Herbert Hoover was the first US president born west of the Mississippi. He was born 8/10/1874 in West Branch, Iowa.
That metal thing shoe salesmen use to measure your feet is called the Brannock device.
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. (The husband’s lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.)
Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England – but only in tropical fish stores.
In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her husband, and the first time this happens her mother must be in the room to witness the act.