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Weirdest Facebook Posts for July
The Cult of Weird community is growing at dizzying rates across our various social media profiles, including Twitter (@CultofWeird), Tumblr and Google+. However, by far the largest, fastest-growing and most entertaining is the Cult of Weird Facebook page.
The daily weird news and other media spawns endless entertainment through comments, sharing of relevant information and similar articles, photos, etc.
Here are the top 20 weird posts of July, based on comments, shares and other interactions:
20. Sleep in coffins
Propeller Island City Lodge in Berlin, Germany offers the opportunity to spend the night in a coffin.
19. Snake hiding in toilet bites man’s penis
Always remember to check toilets for snakes before you use them.
18. Denture Bracelet
The younger sister of John F. Kennedy was lobotomized at the age of 23 due to mood swings. She spent the rest of her life incapacitated.
16. Blazing mouse gets revenge
A poetic true story of man versus mouse: Man catches mouse. Man throws mouse in fire. Mouse runs out of fire into house. Burning mouse burns down house.
15. Man caught having sex with pool raft…again
So many questions linger after reading this article.
14. Cactus Bikini
If Cult of Weird had a swimsuit issue, it would probably look something like this.
This book from 1819 lays it out clearly: Disobey parents, accidentally set yourself on fire. Don’t follow the rules, accidentally kill your mom.
— Laura Flook (@LauraFlookNYC) July 19, 2013
12. Girl eating tarantula
Apparently the proper way to eat a tarantula is by burning the hair off first, and then only eating the legs. File this under horrible things I never wanted to know.
11. North Sentinel Island
North Sentinel Island is inhabited by an ancient, mysterious tribe adorned in the bones of their ancestors who do not allow outsiders to step foot on the island.
10. Vintage photo of creepy dolls
Apparently dolls tend to make some people a little uneasy…
9. Little Blue Man
In 1958 townsfolk driving between Elkton and Bad Axe, Michigan began sighting a mysterious little blue man with superhuman abilities. The little blue man turned out to be three local pranksters and a slew of exaggerated eye witness accounts.
8. Snake with its head stuck in a can
Go home snake, you’re drunk.
6. Pyura Chilensis
It looks like a rock, until you cut it open and find guts inside. People eat these things…
There is something irresistible about a woman with a mouthful of hotdogs.
4. Pillbug Car
A Pillbug car from the 1940s. Haven’t found any other info on it yet.
3. Vintage alien boy
2. Amputee builds prosthetic leg out of LEGOs
Little plastic bricks of hope.
1. Cat Beard
I have no explanation for this.