This peculiar countdown is a celebration of all things uniquely bizarre.... The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (roughly 10 million monthly views) and our bizarre trend database, which now has more than 4,284 bizarre trends.
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Implications - The reason why people enjoy strange, bizarre news or innovations is a mystery to many. The effect of oddities such as these is similar to that of a bad car crash: you want to look away but you just can't. The appeal consists of one part shock and another fascination, as consumers get a kick out of seeing other people do things they themselves would never dare to.
Stats for Top 50 Bizarre Trends in 2009
Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 253,590 clicks in 360 w
Interest: 8 minutes
Concept: Top 50 Bizarre Trends In 2009
Related: 502 examples / 386 photos
Segment: Males, 18-35
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By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published: Jun 29, 2009 Updated: Apr 19 2011