Weird World: 12 Bonkers Things That Happened While You Weren’t Looking

Weird World: 12 Bonkers Things That Happened While You Weren’t Looking

Somebody said, "Life shows itself in mysterious ways."

It's cliched, but it's true: you have to give to Gump; life is like a box of chocolates. Who knows what is going to happen from one day to the next? And the previous few years have done nothing except confirming that - and affirm it loudly.

We're just halfway through the year, although the year is already shaping up to be the strongest recorded. We can't realize anything other than this, yet we didn't anticipate how odd it would get. This week has become a head-scratcher, with charges of abuse against sports franchise mascots and actor-puppet romances.

This is particularly true in the news. You're sure to uncover a clutch of headlines that fry your noodle if you can see just a small sample of them. Over a dozen (much endangered) condors felt her house would make a perfect new home for them when one California woman awoke one day. Here's the whole thing, plus 11 more:

Try not to yell "Wtf!" at least once while reading this list. I challenge you to do so.

WEIRD WORLD A Japanese fishing town used Covid relief money to build a massive squid statue. The 43-foot statue apparently cost about 228,500, and the town says it's part of their long-term plan to draw tourists once the pandemic is over. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

WEIRD WORLD A farmer in Belgium moved his country's border. The border between Belgium and France is marked with stones in that area, and one of those stones was in the way of the farmer's tractor, so he just moved it about 7.5 feet. I was happy, my town was bigger, said the mayor of the Belgian village of Erquelinnes. But the mayor of Bousignies-sur-Roc didn't agree. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

WEIRD WORLD Somehow, a Temecula, California woman fighting against mask mandates compared herself to Rosa Parks. Jessica Alexander, who is on the Temecula City Council, said Look at Rosa Parks. She was accommodated to the back of the bus, but she finally took a stand and moved to the front because she knew that that wasn't lawful. It wasn't truth. So she took a stand. At what point in time do we? CRACKED.COM

Source: LATimes

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