Thanksgiving is celebrated every day by the HuffPost Weird News staff.
We are forever grateful that we are gainfully employed despite our obvious flaws and excessive interest in subjects that polite society finds strange, bizarre and, yes, weird.
But finding weird news can be difficult at times. Some days, people just don't feel like doing something that makes a reasonable person say "WTF!"
However, any day where the news includes one of the following 30 (or any combination thereof) is a day to be thankful indeed.
Anatomical Wonders Who Get Married
Last month, Sultan Kosen, who at 8 feet, 5 inches, is the world's tallest man, got married to his 5-foot 9-inch sweetie, Merve Dibo.
The existence of alien life is still being investigated, but the search is always interesting thanks to crack journalist Lee Speigel, who would be the first to tell you that the photo on the left is actually from a video game.
Venice Beach Freakshow
Nature continues to amaze us every day with surprises such as these two-headed snapping turtles, Thor and Loki, that were recently snapped up by Todd Ray, star of the AMC series, Freakshow.
What is it about competitive eating that fascinates us so? Is it the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat or the site of grown people with foodstuffs around their face and body?
Beauty Queens Who Do Porn
Former Miss Delaware Teen USA Melissa King became a cause celebre earlier this year after it was revealed she made a porn film. She resigned her crown has since started college.
Fans of the Insane Clown Posse may seem, well, insane, but FBI officials reportedly viewed them as more of a gang than a posse.
However, the evidence suggests they are more likely to be really really fervant fans.
Excessively Manicured Facial Hair
Beard-growing as a sport is growing even bigger than the beards that are competing.
To lovers of weird sports, it beats our beloved competitive eating by a close shave.
There's just something about those crazy brain-eating zombies and the people that want to be them that is so cute and cuddly.
End Of The World Predictions
End of the world predictions have died off since the Mayan Calendar hype of December, 2012, but irrational fear of eminent destruction is always fodder for weird news stories.
Bigfoot (Or Just Plain Bigfoot DNA)
This past year was big for Bigfoot, both positive and negative. He was the subject of popular shows like "Finding Bigfoot," but a researcher who claimed she had DNA of the creature got mad when it was revealed to actually be that of a small woodlands creature.
Maria Jose Cristerna's striking appearance may generate gasps, but the 35-year-old "Vampire Woman" reportedly says a horrific history of domestic violence triggered her decision to re-invent herself as a "vampire." Despite her extreme appearance, she says she lives a normal life.
Tattooed Mug Shots
The first things cops ask victims is if the suspect had any distinguishing facial features. In the case of robbery suspect Adam Roberts, the answer was a firm "yes."
The pacu fish has gotten a bad rap for having a taste for testicles, but these creatures have a cuddly side. So much so that the HuffPost Weird News staff adopted one and named it "2Pac."
A true artist make you look at things differently. If that's true than photographer Jonathan Amsted is a true artist changed our perception of pot by showing what a lovely plant it truly is.
People Who Predict The Future Using Poop
Journey To Planet Sanity
S.S. Singh is a scatomancer who allegedly tells the future by looking at his client's poop. "The greater the aroma, the more accurate the prediction," he claims.
Celebrities Who Aren't Really Celebrities
There are people who are famous for being famous and then there are those like Octomom Nadya Suleman and Tanning Mom, who became infamous and then have spent more than their 15 minutes trying to prove worthy of their so-called celebrity. Keep trying, ladies.
People Who Staple Their Scrotum After Losing A Bet
Every potentially bad parent is bad in their own way. In April, Anthony Michael Hedger, 24, was arrested for child endangerment after authorities found him walking down a highway completely naked with his 13-month-old son, who was also nude. When cops tried to take the kid away, he allegedly bit the child.
Porn Stars Who Get Kicked Out Of Baseball Stadiums For Wearing Unicorn Masks
Earlier this year, porn actress Andy San Dimas h aroused the attention of the world when she was ejected from a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game on July 13 after shaking her moneymaker while wearing a unicorn mask.