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Coca-Cola Spreads Happiness Online With the First Emoji Web Addresses

Coca-Cola hasn't had much luck making the Internet a happier place lately, but maybe this will help—a fun campaign from Coca-Cola Puerto Rico that puts smiley-face emojis right in the brand's web addresses. The brand registered URLs for every emoji that conveys happiness. Entering any of these happy icons into a mobile web browser, along […]

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State Farm: Running

Advertising Agency: Alma, USA

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Jeremy Jones’ Higher

Ten-time Big Mountain Rider of the Year winner Jeremy Jones revolutionized backcountry snowboarding with DEEPER, his 2010 ode to splitboarding and human-powered adventure. His 2012 sequel, FURTHER, took him to the planet’s most remote mountain ranges and earned him a nod as a 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, and his environmental advocacy work […]

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Why Settle for a Standing Desk When You Could Have This Giant Hamster Wheel?

Do you like the modern sensibility of a standing desk but wish it also served as a constant reminder of your work life's soul-crushing drudgery? Well then I've got good news. This 80-inch-diameter Hamster Wheel Standing Desk, invented by two guys (artist Robb Godshaw and developer Will Doenlen) at 3-D software company Autodesk, is questionably […]

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How to Use Animated GIFs on Twitter (While Muttering Obscenities Every Step of the Way)

Some people think animated GIFs are stupid. Some find them charming. Possibly because of this rift, Twitter seems caught in a pictorial purgatory that makes everyone unhappy. Like it or not, animated GIFs have become a massively popular form of communication, quickly evolving from passive-aggressive zingers to earnestly useful bites of video that are convenient […]

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When Irish People Describe Their First Time, It Gets Pretty Weird Pretty Fast

Sure, the old "they're not really talking about sex" gag is an ancient red herring, but we still enjoyed this bit of low-budget advertising from Cork, Ireland. Obviously we won't spoil it by telling you what they're really discussing. My first hunch was a restaurant, and after hearing it all out, part of me wishes […]

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Will Ferrell Hates Cancer and Wants to Fight It by Playing Video Game With You

Great Odin's Raven! If you ever wanted to play video games with self-proclaimed video game wiz Will Ferrell, here's your chance to do so—and support a great cause. The Saturday Night Live alumnus is asking fans to donate money to help kids who are battling childhood cancers. One lucky donor will get to spend an […]

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LG Asked for ‘Mom Confessions,’ and Moms Delivered

LG launched its #MomConfessions campaign earlier this year with a series of cynically amusing TV spots, and since then, real moms have started to get in on the confessional action. While the appliance brand and agency Hill Holliday seeded the campaign with their own Tumblr posts ("I go running to relieve stress. Just kidding, I drink […]

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You’ll Be Uncomfortably Surprised by This Honda Spec Ad That Just Got Leaked

There are lots of things to like about the Honda Fit. But one feature in particular might present some issues while you're out there cruising for hours on the open road, Whitesnake blasting and the wind blowing through your hair. We won't spoil the punch line of this spec ad, created by A2F Pictures in […]

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Joe Buck and Troy Aikman Are Telenovela Foes in This Insane Ad for Fox Sports

What would happen if football didn't exist? Well, for one thing, Fox Sports announcers Joe Buck and Troy Aikman would have very different jobs. The two hombres star in this perfectly executed spot made in the style of a Latin telenovela. And it's glorious. While their Spanish is downright remedial, they make up for it […]

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United Way Romania: Homeless

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, Bucharest, Romania Art Director: Alexandru Malaescu Copywriter: Cristian Scurtu Creative Group Directors: Dragos Ometita, Calin Ionescu Creative Directors: Laura Iane, Marius Tianu Account Manager: Liliana Voinescu TV Production: Dan Draghicescu, Mihaela Racescu Director: Anton Groves Production: Studioset Post Production: Chainsaw Europe Sound Design: Bubblegum Published: August 2014

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U.K. Food Truck Goes Full Phallic With Its Logo

If U.K. food truck Dirty Bird was hoping for shock value, mission accomplished. The eatery's logo is a rooster, and it's shaped like a penis. "It's based on lowercase 'db' linked to form the rooster," tweets logo creator Mark James. "Yeah, right," says the rest of the world. (And also, they have a print piece […]

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Danone Danette: Never share, 4

Advertising Agency: Y&R, São Paulo, Brazil Executive Creative Director: Rui Branquinho Creative Directors: Rui Branquinho, Laura Esteves Creatives: Pedro Guerra, Kleyton Mourão, Denon Oliveira

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Sony India: Project Resound – We All Fall

Project Resound puts purity above all else. This generation of music lovers are restless, free-spirited and fanatical in their choice of music. But they seem to be lacking the ability to distinguish between sound and noise. Sony Headphones gave us the platform to wake up their senses and upgrade their ears to demanding pure sound. […]

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Texas BBQ Thickburger: I Love Texas

Advertising Agency: 72andSunny, Los Angeles, USA Chief Creative Officer: Glenn Cole Chief Strategic Officer: Matt Jarvis Group Creative Directors: Mick DiMaria, Justin Hooper Creative Director: Mark Maziarz Lead Designer: Anthony Alvaraz Copywriter: Teddy Miller Chief Production Officer: Tom Dunlap Director of Film Production: Sam Baerwald Film Executive Producer: Molly McFarland Film Producer: Brooke Horne Film […]

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8 New England Agencies Had 72 Hours Each to Brand a Startup. Here’s the Winning Entry

The Ad Club, the advertising trade organization of New England, recently held its first "Brand-a-thon" contest for creative agencies to come up with branding campaigns for area startups in just three days. Eight shops competed on behalf of nine startups. (Hill Holliday worked on two.) Third place and a check for $ 500 went to […]

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Newcastle Subtexter ‘Met Legends honest about your photos Crappy

As a result of the College Humor parody viral Instagram fixed Nickleback, Newcastle Brown Ale offers an application called The Subtexter part of its course, “No Bullshit” campaign Droga5 the subtext behind most honest shoddily lit photos may suspend shit every day. Who humblebrag you plan on vacation? Or billion and one of the photos […]

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