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Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
The IRS employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war.
A man gets robbed in London every 4.5 minutes!
A Russian man who wore a beard during the time of Peter the Great had to pay a special tax.
About 1 in 30 people, in the U.S., are in jail, on probation, or on parole!
According to Gaming Law, casinos have to stock enough cash to cover all the chips on the 'floor'.
According to U.S. FDA standards, 1 cup of orange juice is allowed to contain 10 fruit fly eggs, but only 2 maggots.
According to U.S. laws, a beer commercial can never show a person actually drinking beer.
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
Approximately 40% of the U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit by the end of the Civil War.
Club Direct, a travel insurance company in Britain, provides insurance plans for protection from falling coconuts.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay, as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
Each year, approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives.
Eighty percent of Americans will be the victim of violent crime at least once in their lifetime.
Farmers in England are required by law to provide their pigs with toys!
First-cousin marriages are legal in Utah, so long as both parties are 65 or older!
Half of all identity thieves are either relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims.
Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
If a surgeon in Ancient Egypt lost a patient while performing an operation, his hands were cut off.
In 1659, it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts.
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