Largest Hula World Record and Why It Matters

True Strange News: Sept. 12 — Getti Kehayova, in Las Vegas (@getti_hulahoops on Instagram) now holds the Guinness World Record for largest hula hoop spun by a female. Getti said she had to practice for a year to accomplish this record breaking hula and she used a protective vest to keep from damaging her ribs. The former circus performer achieved the record by spinning a hula hoop measuring 17 feet and 1/4 inches in diameter around her body three times. (UPI) Miss Kehayova told True Strange News recently that although her custom made hoop was constructed of titanium, a light … Continue reading Largest Hula World Record and Why It Matters

All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championship

This is the strangest thing I’ve seen today. Did you know that there is a real pillow fighting sport in Japan? In the small fishing town of Ito, 150 kilometers south of Tokyo, teams gathered from across the region to compete in the event that has been one of Japan’s quirkiest since 2013. Started by a group of high school children in Shizuoka, the game is based on the age-old ritual of pillow fighting when away from the supervision of teachers and parents at a sleep-over or on a school trip. The game starts with all five players ‘sleeping’ under … Continue reading All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championship