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There’s Pooh Everywhere!

This picture of a Winnie the Pooh flash mob may be Photoshopped, but that doesn’t make it any less surreal, amusing, and/or terrifying. I feel sorry for the woman in the black skirt in the middle of this picture. Doesn’t it look like six or seven Pooh’s are coming toward her? Via The Official Neil Gaiman [...]

Mortal Kombat Meets Street Fighter-In A Dance Off

(YouTube Link) It looks like the Mortal Kombat Flash Mob Dancers have some stiff competition, in the form of Super Street Fighter Dance Squad! (I just made up that Street Fighter name, but it sounds like an appropriate name for a video game themed dance mob so let’s go with it.) Poor little Sub-Zero gets picked on [...]

Help a Local Business by Organizing a Cash Mob

We’ve all heard of flash mobs, but what on earth is a cash mob? As it turns out, it’s like a flash mob, only it involves a shopping spree designed to help boost a local business. Just like Fight Club, there are some rules about organizing a cash mob, although the Cash Mobs website insists that [...]

The Late Movies: Flash Mobs Around the World

Flash mobs, defined by Webster’s as “a group of people who organize on the Internet and then quickly assemble in a public place, do something bizarre, and disperse,” have become part of global pop culture. The clips below feature some that were organized for advertisements, some for commemoration, and some just for fun — but [...]

Pillow Mace

Are you serious about winning pillow fights? Matthew Borgatti is, so he made this mace-shaped pillow for an upcoming flash mob pillowfight in New York City. He writes: Surprisingly it took a good yard of cushion foam and two bags of poly-fill to do this one up right and get it nice and spherical. In other [...]

Flash Mob Breaks Into Dance At University Basketball Game

You Tube Link Nothing screams school spirit like a flash mob breaking into a dance. Check out the video of a recent University of Kansas basketball game. The flash mob at Allen Fieldhouse was organized by KU Athletics and students who participate in the Jayhawk Buddy System. The KU Spirit Squad choreographed the dance moves, and students [...]