The government shutdown was ironic from the moment it began — It all happened over the health care law, which started registration the moment the government shut down at midnight on Oct. 1.
Over the days since, the United States has witnessed a variety of strange consequences. Here's a look at the weirdest effects of the shutdown, from a panda cam going dark and a hold on new craft beer labels to the hands on a historic Senate clock frozen in place and bored Congressional workers.
[This countdown was first published on Oct. 3 at 1:04 p.m. ET.]