Dutch astronaut André Kuipers has reported that he once called the US emergency number 911 by accident while he was in the International Space Station.
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To recap 2018, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we've covered this year.
Today we're looking at some of the strangest stories from 2018.
When you hear the word "museum", you probably think about great works of art, special items from history, or cool displays about science. You probably don't think about disgusting food. But Samuel West does.
A 69-year-old Dutch man who works on TV has gone to court with an unusual request. He wants to be allowed to take 20 years off his age.
Scientists watching hours of undersea video were surprised when something that looked like a chicken without a head floated past. The so-called "headless chicken monster" surprised and amazed the scientists.
You might expect that there would only be one tall minor league baseball pitcher with red hair and a red beard named Brady Feigl. If you did, you'd be wrong.
La Tomatina is a tomato fight held once a year in Buñol, Spain. On Wednesday, 20,000 people came from around the world to join "the world's largest food fight".
A group of patient domino placers was working to set a world record for the biggest mini domino chain reaction. Everything was fine until a fly knocked a domino over early.
Visitors to a Texas aquarium stole a shark on Saturday. They wrapped it up, put it in a baby stroller, and rolled it away. The shark has been found, unhurt.
When photographer Brent Cizek went out on Bemidji Lake, he wasn't expecting much. But what he saw was a real surprise - a mother duck with about 50 ducklings swimming behind her.