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October 30  • 

Throwback Thursday: Real laws governing the ghoulish

In the spirit of Halloween, we've rounded up some crazy laws governing superstitions, the supernatural, even sports in graveyards.

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October 26  • 

Tricks, treats and torts: 4 scary-real Halloween lawsuits

From tombstone taunting to flammable flocks, if you want a real fright this Halloween, take a look at some of these scary-real lawsuits.

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October 9  • 

Throwback Thursday: Inside the quiz show scandals of the 1950s

In the 1950s, TV's many popular quiz shows were found to be rigged, prompting Congress to pass laws in response to the quiz show scandals.

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September 2  • 

Vending machine assault and 4 other bizarre workers’ comp victories

Workers' compensation provides protection to workers hurt on the job, but sometimes it gives rise to logic-defying cases.

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August 18  • 

Legal bloopers: When it comes to legal advice, know who’s giving it

Advice is only as good as the person giving it, right? One Reddit user forgot that age-old wisdom when he sought divorce advice on the site.

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July 16  • 

8 biggest political scandals since 2006

A look at the top political scandals in recent U.S. history, including former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's recent corruption case.

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July 15  • 

9 famous spite houses built to annoy the neighbors

Spite houses, many built in the 18th and 19th century, are often oddly shaped and built with the express purpose of annoying the neighbors.

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July 2  • 

Obama to Boehner: ‘So sue me’

John Boehner plans to sue President Obama over his use of executive orders. But has Obama really signed more orders than other presidents?

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July 1  • 

Step right up: Circus and fair safety in the spotlight

Performers put themselves at risk with each death-defying stunt, while carnival-goers face dangers from unsafe rides and unsanitary food.

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July 26  • 

Is Your Garden Gnome an Outlaw? 8 Things That May Be Banned from Your Yard

It's your lawn, and it's a free country. So no one can tell your garden gnomes and plastic pink flamingos where to go -- right?

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