The 10 Strangest Stories of 2010 You know, like an octopus prognosticator.... By Dan Evon, Newser User Posted Dec 20, 2010 11:36 AM CST Promoted on Newser Dec 20, 2010 5:21 PM CST 1 comment Comments Next time you go to the bookie, take your octopus. (AP) (User Submitted) – There were a lot of strange stories in 2010. The DAFTA Awards give a little recognition to the world's odd events. Here are the winners: The Penis Tattoo (Crazy Crime)—A man wanted to get a yin - yang tattoo. His former friend and tattoo artist decided that a footlong penis tattoo would look a lot better. And charged him for it. Paul the Octopus (Animal Tale)—The World Cup's oracle octopus went all the way; his work done, he died not long after. Hope he saw that coming. Shortest Man for the Shortest Time (Record Breaker)—Edward Nino Hernandez stands just 27 inches tall. But his diminutive stature only gained him worldwide recognition for a month, when he was out-shorted by Khagendra Thapa Maga. Spray-On Clothes (Best Funny Product)—With waistlines expanding across the country, spray-on clothes seems like a terrible idea. Not so, said the DAFTAS. For the rest of the winners (and nominees), click here.