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Posted on May 3rd, 2012 in Stunt Of The Day.

British artist paints a 300-year-old oak tree fluorescent pink to raise awareness of a fungal disease which is affecting trees across the country.

He spent two weeks working on the 21m-high oak tree which is suffering from decay in the grounds of the Delamore Estate in Cornwood, Devon.

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 in Stunt Of The Day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePJiErItnyI

The Beckhams caught on Kisscam at a Lakers game…

Posted on May 1st, 2012 in Stunt Of The Day.


The Ukrainian city of Lvov  installed a super-size crossword. The puzzle covers the entire side of a residential tower block that’s approximately 30 meters tall. During the day the crossword appears empty – with the answers lighting up at night. The questions for the puzzle are located in different point of interests of the city: monuments, theatres, fountains etc. so people walking around the city can try to solve the puzzle and write down their answers. All for no other reason than to give poeple something interesting to do!

Posted on January 25th, 2012 in Stunt Of The Day.

US Pizza firm Papa Johns hijacks the Superbowl news agenda for a second year running with another smart idea – a national bet on the Superbowl coin toss to win free pizza.

The mechanic is simple –  log in to vote and then the call with the most votes will be the official ‘guess’. Then, if that flip is right during the Superbowl, everyone who voted gets free pizza and soda.

Source: Perez Hilton

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Posted on January 18th, 2012 in Stunt Of The Day.

The world’s largest video game controller is unveiled at London’s Liverpool Street Station to celebrate the launch of the new Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer’s Edition book.

Created by British engineering student Ben Allen, the fully functional joypad is 30 times the size of a standard NES controller, measuring 12ft x 5ft 3in x 1ft 8in.

Via: Daily Telegraph

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