The top 10 weird news photographs of 2010



2010 has been a great year for weird news, from a psychic octopus to 7,500 people accidentally selling their souls to a computer game store.

But it's some of the odd news images which we will remember the year for, so here are some of our most trafficked photo-based weird news articles of 2010. Top 10 weird news photographs of 2010
A couple on a whale-watching trip near Cape Town, got a closer view than they expected when a massive 40-ton whale jumped from the sea and onto their yacht.

Amazingly, as they looked for whales, a massive 10 metre one leapt from the water off the coast of South Africa and headed straight for their diminutive yacht.

A bizarre service has launched in Switzerland where people can hire an 'Evil Clown' to stalk (and presumably terrify) their friends and family.

Dominic Deville says his Evil Clown service has been extremely popular as a birthday 'treat' since he launched it late last year.

An airline has decorated one of its planes as an idiot's guide to aviation -- labelling things like the engines and where the pilot sits.

Kulula Air have covered the surface of their bright green 737 with details about the interior, such as where the black box and radar are located.

A giant Japanese spider crab with limbs more than 5ft (1.5m) long has gone on show in Britian.

Nicknamed Crabzilla he is thought to be the biggest crab ever to be seen in Britain and you certainly wouldn't want to get pinched by his massive claws.

A bizarre bra has gone on sale which is designed to help women hide a bottle of wine in their underwear during a night out.

The 'Wine Rack Bra' looks like a normal sports bra, but actually holds 750ml (an entire bottle of wine) inside the cups.

A tiny horse which measures only 35cm tall is thought to be a record breaker, as the worlds smallest foal.

Little Einstein - a pinto stallion - was born last week weighing just 2.7kg at a farm in Barnstead, New Hampshire in the US.

A rocket-mad inventor has created a set of rockets which look like a box of colourful Crayola crayons.

For years John Coker enjoyed making rockets which looked, well like rockets. But then a friend commented to him how similar their shape was to crayons.

An image on Google Street View of a girl's body lying face down on the pavement sparked panic among local residents that crime had gone undetected.

Families in Middle Road, St John’s, Worcester, feared something terrible had happened to a young girl on their doorstep, when they saw the shocking image online.

Theme park bosses say they have been forced to ban a daredevil squirrel which enjoys riding roller-coasters, because of health and safety risks.

Staff at Alton Towers say the squirrel caused them constant headaches during the makeover of one of their rides, the Sonic Spinball roller coaster.

An artist and LEGO fan has created a remarkably accurate model of a frog dissection -- using nothing more than tiny bricks.

Teacher Dave Kaleta had been given the brief 'Lego anatomy' for a Lego building contest on the website