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2012: The year in weird

Published: Dec 26 2012 08:21:28 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 27 2012 08:30:17 PM EST

From an amateur's restoration of an art masterpiece that shocked the world, to a man some are calling a very dumb terrorist, here are some of 2012's weirdest news stories.

Fork in the road
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An anonymous man in Carlsbad, Calif., erected an actual fork in the road at a local intersection where one road split into two. The oversized kitchen utensil was 6 feet high, made of wood and painted silver. A city crew removed it.

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  • South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

    Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

    Hundreds missing after South Korean ferry sinks

    Rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

On this Day

  • 1906 San Francisco earthquake

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: April 18

    Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.