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Top Ten Weirdest Stories of 2012
National Geographic ^

Posted on 12/31/2012 5:39:17 PM PST by nickcarraway

From a genitalia-headed fish to a two-faced cat—it’s been a weird and wild year at National Geographic. And for our weird fans, we’ve rounded up our editor’s picks for the ten oddest stories of 2012.

Coming in as tenth weirdest is the housefly-size frog Paedophryne amauensis (below), the world’s smallest known vertebrate.

10. World’s Smallest Frog Found

At an average of 7.7 millimeters long, the frog is a hair smaller than the previous record holder, the Southeast Asian fish species Paedocypris progenetica, whose females measure about 7.9 millimeters, scientists said in January. Full story>>

9. Slime Has Memory But No Brain

(Excerpt) Read more at newswatch.nationalgeographic.com ...


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Talk about inflation

1 posted on 12/31/2012 5:39:21 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway; laz
Found an ancestor of Laz
Note big smile on face


2 posted on 12/31/2012 5:51:07 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: nickcarraway

1) Zero reelected.


3 posted on 12/31/2012 5:58:17 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: nickcarraway

whenever I see “genitalia-headed” I automatically think Harry Reid...


4 posted on 12/31/2012 6:04:48 PM PST by bigbob
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To: bigbob

He does have a certain scrotal look about him.


5 posted on 12/31/2012 6:15:48 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: nickcarraway

We had a 2 headed calf born to one of our cows this year but I guess that isn’t weird enough to make the cut. Actually it didn’t have 2 complete heads, it had 2 faces, 2 mouths, 2 noses 4 eyes and 2 ears. Oh yeah, we forgot to call Nat Geo, darned missed our chance. It’s not likely to happen to us again anytime soon.


6 posted on 12/31/2012 6:25:53 PM PST by Ditter
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To: HangnJudge

Two sets of “hands”? He can snack on mice and errrr, at the same time. Needs a boltcutter trim on those “bottom nails”. LOL.


7 posted on 12/31/2012 6:38:29 PM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Happy & Healthy New Year!)
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To: carriage_hill
errrr ?
8 posted on 12/31/2012 6:44:16 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: HangnJudge

Reminds me of what my boss used to say when things turned out well for me.

“You’er luckier than a dog with two D***S!”

And when I got sick,

“You look worse than a sore d**k dog!”


9 posted on 12/31/2012 6:53:12 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: nickcarraway

10 posted on 12/31/2012 6:54:09 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: HangnJudge

Weed whacker


11 posted on 12/31/2012 6:56:58 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: HangnJudge
...And humans think they are superior because of the oppose-able thumbs on their hands.
12 posted on 12/31/2012 7:01:56 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: nickcarraway
Top 3.

John Edward's timely health problems.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s timely health problems.

Hillary's timely health problems.

13 posted on 12/31/2012 7:12:46 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: nickcarraway

I've got frogs like that outside my front door, but I thought they were babies.

14 posted on 12/31/2012 7:15:10 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: piasa
...And humans think they are superior
because of the oppose-able thumbs on their hands.

ROTFLMAO

15 posted on 12/31/2012 7:57:55 PM PST by HangnJudge
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To: HangnJudge

That ant eater is a tripod.


16 posted on 12/31/2012 10:02:46 PM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: HangnJudge

OMG

That is SO ME


17 posted on 01/01/2013 6:32:54 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz
OMG
That is SO ME

Merry Christmas
Happy Hanukkah
Blessed Kwanzaa

Best New Year to you Laz

18 posted on 01/01/2013 6:44:07 AM PST by HangnJudge
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