Category: Florida

Fireworks are totally illegal in Florida, but are sold to…

Fireworks are totally illegal in Florida, but are sold to ordinary people in huge quantities via hundreds of stores across the state to anyone who signs a waiver saying they’re for agricultural use to scare birds away from crops.

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced…

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced struggling families in Quincy, Florida to buy Coca-Cola shares which traded at $19. Later, the town became the single richest town per capita in the US with at least 67 millionaires.

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced…

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced struggling families in Quincy, Florida to buy Coca-Cola shares which traded at $19. Later, the town became the single richest town per capita in the US with at least 67 millionaires.

A Florida man who was fighting with his neighbors vowed to…

A Florida man who was fighting with his neighbors vowed to “kill ‘em with kindness”. He then tried to kill them with a machete he named ‘Kindness’.

A Florida man used a cell phone jammer everyday while travelling…

A Florida man used a cell phone jammer everyday while travelling to work because he didn’t want drivers around him to be distracted on their phones. As a result, he was fined $48,000 by the FCC.

Before the Columbian Exchange, there were no oranges in Florida,…

Before the Columbian Exchange, there were no oranges in Florida, no bananas in Ecuador, no potatoes in Ireland, no coffee in Colombia, no pineapples in Hawaii, no rubber trees in Africa, no tomatoes in Italy, and no chocolate in Switzerland.

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Cheryl Treadway, a woman in Florida saved herself when she…

Cheryl Treadway, a woman in Florida saved herself when she decided to use the Pizza Hut app to order an online pizza with a secret message saying she was being held hostage.

Disney threatened to sue three daycare centers in Hallandale,…

Disney threatened to sue three daycare centers in Hallandale, Florida for the unauthorized use of their characters. Universal Studios responded by giving the daycares the permission to paint their licensed characters, and even sent a team of their own artists to paint their characters over the Disney ones.

A Florida-based beer company created fully edible 6-pack rings…

A Florida-based beer company created fully edible 6-pack rings from brewing byproducts such as wheat and barley; the rings are just as strong as the plastic variety, yet completely digestible and biodegradable.