This Week In Weird: Cat Lawyer Memes, Plantitas Gone Wild, and a One-Eyed Puppy
Feb 12, 2021   •   Bianca Katipunan
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Feb 12, 2021   •   Bianca Katipunan
Welcome to another edition of “news that will make you go WTF”. This week, we’re serving the freshest and weirdest news on the internet. So while you enjoy this holiday, why not laugh as you browse through the most cringe-worthy and funny news on the internet.
Want to own a piece of history? For this year’s RR Auction, you’ll be able to buy Locks of George and Martha Washington’s hair! That’s right — you can buy the former US president’s hair at this annual auction for an estimated price of $75,000+. If you’ve got about four million pesos lying around that you don’t know what to do with, check out the auction here.
When this lawyer logged onto a hearing, he quickly realized that he had a cat filter on — and he didn’t know how to turn it off. This video has already made several rounds in the internet, and we’re loving the memes:
i’m not a cat pic.twitter.com/oM7mO6w135
— slate (@PleaseBeGneiss) February 11, 2021
The internet is so fast. pic.twitter.com/gayu7kiSzT
— Jay Kuo (@nycjayjay) February 10, 2021
Must protect pic.twitter.com/rVWLzF8DxW
— Beatriz Rebollo Art (@BeatrizRebolloM) February 11, 2021
This plant craze has gone out of hand. A woman in New Zealand was recently sentenced to intensive supervision for 12 months and 100 hours of community work after being caught with 947 succulents and cacti strapped on her body. The woman was caught twice trying to smuggle plants from China to New Zealand. Back in 2019, she was also caught smuggling 142 seeds hidden in packaged iPad covers in her luggage.
A koala caused a huge commotion on a busy Australian highway when it was trying to cross the road. It ended up causing a five-car pileup. Luckily, no one was hurt and the koala was turned over to authorities and was returned to the forest.
Citizens from Florida were surprised to see a flying object that looks a lot like a UFO flying across the sky. It turned out that the object was much scarier than what they inspected: the so-called UFO was actually a missile from the Trident II submarine! But it was a test run, and no one was hurt.
Want to wear the ugliest sweater in the world? This might just be it. This Louis Vuitton sweater, decorated with a bunch of stuffed animals, made its catwalk debut in Tokyo back in November 2020, but it’s recently caught the attention of netizens, who are calling it a fashion travesty. Bright side: as on netizen said, with this many stuffed animals, you’ll “never be lonely again!” You can cop the sweater for the low, low price of P300,000. Bargain.
@queen_yx_just a regular day of lecture on online school 😭🤣 watch till the end !!!♬ original sound – yx
A professor of Singapore University experienced every remote teacher’s greatest nightmare when he failed to realize that his mic was off during his discussion. He talked for two hours, and though his students tried to get his attention (some even going as far as calling his phone), he didn’t realize that he was on mute until the class was ending and he asked for questions.
No, that’s not photoshop. A puppy in Tangalan, Aklan was born with with one eye and two mouths. The puppy was born with a rare condition called Cyclops Syndrome. Sadly, the puppy to die right after it was born. The owner, has chosen to preserve the puppy’s body.
What’s the weirdest news you’ve heard this week? Tell us below!
Between writing her articles and studying her endless readings for school, Bianca is also someone who enjoys watching different series on Netflix and hyping her favorite groups online.
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