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5 People Doing Time-Lapse Photography Right

Every day it feels like there are another hundred or so timelapses posted online. While some of this is just the illusion of more exposure and access …

Here's Why You Shouldn't Trust The Pictures Hotels Post Online — Mexican Resort Edition

Click the photo above to see the real and fake picturesCourtesy of Oyster.comThings aren't always what they seem, especially when it comes to the photographs on hotel websites.<p>Our friends at hotel review website Oyster.com recently traveled to Puerto Vallarta, a popular resort destination on the …

Award-Winning Spec Ad for Condoms Shows Just How Much Damage Kids Can Do

Don't get me wrong. I love kids. They're adorable and tons of fun to be around. But man, can they be a handful. And these days, you can't even trust …

ESPN Picks Its 10 Favorite SportsCenter Commercials

ESPN's "This Is SportsCenter" is among the handful of classic sports ad campaigns of all time. Launched in 1995 by Wieden + Kennedy in New York, the …

Can Crocs Be Sexy? The Company Is Arguing Its Rubber Clogs Have A Certain Erotic Appeal

Maybe an adult might wear them on a boat or at the beach.Sensible people know that Crocs are the rubber shoes you give to small children who cannot tie their laces.<p>But they are not sexy.<p>And yet ...<p>The Crocs company is repositioning its footwear line — including the signature rubber clogs — as the …

Facebook's Video Ads Will Cost More Than The Networks Charge For The Super Bowl

Bloomberg reported that Facebook is hoping to charge advertisers between $1 million and $2.5 million dollars per day for the 15-second long video ads that they are planning to include three times a day in your news feed.<p>For comparison, a 30-second ad for the 2013 Super Bowl hit a record $4 million …

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The Best TV Commercial From Cannes That You Never Saw Before

If there were a Crowd Pleasing Lions contest at Cannes, this Smart car commercial from BBDO Germany would have run off with it this year. It's all …

This Innovative Lexus 2014 Ad Was Made By 212 Instagrammers

Brands have been utilizing influential Instagram users to promote their products almost since the platform's inception, but Lexus just found a new, awesome way to utilize talented camera phone users.<p>To promote the new Lexus 2014 IS, the car company invited 212 Instagrammers to shoot pictures of the …

Kia Brings Compact Cars Into the 22nd Century

This isn’t your grandmother’s Smart car. The Kia Electric POP concept vehicle, set to be unveiled at the Paris auto show in October, brings the traditional compact commuter car into the future–a gaudy, shiny future, but the future nonetheless.<p>Kia won’t say much about the three-seater yet, but we do …

The Most Intense Ad Ever Made for a City Council’s Cable-Access Broadcasts

Pulse-pounding thriller music and dramatic editing capture all the "excitement" of cable-access city-council broadcasts in Whitehorse, Yukon …

AD OF THE DAY: Kmart Is Trying To Rebrand 'Yo Mama' Jokes

In the commercial made by DraftFCB, a number of kids on a playground spout "Yo Mama" jokes at each other. Only this time it's used to compliment anyone's taste who shops at the retailer.<p>Such as:<p>"Yo mama get that hoodie at Kmart?" "Yeah, dawg." "Well, yo mama must have cavities, 'cuz that hoodie is …

Heineken is Offering Exciting Free Vacations . . . But Only To The Truly Spontaneous

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PenROORvLyw<p>Want a free trip to . . . Morocco? Cyprus? Laos? Heineken is paying.<p>But there’s a catch. To find out where you’re going, you’ll have to play Departure Roulette. Last week, travelers went to JFK thinking that they were leaving New York for work, bachelor …

One Of These Ads Will Win The Emmy For Best Commercial Of The Year

The Emmys aren't just for your favorite TV shows. There's a prize for what comes in the commercial breaks, too.<p>Four ads were nominated for the Best Commercial Emmy Award today.<p>Google Chrome, Nike, Canon, and Grey Poupon are all in the running to bring the prize home in September. Here are the …

Gigaom | Check out Slate’s cool tool for better Twitter headlines

Advertisement<p>A headline that works on a website or in a print publication often isn’t the best headline for getting a story shared on social media. …

Instagram Looks to Hire D.C. Manager, Become Destination for Political Content

Already beloved by actors and athletes, Instagram is now honing its pitch to a new category of celebrity content creators: politicians.<p>Corporate …

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