Two groups claim to have invented planking - either in Somerset, England in 2000 as the "lying down game" or eight years later in South Australia as planking.
Planking has grown in popularity, particularly in Australia where there has been huge media coverage.
Planking is an activity consisting of lying face down—sometimes in an unusual or
incongruous ... He informed CNN about this video evidence and how it did not air
on the show, stating that it w...
May 16, 2011 ... The internet craze of lying face down in bizarre locations has gone global, and
now it has claimed its first victim. Tom Meltzer reports on how it ...
May 17, 2011 ... The rules are simple: you must lie face down, palms flat against your sides, with
your feet together and pointing at the floor.
May 25, 2011 ... Planking, often referred to as the “planking craze”, refers to the act of ... “The point
of that video, we did a random, ridiculous thing and made a ...
May 16, 2011 ... A man has died in Australia after taking part in the internet phenomenon of
planking. But what is it and where did the craze come from?
Jun 28, 2011 ... Of course I did a little research and it revealed that slaves were chained and ...
Although “planking” wasn't the official terminology used by slave masters it is still
..... I'm not fully convinced that the term originated from slavery.
Most feel that plank cooking originated in the Pacific Northwest and was the
preferred method for ... This recipe featured planked chicken and duchess
Dec 13, 2011 ... How did planking start? ... Some intellectual critics claim it actually originated
during the slave-trade, citing the visual similarities between ...
Jun 11, 2011 ... One of the latest kooky Internet fads—planking—involves turning one's body into
the shape of a wooden plank that rests rigidly, and often ...