In 1911, pigtails were banned in China because they were seen as a link with its feudal past.
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. (The husband's lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.)
In Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.
In Nebraska, It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals!
Moscow weathermen can be fined for inaccurate weather forecasting!