Weird stuff is happening all over the world, all the dang time. Maybe even right now! In Berlin, someone is eating their bus ticket, and no one's giving them a funny look. In the UK, members of the royal family are probably debating their genetics; specifically, how it has affected their sweat glands. Many French motorists are safely, happily driving around in cars that would have otherwise been burned… thanks to the pandemic, for some reason? A woman in Ontario is celebrating an impressive legal win that stems from a candy bar. Hong Kong police are currently fighting colonialism with the power of goosestepping. Shell is rethinking its carbon capture plan after it managed to – if you can even believe it – make the problem worse. One woman in South Dakota may currently be in prison after faking a kidnapping to escape her husband; meanwhile, an Italian man tried to escape his spouse by attempting to get into prison. All that and more:

WEIRD WORLD A billionaire in Utah left the LDS church and donated to an LGBTQ group. Specifically, he donated $600k - which is kind of chump change for him, but it's still pretty welcome, all things considered, especially since he stated the church is actively and currently doing harm in the world, including to LGBTQ people?ACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD The pandemic brought one good thing to France: fewer burned cars. Normally, lots of cars get torched on New Year's Eve in France - but, due to the pandemic, that number was way lower. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD To show patriorism, police in Hong Kong are now going to be goose-stepping. Apparently, it's a switch from the marching drills they used to do, and which dates back to British colonial times. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD It turns out that Shell's carbon capture facility in Canada doesn't really work. That is, it does capture carbon - but it emits way more carbon than it captures, according to a new study. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD A 105-year-old just set a world record in running (but she's not thrilled about it). NOT - TYE INB IND You'd think she'd be over the moon, but she says she wanted to do it in less than a minute. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD A mayor in Georgia lost his job because of a giant chicken, but he stands by it. It's a massive steel structure that was supposed to be the world's tallest topiary, but everyone hated it. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD A guy burned his house in Maryland to get rid of snakes, and failed in his task. Не tried to get the snakes, and accidentally set the house on fire - but it turns out some of the snakes likely survived, while the house was destroyed. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD We found out that Keanu Reeves wore Dolly Parton's famous Playboy outfit. It had been designed by Keanu's mom Patricia Taylor - a costume designer - and, when Dolly was done with it, Keanu wore it as a Halloween costume. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD Apparently, NASA is talking to theologians about sentient aliens. Specifically, NASA is interested in what religion has to say about aliens if, indeed, any are found, and it's gathered 24 theologians in a project to explore that very question. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD Two lawyers arguing against the vaccine mandate got COVID. Which means that, in their arguments before the Supreme Court, they'll have to appear remotely - given their positive status, they have no other choice. CRACKED.COM

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WEIRD WORLD Final Fantasy hentai was broadcast during an Italian Senate meeting. The Senate held a virtual meeting, and somebody managed to hijack it and stream rendered hardcore porn featuring Final Fantasy 7's Tifa Lockheart. CRACKED.COM

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