The front page of the newspaper is…wait a second, do y'all still get newspapers? The trending topic on Twitter, the top stories on Reddit, the…look, however you get your news, the top line items are frequently doom and gloomy. War, famine, plague, other Biblical-sounding curses—it's easy to get bogged down in that stuff. But then there's fun stuff. Stuff involving rabbits. Stuff involving soccer. Stuff involving carp. The world is a magical place, and weird things happen all the time that are easy to miss. Fortunately, we here at Cracked are dedicated to celebrating life's little idiosyncrasies. So sit back, take a nice sip your favorite cold or hot beverage (depending on the time of year), and let us regale you with some crazy goings-on. And hey, as a special treat? Just for you? A preview: 

A gravestone missing for 150 years was found recently … and it was used to make fudge, it turns out. Here’s the full story, plus 11 others:

WEIRD WORLD They caught a missing cat at NYC'S John F Kennedy International Airport. Lufthansa The cat escaped from a carrier before it could be loaded onto the plane, and then wandered the tarmac for the next three weeks. CRACKED.COM

Source: UPI

WEIRD WORLD An Irish guy caught with a ton of drugs gave the dumbest defense ever. He was caught at a secluded spot with 58,000 worth of drugs, and claimed that he was scouting a field to go dazzling rabbits. The judge didn't buy it. CRACKED.COM

Source: Irish Times

WEIRD WORLD A group of 13 wild boars were spotted roaming the suburbs of Rome, Italy. Rome's mayoral elections are coming up, so this moved discussions of the supposed state of decay of The Eternal City to the forefront. CRACKED.COM

Source: The Guardian

WEIRD WORLD In Boston, students rode a party bus with a stripper pole on a field trip. illustration The bus also had neon lights, just to complete the effect. It happened as the result of a national bus driver shortage -- the school had to make do. CRACKED.COM

Source: Mass Live

WEIRD WORLD Taliban fighters are restless and unhappy now they'v taken over Kabul. Commander Abdulrahman Nifiz said that, when his men came to Kabul, they didn't feel comfortable. There isn't any fighting here anymore. CRACKED.COM

Source: Insider

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