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Top 5 Weird Trends On Youtube

Ben Migono / January 11, 2017

Aside from the scores of gaming and vlog channels on YouTube, there are plenty of other channels dedicated to niche interests, so we’re going to be looking at some of the strangest. No, we’re not talking about unboxing, clothing, food review, nor makeup tutorials, we’re talking about the ones that really make you wanna scratch your head. It’s not just someone making a single offbeat video, but there are people who make hundreds of them, and they have channels dedicated specifically for something odd. Below you’ll find our list of the top 5 weird trending video categories.


Hydraulic Press


First up is “The Hydraulic Press Channel.” The name of the channel says it all: a guy with a hydraulic press uses it to exact thousands of pounds of pressure onto everyday items and we get to see the aftermath. Once in awhile, we get some things get crushed in glorious slow motion. The channel was created on the 6th of October, 2015, and now they have over 1.6 million subscribers, have amassed over 170,000,000 views and because of its popularity has spawned handfuls of impersonators. The yearly earning projections for the channel are between $13,000 and $220,000.