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More People Die From Prescription Drugs Than Illegal Drugs Each Year

Reading Time: 3 minutes In what is becoming a disturbing trend, more people die from prescription drugs than illegal drugs each year in the US. It may appear to be nothing other than a fictitious fabrication with little more purpose than to cause a stir on social media sites, but this is a true and worrying trend that really needs the …

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The Simpsons Movie: Banned In Burma

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that The Simpsons movie is banned in Burma? It totally is, and it’s not for the reason that you are probably thinking, namely the infamous nude scene with Bart. The Simpsons movie is banned in Burma because of just two colors. The long anticipated Simpsons movie was released quite a few years …

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16 Strange but True Legal Facts, the Odd Things That Have Occurred in Legal Circles

Reading Time: 13 minutes [aio_button align=”right” animation=”none” color=”gray” size=”medium” icon=”none” text=”NEXT PAGE” relationship=”dofollow” url=”https://unrealfacts.com/16-strange-true-legal-facts-odd-things-occurred-legal-circles/2/”] If there is one thing that can be peculiar, it’s the law. From weird laws to utterly humorous events, the law has something for everyone. But sometimes things can be so wacky that they make us all stand up and pay attention. So with no …

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Steve Wozniak Was Arrested for Building a Fake Bomb

Reading Time: 3 minutes Would you believe that Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak was arrested for building a fake bomb while he was in high school? For such an innocent and cheerful looking man, this would at first seem impossible, or at least improbable. But if you take the word of the man himself, and some others, this really happened. Steve Wozniak …

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One of the First People Executed in the American Colonies Was Executed for the Crime of Bestiality

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the first, but not the first person executed in the colonies was a teenager who committed the crime of buggery. Now, for those who are not sure what buggery is we can inform you that the crime is more commonly known today as bestiality, although it isn’t exactly a crime in all states. …

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Sunandha Kumariratana, The Queen Of Thailand, Drowned While Her Subjects Watched Because They Were Forbidden To Touch Her

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 1880, Sunandha Kumariratana, the queen of Thailand, drowned helplessly as her able bodied subjects simply watched from safety. This surely has to be one of the oddest things for a person to do. It’s part of our basic instinct to help someone who is in imminent danger. Yet Sunandha Kumariratana, the queen of Thailand drowned. So why …

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England Banned Christmas In 1647

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have only one phrase to describe this action. Bah humbug. England banned Christmas in 1647! That’s right, a Christian country which was under the rule of possibly the most puritan leadership that the country has ever experienced, banned one of the most holy days on the Christian calendar. What was their deal? Were they secretly …

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12 Million Americans Think That Reptilian Aliens Run Our Government

Reading Time: 2 minutes Congress in the United States always seems to have a very low approval rating, but did you know that it’s not just democrats and republicans that the good people of the US are afraid of? According to a recent poll conducted by Public Policy Polling (PPP) and released by The Wire twelve million people think …

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Baby Walkers Are Banned In Canada

Reading Time: 3 minutes Only in Canada, eh. Baby walkers are banned in Canada. Seriously, they really are. Not only are they banned, but the penalties for owning and the sale and distribution of them are severely harsh, even for private homes, lawn sales and flea markets. But the ban got me thinking. Why are baby walkers banned in Canada? They …

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Woody Harrelson’s Father Was a Hitman

Reading Time: 3 minutes The father of actor Woody Harrelson was a cold blooded killer. For one of the most recognizable actors in Holly wood, this hardly seems at all possible. Harrelson was after all an Academy Award nominee for best actor. But what he has done in his own life has nothing at all to do with the …

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