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A Majestic Lion Sculpture Created From 4,000 Pieces Of Hand-Cut Metal Scraps

<b>Istanbul-based artist</b> Selçuk Yilmaz has created a majestic lion sculpture from nearly 4,000 pieces of metal scraps.<p><b>The sculpture</b> is titled ‘Aslan’, …

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On the Ark in Kenya

The baby rhino is losing. I think.<p>It’s a little hard to figure the rules for sure, but the baby African buffalo does seem to have the upper hand. Hoof. The two stand a couple feet apart, staring at each other. Behind them, their mothers look on with the kind of indifference of mothers everywhere …

China’s Ivory Crush Is Important First Step

In a surprising step, China last week became the latest in a growing number of countries to publicly destroy large quantities of ivory to bring attention to the global trade in illegal ivory. From any angle, China’s move has important and positive implications for the fight against an illegal ivory …

2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design.These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

Content-Marketing Startup Contently Raises $9M

Just as buzz around content marketing and native advertising seems to be reaching a fever pitch, a player in the brands-as-publishers movement has …

Facebook Is Now Obsessed With The News Business — And The News Business Should Be Grateful And Afraid

Facebook is suddenly obsessed with the news business.<p>The news business, in return, should be both grateful and afraid. Grateful for the extra readers Facebook is creating for their content, but afraid that in the long term, Facebook has the ability to extract a price for that traffic.<p>Facebook is …

This Honda Ad Was The Best Car Commercial Of The Year [THE BRIEF]

Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today:<p><b>Honda's</b> "Hands" ad from <b>Wieden+Kennedy's</b> London office was named the best car ad on broadcast TV this past year by The One Club. The ad shows a pair of hands manipulating various miniature engines and cars under the tagline "Let's see what …

The Race Among Social Networks For Engagement And Time-Spend Has Created New Winners And Losers

It's easy to sign up for yet another social network, and the statistics show many of the newest sites just keep growing. But then the question becomes — how much attention has the latest social network really captured, and are other networks losing engagement as these sites rise?<p>In a <b>recent report</b>, …

SodaStream Hopes Scarlett Johansson Can Revive Its Brand During The Super Bowl

The Israeli soda kit manufacturer announced that Johansson would be the brand's first "global brand ambassador" on Jan. 10, but the news was quickly overshadowed by another announcement three days later from CEO Daniel Birnbaum:<p>After this news, the stock plummeted 26 percent to $36.94.<p>This is in …

Tallying the Cost to Netflix in Verizon's Victory Over FCC

Verizon's legal victory over the Federal Communications Commission's so-called net neutrality efforts opens the door to new costs for Netflix and …

Advertising - Oath

Let’s get started. How can we help?<p>I'm an advertiser<p>I'm a publisher<p>Neither, just browsing<p>What's your goal?<p>Brand awareness<p>Performance and …

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This Law Firm Allowed Its Ad Agency be Creative...And Got Great Work

Finally! A law firm ad that gets out of the conference room and actually shows some creativity. Working with Grey's Hispanic agency, Wing, the Law …

Facebook Is Trying To Pick Off TV's Biggest Advertisers One By One

On Wednesday, the social media giant announced the results of a study from comScore that found users who saw car ads on Facebook were 50% more likely to visit the websites of the car models advertised than those who hadn't seen the campaigns, and 14% less likely to search for similar models offered …

3 Digital Agencies Redefining Advertising

Despite the ubiquity of Facebook and Twitter, it's no easy task to become a social media maven. Building a company of mavens is even more challenging.<p>…

Yahoo's Advertising Reboot: It's Still A Work In Progress

Yahoo announced some interesting products during CEO Marissa Mayer’s keynote speech at CES Tuesday in Las Vegas–a couple of digital magazines (food and tech), a news digest app, and a new smart TV guide, plus the acquisition of mobile home screen app Aviate, and for some added glitz, John Legend, …

UK advertising to have its best year since 2008, says IPA Bellwether report

The UK advertising market is set to have its best year since the pre-recession days of 2008, fuelled by a bullish belief in the economic recovery and the anticipated advertising bonanza of the football World Cup in Brazil.<p>Published on Thursday, the latest IPA Bellwether report found that …

Bruce Springsteen Heading for Top Debut on Billboard 200 Chart

Springsteen's new album "High Hopes" may sell somewhere between 90,000 and 100,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Jan. 19, according to …

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Real Life Mowgli: Girl Who Grew Up in the African Wildlife

Riding a five-ton elephant, whom she called ‘my brother’, chilling with a cheetah or hugging a giant bullfrog as if it were a Teddy bear. The …

Stylish Clip-On Lenses For Taking High Quality Smartphone Photographs

<b>As more and</b> more people are using their phone as their main camera, many products have been developed in recent years that are designed to help us …

Apple’s Inspiring iPad Ad Urges You To Embrace Its Many Creative Possibilities

<b>Apple</b> has gone for a serious, philosophical tone in its new iPad ad, urging users to embrace their creativity and positioning the tablet as a tool …

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Duologue Is A New Quality Assurance Tool For App Designers

A French duo got frustrated with QA testing for mobile apps, so they spent a month coding and designing a new service called Duologue. Duologue helps you compare app screenshots with mockups, track bugs and comment.<p>“These days, I’ve been developing a few mobile apps,” developer Paul Dupuy told me. …

A Message from Helen Zille to South Africans Abroad

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Faces to order: how 3D-printing is revolutionising prosthetics

A giraffe wearing a frilly ruff, an Escher-like puzzle of interlocking cogs and a homoerotic Batman figurine are just some of the strange items on display at the 3D Printshow in London this week, a trade fair which proves that where high technology goes, novelty trinkets follow. But wade through …

This Man Thinks He Can 3-D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3-D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.<p>While enthusiasts believe that there will eventually be a 3-D printer in every home, University of Southern California professor Berokh Khoshnevis has spent the last decade working on a far bigger …