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Crowd Control and the Power of the Hoax: What Can Advertising Learn from Stuntsters?

Mark Borkowski | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK
Mark Borkowski

The rise of the Now! Economy has most industries wondering what the next step is. For years now, many professions have looked on to the changes taking place in the way we communicate, stunned by the speed of change and unsure what the next steps are for their industry.

LOOK: Escapologist Dangles From London Eye As Rope Burns

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Daredevil Jonathan Goodwin dangled from a burning rope 200ft (61m) up the London Eye, as flames flickered at his feet, in a spectacular stunt for comm...

Plane 'Hovers' Next To Parachutist In Crazy Red Bull Stunt (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Tech

Red Bull had a good 2012 when it came to ridiculous stunts involving heights, parachutes and mind-bending terror. And so far it's off to a good start ...

WATCH: 9-Year-Old Ping Pong Ball Trick Shot Masterclass

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Table tennis balls, ping pong balls... whatever you call them, those air-filled celluloid spheres sure can bounce - especially when a nine-year-old bo...

WATCH: Is It Possible To Fill A Whole Room Full Of Water?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever felt the urge to fill a room full of water? The guys behind Norwegian TV show Do Not Do This At Home have - and they've acted upon that urge. ...

WATCH: Mobility Scooter Goes At 50mph In The Snow

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Back on 14 October 2010, serial daredevil Colin Furze took a modified mobility scooter to a racetrack and got it up to 71.59mph, breaking the Guinness...

WATCH: 'Impossible' Pool Trick Shots

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Pool is one of those sports that every man thinks they can play pretty well. Like darts and other bar games, it's somehow written into their DNA: 'Hit...

WATCH: Brilliant Whisky And Water Shot Glass Drink

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Confronted with a shot glass of whisky - or whiskey if you're from the Ireland and/or The USA - and most people will do one of two things: shlock it d...

WATCH: Acrobatic Dog Balances On Chain

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Comedy

We've all heard of dogs balancing food on their noses, right? Well how about a dog balancing... on a chain. That's right, it's a dog on a chain - but ...

WATCH: BBC Weather Presenter Falls For Twitter Prank

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Oh, Alan from North Yorkshire, you are a naughty BBC Breakfast viewer. After all, who else would sneak in an obscure sexual reference into a weather r...

WATCH: Ceiling Fan Trick Goes Wrong

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Comedy

It's safe to say that YouTuber "JasonTFarmer" is a bit of a wally. Why else would he attempt to perform a stunt that involves a dangling tomato and/or...

WATCH: Amazing Thai Iced Tea-Making Tricks

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Everyone loves a good cup of tea. In fact, it's hard to imagine something more pleasurable than a good cup of tea, well-made, served just when you nee...

Incredible Car Stunt Sees Chevy Sonic Kickflip Like A Skateboard... Over A Giant Skateboard (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Rob Drydek isn't your average professional skateboarder. After all, his online bio reads: "Rob Dyrdek is beyond characterization; he is not a personal...

Video: Battlefield 3 Video Game Stunt Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Simon Crisp | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Tech

It's been dubbed 'the most daring action moment in video game history' and been viewed more than five million times on YouTube -- meet the moment a B...

Enter The World's First 'Watching Paint Dry' Championships And Win An iPad

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Comedy

What would you do to win an iPad? Stand on your head (on a nail)? Eat a huge bag of sprouts? Or, returning to reality for a moment, watch paint dry fo...

Stuntman Balancing His Head On A Nail Is Highlight Of China's 'Ethnic Games' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Li Xin isn't like most men. You can tell because he's spent the past 20 years practising one particular trick: balancing on his head on a nail for a 1...

Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No, It's A Norwegian Daredevil Flying At 155mph In A Wingsuit (WATCH)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Adrenaline junkie Espen Fadnes may not actually be Superman (or a bird, for that matter), but he does a damn good impression of him as he soars throug...

YouTube Stuntman AZO Releases His 2011 Showreel, Will Blow Your Mind (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Aung Zaw Oo - aka AZO - is an animator. That's right, an animator. An animator for computer games who happens to be a jaw-droppingly good stuntman / p...