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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

Video: Dogs Jumping Rope, How Many At Once?

These dogs jumping rope are the weirdest thing I saw today. I didn’t know dogs could do this, it seems … unnatural. Let me guess, now you want even more dogs jumping the same rope at once, right? Here’s the 2012 world record: An astounding thirteen simultaneous jump rope leaping doggies. Visitors to the Uchida … Continue reading

Video: Man Carries a Horse on His Back

This is Dmytro Khaladzhi, a 38-year-old a former circus performer from the Ukraine. He can carry a full grown horse. Little is known about the eastern European giant but a dubious Wikipedia page dedicated to him claims he holds 63 Guinness World Records. Via theSun How much does a full grown horse weigh? The size … Continue reading

Video: Seeing 360 Degrees, Like a Hammerhead Shark

Is this video what it is like to see 360 degrees? It’s a great effect. Would you see like this if you were a flying hammer head shark? It’s only a matter of time before we have 360 glasses. Technically speaking, the idea really isn’t all that complicated–no doubt, much of the hardware could be … Continue reading

Is this street leap real??

This looks like a world record for street leaping, but is it the real thing? I have to wonder if it is two jumps combined as one with a video edit.  Notice the line down the middle of the concrete? Might be a clue. 😜 True or not, it’s fun to just enjoy it. … Continue reading