THE TOP WEIRD NEWS STORIES OF 2010
1. UFO's everywhere. They shut down a Chinese airport, they were spotted over Britain, and new documents show they were discussed and covered up by Winston Churchill during WWII. Denver, CO put an office of ET affairs on the ballot, and Stephen Hawking said aliens most likely exist.
2. Amazing animals. The psychic octopus correctly predicted 7 matches in the world cup finals. We also saw a unicorn cow and vampire bats.
3. A mother and son with beards: reunited. Yes... a 33-year-old man who hadn't seen his mom since his dad ran off with him right after birth finally tracked mom down. She holds the world record for the longest female beard at over 11 inches. Her son has a beard, too... but it's much smaller.
4. Playboy Playmate offended by TSA. Former 1995 playmate and baywatch babe Donna D'Errico says she was singled out for a full body scan by TSA agents because she's so hot.
5. Competitive eater rushes stage because he can't eat. Eating legend Takeru Kobayashi couldn't do the Coney Island hot dog eating contest this year, but he still rushed the stage after someone else won and flipped out.
6. Airline lets you snuggle on long flights. Air New Zealand now offers "cuddle class" where you can book a row of three seats that fold out into a small bed for lovebirds.
7. Bugatti's "Rape Yellow" car. The translation from French to English got a little lost when the new 253mph car was listed as "rape yellow" instead of rapeseed yellow like it should have been. Oops.
8. One legged man escapes on foot....and other great headlines. Some of the best of the year include Man in Breathalyzer costume fails breathalyzer test, "vampires" stab man who wouldn't give blood, and Clown robs woman on toilet.
9. All bacon Kevin Bacon. Yes....just like it sounds, there was a statue of Kevin Bacon made entirely out of....well, bacon.
10. Jesus on a telephone pole. Jesus and the Virgin Mary continued to show up in all kinds of strange places including a telephone pole, a wall in a bar, and in Christmas candy.