Illustrations about penalty
Many wondered if Brazil would be able to ward off rampant crime (and the Zika virus) in order to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. Near the end of the global competition, four American swimmers claimed they were robbed at gunpoint…but they were lying.
Given the consequences they’re facing, one of them might wish he actually was robbed….
As Americans, we’re sometimes confused – or shocked – by laws from other countries. Foreign cultures may prohibit what clothes can be worn, who can vote, who can marry, and so on.
But the strangest laws in human history came from ancient Geneva, a religious city like no other.
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Being President of the United States comes with awesome perks. You get your own jet (and limo), a few personal chefs, and exotic holidays paid for by the working masses. Celebrities want to meet you…and those guys in the black suits are even willing to die for you. Not too shabby.
Just don’t expect to talk your way out of a speeding ticket, though.
Answering trivia questions, amongst friends, in a living room, is one thing. Answering trivia questions, against competitors, on a nationally-televised game show, with money on the line, is something altogether different.
Thomas Hurley III learned that difference the hard way.
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What’s up with the claims of household cleaners? One promises to remove 99.99% bacteria. Another one pledges to kill 99.99% of germs. When it comes to most things in life, most people believe that 99.99% is good enough.
But there’s one area of life that isn’t so forgiving. In this case, 99.99% isn’t anywhere near good enough.
There are some conversations in life you can mess up…and still get by unscathed. However, there are also conversations in life, that if you mess up, you’ll pay for dearly.
One of those conversations is with police officers at a traffic stop.