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Zaha Hadid’s Latest Work Is A Beautiful Research Center In Cambodia

Star architect Zaha Hadid‘s proposal for a genocide research center and memorial park in Cambodia has been approved and conceptual images revealed.<p>A departure from her usual hyper-modern work, the Sleuk Rith Institute will be constructed with timber, and is devoid of the usual sharp, dramatic …

Human Rights

Floodwatch Helps Track The Advertisers Tracking You

This free browser extension by Jer Thorp tracks every ad you see to discover how they work.<p>Have you ever had that feeling that your browser is watching you? A product you looked at on Amazon is suddenly an advertisement on Facebook. Some cloud-based algorithm is cataloging your every move and …

Stereotypes

Here’s The Chilling Greenpeace Video That Ended Lego’s $116 Million Deal With Shell

Greenpeace is claiming victory today after its high profile campaigning efforts led to Lego pulling out of a $110 million marketing contract with oil giant Shell.<p>The environmental campaigners created the stark but very slick "LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome" film in July in protest of the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Ad celebrates 100 years of Leica with stunning recreations of iconic photos

Leica isn't very humble about its sterling reputation in the camera industry, and, depending on who you ask, the German outfit has every right to be proud of its accomplishments. To see just how highly the company thinks of itself, check out this wonderfully-produced new spot celebrating the firm's …

Jony Ive Once Asked Steve Jobs Why He Was Such A Harsh Critic. Here's What Jobs Said...

Steve Jobs was famous for having a "reality distortion field."<p>Essentially, Jobs could say something that was outlandish, or borderline untrue, and people would still believe it because of his incredible salesmanship, for lack of a better word. He just had a way of convincing people.<p>Here's the …

Steve Jobs

The Secret History Of The Michelin Man

The advertising character we know as the Michelin Man has been used by the tire company off and on for 116 years now. His name is Bibendum, a moniker …

The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day

New research reveals exactly how much downtime you should be taking.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>You know that taking frequent breaks is good for your productivity, focus, and creativity, but you just never seem to get …

Time Management

Ad Nauseam: Copywriting at its Cringeworthy Best

Does anyone <i>not</i> know which insurance company you're in good hands with? Or where to sign up if you want to be all you can be? Or what battery keeps …

Ads of the World™

2018 Visual Trend: Masculinity Undone<p>Reimagine how men are portrayed in visual communications<p>Highlight<p>Last Meal<p>Creative Agency: Buzzman, Paris, France<p>…

This Amazing Twitter Account Curates The Most Hilarious And Cringe-Worthy Movie Reviews On Amazon

Every so often, he would find one that was so completely absurd that he emailed it to his brothers. Two months ago, he decided the level of ridiculousness warranted its own Twitter account. And so Amazon Movie Reviews was born.<p>Grabinski was shocked when, within 24 hours, it started blowing up. The …

Movie Reviews

Here's How Miserable People Use Facebook

"The question of the future is this," Marche wrote. "Is Facebook part of the separating or part of the congregating; is it a huddling-together for warmth or a shuffling-away in pain?"<p>The most accurate answer may be: It depends how you use it.<p>Past studies have shown that a steady stream of happy …

Social Media

The White House Hopes This Ad Will Stop Sexual Assault On College Campuses

As that particular statistic has gained mass amounts of media attention, The White House, among many others, has taken a firm stance on the issue. President Obama first created a White House Task Force to stop sexual assault in colleges. Now he and Vice President Joe Biden have announced the launch …

The White House

7 Terrible Naming Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your company name will get used more and last longer than any other investment you make in your business. It’s important that you get it right the first time.<p>Here are some of the biggest naming mistakes I’ve seen entrepreneurs make and …

Vocabulary

This Is The Only Smartwatch That Matters

This smartwach lasts a year between charges, and it highlights what the whole industry is getting wrong.<p>There is no touchscreen or Apple logo. You’ve never heard of the designer. Its icons look straight out of 1992. And in fact, we found it in the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog–yes, that living fossil …

Wearable Tech

Here’s What Happens When College Kids Have Their Smartphones Confiscated For An Hour

Can you say “separation anxiety”?<p>The term <i>nomophobia</i> was coined a few years ago–an awkward mash-up of <i>no</i>–<i>mobile</i>–<i>phobia</i>–to describe that altogether modern surge of anxiety that comes when you can’t, for whatever reason and however long, use your preferred mobile device. It is not the most elegant …

Mashups

20 Common Habits Successful People Consciously Reject

Successful people lead their lives on purpose with uplifting truths, empowering habits, and strong principles. Their life of success is a direct …

Eleven Inventions To Help Couch Potatoes Stay Firmly Planted

Are you so lazy that getting off the couch is becoming a bit of a chore? Looking for a way to practically live on your couch so you can avoid leaving …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Self-improvement

'Daisy' at 50: A Look at America's Most-Influential Political Ad

It was 50 years ago today that the Lyndon Johnson campaign launched one of the most important political ads in American history. With all the …

Bill Moyers

Ray Bradbury's Reply Stopping Old People From Voting

Sirs: I am much in your debt for publishing the brilliant article by Douglas J. Stewart. Taking the vote away from old people is great. But, may I …

Ray Bradbury

Table of Contents: Minimalist Glamour

The reentry, as this time of year is known to the French, calls for a return to the essentials (with some fall cleaning and editing along the way). …

IBM Smarter Planet Campaign

IBM Smarter Planet – Icon Design and Illustration.<p>San Francisco based creative studio “Office” teamed up with agency Ogilvy & Mather New York to …

Graphic Design