In 1647, British Parliament announced Christmas was illegal and no one can celebrate the festival or they may be arrested, because the Puritan leader believed feasting and revelry on Jesus’ holy birthday was impropriety and immoral. This law ended in … Read more
Since 1982, Kennesaw, Georgia, passed a law that every family(except psychosis) should have one gun at least or they may face fine.
This law has brought obvious benefit – the crime rate has dropped 90% and now it’s one of … Read more
In South Korea, there is “shutdown law” which forbids the kids under 16 playing online games after midnight by blocking access to online game.
Study shows about 8% Korea people between 9 to 39 have internet addictions which already became … Read more
In some cities of Italy, you can’t do these things: build sand castles on beach; just wear bikinis on the way to beach; feed pigeons in town center; kiss in a car; climb trees; wear miniskirt; lie on benches; even … Read more
Since 1993, Turkmenistan people could get free water,salt,electricity and gas until 2020. This policy is controversial that economists believe scarce water will be wasted seriously and many poor people can’t get any benefit (if you can’t afford the pipes, how … Read more
In Arkansas, it is illegal to buy or sell blue bulbs. Maybe someone believe blue lights especially car lights are dangerous because they are too weak.
This law was obviously outdated for the fast technology development.… Read more
If someone try to kill himself and fail in 19 century in Great Britain, the government would execute him by hanging. Because his action was illegal and they would punish him legally. Of course he can escape the law if … Read more
No matter at any age of history, rape is a felony. In ancient Rome, people would use two rocks to crush the offender’s testicles if he had raped someone.
Today we have “chemical castration” to punish rapist and ancient Rome … Read more
From the late 1860‘s to 1970’s, in America, a “Ugly Law” was used in several cities, it stipulated that unsightly, disgusting or disabled people appearing in public was illegal.
This law was really “ugly.”… Read more
After 1791, guillotine became the only legal execution method in France.
In 1981, French President Francois Mitterrand announced the abolition of death penalty; the guillotine completed its historic mission and was sent to the History Museum.
Trust me, in 19 … Read more
Swiss will hold Referendum on a proposal soon, if this proposal is adopted, every adult Swiss citizens will get 2500 Swiss Franc( $2750) per month from the government, no matter you work or not, every minor will get 625 Swiss … Read more
When a Thai police breaks the law, he will get extra punishment than normal: wear a cute pink armband featuring “Hello Kitty.”
It’s really embarrassed for these macho polices.… Read more
In Australia, it’s illegal to supply underage person cigarettes and alcohol, but children can smoke and drink when an adult/guardian allows them to.
But kids always could find a way.… Read more
In Japan, if someone kills themselves on the railway, their families need to pay for the cost of train services disruption.… Read more
In japan Nara Park, cute Sika deer have evolved to discern traffic light. They will wait when the light is red and cross the road safely when the light is green, they obey the law even they won’t be … Read more
In Iowa, if you are too hot your boss can fire you legally, because you are a threat to your boss’s marriage, that’s really stupid, unless your boss is a minor.… Read more