I think this is hilarious. The idea: on May 15th, 2008, everyone around the globe needs to go out to their local chain grocery store and buy as many carrots as possible.
The rationale: No one really knows, but it would be kind of funny to see a story on the news about a world-wide carrot shortage. I'm almost tempted to buy-in. I'll just make a lot of carrot soup that week, I guess... You can join a group on Facebook of folks planning on joining this endeavor. Check it out.