25 Bizarre News Headlines You Won't Believe Are Actually Real

These truths are definitely stranger than fiction

Via CollegeHumor.

Journalists are trained to report the news in an unbiased manner, but no matter how they phrase it, every once in a while a story comes along that is so bizarre that it sounds completely made up. The headlines in this collection are all 100% real while also being so outlandish that they're downright hysterical. 

Take a walk on the wild side of the news business and just be glad you're not involved in any of these headlines.

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Missippi? Where is That?


 We Know Memes

Didn't we all learn how to spell Mississippi at some point in elementary school? Apparently this newspaper editor was out sick that day. 

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I See What You Did There

Tiger Woods

NY Post 

If you're going to make a pun that involves Tiger Woods, you'd better believe that pun is going to include a good ball joke.

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Hey Guys!

Search party headline

 Just Something

"Who are we searching for? Is she nice? Do I know her?"

Oh, to be a fly on the wall when she learned who they were searching for! 

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Sounds Like Young Adult Fiction In The Making

Horny Ghost Haunts House


Move over, Twilight! There's a new teen angst novel in town. Instead of an undead vampire boyfriend, let's go with a totally dead ghost boyfriend.

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Best Wedding Ever?

Flying Dildo


It's always interesting when a strange wedding makes headlines, but this one has to take the proverbial cake.

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Doggone It

Posting letters in dog poo box


The poor guy must have been wondering why no one ever wrote him back!

Also, how did this make the newspaper? Slow news day?

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Death By Condom

Killed by Condom

 Pleated Jeans

As far as embarrassing deaths go, this has to make the top 100. 

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Pooh Bear Has Always Seemed Shifty

Violent crime duo


This just confirms what we've always suspected of Winnie the Pooh and the Abominable Snowman. Just look at this dastardly duo!  They've got "international crime ring" written all over them.

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Ugly People Are The Worst

Ugly parents spoil sport


Are we ever going to get some good-looking parents in here, or what? 

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I'm Not Following

Long headline


This story seems like it needs a venn diagram, a compass, and possibly a decoder ring to figure out what's happening.

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How Embarrassing

Small package


We had no idea that having a small package was a crime. Now if you'll excuse me, I've got a few ex-boyfriends to report. 

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Somebody Likes Queen

Queen headline


That Queen song is stuck in your head now, isn't it? Mission accomplished, guys.  

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Polly Wants Your Wallet

Mugged by a Parrot

 Pleated Jeans

That had to be a tough one to explain to the police officers on the scene. 

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Now That's Just Mean

one-armed man


Phrasing is important, folks. Really important. 

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Nudists Fight Erection

Nudists fight erection


We'll bet they do.  

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No Sh*t, Sherlock

Diana was still alive

 Runt of the Web

GASP! Princess Di was alive hours before she was killed? This changes everything

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Police Were Not 'Loving It'


 Fox News

Who else are you going to call when you have a nugget emergency? She just needed some of those sweet, sweet fried chicken parts. Who could blame her?

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Does She Need A New Best Friend?

Jack Sparrow

Just Something 

Because I want to party with this chick. 

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Okay Then

Eaten by badger


There's a lot to unpack here, and no matter what happens I think they'll be hearing from Gordon Ramsay's attorneys.

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Yeah, That's A Great Idea

County to pay $250,000


"Take it from me; nobody has more experience with spending money to make money than I do. I've got the six bankruptsies to prove it."

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This Kid Is Going Places

Stolen car

 Pleated Jeans

Way to think on your feet, young man. 

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Pressing Boehner

 We Know Memes

Even though his name is technically pronounced "Bay-ner," you can't deny that this headline is pretty fan-freaking-fantastic.

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Pork Chops Are Dangerous

Paralysed by a pork chop

 Twitter User @Nate__Dogg__

Have fun explaining that one to your health insurance company.

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Last But Not Least

Kanye West Found Alive


This image isn't so much about the headline as it is about the juxtaposition of stories. Plus, it touches on one of the internet's most favorite pastimes: Making fun of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.