08/10/2010 04:12 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The World's Weirdest Food Festivals

La Tomatina: What's rumored to have originated as a local brawl (possibly an attack on city council members by disgruntled townspeople) in Buñol, Spain, has turned into the world's largest food fight, with some 45,000 revelers hurling more than 250,000 pounds of tomatoes at one another the last Wednesday in August.

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