10 Of America’s Most Rid*cul*us Laws

10. Using X-Rays to Determine Your Shoe Size is a Punishable Offense

Most people are aware of the harmful side effects of radiation; after all, dentists don’t put a lead apron over you so that you can look more fashionable. Nevertheless, some people still prioritize being amused over their health. This has became such a problem that Nevada had to enforce a law prohibiting people from using a shoe-fitting fluoroscope (also known as pedoscope and sometimes foot-o-scope), a device which determines your shoe size by scanning it with x-rays. Apparently, just because you don’t care about your health doesn’t mean that the state doesn’t.
10. Using X-Rays to Determine Your Shoe Size is a Punishable Offense