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Man Creates Obnoxious Robot to Trick Telemarketers in Brilliant Quest for Revenge

Roger Anderson fights back

One devious genius has created a robot to string telemarketers along—and the results are comedy gold. Fed up with unwanted calls, telecom professional Roger Anderson programmed software—which he cheekily named the…

This Writer Just Schooled Us All on Suspenseful, Awkwardly Comic Twitter Storytelling

Building anticipation, 140 characters at a time

Joe Craig, a British writer and children's novelist, just demonstrated his mastery in adapting long-form copy to the medium of Twitter ... by recounting the apparently true tale of a…

This Anti-Bullying Ad Tells the Story of a Girl Whose Brave Facebook Photo Went Viral

A sad story gets a happy ending

Here's a touching illustration of how social media can combat the effects of bullying.  More than a year ago, a little girl reached out to advocacy group The Bully Project after…

You Know You Want This Chicken McNuggets Vending Machine Made of Legos

It beats another 3-D printer

Yet another Internet manchild fantasy has become reality, this time thanks to Astonishing Studios. Say hello to the DIY Chicken McNuggets Vending Machine, a fully functioning, miniaturized machine that dispenses…

A Toronto Mall's Sexy Santa Is So Hot, Even Adults Want to Sit in His Lap

Time to practice your 'Santa, Baby' serenade

Toronto readers, you're in luck: At the Yorkdale Shopping Center, one sexy mall Santa is melting the Internet. Time to make a furry new allegiance, Team Jacob. Since the first department store…

Krispy Kreme Rigs a Glazing Machine to Create a Scannable Barcode for Free Donuts

The sweet smell of savings

Here's an oven-fresh, charmingly simple sales promotion from Krispy Kreme. For its #dayofthedozens program, the doughnut chain and agency Baldwin& rigged a glazing machine to diffuse streams of sugary white goo…

Coca-Cola's Ingenious Holiday Bottle Has a Label You Pull Into a Festive Bow

More inspired packaging from the brand

Can a classic drink be a gift in itself? Coca-Cola's new Christmas campaign in the U.K. includes "bow bottles"—1.75-liter containers with a label that transforms into a bow. And while lots…

A+E Networks to Use AOL's Programmatic Platform in Massive Deal

Includes ad buy across HuffPo, TechCrunch and more

AOL has struck a deal with A+E Networks that will allow A+E Networks to use AOL's programmatic ad platform, ONE By AOL, and publisher solutions that includes an upfront ad…

Stephen Curry and Shaq Have Cameos in Guitar Hero Live's Crowdsourced Lip-Sync Ad

Plus, Erin Andrews, Vine star King Bach and more

Pop music's newest supergroup features hoop icons Shaquille O'Neal and Stephen Curry, sports broadcaster Erin Andrews, Vine star King Bach … and you.  To showcase Guitar Hero Live's GHTV feature, Activision…

How Bravo Is Helping Fans Dress Like the Stars of Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

An online shopping hub for comedy's 2nd season

Call it the girlfriends' guide to style. With a second-screen experience called The Loobook, Bravo is helping fans of its sophmore series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce dress just like the…

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