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Terms & Conditions
It would take 76 work days (8 hours a day) for the average person to read the Terms and Conditions they agree to in a year.
Fines in Finland
In Finland, fines are income-based. In 2002, a Nokia executive received a US$103,000 speeding ticket.
North Korea Cannabis
The only country where cannabis is completely legal and du jure is North Korea.
In 1981, the Chinese government passed a resolution that makes it a duty of every citizen over the age of 11 to plant at least one tree per year.
Roman Farting Edict
After hearing of a man who almost died from holding in farts whilst dining, Emperor Claudius is said to have proclaimed an edict that allowed Romans to fart at the dinner table.
In 2011, Mortal Kombat was banned in Australia.
In 2011, Russia acknowledged beer as an alcoholic beverage. Before then, any drink under 10% volume was considered a soft drink.
In Switzerland, it is illegal to own only one guinea pig, because they are prone to loneliness.