Check out these 11 strange news stories from the past year, like an accidental nine-hour LSD trip or a Spiderman-loving kid bringing heroin to school.
While the news cycle in 2019 was no doubt filled with unprecedented political developments and scientific breakthroughs, it was also filled with some of the strangest stories we’ve seen.
It was a year of investigations, scientific discoveries, political undoings, and wild tales. Sometimes news can get a bit overwhelming, especially when it’s dark and dreary. But there are always strange news stories to keep you on your toes — whether it be surprisingly uplifting news or just plain weird.
Throughout the year, strange news has popped up around the world, from Florida-Man-style crimes to alien-like underwater jello balls, to things you just have to see to believe. Here is a roundup of our favorite strange news stories of 2019.