Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Pikachu Statue Appears Overnight in New Orleans

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

You know how those Pikachu characters randomly appear in parks around the world, and Pokémon GO players can run catch them if you are fast? Well a Pikachu has just popped up in park earlier this week in New Orleans, Louisiana but this one is real. The statue was apparently erected by fans of Pokémon GO.

pikachu-statue-1zoom in

The statue looks as if it has been sitting in place for decades, but it was erected over an old defunct fountain on Terpsichore, between Prytania and Coliseum streets. It looks as if it’s made from bronze, but I rather doubt it is. Word is that it’s actually made from wood and fiberglass.

Who exactly made it and put it there remains a mystery. All we have is the inscription which reads #pokemonument. It was installed without permission, but I hope the city leaves it there. It’s certainly an improvement from what was previously there:

terpsichore_12zoom in

[via Reddit via C|Net]



Robot Pumpkin Carver

Robot Pumpkin Carver

Boom XB-1 Supersonic Jet

Boom XB-1 Supersonic Jet

Data: A Sitcom for Androids

Data: A Sitcom for Androids

Advertisement
Ford + Filson Bronco Wildland Fire Rig Is Ready to Help Firefighters

Ford + Filson Bronco Wildland Fire Rig Is Ready to Help Firefighters

2021 Ford Bronco Configurator Shows Off Colors and Pricing

2021 Ford Bronco Configurator Shows Off Colors and Pricing

Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 Discontinued

Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 Discontinued

Advertisement