What's Better Than the Star Wars VII Trailer? Babies Watching the Star Wars VII Trailer Nostalgia not required

If your eyes grew a bit wider and your jaw a bit slacker when you saw the new Star Wars Episode VII trailer, you're bound to love these kids' reactions to it.

America's Funniest Home Videos compiled fan-submitted clips of babies watching the newest teaser for The Force Awakens, and the results are swaddled-Ewok levels of adorable.

Sure, these kids are way too young to watch full Star Wars movies, which certainly have their dark and disturbing moments, but there's something quite heart-warming about watching the awestruck faces when they get their first taste of desert vistas and epic space battles.

(The video wonks among you will also find it interesting that while the YouTube clip below has a mere 52,000 views at the time of this writing, the Facebook version has already been viewed 4.7 million times.)

April 21, 2015, 4:28 PM EDT

Craigslist User Warns Against Buying Secondhand Imperial II-Class Star Destroyer 'This is a total scam'

If you're not into Star Wars, you might as well sign off the Internet for the rest of the year. Not only are the filmmakers going to bombard you with content, everybody else is, too.

Case in point: A Craigslist user in California posted a "buyer beware" listing warning people not to purchase the Imperial II-Class Star Destroyer seen in the most recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer.

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April 21, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

W+K Travels to 1960s Iceland for This Wry and Beautiful Yogurt Commercial A boy and his exhausting job

Somebody get this kid a bike! (And snowshoes, while you're at it.)

Orri, the plucky lad in this fanciful Wieden + Kennedy London spot introducing Arla's Skyr Icelandic yogurt to the U.K., Germany and the Netherlands, really has it rough. Most of the action takes place in 1968, as the boy braves storms and covers vast distances, always on foot, to deliver messages that arrive via his remote village's only telephone. (Often, these communications are of a less-than-urgent nature, such as, "Your trousers are ready for collection.")

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April 21, 2015, 2:52 PM EDT

Tokyo Airport Terminal Is Designed Like a Running Track Ahead of the 2020 Olympics In a rush to catch that plane?

Tokyo's Narita International Airport has built a new terminal with walkways outfitted in the style of indoor running tracks—a fitting precursor to the 2020 Olympic Games, which the city is hosting (even if it's a bit premature, as the 2016 Games haven't even happened yet).

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April 21, 2015, 2:09 PM EDT

Google Joins the Hunt for the Loch Ness Monster With Underwater Street View Explore the murky depths in Google Maps

People have been looking for the Loch Ness Monster for centuries, but now Google has brought some high-tech dragon-hunting software to the search.

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April 21, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT

Check Out the Amazing Welcome Kit This Ogilvy Office Gives Each New Hire Project inspires other offices

It's a red box, but in some ways it's more like a red carpet.

Ogilvy Cape Town has been giving a remarkable welcome box to employees over the past year. And now, it's been shortlisted in the design competition for this year's One Show. Deservedly so, as it's probably the best agency employee welcome package we've seen.

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April 21, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT

South Dakota's Official Ad Campaign Asks: 'Why Die on Mars When You Can Live Here?' A wasteland not quite as barren

South Dakota sets the bar low with a new ad campaign that basically says, "Hey, at least we're not Mars."

Aimed at both tourists and potential long-term residents, the campaign—developed by Sioux Falls ad agency Lawrence & Schiller—reminds us that Mars is a barren wasteland with no water or oxygen, while South Dakota is, well, not that. Also, there are jobs. That is quite literally the tone they are using to sell people on life in South Dakota.

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April 21, 2015, 8:03 AM EDT

This Guy Decided to Turn His Boring Office Job Into an Exhilarating GoPro Ad Or at least a celebration of monotony

GoPro has spared no expense in traveling the world to create pulse-pounding footage that reminds us we're living hollow lives devoid of excitement. Now, an everyman office drone has decided to prove that corporate drudgery is just as exciting as being hugged by lions or eaten by a grizzly bear.

The resulting clip has rapidly become a hit on Reddit, where it has nearly 5,000 net upvotes in the video subreddit. There, the creator explains that he works at a real estate firm and "waited till it got quiet to film the printer/bathroom/kitchen stuff."

"My worst fear," he wrote, "was walking into the bathroom with a GoPro on my chest and seeing someone at the urinal, like WTF dude?"

April 20, 2015, 3:43 PM EDT

Men Face a Gut-Wrenching Choice of Their Own in This Parody of Dove's Doors Ad Looking inward, or at least downward

Men, if you saw a door marked "Big Dick" and a door marked "Average Dick," which would you walk through?

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April 20, 2015, 3:35 PM EDT

This Cool Tumblr Imagines If Ad Agencies Were Ice Cream Flavors Student project just in time for summer

If famous ad agencies were ice cream brands, what flavors would they be?

Aditya Hariharan and Joshua Namdar, a pair of students at the Miami Ad School in New York, took a swing at visualizing the answer with Agency Scoops, a Tumblr that features mockups of ice cream names and package designs for well-known agencies, themed around their more famous campaigns.

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April 20, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT


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