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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

Demented Shampoo Ad From Japan Has Everyone Screaming, Including Viewers Wash the insanity right out of your hair

When you think about all the people you need to appease in life, it can get pretty hairy. Your parents, your friends, your significant other, your boss, your co-workers—it's rough. Well,…

September 4, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

Gorgeous New Food Ad From Britain Will Make You Very, Very Hungry Clean your screen first before licking it

It's kind of obvious why humans are obsessed with food. It's delicious. It makes us feel good. And well, it keeps us alive. It seems rather simple to sell food, and…

September 2, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT

Nocturnal Beer Drinkers Just Hang Around in This Batty Ad From Brazil The freaky bat-people come out at night

When you get to a certain point, usually around your mid-20s, you realize there's not much more to life than drinking delicious beer. Imagine a world where you only wake…

August 28, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT