway.

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10 Famous Riots That Changed History

Details: The jury's still out on how the events of August 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri will go down in history. While the rioting has died down, protests continue as of this writing. What we do know — on August 9, 2014, an unarmed 18-year-old black male, Michael Brown, was shot six times by Darren Wilson, a white police officer.

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Odd News Strange And Fascinating Stories From Around The

Details: Some facts of life should be self-evident. For example, dead people don’t come waltzing out of a mortuary outside of religious texts or horror movies. Recently, though, one Indian man managed to flaunt the laws of nature. He died only so that hospital staff could pull him out of the mortuary freezer seven hours later. …

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Lawyer Who Bragged About ‘Thinking Like a Criminal’ Pleads

Details: As it turns out, Muessig meant exactly what he said. The criminal defense attorney is now going to jail for drug trafficking. On November 16, Muessig pleaded guilty to conspiration to distribute hundreds of pounds of marijuana, reported The Washington Post.Between April and May 2019, he ran a drug stash from his apartment, which also served as the drug network’s headquarters.

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10 Lottery Winners Who Were Better Off Without Their

Details: Think your in-laws are a pain in the ass? Consider the case of Jeffrey Dampier who won $20 million in the Illinois Lottery in 1986. Upon receiving his prize, the generous winner immediately began showering friends and family with expensive gifts, including cars, houses and trips to exotic places.

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9 Unbelievable Stories of People Overlooked By History

Details: She thinks it was the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) who, after briefly considering using Colvin's case to challenge the segregation laws, decided against her because of her age. Parks was an adult in 1955 while Colvin was a 15 year-old teenager saying, “they (the NAACP) didn't think teenagers were reliable.”

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12 Controversial and Banned Commercials

Details: 1 Blind Man (Levis) A banned commercial of Levis Jeans that aired in the United Kingdom, the setting is a public bathroom. A guy holding the white cane most of the time is not blind. He’s just holding the cane for the old man. But when that hot woman comes in and she starts changing in front of him because she thinks he’s blind, he’s not

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10 Homes that Defy Gravity

Details: 1 Wozoco Apartments (Amsterdam-Osdorp, Netherlands). A zoning law and blueprint flub were the inspiration for this apartment complex. Dutch housing regulations require apartment construction to provide a certain amount of daylight to their tenants–but MVRDV architects forgot to plan for that.

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10 Most Dangerous Jobs For Children

Details: U.S. laws clearly prohibits the sale of tobacco products to children. However, it does not prevent them from working on farms where they are exposed to the harmful effects of tobacco at a very early stage. In addition, leading cigarette manufacturers in the …

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10 Great Examples of Eerie Taxidermy Art

Details: 3 Jaun Cabana. Combining multiple animal carcasses into one to create a mythical beast is a taxidermy trick that has been used for centuries. Jaun Cabana is a master of the art, creating such strange but classic works as monkey-boned mermaids and fish with human skulls. Source.

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Missouri Man Sells Discontinued Taco Bell Tacos from His

Details: The laws of the free market say that when there’s demand, there’s supply, but this is ridiculous Getting passionately attached to strange things is surprisingly common. People form emotional ties to anything from bands to sports teams, certain makes of car to a brand of beer.

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3 of the Strangest Accidents in History

Details: (Seemingly) Defying the Laws of Physics. In 2008, Matthew Lowe was going about his normal day as a welder at a local factory when his clothes got caught in a conveyor. The conveyor pulled him towards machinery used to transport metal items into the factory. Before Lowe could remove his clothes, he was pulled through a hole in the machinery.

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16 Strangest Japanese Video Games

Details: Hatoful Boyfriend is an unusual take on the popular otome visual novel/dating sim that is so popular in Japan. The title is a play on the word “hateful”, and on the name of the game's creator, Hato Moa. As the only human student attending St. PigeoNation's Institute, a posh school for pigeons, you flirt with fair feathered friends, interact with fellow classmates and solve a mystery all

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The 13 Best Signs from March for Our Lives Protests

Details: The recent March for Our Lives protest allowed gun control advocates to protest the mass shootings of the last year. The attendees made some great signs to express their opinions -including some that are funny to people on both sides of the issue.

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10 Strangest Cybercrimes

Details: 42-year-old Tokyo based artist Megumi Igarashi, known as Rokudenashi-ko (Good-For-Nothing-Girl), found herself in murky waters when Japanese police arrested her, citing obscenity laws. Megumi Igarashi began a project known as Manbo, which means "pussy-boat" …

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Japanese Cartoon Characters Always Have Five Fingers And

Details: Censored Gaming explains why the fascinating reason the country always adds an extra finger. Every country has its odd laws and rules. Japan is no different. This rule involves cartoon and video game characters and the correct number of fingers on hands. Many video game characters have four fingers but the practice is frowned upon in Japan.

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