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Wife-Carrying Champs Receive Woman's Weight In Beer

AP | Posted 12.08.2012 | Weird News

NEWRY, Maine -- A Finnish couple has added to their victories by taking first place in the North American Wife Carrying Championship at Maine's Sunday...

Quirky Wales Hosts The World Alternative Games

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.14.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

If you haven't had enough Olympics, head to Wales' smallest town, Llanwrtyd Wells, which will host the inaugural World Alternative Games August 17 - September 2. Some of the wackier tournaments include Worm Charming Chariot Racing, Bathtubbing Championship, Wife Carrying, Bog Snorkeling and the Horse vs Man Marathon.

17 Sports You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Craig Malamut | Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy

If you're looking to stay toned and buff this summer, but don't want to take the conventional route, there are a lot of exercise options out there tha...

The World's Weirdest Festivals (SLIDESHOW)

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

From rolling cheese in Gloucestershire to wife-carrying in Scandinavia, the world is full of quirky, colourful -- and downright bizarre -- events. The...