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55 Bizarre Dances

Tribute to Dancing with the Stars

— August 25, 2008 — Pop Culture
The incredible success of Dancing with the Stars signifies the re-found fascination with dancing.

Dancing almost entirely become an activity restricted to professional, independent dance, such as ballerinas, and in the 90s, break dance and hip hop. People stopped dancing together with partners; there was no waltzing at balls like happened in our grandparents’ heyday, and ballroom dancing, even Latin ballroom, was very rarely seen performed in western culture by anyone under 40.

Shows like So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars, however, helped to bring it back. The show is watched by everyone from preteens to grandparents, and as a result, an interest in all dance forms has arisen globally.

The cluster below highlights some of the top dance innovations featured on Trend Hunter, from dancing robots to break dancing Honey Bees to dancing at the Beijing Olympic opening ceremonies. Because this is a mega-tribute to Dancing with the Stars, we’ve also included dancing architecture and even dancing gadgets! The slide also includes the most fun dance remixes out there, so make sure to go through the whole slide.

For the best possible viewing, click on the images to dance through the slideshow mode!
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Where The Hell Is Matt?
Where The Hell Is Matt?
Traveling, Dancing & Cashing In
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Celebrations of Nerdiness
Celebrations of Nerdiness
Dance Off with the Star Wars Stars
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Imromptu Global Dance Phenomenon
Imromptu Global Dance Phenomenon
Where The Hell is Matt (2008)
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Viral YouTube Spoof
Viral YouTube Spoof
The Evolution of Dance With Optimus Prime
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Dance Craze Spurs Black Market Products
Dance Craze Spurs Black Market Products
Bobaraba Fuels Bottom Enhancers
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Dancing MP3 Players
Dancing MP3 Players
Sony Rolly
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45
Paint Dancing
Paint Dancing
The New Artistic Craze
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Dancing Axonometric Figures
Dancing Axonometric Figures
Halfby Music Video by Groovisions
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43
Luxeed
Luxeed
Lay Down the Boogie and Play That Funky Music With a Dancing Keyboard
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42
Music-Playing and Dancing Robots
Music-Playing and Dancing Robots
The Automated Music Personality (AMP) Robots
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Ballroom Dancing Kids
Ballroom Dancing Kids
8 Year Olds on Dancing With the Stars
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YouTubers Interpret Chemical Brothers
YouTubers Interpret Chemical Brothers
The Salmon Dance
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Dancing to Charge Cell Phones
Dancing to Charge Cell Phones
The DanceCharge
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Viral Olympic Dances
Viral Olympic Dances
Beijing Olympic Army Remix
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Voting For Politicians that Can Dance
Voting For Politicians that Can Dance
Why ObamaGirl Supports Barack
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The Gratitude Dance
The Gratitude Dance
Applying The Law Of Attraction
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BeatBots
BeatBots
Socially Rhythmic Robots Dance to the Beat
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Ballet Meets Kung Fu Stop Motion
Ballet Meets Kung Fu Stop Motion
Omadaka Kyoteizinc Techno Dance
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Contortionist Dancers For Dual Mode Cell Phones
Contortionist Dancers For Dual Mode Cell Phones
Motorola MotoRokr E8 Ad
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Bejing Olympic Dancers
Bejing Olympic Dancers
Tiananmen Square Performance
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Chicken Dancing Cheerleaders
Chicken Dancing Cheerleaders
Carl's Jr Jalapeño Chicken Sandwich Ads
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Spanish Dancing Sea Slugs
Spanish Dancing Sea Slugs
Nudibranch Music Video
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Dance Mashup Ads
Dance Mashup Ads
Bonds Youth Underwear
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New Dance Storms France
New Dance Storms France
'Tecktonic' Inspired by Hair Gel
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The New Macarena
The New Macarena
Papaya Dance
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Riverdancing Chimpanzees
Riverdancing Chimpanzees
Arby's Commercial
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Celeb Charities
Celeb Charities
Coco Rocha Wants Kids Dancing Irish
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24
Underwear Danceoffs
Underwear Danceoffs
Jockey Underwars
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Dancing Transformer Robot
Dancing Transformer Robot
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Stupid USB Devices
Stupid USB Devices
USB Dance Mat Makes Finger Dancing Easy
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Dancing to Generate Electricity
Dancing to Generate Electricity
London's First Eco Club
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Faux Strip Shows for Real Estate
Faux Strip Shows for Real Estate
Window Dancers to Sell LA Apartments
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Dancing Chips
Dancing Chips
Terra Chips Activated by Clapping
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18
Posh Designs For Scary Spice
Posh Designs For Scary Spice
Victoria Designs Dancing Wardrobe
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Takara Dancing Turtle Robots
Takara Dancing Turtle Robots
$12 Each
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Body by Dance, Not Plastic Surgery
Body by Dance, Not Plastic Surgery
Nike Ad Pushes Hot Latin Dancing
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MC Hammer to Outdance YouTube?
MC Hammer to Outdance YouTube?
Former Rapper Launches DanceJam.com
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14
Underwear Dance Offs
Underwear Dance Offs
Bonds Lingerie: Hi vs. Lo Waist
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13
Diesel Disco Dance Lessons
Diesel Disco Dance Lessons
Footwear Ad is The Next Viral Video
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12
Choreographed Wedding Dances
Choreographed Wedding Dances
Couples Innovate to Impress
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11
Pole Dancing Kit
Pole Dancing Kit
Tesco Condemned for Selling This in Toy Section
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10
Partner Ballroom Dancing Robot
Partner Ballroom Dancing Robot
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9
Viral Vodka Ad
Viral Vodka Ad
Abolut Disco: Dance Like No One's Watching
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8
Viral Dance Spoof
Viral Dance Spoof
Daft Bodies - Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
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7
Dancing in Tubes
Dancing in Tubes
"The Set" Club in Miami Beach
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6
Publicity Before Decency
Publicity Before Decency
Heidi Klum's BoobDance for Victoria's Secret
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5
Dancing Inmates
Dancing Inmates
1,500 Filipino Prisoners Re-enact Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
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4
Pole Dancing Exercise
Pole Dancing Exercise
Sexy Movements Become the Latest Form of Exercise
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3
Dancing Dubaichitecture
Dancing Dubaichitecture
Self-Powered Dynamic Eco-Architecture
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2
Topless Car Wash Offers Lap Dances
Topless Car Wash Offers Lap Dances
Australians Outraged
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Virtual Pole Dancing Hidden in Video Game
Virtual Pole Dancing Hidden in Video Game
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