Remember that time at the beach you used to spend running all over the place collecting seashells, conch shells and a myriad of other odd things washing up on the beach, which had caught your attention? Collecting the differently colored shells, with their various patterns, shapes, and sizes, and holding a conch shell to your ears to hear the sound of the air passing through it, eerily similar to the sound of ocean waves breaking on the beach, it’s an experience that keeps pulling you back for more, again and again!

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Several times, however, a lot of really weird, crazy, and completely unexplainable things have also washed up on the shore! Well, these are the reigning top 10 among them!

Giant eyeball

Beachgoers found a colossal eyeball, the size of a grapefruit on a Florida beach in 2012, baffling scientists and sending the internet into a frenzy, later believed to have come from a swordfish!

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Sea Glass

The Glass Beach in Fort Bragg is covered in shards of glass of innumerable different colors, originally dumped there in the 1960s as rubbish. Turned into smooth fragments by the pounding waves, they now give the beach a colorfully beautiful look!

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Concrete dock

In 2011, the Japanese tsunami swept 20 million tonnes of material into the sea. A 66ft-long concrete dock from Misawa drifted all the way to Oregon, washing up on the beach!

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Cocaine

Six bags of cocaine – worth around €62 million – were found by a pensioner on a Japanese beach in 2013!

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Love Letters

A parcel of 57 letters, sent from a woman to her boyfriend during WWII, was found on a New Jersey beach after Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The woman was tracked down, and the letters were returned to her!

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Doritos

Hundreds of packets of Doritos started appearing on a North Carolina beach, causing hungry beachcombers to rush there, as many of the sealed packets were still perfectly safe to eat!

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Harley Davidson Motorcycle

A Harley-Davidson motorbike which survived the Japanese tsunami, traveled 4,000 miles to Canada in a large white container, and was returned to the owner, Ikuo Yokoyama, by tracking him down using the number plate!

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Tombstones

Two tombstones from the 1800s, which had been repurposed to make a nearby seawall in the 1940s, had washed loose and washed up on a San Francisco beach!

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Human Feet

More than a dozen severed human feet, still in their shoes, have kept washing up on the shores of British Columbia since 2007. Detectives still don’t know who most of them belong to, or where they came from!

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Montauk Monster

An unidentified corpse of a nightmarish animal washed up on a beach, in Montauk, New York, which authorities stated to be the bloated, decomposing corpse of a Raccoon. Locals, however, believe it to be the corpse of an experimental hybrid, which had escaped from the nearby Animal Disease Center!

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So what is THE weirdest thing YOU have ever found washed up on the beach? Let us know in the comments!

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