Weird World: 12 Bonkers Things That Happened Right Under Our Noses
Did you know there's a country whose official currency features Star Wars characters? Or that there is one that didn't commemorate the century until... 2007?
Niue, a tiny Polynesian island attached to New Zealand, has currency emblazoned with Hollywood studios, Pokémon, as well as Star Wars heroes and villains, among many other strange cultural references. Whereas the New Zealand Cash is a legal currency on the island, their great coins can be used to pay for anything.
You're probably more familiar with the standard prohibited items when planning to travel through airports: combustibles, liquid, and sharp instruments. Still, the list below is sure to catch you off guard! Depending on which part of the world you visit, they can range from the pragmatic to the mildly unfortunate to the downright insane!
Norway posted a sign at their border with Russia prohibiting any peeing in that direction. Here's the complete story, as well as 11 others: