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How 9 Brands Used Twitter's Sign Bunny Meme to Make Little Billboards And what its creator thinks of that

Watching brands fail at Twitter has become cliché at this point. And just when you think they've gotten the idea, it's fail whale all over again. Still, they keep trying. Earlier this…

September 18, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

People in Japan Are Making Tiny, Adorable Beds for Their Wallets and Purses TV personality inspires odd way to 'recharge'

Here's an odd slice of weird from Japan. As seen on Japanese blogs, people are putting their purses and wallets into tiny beds before going to sleep themselves. The resulting pictures are…

September 17, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

Bryan Cranston Acts Out Baseball's Greatest Moments in Fantastic Ad for the Postseason Emmy winner's tour de force for TBS

As the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals became the first Major League Baseball teams to clinch a division last night, baseball fans, fairweather and hard-core alike, are gearing up…

September 17, 2014, 12:04 PM EDT

12 Ordinary People Who Beat Major Brands to Their Own Twitter Handles And they're not breaking any rules

You know when you try to find a brand on Twitter, and you just assume the handle will be the brand name? Well, not so fast. A surprising number of brand-name…

September 16, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

Chicken Keyboard Is One of Many Prizes in Finger-Lickin' Weird KFC Contest Take a byte

Because fried chicken is the greatest thing in the history of the world, and considering Japan is from the future, it's surprising they got their first KFC only 30 years…

September 12, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

It's Worth Holding Your Breath, as This Kid Does, Until the End of This Great Ad Waiting to exhale

When I was a kid, my sister and I would play a car game where we would hold our breath in the back of our parents' minivan every time we…

September 11, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

Yahoo Japan's Awesome 50% Off Sale Leaves the Price the Same and Cuts the Product in Half Left side of a suit, anyone?

Next time you see a sale online, be sure to read the details closely.  Yahoo Shopping's Japanese division is running hilarious ads promoting 50 percent off several items: suits, bicycles and…

September 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

These Ads for Wine in a Can Mock Hipsters, Snobs and Your Relationship Open your nostrils and passionately inhale

If you've been drinking wine out of a bottle all this time—well, quite frankly, you're a sucker. Some might tell you they prefer wine from a box, but everyone knows that…

September 8, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT

Beeping Boy Talks to Machines and Will Steal Your Heart in Charming GE Ad BBDO spot isn't lost in translation

We've seen plenty of ads that use kids to illustrate the power—and limits—of technology. But rarely does it translate in a way that doesn't seem hokey or freakishly dystopian. GE and…

September 8, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

Hans and Franz Pump Up Aaron Rodgers in Hilarious State Farm Ad on Steroids Carvey and Nealon resurrect their classic SNL characters

Like two good neighbors, Hans and Franz have appeared from a Saturday Night Live sweat-dream to peddle insurance—and entertain us again after a few decades of hibernation. State Farm and DDB…

September 4, 2014, 1:14 PM EDT