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(Video) Surfing Santas, A Brief History

Merry Christmas. Here is a strange and festive annual holiday happening you may want to check out if you find yourself near Cocoa Beach, Florida: Surfing Santas. The event has grown since it was started in 2009 and now thousands attend to watch and hundreds participate by surfing in costume each Christmas Eve. This year … Continue reading

Hand-Skating World Record

I’m riding out a wretched flu and strange news has been slow, but this hand-skating is amazing and worth a look. Enjoy. Mirko Hansen has a unique talent. Hansen writes: … after years of tough training, I am now happy to be able to show you this unique sport I came up with. I call … Continue reading

Video: Kangaroo Gang Invades Soccer Game

Here’s a strange occurrence from a remote corner of the globe: A gang of kangaroos invaded a youth soccer game in the seaside village of Woolgoolga, Australia yesterday. The unexpected event was captured on video by a player’s mother. Video here: Alyssa Simpson, 38, said she was attending her 9-year-old son’s soccer game Thursday in … Continue reading

Pumpkin Boat Races

You’ve probably heard of corn mazes around this time of year, but did you know that boat races in giant hollowed out pumpkins are also a thing? There are many videos of giant pumpkin paddle boat races on YouTube if you doubt it. The strangest thing I saw today is that these 500lb + gourds … Continue reading

Biggest Skateboard in the World

Here’s the strangest thing I saw today: a giant fully functional skateboard. Aug. 31 (UPI) — A Los Angeles man’s massive skateboard, measuring 35 feet, 7 inches long, has been certified by Guinness World Records as the largest in the world. The largest skateboard measured 11.14 m (36 ft 7 in) long, 2.63 m (8 … Continue reading

Strange Events in Sports: Bird Killed by Baseball Pitch During a Game

Sometimes you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time. Have you ever paused for a few seconds or minutes for no apparant reason? Go with those hunches. You may be avoiding some weird disaster. On March 24, 2001, future Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson stood on the mound, facing down Calvin Murray of … Continue reading

Defense Against Brick-like Bookshelf Aliens

It’s still only morning, but how could this not be the strangest thing I will see today? In this unique battle scenario, very slow moving brick-like bookshelf aliens have disabled all human abilities to kick, to use hands and weapons. The aliens must all be destroyed as they march on the last standing city or … Continue reading

Videos: Ping Pong Playing Robots

Here are some ping pong playing robots to start your day. There are many that serve balls, but we want a robot that can both serve and volley. Can this little wonder be real? The Ulf Hoffmann table tennis robot, a project of 2 years of development, plays the ball back independently, it’s made of … Continue reading

Fast Autonomous Robotic Mice Running Mazes

The Micro Mouse robot maze races are fun, especially the speed trials. The video below is carefully edited takes from several years of footage. All clips are in real time. Yes, they are really this fast. – TrueStrange.com