Crime & Law

The justice system seeks to bring order and stability to a world that, otherwise, would be in constant chaos. As it turns out, there are actually quite a few contradictions and absurd laws that simply make a mockery of the entire system!

Laws still in place such as “you cannot carry a plank along the pavement” or “you’re not allowed to be drunk in a pub” are found in the UK, while the USA is possibly even stranger with laws preventing things such as eyeball selling in Texas or bear wrestling matches in Alabama!

Learn more about the crazy laws in place, and the even crazier people who break them here at The Fact Site!

10 Shocking Movies Based on Real Crimes

True crime stories are fascinating to learn about in order to get in the head of some demented people. But sometimes we don't want to spend hours doing research online to learn about them. Here we have a list of 10 movies you can watch based on real events!

The Weird History of the Amsterdam Eel Riots

Amsterdam is known for a lot of things - great nightlife, impressive museums, beautiful canals, and so much more. But there's a strange story that happened in this quirky city regarding a riot that started over a strange game played among the locals. Check out this bizarre piece of Dutch history!

Which State Produces The Most Serial Killers?

Worried you'll be a victim of the next Charles Manson? Find out where you're safest - and where you're not. Of course, living in fear is never a good thing, but sometimes it doesn't hurt to know the facts! So which state produces the most serial killers and why? Find out!

The Weirdest Driving Laws in the US Infographic

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While some roads in America run through multiple states, each state has its own unique driving laws. Some of these traffic laws make perfect sense and are there to protect the safety of drivers and pedestrians. Others, however, are just outright strange. Check out the craziest driving laws in all 50 states.

Bizarre Laws Around the World

Countries all over the world have strange and weird laws, some very outdated, but still active laws (which nobody really follows). For example did you know that in Australia, it is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday on Sunday!? Read on to see some truly crazy laws around the world!

Eleven Crazy State Laws InfoGraphic

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State laws can be controversial, especially for those who don't like talking about politics. However, there are some laws that are so absurd, that you can't help but scoff! No matter your political affiliation, there are still some things we can all agree on!

The Greatest Prison Escapes Infographic

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You may be surprised to find out that many inmates escape prison every year. Though they are confined to a small area with no freedom, it is worrisome that these getaways occur with success. Check out this infographic about the greatest prison escapes!

Top Ten Most Crazy Laws In The UK

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The UK began to update its legal system in 1965. Over 2,000 laws have been repealed since then; but some still exist. For example did you know that it's illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day?! Here are 10 strange laws that are still in place today.

Woman Gets Shot In Head, Then Makes A Tea!

A 47-year-old woman called Tammy Sexton, in Birmingham - Alabama, was shot in the head by her husband with a .380-caliber handgun and not only did she survive, she managed to make herself a cup of tea and offered one to a police officer!

Are Jaffa Cakes A Cake Or Biscuit?

I always thought McVities Jaffa Cakes were a biscuit; they're biscuit shaped, look like biscuits and taste pretty biscuit-like too, but no, they're in fact cakes. Check out the facts and the reason why this weird question needed to be asked in the first place.