Weird World: 12 Odd Yet Oddly Under-The-Radar Stories

Weird World: 12 Odd Yet Oddly Under-The-Radar Stories

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 The Vice President of Suriname became the oldest soccer player in history. Specifically, the oldest player in an international club soccer game, at 60- he played in a game for Inter Moengotapoe, which he also owns. CRACKED.COM

Source: UPI

WEIRD WORLD A Michigan family used the back of a missing gravestone to make fudge. It was missing for 150 years, and turned up in the house of a woman who'd gone to a nursing home. Nobody in the family knew how they got it. CRACKED.COM

Source: MLive

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