A California woman won $1.3 million in the lottery and filed for divorce 11 days later. She didn’t tell her husband, and two years later her husband found out all about it and sued her. The Judge awarded her husband all of her winnings.
In 2011 a 99-year-old Italian man divorced his 96-year-old wife after finding her secret love letters from the 1940s, revealing she had an affair.
Marrying an older man shortens a woman’s lifespan, but having a younger husband reduces it even more.
Lawrence John Ripple robbed a bank and then waited in the lobby, later telling the investigators he’d rather be in jail than with his wife.
In the 1920s a Chicago man convinced his wife to pull out all her teeth then refused to get her dentures because it was ‘cheaper to feed her with soup than solid food’. She took him to court and he was ordered to get her 2 new sets of teeth and a beefsteak a week.
In Denmark, if you are unmarried at 25, you’ll get cinnamon thrown all over you on your birthday.
The first Pastafarian wedding took place in New Zealand in April. The guests wore eye patches and it took place on a pirate ship.
In Vietnam, marriage applicants must acquire a Certificate of Good Mental Health from a doctor, proving that they are “mentally sound for marriage”, before being allowed to marry.