Apple Gives You the Gift of Stevie Wonder and Andra Day This Holiday Someday at Christmas, you too may need GarageBand

Apple grabbed us right in the feels with this holiday ad, in which Stevie Wonder and protégée Andra Day sing his 1967 hit "Someday at Christmas." 

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December 1, 2015, 4:09 PM EST

This Provocative PSA Argues That Refugees Actually Should Be Treated Like Animals Consider the African olive pigeon

Nervous about the rising tide of refugees crossing borders en masse? You're not alone. To help put things in perspective, the Association for the Rights of Immigrants and Refugees in Tunisia (ADIRT) has a surprising solution. 

"#LikeAnimals," a two-minute ad created by Memac Ogilvy Label, takes a documentary-style approach to humanity that puts mass migration in a more familiar context.

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December 1, 2015, 3:53 PM EST

Bank of America Salutes the World's Most Inspiring Powerlifter in Compelling New Ad Hill Holliday spot supports the Special Olympics

Are you strong? Manimal strong?

Powerlifter Chevi Peters, aka "Manimal," stars in this literally uplifting spot by Hill Holliday, part of a year-long, multichannel Bank of America campaign around the Special Olympics. 

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December 1, 2015, 3:36 PM EST

People Who Post Racist Tweets Are Suddenly Seeing Them on Billboards Near Their Homes Brazilian campaign takes shaming to new heights

Here's a pretty intense outdoor campaign running in Brazil, where a civil rights group called Criola is finding racist tweets online, using geotagging data to determine the location of the offenders, and printing the tweets (with faces blurred) on billboards near their homes.

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December 1, 2015, 12:28 PM EST

Microsoft Makes Peace With Apple in a Holiday Stunt That's Surprisingly Sweet Harmony on 5th Avenue

Having weathered plenty of Microsoft attacks over the years—including the well-known Windows Phone spots that mercilessly mocked Siri—Apple might have had reason to feel skeptical, perhaps even hostile, when it saw dozens of Microsoft employees approaching its 5th Avenue store in New York City back on Nov. 16. 

But Microsoft, it turns out, was coming in peace—to film a holiday spot about overcoming acrimony and embracing harmony and togetherness. 

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December 1, 2015, 10:54 AM EST

See the Dark and Controversial Christmas Ad From Germany That Has Everyone Talking How far would you go for family time?

Here's a candidate for either the saddest, or the most ridiculous, Christmas ad of 2015.

With help from Jung von Matt, which created its smashing "Supergeil" ad last year, German supermarket chain Edeka tells the story of an old man who spends the holidays alone year after year, because his children and grandchildren are too busy to come visit him. 

This repeat offense is deftly illustrated with shots of the man sitting at a solo place setting, as tree decorations and outfits morph around him. But as the story progresses, it becomes difficult to cast blame: His progeny are scattered around the world, raising families of their own, doing—ahem—very important business things, and working as doctors. 

Of course, things take a familiar turn for the tragic when the old man finally dies, lonely and alone. Watch the video, without spoilers, below. 

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December 1, 2015, 9:19 AM EST

This Fashion Brand Just Released Its New Lookbook in Google Street View Take a tour of OneMeth's latest streetwear

If you're a streetwear brand, what better way to show off your fashions than through Google Street View?

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November 30, 2015, 4:00 PM EST

Clothing Line for People Who Use Wheelchairs Rebrands to Be Much More Than Fashionable IZ focuses on wheelchair accessibility

Here's a stylish corporate rebranding that's also designed to make the world easier to navigate for folks who use wheelchairs.

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November 30, 2015, 3:12 PM EST

This Artfully Disgusting Surfing Ad Calls for Cleaner Beaches in Brazil Think twice before hitting the waves

Surf's up? Nah, it's down—down and dirty, hazardously so—in this visually arresting Brazilian PSA from Instituto-E. 

The organization is seeking to raise awareness of Rio de Janeiro's polluted beaches, and urges viewers to sign a petition asking the government to initiate a cleanup ASAP. Created by agency and production house Paranoid, the monochromatic 80-second spot, titled "Wave," features Brazilian surfing icon Carlos Burle.

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November 30, 2015, 10:56 AM EST

Star Wars Characters Run for Office in These Amusing Parody Campaign Ads I'm Chewbacca, and I endorse this message

A stock media company is paying homage to the new Star Wars movie with a series of ads featuring characters from the sci-fi series competing in a faux election to rule the galaxy.

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November 30, 2015, 10:09 AM EST


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