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Boeing 727 Disappearance, No One Knows Where It Is

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is an all too often experienced problem. Vehicle theft. Every day thousands of cars worldwide are stolen, and for some owners they may just be lucky enough to get their car back. Theft of modes of transport is not a new thing. Ever since the first person developed a way to navigate without the …

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Peter Pan Royalties Go To A Hospital Charity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who hasn’t heard of Peter Pan? Peter Pan is a story about a boy and his companions who never grew up. It has been a childhood favorite for decades, first in print and plays, and more recently in numerous film adaptions. With the story of Peter Pan being so popular you’d think that the author …

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Single Women Can’t Parachute On Sundays In Florida

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well what can we say about this? At first glance you must admit it is rather sexist. The law in Florida makes it illegal for single women to parachute on Sundays, but does not mention single men. If it did you could perhaps argue that is a little fairer. Why does Florida have a law …

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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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The Bald-Hairy Theory of Russian Leaders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Talk about a rare coincidence. This fact is somewhat of a joke among the people of Russia as it has been ongoing for nearly 200 years. It even has a name, the bald-hairy theory of Russian leaders. Since the reign of ┬áTsar Nicholas I in 1825, every Russian leader has been either bald (or in …

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Etoro Tribe Semen Drinking Ritual For Boys To Become Men In Papua New Guinea

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Etoro tribe semen drinking ritual must rank as one of the worlds most bizarre rituals. It’s a ceremonial practice that encourages homosexual pedophilia, which most of the world find revolting, yet the practice itself is not sexual at all. While most of the Western world views semen as being a sexual byproduct, this is …

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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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