The Year In Weird News (PHOTOS)

Our weekly recap of strange news takes a different approach for the year-end issue of Huffington, this time with an emphasis on the visual eccentricity of some of the year’s oddest characters. From the Mexican Vampire Woman to Tanning Mom, go where the offbeat ones did in 2012.

Weird News 2012

This story appears in the year-end photo issue of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, Dec. 28.