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Lego Marks Singapore's 50th Anniversary by Asking Kids to Redesign the City Imagining a better 2065

Leave it to a bunch of 6-year-olds to put urban planning into perspective.

In honor of Singapore's 50 years of independence from U.K. rule, Lego and creative shop Iris created an impressive model of the city, made of the toy brand's tiles, representing what the metropolis might look like 50 years hence—then invited some kids to improve on it.

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August 5, 2015, 10:51 AM EDT

Mad Men Is Auctioning a Chararacter's Suicide Rope and These 9 Other Weird Props Here are the oddest items on the block

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner was nothing if not detail-oriented—each scene had to have the right wardrobe, furniture, tchotchkes, and so forth, for the time period—so it makes sense that at the end of the show's seven-season run there would be quite a few props leftover.

Roughly 1,400 items are currently up for auction on Screenbid until Aug. 6, and they range from iconic and practical to altogether odd. (Sadly Ginsberg's nipple isn't for sale.) 

Here are the weirdest (and yes, there will be spoilers for those who haven't watched all the way through):

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August 5, 2015, 9:34 AM EDT

Blake Griffin Takes on Marvin the Martian in New Jordan Campaign Looks a lot like a Space Jam 2 teaser

In case you weren't feeling quite old enough today, the classic Michael Jordan vs. Looney Tunes drama Space Jam will celebrate its 20th anniversary next November.

But Nike's newest ad, created by Wieden + Kennedy New York and starring Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, is a fresh—and pointed—reminder of the 1996 film. 

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August 4, 2015, 2:44 PM EDT

SportsCenter's Stan Verrett Doesn't Quite Get the Idea of Great Entrance Music Can't take a cue from Yasiel Puig in new ESPN ad

Every sane person wishes to go through life with a personalized soundtrack playing out loud—or at least entrance music to punctuate his or her arrival.

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August 4, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT

Here's the Steamy Video to Go With Calvin Klein's Sexting Billboards Love, for a listless generation

Building on last week's digital-dating print campaign, Calvin Klein is taking its #mycalvins play for the Tinder and Grindr generation into the live-action realm.

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August 4, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT

Even Malcolm McDowell Can't Make Lunchables Sophisticated in These Ridiculous Ads Fun from Mcgarrybowen and McClammy

Advertising that makes fun of advertising is all the rage these days—and now thespian Malcolm McDowell has joined talents like Ewen McGregor, Ricky Gervais and Anna Kendrick in essentially mocking the whole process, and their participation in it.

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August 4, 2015, 9:50 AM EDT

Mashable Just Learned a Basic Rule of Twitter: Cross William Shatner at Your Own Risk Misunderstood tweets with Bieber lead to a fun little fracas

The first rule of tweeting about William Shatner is to assume your tweet will be read by William Shatner. Which is great, unless he's not happy with what he reads.

(Trust us, we've been there.)

Mashable fell into Captain Kirk's crosshairs this afternoon after posting a tweet calling the actor a "teen girl" for asking Justin Bieber to follow him on Twitter.

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August 3, 2015, 9:29 PM EDT

There's Now a Trailer for the Deadpool Trailer, and It's Delightfully Meta Unleashing the master of self-hype

Breaking the fourth wall doesn't happen all that often in movies—especially not in today's overly earnest and gritty superhero movies.

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August 3, 2015, 12:40 PM EDT

Pharrell Anoints a New Generation (and Definition) of Superstars in Adidas Video Pushing talent into the spotlight

Johannes Leonardo's new "Superstar" campaign for Adidas, which features Pharrell and is centered around the Supershell collection he designed, claims to both democratize the idea of superstardom and make it less ambiguous.

Well, you can't accuse them of aiming their sights too low, that's for sure.

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August 3, 2015, 12:24 PM EDT

Converse Blows Up Chuck II to Show Off the New Sneaker's Snazzy Insides But a culture-focused spot doesn't have the same impact

Converse's Chuck Taylor II All-Stars debut with a bang, literally, in the Nike brand's "Ready for More" campaign touting its highly anticipated line extension.

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July 31, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

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