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8 Things You Won't Believe Are Illegal!

By Steven Romano Sep 17, 2013

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Frowning is Forbidden (Milan, Italy)

Apparently Disneyland isn’t the so-called “happiest place on Earth,” not according to one of Milan, Italy’s craziest laws. In a statue clearly inspired by an episode of The Twilight Zone, locals and tourists are expected to walk the streets with a big ol’ smile on their faces—or in the very least be acceptably content. Unless you’re in a hospital or at a funeral, authorities tend to, figuratively speaking, frown upon crying or any other negative emotion made public. In other words: Think happy thoughts—always.

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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