Weird World: 12 Bafflingly Strange Pieces Of Local News

Apparently, Marilyn Monroe can be extremely divisive.
Weird World: 12 Bafflingly Strange Pieces Of Local News

Every day, all around the world, strange and baffling things happen. But it's not every day that those strange things make headline news. It's always strange to read about the weird things that happen in your hometown or the town where you grew up. You think you know all there is to know about it, and then you hear about some wacky event that totally took you by surprise. It's even stranger when these events make the local news.

Here in our little corner of the world, though, bizarre news abounds. Sometimes it seems like anything and everything can happen here – and just when you think you've seen it all, something even stranger comes along. If you're looking for a good laugh (or simply want to shake your head in disbelief), take a look at some of the strangest recent bits of local news from right here in our area. You won't believe some of what's happened!

WEIRD WORLD Palm Springs residents are complaining about the placement of a Marilyn Monroe statue. The director of the Palm Springs Art Museum, which will face the statue's back, said it'd be highly offensive for visitors to walk out and see Marilyn's huge underwear. CRACKED.COM

Source: NPR

WEIRD WORLD In Canada, they arrested a goat that didn't want to leave a Tim Hortons. NO BIKING AREA 24 The cops tried to lead the goat outside, but it kept going back in, probably because it was cold, so they bundled it into their car (and eventually got it back to its owners). CRACKED.COM

Source: CTV

WEIRD WORLD A safari park in Huangzhou, China, hid the fact that leopards escaped from it. (illustration) Two of the three escaped leopards were captured, and the park is sincerely sorry for not saying anything about it earlier. CRACKED.COM

Source: Sky

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