Weird World: 12 Little Known Bizarro Events

Weird World: 12 Little Known Bizarro Events

The recent past has been, to put it mildly, pretty wild. Although you may mull over your many memories, we thought we'd take a walk down memory lane and focus on everything that has made headlines in the previous year, even though they've left most of us squirming and feeling uneasy. So, as you're getting ready for whatever the universe has in store for us, let’s take a moment to look back at all of the strange and weird stories from previous years.

Furthermore, although anything from new regulations as well as climate variability to social gaffes and entertainment news cause controversy, a slew of other bizarre incidents from around the world might easily slip between the cracks, from bizarre murders to incredible creatures to peculiar science.

Now they've outlawed grass? Just because it's a purely aesthetic status symbol that's also bad for the environment? What’s next, fining us for having giant decorative smoke stacks?

WEIRD WORLD A mine-sniffing rat won a medal that's one of the highest animal honors in Britain. Magawa sniffed out 71 unexploded land mines in Cambodia, so he was the first rat that got the charity PDSA's gold medal in PDSA's 77 years. CRACKED.COM

Source: NPR

WEIRD WORLD In Britain, they deemed a Noah's Ark replica unseaworthy and kept it from sailing away. It's a 230-foot-long ship that's been turned into a floating museum -- but Ipswich authorities said it has deficiencies, so it's not floating anywhere for now. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

WEIRD WORLD A British woman saved her twin sister from a crocodile by punching the croc in the face. (illustration) The sisters were swimming in Mexico, and when one of them suddenly got pulled away by a croc, the other one started hitting the animal. It worked. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

WEIRD WORLD A Border Collie lost in a car crash was found herding sheep on a sheep farm. The dog was thrown out of a car in a crash in Idaho, and they found him on a nearby sheep farm days later, healthy and herding the ship. CRACKED.COM

Source: KHQ

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