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Cold Drinks Give the Women on These Bar Coasters Sudden Cuts and Bruises

Japanese fight alcohol-fueled violence

A new Japanese campaign aims to combat domestic violence in the country with inventive coasters that hope to tame excessive drinking, which can contribute to the problem. Yaocho, a bar chain,…

Watch Out, New Hamburglar, Old Hamburglar Is Out of Jail and on the Road Again

A parallel adventure

If you're underwhelmed by the new Hamburglar's antics so far—and are pining for the original criminal himself—you're in luck, thanks to a spec campaign from production company Whiskey Tongue. The #OGHamburglar…

These Creepy Ads for Synthetic Humans Have Britain All Freaked Out

Channel 4's futuristic TV promos

People in Britain who had settled in for a nice viewing of Prometheus this weekend were distressed, to say the least, when a realistic 30-second spot aired—completely unexplained—that advertised synthetic…

WWF Now Lets You Donate by Tweeting the Emojis of Endangered Animals

W+K pitched the idea as a one-off project

Among the gajillion emoji campaigns out there right now, here's a clever one. Wieden + Kennedy London creatives Jason Scott and Joris Philippart recently had an idea for how to use…

Miami Ad School Shows You Just How Gloriously Stupid an Advertising Career Can Be

Check your pride at the door

If you work on the creative side of advertising, you'll earn a paycheck for, among other things, crafting ads where sloths and hairdos sing and piano players caress keys with…

Outdoor Ad Company Gets CMOs' Attention by Putting Their Faces on Mysterious Billboards

Without their permission

Here's an odd little case study from outdoor ad company JCDecaux and BBDO Belgium. Frustrated that client marketing directors weren't showing up to its business presentations, JCDecaux got personal with them—by…

Max Greenfield Helps the Hipster Hamburglar Push McDonald's Sirloin Burgers

New Girl star's daily lovin' updates

The Hamburglar got the Internet's attention last week—the jury is still out on whether he's hot or creepy—but he won't be pitching the Sirloin Burger on TV, at least not this…

These 'Cancer Sutra' Posters Show How to Check Your Partner During Sex

Brooklyn artist John Solimine explains the project

Ad agency The Bull-White House's "Cancer Sutra" campaign was a provocative idea in search of a sponsor—until Stupid Cancer, a nonprofit dedicated to helping young adults with cancer, signed on. Central…

This Fake Erotic Video Uploaded to Pornhub Is Actually a PSA (but It's Still NSFW)

DDB targets porn watchers

DDB has uploaded what it claims is the first fake erotic video on Pornhub. The video starts off porny and then morphs into a (still NSFW) PSA for the Alcázar…

Man Hunts for a Cherished Lost Possession in Hornbach's Latest Absurdly Epic Ad

Will he find it?

German DIY home-improvement brand Hornbach adds to its long list of advertising successes with this fun twist spot from Heimat Berlin. A man storms out of his house in a fit…

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