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Weird
449 votersThe Weirdest Laws In Small-Town AmericaLaws should keep us safe, but human silliness and petty bureaucracy often derail the best intentions. For instance, the strangest ...
Interesting
430 voters12 Court Cases That Were Called 'The Trial Of The Century'The phrase "trial of the century" is obviously a misnomer, as dozens of court cases have been given this label since the 1880s. Bu...
USA
956 votersThe Weirdest Drinking Laws from Around the WorldWeird laws about drinking are a worldwide phenomenon: international alcohol laws are sometimes pretty out there and America has so...
Marriage
12.6k votersWeird Marriage Laws You May Be Breaking Without KnowingStrange marriage laws are on the books all over the world, and in every state in the US. While some of these funny laws about marr...
Law
49.6k viewsLaws About What Has To Happen After Someone DiesMost of us have thought, at least at one point, about what happens to our bodies after death. Depending on your culture and spirit...
Police & Law Enforcement
8.2k viewsIntriguing Facts About The History Of Fingerprint ForensicsPeople have been studying the unique characteristics and properties of fingerprints for thousands of years. In ancient Babylon, fo...
Law
8.5k views12 Times Movies Influenced Real-World LegislationMost movies are made to entertain, but sometimes films can literally change the world. These 12 times movies influenced real-world...
Politics
40.2k viewsAll The Things That Are And Aren't Protected By The First AmendmentThough it was ratified in 1791, the First Amendment feels more relevant than ever. Debates go back and forth about what freedom of...
Scandals
385k viewsIf You Scoffed At This McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit, You’re Completely Wrong And Need To Know ItOver the years, the McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit has become heavily associated with the supposed epidemic of frivolous lawsuits i...
Law
25.2k viewsThe Details And Controversies Of Megan’s Law, ExplainedWhat is Megan's Law? It created the state sex offender registry, requiring offenders to report to local law enforcement and remain...
Law
4k viewsThe Origin Story And Impact Of Mothers Against Drunk DrivingMothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was established in 1980 by Candace Lightner after her daughter passed after being struck by a...
History
729k viewsThe Most Frivolous Lawsuits In Recent HistoryWe live in a litigious world - one filled with people looking for any excuse to blame their mistakes, problems, or minor shortcomi...
Celebrities
64.7k viewsCelebrities Who Sued People For Talking About ThemIn this day and age, with phone records, endless email chains, and people who save three gigs worth of text messages, if you’re go...
USA
671.6k views50 Bizarre State LawsWhether they are leftovers from a forgotten time, laws that only make sense in a very specific region, or just the creation of a p...
Celebrity Facts
136.7k views20 Famous People Who Went to Law SchoolThis list of famous people who went to law school is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and ...
Interesting
11.4k viewsFlorida's No Wilder Than Any Other State, But The Revolutionary Sunshine Act Makes It Seems That WayIs Florida as crazy as it seems? Anyone reading or watching the news knows a story beginning with the words “Florida man” - or any...