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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