If you find uranium in New Zealand and don’t report it – in writing – to the Government within three months, you’ve broken the law.
Paris syndrome is an unusual state exclusive to Japanese nationals who experience a mental breakdown while visiting Paris. Source: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/rare-psych#14
While in Germany it’s not technically illegal to run out of fuel, it is unlawful on a highway to stop for any reason other than an emergency. Running out of gas is not considered an emergency.
If you show up to an ancient Greek site in high heels, you’ll have to tour barefoot. In order to preserve the sites, the government has banned shoes that could injure the monuments
In Argentina, featherbeds were officially made illegal because lawmakers believed ‘such an indulgence induces and encourages lascivious feelings’
A man in Africa single handedly stopped the desertification of his region by reviving ancient farming and irrigation techniques despite being ridiculed by his community.
A Brazilian man called Xiahn, formerly known as max, was so obsessed with Korean culture that he underwent 10 operations to look Asian.