Crime & Law

The justice system seeks to bring order and stability to a world that, otherwise, would be in constant chaos. But, 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. At the same time, 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!

Criminals who could still be out there

7 Criminals Who Could Still Be Out There Today

Jack De Graaf
Nov 18, 2021

While many of the most dangerous people around are locked up behind bars, some of the most infamous criminals could still be at large out in the community - meaning an attack could happen at any moment. Here are 7 such persons to look out for!

The Truth Behind Jack the Ripper

Who Was Jack the Ripper, Really?

Michelle Gabriel
Mar 17, 2021

Jack the Ripper wasn’t the first serial killer, but he was the first case to stir up a worldwide media frenzy. Over 100 years later, we all know his nickname and the mystery of these attacks are scrutinized. But the million-dollar question: Who was Jack the Ripper?

Surprising Movies about True Crime

10 Shocking Movies Based on Real Crimes

Lizzie Robinson
Mar 17, 2021

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!

Amsterdam Eel Riots

The Weird History of the Amsterdam Eel Riots

Jack De Graaf
Mar 22, 2021

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!

The State That Produces The Most Serial Killers

Which State Produces The Most Serial Killers?

Michelle Gabriel
Apr 8, 2022

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 Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Law

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Law Infographic

Luke Ward
Mar 17, 2021

As one of the few industries that is slow on adopting technological advancements, the legal profession unsurprisingly is debating on whether to implement one of the biggest advancements in today's technological age - Artificial Intelligence.

Weirdest Driving Laws US

The Weirdest Driving Laws in the US Infographic

Luke Ward
Mar 17, 2021

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

Bizarre Country Laws

Bizarre Laws Around The World

Zoe Adams
Mar 17, 2021

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!

Crazy State Laws

11 Crazy State Laws InfoGraphic

Luke Ward
Mar 27, 2020

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

The Greatest Prison Escapes Infographic

Luke Ward
Mar 17, 2021

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!

Facebook Crime

Burgular Uses Victims Computer To Check His Facebook

Luke Ward
Feb 6, 2021

Nineteen year old Jonathan Parker, of Fort Loudoun, Pennsylvania, was charged with daytime burglary after stealing two diamond rings and using the computer in the house to check his Facebook profile, forgetting to log off from the social networking site!

Funny Laws in the UK

Top Ten Most Crazy Laws In The UK

Luke Ward
Mar 17, 2021

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.