15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up (Part 1)

Well folks, it’s been a year, and we’re not even talking about that bonkers virus roaming around, or the guy from Home Alone 2 telling people to drink bleach to protect them against that bonkers virus roaming around. Sigh. It’s been a year, so let’s recap Part One of the bizarre happenings that 2020 managed to cook up.

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - A star has gone missing. Usually when a star disappears, astronomers will find a supernSource: The Atlantic

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - That time a monkey stole COVID-19 blood samples. The monkey attacked a lab technician, Source: NDTV

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - Poland accidentally invaded the Czech Republic. 
Apparently the misunderstanding came wSource: NPR

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - The year no one knew whether Kim Jong-un was dead or alive.Media outlets far and wide wSources: Washington Post, The Guardian

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - The Oregon Health Authority felt it necessary to ask people to stop rimming. While theiSource: OR Health Authority (Twitter)

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - Gritty was under investigation for allegedly assaulting a 13-year-old boy. Although theSource: The Guardian

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - The devastating Australian wildfire’s smoke plume rose the highest ever into the atmospSources: Weather.com, NBC News

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - The US government acknowledged and released UFO videos, and no one really cared. The thSource: The New York Times

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - Everyone went into an existential meltdown over the “These Are All Cakes” videos. The NSource: NBC News

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - A strange new crime wave of virtual kidnapping. Con artists posing as Chinese officialsSource: Bizarre Scam Has Chinese Students In Australia Kidnapping Themselves

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - Major business and political figures had their Twitter accounts hacked...in a bitcoin sSource: ABC News

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - The continent recorded its longest ever heatwave. Its hottest day saw Antarctica share Source: NASA

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - “The Biblical Locust Plague of 2020” The locust swarms seen in Kenya and East Africa thSources: BBC, FAO

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - We debated whether it was okay to joke over a possible World War III. When the US killeSource: Indy100

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15 Of The Strangest Things 2020 Managed To Cook Up  (Part 1) - It was finally determined - in a court of law, no less - that Subway bread isn’t bread.Source: NPR

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