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DeMarcus Ware Predicted a Skittles Rainbow for Super Bowl Sunday in Real TV Weathercast

Broncos star hypes candy brand's contest

Celebrities doing weathercasts is nothing new, but Skittles got into the action Thursday by recruiting Broncos star DeMarcus Ware to offer a real forecast for Super Bowl Sunday—and his prediction…

Mumbai Police Just Started Using Twitter, and They're Already Masters at It

Finally, a practical use for 'Be Like Bill'

We haven't seen a government social-media account this fun since the TSA's Instagram (which, among other quirky wonders, features a ninja star collage). The Mumbai Police joined Twitter in December under the…

This Ad About Barbie's New Makeover Is Rory Kennedy's First as a Commercial Director

Big-name talent for a big change

There's been a lot of debate today about Barbie's introduction of curvy, tall and petite dolls to go with the original, and whether the Mattel makeover represents real progress in…

A Ground Beef Company Just Made This Random but Pretty Hilarious 'Like a Girl' Parody

Feeling boxed in by your burger options?

P&G's Always scored a smash hit with "Like A Girl." Now, that women's empowerment campaign has a new parody—about the expectations society puts on hamburgers. Ground meat purveyor Schweid & Sons…

Barbie Suddenly Looks (More) Normal, Right in Line With the Marketing Zeitgeist

Mattel change was a long time coming

After 50 years of sporting an oft-criticized combo of thin waist, thin limbs and large breasts, Barbie finally has a new body. Actually, a few new bodies. The new Barbie Fashionistas…

Feel the Urge to Netflix and Chill? Have We Got the Airbnb Listing for You!

Bringing the meme to life

It's no igloo, but finally there's an Airbnb apartment specifically made to Netflix and chill. Available in New York for a paltry $400 a night (almost the same price as a Sofitel…

Old Spice Is Opening Futuristic Twitter Accounts for Some of Its Fans' Future Selves

To answer the questions you have for them today

Wieden + Kennedy is doing a fun little real-time Twitter stunt for Old Spice today. It began with the brand asking a simple question: If you could ask your future self one…

Fiber One Returns with a Few Uncomfortably Irregular Constipation Scenarios

Because being irregular is the worst

Saatchi & Saatchi is getting awfully regular at crafting goofy, effective spots for Fiber One. Following its pregnant man and rubber biscuit ads from last year, the New York agency has…

Can Bissell Clean Up This Year's Puppy Bowl, Which Promises to Make a Giant Mess?

Rescue puppies meet spaghetti, meatballs, gravy and more

What's just as important to advertisers as the Super Bowl? The Puppy Bowl, of course.  The Animal Planet event has now run for 11 "seasons," and this year's sponsors include Bissell, Geico, Dairy…

Giant Ben Franklin and Giant Cheesesteak Battle in Inexplicably Weird Philly Tourism Ad

An odd way to employ the city's legends

The City of Brotherly Love looks hip, inviting and postcard-perfect in a scenic new tourism ad ... that is, until a skyscraper-size Benjamin Franklin starts pounding the pavement to do…

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