Saturday, April 19th, 2014

We’ve all heard stories about weird laws: no chewing gum on Sundays, no riding horses backwards, no concealed weapons over 6 feet long. However, there’s a whole subset of weird laws that have a certain local flair that can’t be found in any other part of the country. Here are a few of the strangest […]

Have you ever snapped a fallen branch by stepping on it to hear that satisfying cracking noise?  Even worse, have you ever purposefully collected and later burned dried twigs and forest litter to start a camp fire in an authorized area?  That’s it.  You’ve just broken the law in any state park in Colorado.  It […]

photo by asplosh In my search for the wacky, unexplainable laws in this world, I run across a lot of state and city laws regarding animals.  I’m particularly fond of the one in Denver, Colorado that says that it is illegal to mistreat rats. First off, I’d like to say that I agree with this […]

There are few things in life that are truly free, but the weather normally is counted in that group. In the winter, that means shoveling the snow, in the summer that means free car washes when it rains. And if you’re enterprising enough, old Ma Nature can provide a fair bit of water for your […]

Wedded bliss.  Some achieve it, some don’t.  We hear a lot about what you should do when you’re planning a wedding – from centerpiece ideas to prenuptial agreements – but we don’t hear much about the weird marriage-related laws that nobody bothered to repeal.  In this case, there is a reason nobody repealed it – […]