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Unexplained Mysteries top 10 bizarre stories of 2023

By T.K. Randall
December 29, 2023 · Comment icon 0 comments

Is this the Grim Reaper at Westminster Abbey ? Image Credit: Westminster Abbey
Here we take a look back at the most outrageous, peculiar and downright bizarre stories from the last twelve months.
From a fake road in India to the Grim Reaper making an appearance at the coronation of King Charles III, here are our top 10 most viewed bizarre news stories of 2023.

10. Villagers in India find that newly-laid road is a carpet with asphalt on it - Locals took to social media to expose the fact that workers had used little more than a carpet to resurface the roads.

9. Woman from Cornwall finds 'face of Jesus' in her pizza box - The mother-of-two maintained that the leftover grease stain on the box looked a lot like a sign of divine intervention.

8. World's oldest dog turns 31 after avoiding being put down as a puppy - Bobi the Rafeiro do Alentejo has been defying the odds for years and now he's celebrated his 31st birthday.

7. Japanese firm makes ultra-realistic dog costumes for clients - Ever wanted to be a dog ? Japanese company Zeppet Workshop will turn you into one... for the right price.
6. 'Beach' optical illusion has been perplexing the Internet this week - An optical illusion that has been doing the rounds for years has resurfaced once again on social media.

5. Bizarre viral video shows woman 'frozen in time' on the street - The clip, which shows a woman momentarily stop motionless, has racked up millions of views on TikTok.

4. Woman is found alive inside a car that was submerged in lake - The woman was pulled out of the vehicle after it had been submerged underwater for quite some time.

3. Trail camera films 'two scantily-clad witches eating a deer carcass' - A woman who had set up a trail camera to film the local wildlife instead captured footage of something very strange indeed.

2. Bizarre 'creature' with long, flailing arms spotted on Google Street View - This outrageous looking figure with strange, elongated arms was recently spotted at the side of a road in Utah.

1. 'Grim Reaper' spotted in footage of King Charles' coronation - A clip showing a dark hooded figure in Westminster Abbey has been generating some lively debate on social media.

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