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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 [...]

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 [...]

Crazy Burger King Commercial From Russia

(YouTube Link) The Russian mob is powerless against the magic experienced while eating in Burger King restaurants, at least according to this wacky Russian commercial. It’s like clubbing and a magic show, all while chowing down on tasty burgers! –via Geekosystem

The Late Movies: Awesome & Elaborate Marriage Proposals

About a week ago, a guy named Jamin proposed to his girlfriend Valerie at Downtown Disney with a Marvels Dance Company flash mob. The video, showing both the flash mob and Valerie’s reactions, quickly shot around the Internet, racking up more than 610,000 views in just one week. After we watched the video, we started [...]

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 [...]

Diner en Blanc: "Secret" Flash Mob Dinner for 10,000 People

Remember that flash mob you went to? Well, that ain’t nothing compared to this – what we can seriously call the mother of all flash mob: a “secret” picnic called Dîner en Blanc, where 10,000 participants gather to have dinner and dancing: Three weeks ago, in the golden light of an early-summer evening, thousands of Parisians [...]

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 [...]

NY Mob Bust: The Infographic

It was the biggest mob bust in New York history, but reporters covering the incident seemed to be more interested in the colorful wacky nicknames on the rap sheets. Many believed that these old-school Mafia empires were obsolete in the Facebook era, but clearly the criminal underworld has found away to co-exist with Silicon Alley. They’ve just had to learn [...]