~~ Weirdest Photos of 2014 ~~
Weirdest Photos of 2014
Men carry a fake cow while riding an escalator during preparations for the Green Week food, agriculture, and horticulture fair in Berlin on Jan. 15.
Groom Tanapatpurin Samangnitit, 40, and his bride, Sunantaluk Kongkoon, 26, lie in a coffin during a wedding ceremony at Wat Takien temple in the outskirts of Bangkok, Feb. 14. Couples believe laying briefly in the coffin will get rid of bad luck and usher happiness into their lives. This year, Valentine's Day fell on the same day as Makha Bucha Day, the day that honors Buddha.
An alpaca looks out from a car on a busy street in Changchun, China. A newly opened bar in Changchun rented the 5-year-old male alpaca from Australia hoping to attract more customers.
On April 14, people watch a rabbit jumping over an obstacle at the traditional Easter market at the Old Town Square in Prague.
A suspected illegal construction is seen covered by green plants atop a 19-story residential building in Guangzhou, China on April 11. The suspected illegal construction was built 10 years ago. Local law enforcement department discovered the construction back in 2012, but have failed to find the owner since then, local media reported.
Zoo staff stand beside Mango, a 19-year-old Syrian brown bear, during preparations before his surgery in Tel Aviv, Israel in May. Mango suffers from a slipped disk and was due to undergo complicated spinal surgery.
A girl wearing a feces-shaped hat prepares to slide down into a 16-foot toilet at an exhibition titled "Toilet !? Human Waste and Earth's Future" at the Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo on July 3.
A 21-foot crocodile robot "Longlong" is strapped to the top of a fan to be transported to Crocodile Park in Manila, Philippines in July. The robot was inspired by LoLong, the largest saltwater crocodile in ever been captivity.
People look on as participants ride goats and sheep during a race to celebrate a local festival in Fengshan, China in late July.
German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a "flying carpet" platform suspended from a helicopter, over the Munich airport in Germany on July 23. The concert is the fourth station of the "Orange Piano Tour", which brings the artist to places around the world.
Resident Chris Roland walks his pet turtles Cindy and Kuka in New York City on Aug. 4. Roland has had the turtles for years and says he walks them daily.
The students of the Shaolin Tagou Martial Arts School are suspended in mid-air as they practice for stunt performance as part of the opening ceremony for the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games.
A man transports paper replicas of many items to be sold for the Vu Lan Festival in Vietnam. During the festival, Taoists and Buddhists believe that the living are supposed to please ghosts by offering food and burning paper effigies of daily items.
This man, who calls himself Mangetsu-man (Mr. Full Moon), identifies as a superhero and first appeared last year without any publicity or fanfare, "fighting" garbage on the streets of Tokyo. His "super weapons" are a broom, a dust pan, and an army of volunteers.
German Oliver Stuempfl competes to set a new world record for carrying one liter beer mugs over a distance of 131 feet on Sept. 7. Struempfl carried 27 mugs to set a new world record.
Horse whisperer Martin Tata sits on his five-year-old horse "Primavera" as he performs a demonstration of "Indian taming" at the Polo Club Puesto Viejo ranch in Canuelas, Argentina. Tata says his techniques are less violent and build a more harmonious relationship with the horse than other methods.
Staff members dressed as newlyweds walk along a path as they display a 4,483 yard wedding dress train trailed along shrubs, during a promotional event on Sept. 24 in Chengdu, China. The train costs $6,520.
Eventual winners 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 on Oct. 11.
A woman poses for pictures among panda installations during an exhibition in Hefei, China.
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, 2014. Kosen, measuring more than 8 feet tall, towers over Dangi who is only 1.8 feet tall. The Guinness World Records celebrates its 60th edition of the annual records book this year.
Thousands of runners in Santa suits pose for a group photo after completing an annual Santa fun run from Darling Harbour to the Sydney Opera House in Australia on Dec. 7. The annual event is held each year as a fundraiser to assist disadvantaged children with equipment and programs to help them live a fuller life.
Spectators await the start of a cinema screening at a Kinostar De Lux Multiplex in Russia on Dec. 7. IKEA converted one of the cinema halls, completely replacing standard seats with their furniture.
A 13-month-old chimp named Fumo carries a Christmas present of food treats in wrapping paper under his arm during a Christmas-themed feeding time at Sydney's Taronga Park Zoo on Dec. 9.