Apparently, giant yoyos aren’t just for people trying to get into the record books. Back in 1986, a couple of inventive pranksters built a giant yoyo and hung it from the Portlandia statue in Portland, Oregon. Marked only with “Portland YoYo Co.”, the yoyo was about 24 inches in diameter and weighed about 40 pounds. And it was a lovely shade of orange.
Thanks to Ben McPhee for tipping us off to this article at OregonLive.com!