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Weird 101

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If you've ever laughed at an incompetent criminal or a water skiing squirrel, you know the joys of weird news -- stories that remind us, day after day, that the truth is stranger than fiction.

Here's a look back at top weird stories from past years, and a month-by-month recap of the past few weeks, in case you missed anything.

  1. Blog Archives
  2. What the Heck Is Weird News?
  3. Where to Get More Weird News

Blog Archives

Gobble up all the weird news you want. Here's a handy day-by-day and month to month guide. Dive in wherever you want.

What the Heck Is Weird News?

Elaine Davidson

You wouldn't believe a woman would willingly punch more than 6,000 holes in her body. Yet there she is, Elaine Davidson, the world's most heavily pierced person. If you need proof that the truth is stranger than fiction, welcome to the world of weird news.

Where to Get More Weird News

A Thousand Eyes

The Associated Press and Reuters sends out an assortment of weird news stories to newspapers, websites, and broadcast media each day, but connoisseurs head in other directions. Here are some of my favorites.

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