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The Age Of Consent In Delaware Used To Be 7

Reading Time: 2 minutes The age of consent in Delaware used to be only 7 years of age. To be completely honest, that’s a total disgrace. But why was the age of consent in Delaware so low? Was the state just full of deviant pedophiles just preying on vulnerable children? No, but it wasn’t exactly an isolated case. For the …

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Tipping in Iceland Isn’t Expected

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tipping in Iceland, as opposed to other countries like the USA, isn’t expected. While there are many factoids circulating that say that tipping in Iceland isn’t allowed, this isn’t necessarily the case. You won’t be arrested, fined or even frowned upon if you leave a tip. Neither is it considered rude to do so, but it’s …

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Mothers of the Manchu People Would Perform Fellatio on Babies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is it just me that thinks there’s something wrong with this? The mothers of the Manchu people would perform fellatio on their babies during the dynastic era. They really would literally place the penis of their baby in their own mouth and begin to stimulate it! Sure, if you’re like me you would have instantly been …

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The Day Judy Garland Died A Tornado Hit Kansas

Reading Time: 3 minutes The day Judy Garland died a tornado hit Kansas. The day was June 22, 1969. Some of you might be thinking so what? But it’s actually one of those weird coincidences in nature that seem to pop up every now and then. How about we delve into this peculiarity a little further? Judy Garland is …

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Singapore’s National Animal Is A Merlion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore’s national animal is a Merlion. Now, if you are wondering what the heck a Merlion is, well…. It’s not even a real animal. It’s yet another country that is confused between myth and reality, just like Scotland’s national animal, and North Korea’s one. At least Madison, Wisconsin could base their official bird on a real …

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New York Three Day Straw Hat Riot

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’re well accustomed to oddities throughout history. There have been many bizarre instances that, on reflection, make us look back and think “what the heck.” There was of course the tragically comical events that resulted in the dumbest battle in history, and the dim witted business decisions, such as Xcite brutally rejecting an offer to …

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Blue Jeans Are Illegal In North Korea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Blue jeans are illegal in North Korea. The reason behind it is rather ridiculous, but being ridiculous is what the reclusive socialist state does best. What is it about blue jeans that could warrant North Korea banning them throughout the country? The country is as well known for its cruel and oppressive nature as it …

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Mickey Mouse Was Banned In Romania In 1935

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oh my God, Mickey Mouse was banned in Romania in 1935. Unlike the myth about the ban that Donald Duck faced in Finland due to a lack of adequate clothing, this particular boycott was based upon the welfare of children. Once you know the reason however, you’ll be left scratching your head. Let’s face it. …

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