5 Widespread Legal Myths Dispelled by a Lawyer
The legal system in the USA is incredibly intricate, no wonder there are so many widespread legal myths. In fact, I bet you heard that you have to wait 24 hours to report a missing person, or that you can't marry your cousin... it turns out that all these are myths!
15 Essential Legal Terms That Sound Confusing to People
So, if you want to understand legal representatives better and simply enjoy your favorite legal TV show to the fullest, learn these 15 legal words and phrases. 1. Persona non grata You’ve likely heard of this phrase. It is literally translated as "person not welcome" from Latin.
This Street-Legal Dragster Will Pop a Wheelie at Launch
The street-legal drag car has no less than 808 horsepower to drive the rear wheels with, and will easily pop a wheelie at the start line of a drag strip.
It's Unbelievable To Think That This Car Is Road-Legal!
The car offering the closest experience to driving a Formula 1 car on a public road will soon be production-ready, however you can forget owning one – all 150 Aston Martin Valkyries due to be built..
This Porsche 917 Is So Valuable That It's Almost Priceless
[related_articles] Chassis 917-030 proved to be the perfect candidate to satisfy his requirements, but Porsche didn’t really do much in the way of making it road-legal – the car was simply painted silver, it had its rear tailfins shaved off and some big mufflers were added to shut it up a little bit.
These Hilarious Laws Are Too Weird to Believe Are Real
By and large, most countries share certain common legal practices, thanks to globalization. However, much like the unique words in some languages that can get lost in translation , some laws are likewise too strange to be understood by non-natives.
Why You’re Absolutely Right to Be Afraid of Surgeries
Image source: James Heilman, MD , Alec Couros When Surgeons Make Mistakes hospital, surgeon, accident, amputee, operation, surgery, legal Stories of surgeries gone wrong
A Voice out of Darkness - Beautiful
Australian born Rachael is legally blind. But out of darkness her voice shines, as she leaves the coaches and audience speechless after a spine-tingling rendition of the Edith Piaf classic. A Voice out of Darkness - Beautiful performance, music, blind Australian born Rachael is legally blind.
Watch the 1894 Benz Victoria Sizzle the Streets In Style
However, did you know that Germany has also made one of the world’s first-ever road-legal automobiles? The 1894 Benz Victoria is a classic vintage model that continues to fascinate true lovers of automobiles even today.
Blind Man Sees His Wife and Child For the First Time
Gene Purdie from Denver, Colorado, suffers from the inherited macular degeneration condition known as Stargardt's disease and, as a result, he has been legally blind for 15 years. However, thanks to eSight he is now able to see again.
True Crime Story: The Shotgun Booby-Trap
And when is it legal to defend your home with deadly force? Who is to blame when something like this happens? True Crime Story: The Shotgun Booby-Trap video, house, law, shotgun, true crime, real story, booby trap The case of Bertha Briney and the house that was booby trapped with a shotgun...
These Enthusiast's Cars Will Be Enough to Make You Drool
McLaren P1 GTR This car started out life as a track-only version of McLaren's flagship P1 road car, but Lanzante Motorsport, a British company that prepared the McLaren F1 GTR that took victory at the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, has been turning P1 GTRs into road-legal vehicles.
Take Our Test: Can You Pass the US Citizenship Test?
Every year, hundreds of thousands try to get their status in the US to become completely legal, after a 5 year stay. In order to achieve that goal, one of the hoops they must jump through is to pass the citizenship test - a test that quizzes you about the United States and its systems.
Marijuana Might Not Be As Harmless As Previously Thought..
Amen stated his belief that his findings on cannabis were particularly significant when put in the context of the global push to legalize the substance. He also added that it doesn’t appear to be as safe as the movement for it to be viewed as a harmless way to unwind would have you believe.
Joke: How Much Do You Charge?
He needs legal help, but he wants to make sure he can afford it first. “Can you tell me how much you charge?” he asks. “Of course,” the lawyer replies, “I charge $800 to answer three questions.” The man was alarmed. “Don’t you think that’s an awful lot of money to answer three questions?”
5 Things YouTube Can Do That No One Told You About!
Watch Movies – You can legally watch movies Do you want to watch new movies? How about old ones? The playlist has many movies, both free and paid. It’s legal, it’s quick, and it’s easy. 5.
It's Time to Learn All About Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia, once known as the 'land between two rivers,' was the birthplace of the planet's earliest cities, advancements in science and math, and even contains the earliest-known evidence of literacy and a working legal system.
A Hero's Act - Fireman Saves Kitten's life
Some firemen these days have cameras strapped to their helmets in order to document their activities (for legal reasons as well as learning from mistakes).
How Come the Very Existence of Sagrada Familia is ILLEGAL?
In fact, its existence isn’t even legal! But why? And how come it’s taking so long to build? Find out the unbelievable story of Sagrada Familia in this video.
Did You Know That These Foods Are ILLEGAL in the US?
Beluga Caviar Most varieties of caviar are completely legal to eat, however, beluga caviar, which comes from the critically endangered beluga sturgeon, has been illegal to import into the US since 2005. 5.
Meet the Man Who Wants to Change His Age by 20 Years
Emile Ratelband recently made himself known to the world when he asked the court to allow him to legally change his age to 49 from 69!
11 Things That Happened For the First Time in 2018
Canada legalizes recreational marijuana Canada became the first major economy in the world, and on the second country in the world, to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. People over 18 have been legally allowed to purchase and use dried cannabis flowers and oils since mid-October.
Joke: A Case of Defamation...
Johnson with no fear of legal action. The woman turned and looked directly at Mr. Johnson and said, "Good afternoon, Mr. Johnson." Joke: The Judge and the Clever Lady joke A woman was sued by a man for defamation of character. He charged that she had called him a pig.
McLaren Has Named Its New Hypercar After a Legend
Named after the legendary driver, Ayrton Senna, the McLaren Senna has been described as the ultimate iteration of a road-legal track car.