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Squizzie Awards 2021 – The Funniest, Smelliest, Weirdest, Sportiest, Grossest News Stories Of The Year

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Welcome to the Squizzie Awards 2021 – where we look back on the crazy year that just was, and hand out awards for the funniest, weirdest, smelliest, sportiest, grossest, cutest and most inspiring news stories of 2021.

 

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Weirdest:

Iceland volcano hot dogs

https://nerdist.com/article/iceland-volcano-eruption-scientists-cook-hot-dogs-lava/ 

 

Funniest: 

New Zealand’s terrorist possum

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/455751/arresting-tale-police-respond-after-woman-held-hostage-by-possum

 

Gutsiest:

Usain Bolt nuggets

https://olympics.nbcsports.com/2020/04/21/usain-bolt-beijing-olympics-2008-chicken-nuggets/ 

 

Nuttiest

$271 chips
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-27/worlds-most-expensive-french-fries-nyc/100326902

 

Smelliest:

Wombat’s square poo

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-have-solved-mystery-how-wombats-poop-cubes-180976898/ 

 

Grossest:

Stranded rat eating men

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/10/cubans-rescued-desert-island-bahamas-florida 

 

Cutest:

Fu Bao the clingy panda

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-55803293 

 

Standing out from the Crowd: 

Midas: the four-eared kitten

https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/11/22/four-eared-kitten-midas-lon-orig-mrg.cnn

 

Sportiest:

Dylan Alcott wins US Open, completes Golden Slam:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1P4CCDpitk 

Sam Kerr FA cup highlights
https://wwos.nine.com.au/football/fa-cup-final-2021-chelsea-arsenal-sam-kerr-goals-video/ab0388d6-9da9-473c-8b57-8acfcb8eca23 

Emma McKeon highlights
https://olympics.com/en/video/australias-women-swimmers-pool-watch-mckeon-mckeown-titmus-tokyo 

 

Most Inspiring:

Levi Chandler and Isaiah Wilksch

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-02/schoolboy-survives-brown-snake-bite-while-playing-golf/13110952