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The Minimum Drinking Age in England is 5, Some Australian States It’s 0

Reading Time: 2 minutes The regulation of alcohol is something that every country has. Some countries have outlawed it completely, while others place restrictions on the age in which you can both purchase alcohol and consume it. Most countries that place an age limit on the purchase or consumption of alcohol have a minimum age of 18 to 21 …

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If You Are Declared Dead in Ohio, but Are Not, You Are Still Dead

Reading Time: 2 minutes This could very well be a case of the walking dead, or the zombie apocalypse, but the reality is a lot less terrifying. There sure are some strange laws in the world. Some laws were made for a specific reason, while others, as is the case with this law, were simply overlooked. Ohio, in the …

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It Is Not Illegal To Escape From Prison In Germany, But Why?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that it’s not illegal to escape from prison in Germany and its neighbour, Austria, also has a similar rule? This is in stark contrast to the rest of the world. In nearly every country around the world it is illegal to escape from prison. Many prisoners try, and when they are either …

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10 Percent Of All Marriages Are Between Cousins

Reading Time: 2 minutes When you read the fact about the Icelandic incest app you may have thought it was a joke, or you may have even had a chuckle at the idea. You probably even initially thought to yourself how many people really marry a cousin? Well it would appear that quite a few people do. To be …

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The First American Slave Owner Was Black

Reading Time: 2 minutes Without a doubt one of the darkest chapters in American history would be that of slavery. Slaves, who were black people from Africa, were bought and sold like cattle, and forced to work their entire life for their owners. There was no limitation on age or gender or the hours they would work. But slavery …

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Whitehouse.com Was A Porn Site

Reading Time: 2 minutes Back in the 1990’s, when the internet was still in the warm up phase of its development, there were very few websites around, especially when compared to today. Pretty much the only TLD that anyone used was the .com. So if you wanted to visit a government site, most people would simply type .com at …

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