Evolved from planking, owling is the sitting on a random object/surface in a perched position, taking a picture of oneself and posting in on the internet.
I hate you guys.
Douchebag 1: Look at Ted!
Douchebag 2: What's he doing?
Douchebag 1: He's owling, it's the latest fad.
Douchebag 2: What about planking?
Douchebag 1: Dude, planking is like, sooo two months ago.