There are some things we didn't hear about this year, and while they might seem insignificant, they matter. Here are just a few of the things that we missed in 2017. Whether it was because certain events were overshadowed or simply not talked about enough, here's our list of the top things that we wish had gotten more attention over the past twelve months. Let's hope 2018 does a better job of giving these stories their due. In a world where the 24-hour news cycle is always on, there are some things that we just don't hear about. From celebrity gossip to world events, here are some of the most interesting things that happened over the past week that you probably didn't hear about. From a new Bond movie to an Australian airline's controversial policy change, here's what you missed while you were busy!

An English town is dealing with the urgent problem of how to get a walrus to finally go back home. Here’s the full story, plus 11 others:

WEIRD WORLD The authorities on an English island put together a plan to get a walrus to leave. Wally the walrus showed up at the Isles of Scilly in June, and caused thousands of pounds' worth of damage - so they're trying to make him go away. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

WEIRD WORLD Three illegal alcohol sellers in India were given away by three drunk buffaloes. The buffaloes drank from water in a trough where moonshine bottles were hidden, and got so drunk that a vet had to be called -- who alerted the police. CRACKED.COM

Source: Insider

WEIRD WORLD In Ukraine, the army is trying to get female soldiers to march in high heels. Despite pushback from lawmakers and government ministers, female soldiers have to practice marching in high heels twice a day for a parade on August 24. CRACKED.COM

Source: CNN

WEIRD WORLD In Worcester, MA, a car chase ended when the suspect stopped at a McDonald's. McDonald's. McDonal M. (illustration) Police chased a stolen pick-up truck, and lost it - - after that, the driver apparently went to a McD's drive-thru, which enabled the cops to catch her. CRACKED.COM

Source: ABC7

WEIRD WORLD In San Francisco, there's a guy roaming the town and making huge soap bubbles. Bubble performance artist Kurth Reis cycles around the city, making giant bubbles the size of a Prius. He makes $150 a day from tips from tourists. CRACKED.COM

Source: Reuters 

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