The 16 Funniest News Photos of 2019
BREAKING: these things made me giggle.
A Cat and Mouse Game
A black cat trots across the gridiron during the second quarter of an NFL game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The cat ran for a career-high 70 yards before the defense was finally able to stop her on the play call “pspspsps.” If this makes you laugh, check out some more of the funniest animal pictures you absolutely need in your life.
Dogs Give Newspapers Break, Shred Gnar Instead
A tag team carves up some waves at the 14th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon in Del Mar, California. All funds raised during the event go towards the Helen Woodward Animal Center. If you’re still catching up on 2018, here are the 23 weirdest news stories of 2018.
We Come in Peace
Earlier in 2019, a viral Facebook joke inspired millions to RSVP to a pre-planned raid on Area 51 under the pretense of “they can’t stop all of us,” allowing us to finally get some answers about the alleged extraterrestrial contents of the mysterious military base. Just a small handful of attendees actually showed up on the day of the raid, but only one came prepared with a plan to get her souvenir home.
Even without a chimney, Santa shan’t be deterred—and no, Donner and Blitzen are not on the other end of that rope. A firefighter dressed as Santa Claus rappels through a window to deliver presents to the children at Pál Heim Children’s Hospital in Budapest, Hungary. Check out these 6 outrageous news stories and the jokes they remind us of.
Surprised Baby Panda
Giant Panda cub Bao Di was born earlier this year, taking up residence at the Pairi Daiza zoo in Brugelette, Belgium. His twin sister Bao Mei was delivered just two hours after him—surprise! Don’t look at him, how was he supposed to know?!
Caroline Kennedy’s Smashing Entrance
Daughter of President John F. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy smashes a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of a new aircraft carrier, christening the ship named after her father. Christening new vessels by smashing sparkling wine is a tradition dating back to 1981. Here are the 15 quirkiest news stories from 2018.
Kate Middleton Gets the Wooden Spoon
The Duchess of Cambridge participated in the Kings Cup Regatta, a sailboat race off the Isle of Wight, this year to raise funds for eight of the charities she and the Duke support. Kate’s team came in last place, so you know what that means. If this headline made you laugh, you’ll love our collection of the funniest headlines that take the seriousness out of the news.
Prince Charles Makes Friends in High Places
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall visited a few places in the UK this year, including the Festival of Food and Crafts in Tavistock, where they rose to their tip-toes to give their compliments to the chefs.