Everyone Saw This Man Stand Up. Once He Has Their Attention, He Does Something Incredible
In the past 10 years, flash mobs have taken public and civic spaces by storm. The Concise Oxford English Dictionary describes a flash mob as an "unusual or pointless act", often involving a large group of people assembling in a public space for a brief amount of time. Bill Wasik, a senior editor at Wired magazine, is recognized as the inventor of flash mobs, which he described as "playful social experiments meant to encourage spontaneity". His idea took off, and today it's common to see flash mobs in public spaces around the world. When this women started belting out Georg Friedrich Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus" at Welland Seaway Mall near Niagara Falls, unsuspecting shoppers stopped and listened to an unforgettable performance.