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Country Time Lemonade Once Offered Free Legal Assistance When Children’s Lemonade Stands Were Being Ticketed by Local Authorities.

Lemonade stands are summertime symbols that sell sweet drinks and occasionally snacks for cheap, and they teach kids about the ups and downs of running a business. However, in some places, young people operating lemonade stands, like 5-year-old Autumn Thomasson from Porterville, California, have been informed that they need licenses to do so. But did …

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German Beer

Germany Passed the Reinheitsgebot Law in 1516, Which States Only Water, Barley, and Hops are to be Used to Make Beer.

It’s the foam-topped pride of a beer-crazy country. This year marks the 500th anniversary of the German Reinheitsgebot, or purity law, the world’s oldest food safety law still in force. The law restricts German beer brewers to using only four ingredients: malt, hops, yeast, and water. Do you know what the Bavarian Purity Law is?  …

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Own Murder

A Teenager from the UK Utilized Several Fake Personas to Convince His Bestfriend to Kill Him

Around 7% of teenagers have attempted suicide before the age of 17. Almost one out of four teenagers claimed to have self-harmed in the past year. The pandemic has largely caused this. While most lean towards self-harm, others get more creative. In 2003, a teenager tried to convince his best friend to kill him. A …

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Autobahn

What is the Recommended Speed on the Autobahn?

The Autobahn is Germany’s federal controlled-access highway system. Bundesautobahn, which translates as the federal motorway. It is the official German term. Federal Automobile Track is the literal translation of the term Bundesautobahn. But do you know what is the recommended speed on the Autobahn?  While you can travel at any speed on the Autobahn when …

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Barbara Bagley

Why Did Barbara Bagley Try to Sue Herself?

When you sue someone, you initiate a legal proceeding against them. Usually, this is done to obtain monetary compensation from them because they have harmed you somehow. But did you know that a woman really tried to sue herself?  Barbara Bagley once sued herself for her husband’s wrongful death. The district court dismissed the suit …

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How Did Victims of Domestic Abuse Get Justice in Baltimore During the Mid-1900s?

Baltimore, Maryland, and Delaware are known for using flogging or whipping as a punishment during the 1880s to the mid-1900s. The latest flogging between the three states occurred in Delaware in 1952, which had the most whipping cases as more than 24 offenses were punishable by flogging.  A 56-year old law in Baltimore during the …

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La Reyne Le Veult: Why Are Bills in the English Parliament Confirmed in French?

The United Kingdom’s Parliament possesses all legislative supremacy thus holding all political decisions in the UK and over their colonies. One of the other major jobs of the parliament is to debate on and pass laws. Before officially using English in the 1400s, the parliament used to conduct their hearings in Norman French. Today, when …

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In 2008, the country of Rwanda banned plastic bags and, in early 2019, banned all single use plastics.

Rwanda adopts draft law to ban single-use plastics Rwanda’s Cabinet last week adopted a draft law seeking to prohibit the manufacture, use and sale of single-use plastics, a move that is expected to affect the operations of importers and local manufacturers. The passage of the draft came ahead of the February 1 EAC Summit, in …

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In South Korea, only visually impaired people can be licensed masseurs, dating back over 100 years to a Japanese colonial law that was set up to guarantee the blind a livelihood.

South Korean court rules that massage licences are preserve of the blind South Korea’s constitutional court has ruled that professional massage services should be the preserve of the blind as they generally have fewer career choices. The court on Tuesday upheld a controversial century old law that restricts the awarding of massage licences and the …

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