Weird World: 13 Odd (And Hilarious), Yet Little-Known Events

Weird World: 13 Odd (And Hilarious), Yet Little-Known Events

Consuming facts is like that one potato chip commercial from forever ago (back when you had no choices but to watch commercials): Bet you can't eat just one. Random, little-known, bizarre facts are the junk food of knowledge. Sure, it's questionable whether or not there is any actual value to them but God, they're just so fun. 

Yeah, we know, it's good to know the tax code, how to change your oil, or some other applicable skill that could save you $100 or so. But knowing that Maine had a 25-foot-tall rubber ducky show up at of nowhere? How can you put a price on that? And finding out Larry David and Alan Dershowtiz had a grocery store brawl? Priceless.

We at Cracked say, “Let them eat facts and be merry.” Here are some fun news stories and odd facts for you to consume at your leisure, whether they are helpful or not.

WEIRD WORLD A cat's meowing saved the life of her 83-year-old owner in Cornwall, England. (illustration) The woman fell into a ravine, and people went searching for her - and they found her because someone heard a cat loudly meowing near where she fell. CRACKED.COM

Source: CBS

WEIRD WORLD A giant rubber duck appeared in a Maine city, and nobody knows why. (illustration) The duck is 25 feet tall, has the word Joy in large letters, and showed up in Belfast, Maine. It's not clear at all who put it there, or why. CRACKED.COM

Source: Yahoo

WEIRD WORLD A Miami Beach couple faked their kids' vaccination cards for a Hawaii trip. And they only got found out because their kids were too young to get vaccinated, so the cards immediately looked suspicious. CRACKED.COM

Source: NBC

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