Useless Information

Useless Information

All the information that you never needed, but sorta wanted to know.

  • Duel

    All public officials and attorneys in Kentucky must swear an oath that they have not fought a duel with deadly weapons or acted as a second in another person's duel.

    Dueling Pistols

  • Snowball

    It is illegal to throw snowballs in Topeka, Kansas.


  • Black Cats

    French Lick Springs, Indiana, passed a 1939 law that all black cats must wear bells around their necks on Friday the 13th.

    Black Cat

  • Queen Elizabeth

    By British law, Queen Elizabeth is not required to carry a drivers license to drive any vehicle of her choice.

    Queen Elizabeth

  • Bouncing Pickle

    There is a 1948 Connecticut statute that makes it illegal to sell a pickle that doesn't bounce.


  • Nuclear Weapon

    It is illegal to build, maintain, or use a nuclear weapon in Chico, California. Violators must pay a $500 fine.

    Nuclear Weapon

  • Chicken Crossing Road

    It is illegal for a chicken to cross a road in Quitman, Georgia. The owner will be fined.


  • Drunk Elephant

    It is specifically illegal to give beer to an elephant on the streets of Natchez, Mississippi.

    Elephant Beer