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20 Crazy Events You Won’t Believe Are f’real

Looking for some more excitement in your life? Here are 20 totally f'real ways to get you started. Or, if jumping over babies and running down hills aren't your thing, you can always grab a delicious f’real milkshake to jump-start your day.

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1. El Colacho

Men dressed as the devil jumping over babies. This is what Spain does best. This bizarre event is said to cleanse the babies of original sin. Way more exciting than a baptism.

2. Nangol

Men in Pentecost bungee jump with tree vines to celebrate the yam harvest. Nobody has any idea why.

5. Up Helly Aa

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Because why not march through Scotland in the middle of the winter with torches? There is no better way to mark the end of the yule season.

6. Deve Guresi

Camel Wrestling in Turkey. It's like dog fighting, but a lot more awkward and a lot less underground.

9. Monkey Buffet Festival

2,000 monkeys gather in Thailand every year to enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet. This feast was organized to promote tourism. The monkeys are not shy.

10. Boryeong Mud Festival

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This two week mess-fest started as a publicity stunt by a South Korean cosmetics company and now brings together over two million participants.

14. Songkran

Wyndham Hollis / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: wyndham

The world's largest water fight held in Thailand every year on New Year's Day originated as a way to bless the elderly. Then Super Soakers were introduced.

15. Battle of the Oranges

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Who knew Italy had so many oranges? This dangerous food fight takes place every year to celebrate a 12th-century uprising.

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