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56 Bizarre Things That Happened In 2014

Photojournalists spend their lives taking amazing photos, but every once in a while they capture those WTF moments.

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A piñata depicting TV celebrity Kim Kardashian is displayed outside a workshop in Reynosa, Mexico, Dec. 6. Mexican artisan Dalton Ramirez, known in his neighborhood for creating piñatas which depict local politicians and people in the entertainment industry, jumped on the Kardashian bandwagon after the reality star was featured in a magazine showing her famous curves.

Carlo Allegri / Reuters

Takeru Kobayashi poses for a photo following his victory in a bunless hot dog eating competition in the Manhattan borough of New York, July 4. Kobayashi ate 113 hot dogs in what organizers claim is the world's first official bunless hot dog eating competition.

Brian Snyder / Reuters

Winner Jesse Wall carries Christina Arsenault through the water pit while competing in the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River ski resort in Newry, Maine, Oct. 11.

Michael Dalder / Reuters

German Oliver Struempfl competes to set a new world record in carrying one-liter beer mugs over a distance of 40 meters (131 feet 3 inches) in Abensberg, Sept. 7.

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Staff members dressed as newlyweds walk along a path as they display a 4,100-meter-long wedding dress train trailed along shrubs, during a promotional event for a tourism valley in Chengdu, Sichuan province, Sept. 24.

Carlo Allegri / Reuters

Resident Chris Roland walks his pet turtles Cindy (left) and Kuka up Madison Avenue in the Upper East Side of the Manhattan borough of New York, Sept. 4. Roland has had the turtles for years and walks them daily.

Stringer India / Reuters

A participant operates a homemade human-powered flying machine during the Red Bull Flugtag (Flight Day) event in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, Sept. 28.

Chaiwat Subprasom / Reuters

Groom Tanapatpurin Samangnitit, 40, and his bride Sunantaluk Kongkoon, 26, lie in a coffin during a wedding ceremony at Wat Takien temple in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok, Feb. 14. Couples believe lying in the coffin will get rid of bad luck and usher happiness into their lives.

Tim Wimborne / Reuters

Japan's Ken Terauchi competes in the Men's 3m Springboard diving final at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Oct. 2.

Thomas Peter / Reuters

Men carry a fake cow while riding an escalator during preparations for the Green Week international food, agriculture, and horticulture fair in Berlin, Jan. 15.

China Stringer Network / Reuters

Nie Yongbing inflates tires using his nose as people stand on them in Chengdu, Sichuan province, Jan. 14. Nie inflated four tires bearing the weight of eight adults in 21 minutes during a performance at his home.

China Stringer Network / Reuters

Li Zhiheng, an amateur athlete, holds up his hands as he rolls down a stairway during a morning exercise at a park in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, Sept. 11. He said that rolling down the stairway helped him release stress.

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A half-naked participant wears a gas mask as he takes part in the "Guangzhu (naked) Run" with others on a hazy winter morning at the Olympic Forest Park in Beijing, Feb. 23.

Enrique Marcarian / Reuters

Horse whisperer Martin Tata sits on his 5-year-old horse Primavera as he performs a demonstration of "Indian taming" at the Polo Club Puesto Viejo ranch in Canuelas, northeast of Buenos Aires, Sept. 9.

Michaela Rehle / Reuters

Environmental activists carry a giant inflatable chicken as they demonstrate against "chlorine chickens" near the Oktoberfest grounds in Munich, Oct. 1.

Dado Ruvic / Reuters

Renata Pranjkovic gives an apple to her bull in Vitez, Sept. 18. Pranjkovic, known across Bosnia as the "Bullfight Queen," is one of the few women but best-known personalities in the world of the Balkan bullfight.

Toru Hanai / Reuters

An employee of McDonald's Japan holds an ikasumi (squid ink) burger at one of its fast-food outlets in Tokyo, Oct. 8. McDonald's Japan launched the Halloween-themed black burger, which had buns made from a flour mix of bamboo charcoal powder and black sesame to create the charred look, and beef patties marinated with squid ink sauce.

Luke MacGregor / Reuters

The world's shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, greets the tallest living man, Sultan Kosen, to mark the Guinness World Records Day in London, Nov. 13.

Nacho Doce / Reuters

Vitor Martins poses as he puts on his Santa outfit inside his house before a performance with children in São Caetano do Sul's town square, near São Paulo, Dec. 7.

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Newborn giant panda triplets, which were born to giant panda Juxiao, are seen inside an incubator at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, Aug. 17.

Kristi Ison / Rex/REX USA

It's hard being a baby. That's why a Texas mother Kristi Ison created Float Baby, which she claims is the first baby spa in the U.S. Kristi explains: "We have floated over 330 clients since opening in February 2014, and the babies love the freedom they experience."

Mark Blinch / Reuters

A fake mayoral election campaign sign with a fictitious candidate is seen in Toronto, March 31. Ford, who is running for re-election as Toronto Mayor, made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine.

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An alpaca looks out from a car on a busy street in Changchun, Jilin province, April 16. According to local media, a newly opened bar in Changchun rented the 5-year-old male alpaca from Australia hoping to attract more customers.

Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

A snowboarder falls as he fails to cross a 26-meter-long pool of water at the foot of a ski slope at the Bobrovy Log ski resort near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, April 20.

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A security guard stands next to a balloon art piece depicting the painting "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci at a balloon-themed carnival in Hefei, Anhui province, April 26.

Romeo Ranoco / Reuters

A 21-foot crocodile robot "Longlong" is strapped on top of a van as it is transported through the main road to Crocodile Park in Pasay city, metro Manila, July 5.

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A firefighter holds a red panda (Ailurus fulgens) by its tail while removing it from a tree at a residential area in Kunming, Yunnan province, July 3.

Marcos Brindicci / Reuters

Members of the IUNA Ballet perform during a rehearsal of their show "Dressed by grace" at a public square, ahead of the Ciudanza Dance Festival in Buenos Aires, March 5.

Ben Nelms / Reuters

Two women wearing nun outfits drink beer while watching the playoff draw between Quebec and Manitoba at the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier curling championships in Kamloops, British Columbia, March 8.

Paul Darrow / Reuters

The anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 to begin its 6000 kilometer cross country journey outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 27. The hitch hiking robot is part of a social experiment to see if drivers will pick up and drop off the robot in one piece to an art gallery in Victoria, British Columbia.

Luke MacGregor / Reuters

A giant effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin to be burned is paraded by participants in costumes as they take part in one of a series of processions during Bonfire Night celebrations in Lewes, southern England, Nov. 5.

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