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Cellphone Jammer

A Florida Man Used a Cell Phone Jammer Everyday While Travelling to Work Because He Didn’t Want Drivers Around Him to be Distracted by Their Phones.

Almost 390,000 injuries occur yearly due to drivers texting while behind the wheel. In fact, according to statistics, one out of four vehicular accidents are caused by this. Several laws have been passed regarding this, officially making it illegal to text and drive. But it is challenging to implement. Here is where Jason Humphreys comes …

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Brick Tax

In 1784, Great Britain Imposed Tax on Bricks to Pay for the War in America. This Made People Start Using Larger Bricks.

The brick tax was a property tax imposed in the United Kingdom in 1784 during King George III’s reign. This truly affected construction during those times. But why did the UK impose a tax on bricks? The United Kingdom imposed a tax on bricks to fund the war in America in 1784. As a result, …

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Derek Kieper

Derek Kieper, an Anti-Seatbelt Advocate, Ironically Died After Being Thrown Out of His Vehicle While Driving without a Seatbelt.

Seat belts were uncomfortable and restrictive for drivers and passengers, but the uproar over mandatory seat belt laws was mostly ideological. Do you know who the Anti-Seatbelt Law Advocate Who Died in a car crash was? Derek Kieper, an anti-seat-belt advocate, once stated, “Uncle Sam is not here to regulate every facet of life regardless …

Derek Kieper, an Anti-Seatbelt Advocate, Ironically Died After Being Thrown Out of His Vehicle While Driving without a Seatbelt. Read More »

Civil Rights Act of 1875

The Civil Rights Act of 1875 was Overturned by the Supreme Court in 1883.

The Civil Rights Act ensures equal social opportunities and legal protection regardless of ethnicity, religion, or other personal traits. But did you know that the Supreme Court overturned the Civil Rights Act of 1875 in 1883? The Civil Rights Act was the second in the United States after the Supreme Court invalidated the first in …

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A Single Egyptian Diplomatic Car has Accumulated 1,983 Unpaid New York City Parking Tickets, Amounting to $223,265.

The company responsible for the bright green marijuana-themed trucks that crowd Manhattan’s tourist districts is now paying the price for breaking the law on multiple occasions. They were fined not for illegally selling anything but for being major contributors to the city’s other infamous scourges: illegal parking. But did you know that in New York …

A Single Egyptian Diplomatic Car has Accumulated 1,983 Unpaid New York City Parking Tickets, Amounting to $223,265. Read More »

Chinese Hitman Hired a Hitman

A Chinese Businessman Hired a Hitman to Take Out His Competitor. The Hitman Hired Another Man to Do the Job, Which Led to a Five-Man Chain of Bumbling Subcontractors.

In Guangxi, China, a group of hitmen were imprisoned after repeatedly attempting to subcontract a job to each other. The question is, how did this all start in the first place and what was the result of this seemingly complicated task? A Chinese businessman hired a hitman to kill his competition. However, the hitman hired …

A Chinese Businessman Hired a Hitman to Take Out His Competitor. The Hitman Hired Another Man to Do the Job, Which Led to a Five-Man Chain of Bumbling Subcontractors. Read More »

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In the 1936 President Election, Franklin D. Roosevelt Received 98.49% of the Electoral Vote Total. This Remains to be the Highest Percentage of Electoral Votes Won by Any Candidate Since 1820.

The 1936 presidential election in the United States was the 38th quadrennial, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936. During the Great Depression, incumbent Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated Republican Kansas, Governor Alf Landon. But did you know why this particular election is noted in history? The 1936 presidential election, in which Roosevelt received 98.49% …

In the 1936 President Election, Franklin D. Roosevelt Received 98.49% of the Electoral Vote Total. This Remains to be the Highest Percentage of Electoral Votes Won by Any Candidate Since 1820. Read More »

Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond Resigned from the US Senate Six Months Before His Death.

Before being chosen to serve in the South Carolina state senate in 1932, James Strom Thurmond worked as a city and county attorney. Thurmond fought in the military in the Pacific and European theaters of World War II, where he took part in the D-Day assault of Normandy and was awarded the Purple Heart. From …

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The World’s Littlest Skyscraper

The World’s Littlest Skyscraper is Located in Wichita Falls and was Built in 1919. The Blueprints Indicated the Units were Inches and Not Feet. The Remote Investors were Practically Swindled.

Skyscrapers are tall structures that reach the sky. These enormous feats of exquisite engineering gleam with the rising sun and touch the clouds. While they are, by definition, meant to be tall and towering, did you know a project scam resulted in the creation of the smallest skyscraper in the world? In 1919, the World’s …

The World’s Littlest Skyscraper is Located in Wichita Falls and was Built in 1919. The Blueprints Indicated the Units were Inches and Not Feet. The Remote Investors were Practically Swindled. Read More »

National Park Service

The National Park Service has Their Own Investigative Service Branch. The FBI of the National Park Services Has Been Solving Cold Cases for Decades in the Words of Conditions.

The National Park Service is an agency of the United States federal government based in the Main Interior Building in Washington, DC. This branch of government is responsible for and manages all national parks, monuments, and other historical properties. But did you know they also have an investigative branch that has been solving cold cases …

The National Park Service has Their Own Investigative Service Branch. The FBI of the National Park Services Has Been Solving Cold Cases for Decades in the Words of Conditions. Read More »