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Top 50 Bizarre Trends and Shocking Viral News in 2008

— December 28, 2008 — Unique
This bizarre trend countdown features the most bizarre and unique articles of 2008. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our bizarre trend database, which now has more than 2,319 bizarre articles.

Implications - These articles include innovations like Full-Body Zombie Tattoos, Inflatable Couture, Animal Hair Hats, and even Breast Milk Soap. Though they may be undeniably strange, these freaky finds are sure to gain attention and cause a strong reaction in whoever is brave enough to look into them. Even if you may never consider doing one of these things yourself, that doesn't mean it isn't interesting to look at.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
46
Stupid Viral People Tricks
Stupid Viral People Tricks
Dude Backflips Into Pants
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45
Breast Milk Soap
Breast Milk Soap
DIY Beauty Products
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44
Fake Urban Holes
Fake Urban Holes
HP Guerrilla Photopaper Campaign
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43
Digital Creationsim
Digital Creationsim
Oilcorner's DeviantART
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42
Live Bigfoot Reveals
Live Bigfoot Reveals
Big Foot Press Conference
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41
Alien-Themed Architecture
Alien-Themed Architecture
Giger Bar
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40
Extreme Face Painting
Extreme Face Painting
Leaving no Patch Unpainted
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39
Pregnant Man Thomas Beatie Nominated for Most Talked About Award
Pregnant Man Thomas Beatie Nominated for Most Talked About Award
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38
Replacing Landmarks With Cheap Souvenirs
Replacing Landmarks With Cheap Souvenirs
Funtography by Michael Hughes
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37
Brass Knuckle Cups (Part II)
Brass Knuckle Cups (Part II)
Thabto MUG
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36
Shockvertising
Shockvertising
Does It Work? Jury Still Out
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35
Starring in Strangers' Photos
Starring in Strangers' Photos
PhotoBombing
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34
Gravity Defying Houses
Gravity Defying Houses
Daring Architecture
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33
Winged Cats
Winged Cats
Kittens with Wings
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32
Glass Toilet Cubicles
Glass Toilet Cubicles
Swiss Public Bathrooms
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31
Inflatable Couture
Inflatable Couture
Dresses Made Entirely of Twisted Balloons
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30
Doggie Dress-Up
Doggie Dress-Up
10 Brutal Pet Halloween Costumes
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29
Perfect Angle Photography
Perfect Angle Photography
Mighty Optical Illusions
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28
Terrestrial Aliens
Terrestrial Aliens
10 Bizarre Animal Species
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27
Evidence of Chupacabra
Evidence of Chupacabra
Is the Goat Sucking Animal Real?
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26
Extreme Advertising
Extreme Advertising
Coke Zero's Tongue-Piercing in Brazil
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25
Youth Shockvertising
Youth Shockvertising
Statutory Rape Awareness Ad
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24
Natural-Born Mutations
Natural-Born Mutations
10 Bizarre Genetic Anomalies
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23
Discovering New Species Through Photoshop
Discovering New Species Through Photoshop
Unexpected Animal Hybrids
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22
Toyota Prius Campaign
Toyota Prius Campaign
Prostitute, Lover, Killer
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21
Youth Shockvertising II
Youth Shockvertising II
CONCEPT 'Don't Lose Control' Child Abuse Ad
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20
Plastic Surgery Obsession Ads
Plastic Surgery Obsession Ads
Chevrolet Jabs
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19
Animal Hair Hats
Animal Hair Hats
Nagi Noda Creations
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18
Celebrating Bad Tattoos
Celebrating Bad Tattoos
From Britney Spears' Shaved Head to Unicorns Shagging
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17
Killer Heels
Killer Heels
Cruel Designer Shoes
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16
Modular Igloos
Modular Igloos
Styrofoam Dome Houses
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15
Guns for Girls
Guns for Girls
Pink Remington Shotgun
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14
10 Body Modifications for Serious Gamers
10 Body Modifications for Serious Gamers
Nintendo Tattoos
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13
Eye Candy
Eye Candy
Top 8 Innovations For Your Eyes (Including Creepy Contact Lenses)
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12
Eternal Errorts
Eternal Errorts
Misspelled Tattoos
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11
Bird-Eating Spiders
Bird-Eating Spiders
Australia's Giant Golden Orb Weaver
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10
Camouflage Body Painting
Camouflage Body Painting
Body Art as a Disguise
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9
Illusory Fashion Photography
Illusory Fashion Photography
Brian Walker's Ironic 'Plastic Fantastic'
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8
Real-Life Gremlins
Real-Life Gremlins
10 Ugly Animals
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7
Anime Accessories
Anime Accessories
Extra Large Contact Lenses For Cartoon-Style Eyes
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6
Geek Tattoos
Geek Tattoos
Tattoo Designs for Nerds
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5
Full-Body Zombie Tattoos
Full-Body Zombie Tattoos
Rick Zombie
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4
Children as Dolls
Children as Dolls
Eerie Dramatic Photography
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3
Eyelid Tattoos
Eyelid Tattoos
More Extreme Tattoos
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2
Abandoned Celebrity Mansions
Abandoned Celebrity Mansions
Mike Tyson's Old Home
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1
Extreme Body Modification
Extreme Body Modification
When Rebellion Goes WAY Too Far
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