Strange, strange things on Google Maps

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Loving the Strange
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Red seas? Messages to meet downtown? People in penguin masks?

Live this Friday (7 p.m. EST) we head into the weird, weird world of Google Maps images. Join us and hang out for a bit with the strange!

LINKS WE TALK ABOUT

https://www.thetravel.com/weirdest-things-found-on-google-maps/

https://mashable.com/article/weird-google-street-view-sightings

Strange Ancient Coming of Age Rituals

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Loving the Strange
Strange Ancient Coming of Age Rituals
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Everyone, the podcast kind of sucked this week, because Carrie was all a-flutter, but here it is.

LINKS REFERENCED

https://listverse.com/2019/02/22/10-ancient-coming-of-age-rituals/

https://www.roughguides.com/articles/in-pictures-the-worlds-most-unusual-ancient-rituals/

https://www.intimina.com/blog/period-parties/

https://list25.com/25-insane-coming-of-age-ceremonies-and-traditions/

Strange Stuff You Can Buy on Amazon

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Loving the Strange
Strange Stuff You Can Buy on Amazon
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Seriously, peeps.

There’s a lot of weird stuff out there.

LINKS WE REFERENCE

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/money/g28649116/weirdest-products-on-amazon/

https://www.thedailybeast.com/weird-amazon-products

https://www.amazon.com/ideas/amzn1.account.AFCU73MYXIUKLVDR2AAMONYJDMFA/KRF3G0YN1V8L

https://www.thisiswhyimbroke.com/weird-amazon-products/

https://blog.cheapism.com/weird-things-on-amazon/#slide=9

Strangest Unsolved Mysteries

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Loving the Strange
Strangest Unsolved Mysteries
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This week we delve into the world of unsolved mysteries.

How does the toilet paper go on the roll?

The body on Somerton Beach?

Why are Carrie and Shaun married?

RESOURCES

https://parade.com/1194770/marynliles/unsolved-mysteries/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/hanifahrahman/strange-unsolved-myseries

https://www.buzzfeed.com/mayaogolini/unsolved-mysteries-youll-never-forget

Strange Fetishes

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Loving the Strange
Strange Fetishes
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This week is Carrie’s least favorite topic ever, but she sort of made it through. Definitely some swearing in this podcast episode, so tender ears be warned!

Links we talk about

https://www.abc.net.au/everyday/where-sexual-fetishes-come-from/100054968

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/sexual-fetish_n_4144418

Strange Things People Compete About

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Loving the Strange
Strange Things People Compete About
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What makes people competitive? Is it helpful?

What are the weird things people compete about?

What are some weird official competitions?

That’s all on this week’s episode of LOVING THE STRANGE, recorded live, and believe me? You can tell. 🙂

https://www.inc.com/john-brandon/6-traits-of-people-who-are-unusually-competitive.html

https://www.yelp.com/topic/chicago-weird-things-people-get-competitive-about

https://www.mockquestions.com/interview/Personal/How+competitive+are+you%3F.html

https://www.nationalbeardchampionships.com/

https://drafthouse.com/show/air-sex-competition

https://ninjajournalist.com/entertainment/weird-competitions-world-fb/

https://drafthouse.com/show/air-sex-competition

Strange and Stupid Reasons People Call 911

Loving the Strange
Loving the Strange
Strange and Stupid Reasons People Call 911
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Tomorrow there’s a big storm coming to the coast of Maine (allegedly), but if we have power and internet, we’ll be here talking about the random, strange, stupid things people call emergency services about.

Have you done this?

Dispatcher friends, if you want to share anonymous stories, feel free to message. We know you have some.

See you then, fingers crossed!

LINKS WE MENTION IN THE PODCAST

https://www.police1.com/bizarre/articles/top-5-most-bizarre-911-calls-QToCYgkLEeBW1hwD/

https://www.ranker.com/list/dispatchers-worst-calls/michaelchoi

https://www.somethingawful.com/news/leaked-911-calls/1/

https://people.com/celebrity/911-operators-tell-all-29-of-the-dumbest-calls-theyve-ever-received/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/angelicaamartinez/funny-911-calls

https://www.boredpanda.com/operators-share-most-ridiculous-911-calls/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic

Strange Wedding Stories and Themes – Loving the Strange

Loving the Strange
Loving the Strange
Strange Wedding Stories and Themes - Loving the Strange
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This week we’re checking out on strange wedding stories. There are so many, it’s a bit hard to choose, honestly.

But check it out with us! And maybe be thankful that it’s not you.

Wedding Themes can get weird.

Weddings can go horribly wrong.

The songs can be a little inapropro.

OTHER LINKS WE MENTION

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/funny-wedding-stories-from-planners_l_5d76bfe5e4b0645135731713

https://www.thetravel.com/30-weird-wedding-traditions-from-all-around-the-world/

MOUSETRAP PISTOLS AND SELFIE TOASTERS – WEIRD INVENTIONS – LOVING THE STRANGE

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Carrie Jones Books
MOUSETRAP PISTOLS AND SELFIE TOASTERS - WEIRD INVENTIONS - LOVING THE STRANGE
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Shaun is one of those guys who likes learning about inventions and always dreams of making an idea into a reality.

Carrie? Not so much.

From mousetrap pistols to selfie toasters, we’ll be exploring LIVE, the weirdness of this world.


Resources We Mention in the Podcast

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/642634/weirdest-inventions-2000s

https://bigthink.com/paul-ratner/20-weirdest-inventions-ever

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2241075/Proof-old-fashioned-vibrating-belt-machines-actually-good–dont-lose-weight.html

https://www.pocket-lint.com/gadgets/news/137775-20-crazy-inventions-you-won-t-believe-what-you-re-about-to-see

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