While Reuters' award-winning photographers are out capturing news events as they happen across the world, they also play witness to some pretty downright wacky stuff.
Here, we've pulled together the strangest, most humorous, and most confusing photos that the team captured this year.
Below, take a look at 2017's more lighthearted moments.
All captions are by Reuters.
34 of the weirdest photos taken in 2017
34 of the weirdest photos taken in 2017
A woman dives and pretends to ride a bike in Underwater Park in Pula, Croatia, August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Brides-to-be participate in the "Running of the Brides" race in a park in Bangkok, Thailand March 25, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Raphael and Mirjam (R) pose as first guests in the bedroom of the Null-Stern-Hotel (Zero-star-hotel) land art installation by Swiss artists Frank and Patrik Riklin on an alp mount Saentis near Gonten, Switzerland June 1, 2017. Guests can order overnight stays in the Null-Stern-hotelroom with no walls and roof located on some 1,200 metres (3,937 ft) altitude in the eastern Swiss Alps. Picture taken on June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
A dog reacts as he awaits the competition during the "Zagreb Winter Classic" dog show in Zagreb, Croatia, November 26, 2017. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A goat climbs on Kylie Kennedy during a yoga class with eight students and five goats at Jenness Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire, U.S., May 18, 2017. Picture taken May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Boys swim in a stream during a heatwave in Islamabad, Pakistan June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Caren Firouz TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
French Model Emeline Duhautoy poses with her collection of 1,679 stuffed toy cows she has been collecting for over seven years at her home in Saint-Omer, northern France, March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A wingsuit flyer hits the target during Wingsuit Flying World Championship in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, China September 11, 2017. Picture taken September 11, 2017. China Daily via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.
A construction worker rests in a ditch at a roadside on a chilly day in Guiyang city, Guizhou province, China November 20, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.
An exit of a subway station currently in operation, is seen in a sparsely populated area in Chongqing, China, May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People cool off at a water park on a hot day in Fushun, Liaoning province, China, July 30, 2017. Picture taken July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.
Villagers build a house with corn cobs in Jilin, Jilin province, China November 27, 2017. Picture taken November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.
An army dog stands up as retiring soldiers salute their guard post before retirement in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China November 28, 2017. Picture taken November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.
A woman with long hair poses for pictures in Weihai, Shandong province, China, April 22, 2017. Picture taken April 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Nermin Halilagic, 38, poses with kitchen utensils in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina January 23, 2017. Halilagic discovered earlier this year that he had the unusual ability to attach items to his body using what he says is a special energy radiated from his body. Without making any special preparation, he says he is able to hold on to spoons, forks, knives, and other kitchen appliances, as well as non-metal objects like remote controls, all plastic stuff, and cell phones. Picture taken January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People dressed as Santa Claus enjoy the snow during the Saint Nicholas Day at the Alpine ski resort of Verbier, Switzerland, December 2, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Two people dressed as Star Wars Storm Troopers cross Reforma Avenue in Mexico City, Mexico, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni stands next to his art instalation "Monument" made from three passenger busses near to the 'Frauenkirche' church in Dresden, Germany February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Matthias Schumann
A dog jumps into water during the "World Dog Show" in Leipzig, Germany, November 10, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
Palestinian barber Ramadan Odwan styles and straightens the hair of a customer with fire at his salon in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip February 2, 2017. Picture taken February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Students of the Krasnoyarsk choreographic college Anastasia Shevtsova (R) and Yulia Lyakhovykh do leg-splits as they study for an exam and a performance by the graduates at the State Theatre of Opera and Ballet, at the college's campus in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, May 4, 2017. Picture taken May 4, 2017. REUTERS/ Ilya Naymushin TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A reveller puts grease on his body as he takes part in the annual Cascamorras festival in Baza, southern Spain September 6, 2017. The festival was inspired by a dispute between the town of Baza and Guadix over the possession of an icon of the Virgin of Piedad. The Cascamorras refers to representatives from Guadix, who were sent to Baza to recover the statue. As the Cascamorras had to stay perfectly clean to gain possession of the statue, Baza residents attempt to make them as 'dirty' as possible. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
Seiichiro Nishimoto, CEO of Shelter Co., poses wearing a gas mask at a model room for the companyï¿½ nuclear shelters in the basement of his house in Osaka, Japan April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Girl jumps over a hobby horsing fence during a Finland 100 equestrian event in Helsinki, Finland May 20, 2017. Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN FINLAND.
A man blows smoke into a soap bubble at Gorky park in Moscow, Russia, May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
Hanifa Doosti (C), 17, and other students of the Shaolin Wushu club show their Wushu skills to other students on a hilltop in Kabul, Afghanistan January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail SEARCH "WUSHU" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A picture shows general view of a chamber with an underground lake and boats inside Salina Turda salt mine, Romania, October 10, 2017. Closed for operation in 1932, the mine was opened to the public in 1992. In 2010 it was transformed into a themed park, offering different attractions such as boat tours in an underground lake, an amphitheatre, a carousel, as well as sports activities venues and recreation areas. Picture taken October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A participant in costume uses a mobile phone at a Halloween event in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan October 29, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Alligator handler Levi Robbins puts on a show for tourists at Wooten's, an Everglades roadside attraction, in Ochopee, Florida, U.S. November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
Slime eels, otherwise known as Pacific hagfish, cover Highway 101 after a flatbed truck carrying them in tanks overturned near Depoe Bay, Oregon, U.S. July 13, 2017. Depoe Bay Fire District/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGES WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A performer dressed in a chimpanzee costume walks past brides as they arrive at a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organizers, 109 tribal, Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows, at Bahirkhand village, north of Kolkata, India February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Cao Ri (R) and Xu Jiaqian have a wedding photograph taken in a pool at the Qianyishi Underwater Photography Studio in Beijing, China, August 19, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SEARCH "CHINA WEDDINGS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
A boy walks at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Japan, October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Belgians Florence Lutje Spelberg and Nicolas Mouchart drink champagne while sitting inside "The Pearl", a spheric dining room placed 5 metres underwater in the NEMO33 diving center, one of the world's deepest pools (33 metre/36 yards) built to train professional divers, before enjoying a meal inside, in Brussels, Belgium January 30, 2017. Picture taken January 30, 2017 REUTERS/Yves Herman TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY