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The unbelievable backstory of the 18-year-old classified ad that refuses to die

In 1997, John Silveira was asked to come up with fillers for unsold ad space in the magazine he was writing for. The clock was ticking, and he decided to just place two ads of his own. He needed to get the page filled up fast and get on with his day.<p>The first ad that Silveira placed was a personal …

Can Advertising Make Americans Crave “FNV”? (That’s “Fruit And Veg”)

Can advertising make people crave fruit and vegetables like they do burgers and pizza? It’s a zag the ad industry has tried before–in 2010, a high profile campaign positioned baby carrots as junk food.<p>And now, the Partnership for a Healthier America and Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign are …

Advertising

Top 10 Island Cities

These unique, water-bound metropolises redefine urban living.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Trogir, Croatia</b><br>Take an afternoon stroll with gelato in hand through the medieval maze of streets. Blessed with stunning nature and an easygoing pace of …

35 hikes through some of the biggest country on Earth [PICs]

A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO my partner and I headed out on what will most likely be one of the last hikes of the dry season to Gwillim Lakes, a basin …

10 Incredible Foods to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Healthy aging can mean many things to different people. In addition to caring for our skin, eyes, and weight, we also need to consider how to care …

Nutrition

New Android malware makes your phone look like it’s off, and then spies on you

AVG has discovered a new Android malware threat, dubbed PowerOffHijack, that has a very unique feature: it hijacks the shutdown process. After PowerOffHijack makes it looks like your phone is off, it then proceeds to spy on you.<p>In other words, when you hit the power off button, your mobile device …

This is the new Mercedes-AMG GT3 race car

Mercedes-AMG wants to repeat the success of the SLS AMG GT3 with the lither, lower-displacement AMG GT3.<p>Mercedes-AMG has released the first photo of their upcoming AMG GT3, a successor of sorts to the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3. That car was built to FIA GT3 standards, and the intent of AMG was to …

Sports Cars

Glacier Sunrise

How To: Drive Safely in Snow Like a Pro

With large portions of the country blanketed in snow, you might find it challenging to get to work or even step out to get groceries. Even with a …