''A lot of things that happen in the world make me a bit crazy. ''
- Ian Somerhalder
Sure, there are so many things strange in the world that you didn’t know about, and that show how crazy the world you live in actually is.
But, our choice to share only the happy news forces us to select only the most important positive and good things.
Here are some really strange things from all over the world:
1- The American Dream and the ability to become famous:
Everyone has the opportunity to achieve prosperity, better and richer life for his family and children through hard work in a liberal society regardless of his social class.
2- Make sure to smile all the time in Milan:
The city has imposed a ban on frowning, it is a legal requirement to smile except during funerals or hospital visits. If not who dare to break this regulation can face a fine.
3- Chewing Gum in Singapore
To keep the streets and public places clean, ever since 1992, selling and using chewing gum in Singapore has been illegal. this city-state in Southeast Asia imposed a strict ban on chewing gum imports.
You can't have a piece of chewing gum stuck to your shoe, under the table or chair, or in some public place. There is a $500 fine for spitting out gum on the streets.
4- Kissing in Eboli, Italie:
Even if Italy is one of the most romantic countries in the world, In Eboli, a town in Southern Italy, kissing in a moving vehicle is illegal.
5. Hospitality in Danemark:
In Danish restaurants, you don’t have to pay for your food unless you are ‘full’ at the end of your meal.
6- Driving Dirty car in Chelyabinsk, Russia
In the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, driving a dirty car or that is not clean enough is against the law. the one who breaks this law will be obliged to pay a fine.
7- Burning flags in Denmark
it’s illegal to burn foreign flags, but it is not illegal to burn the Danish flag because it would be a matter of foreign policy, and it could be considered a threat. section 110 of the Danish penal code.
8. Japan: Apologizing Service
There are agencies which offer apologizing services. They will speak on your behalf! You don’t have to say sorry for yourself anymore, you will never feel reluctant to apologize to people.
9- Singing at Night in Honolulu, Hawaii
In Honolulu, the state´s capital of Hawaii, the greatest summer holiday destination in the world, it is illegal to sing loudly after the sunset.
10- Baby Walkers in Canada:
Following a lot of studies from 16 hospitals across Canada about babies raised with walkers which showing delayed motor skills and injuries related to baby walkers, the government banned all baby walkers since 2004.
11- Japan: Rent-A-Friend Service
If you feel lonely and can't make friends easily, there are Japanese companies that offer services to rent a fake friend. You can hire a friend to accompany you anytime.
12. Run out of gas on the Autobahn in Germany:
Don’t run out of gas on the Autobahn because it’s illegal.
13- Spanking in Sweden
Sure, Sweden was the first country in the world to ban school spanking, but not even parents are allowed to punish physically their children.
14- Spitting in Coulaines, France
To halt the spread of swine flu in 2009, the mayor of Coulaines, a small French town, banned spitting.
15- Unpaid Internships in the United Kingdom
Unpaid Internships are illegal because “they don’t comply with national minimum wage legislation.”
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