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A law was enacted in 2009 that makes it illegal to be drunk in public in Ireland.
Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
In 1386 a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.
In Belarus, it is illegal to applaud in public.
20% of the world’s books lost their copyright and are now in the public domain.
Learning engineering can make you forget how to be nice and care for public welfare, says a study.
Over half of public swimming pools in the U.S have fecal matter.
In England, you may urinate anywhere in public, including inside a policeman’s helmet if you are pregnant.
Norway’s public Universities are free for students from anywhere in the world.
Jailed criminals think they are kinder, more trustworthy and honest than the average member of the public.
Many Hot springs and public bathhouses in Japan ban customers with tattoos from entering.
Sex change surgeries are free under Brazil’s public health system since 2008.
Poveglia is an island in Italy that is so dangerously “haunted” that public access is not permitted.
There are more public libraries than McDonald’s in the U.S.
Over 33,000 Ph.D. graduates are receiving public aid in the U.S.
Eminem was so severely bullied in public school that his mother sued the local school board.
Pope Francis was the first public personality in Argentina to sign a petition for justice in the 1994 AMIA terrorist attack.
Brazil’s government spent US$53 million in public funds for Pope Francis’ visit of 2013.
87% of scientists believe climate change is mostly caused by human activity while only 50% of the public does.
In Florida, it’s against the law for a person to appear in public clothed in liquid latex.