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This Interactive Time Capsule Wants to Grant You Immortality as a Digital Avatar Yourbot preserves your persona for posterity

Today's cool but slightly horrifying vision of the future comes courtesy of Yourbot, which is a combination of a digital time capsule and man's search for immortality. Yourbot is a service…

September 29, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

Why Settle for a Standing Desk When You Could Have This Giant Hamster Wheel? Now march, drones!

Do you like the modern sensibility of a standing desk but wish it also served as a constant reminder of your work life's soul-crushing drudgery? Well then I've got good…

September 26, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

How to Use Animated GIFs on Twitter (While Muttering Obscenities Every Step of the Way) We tested three approaches and found them all lacking

Some people think animated GIFs are stupid. Some find them charming. Possibly because of this rift, Twitter seems caught in a pictorial purgatory that makes everyone unhappy. Like it or not,…

September 26, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

Volvo Trucks Returns to Elaborately Prank This Poor Guy on His First Day at Work Fake crowd, fake paparazzi, real valet

Volvo Trucks, the surprising brand behind YouTube's most watched ad of all time, is back with a new video. And this time, instead of Jean-Claude Van Damme, it's an unsuspecting…

September 25, 2014, 2:02 PM EDT

Apple's New Ads Won't Sell You on an iPhone 6, Which Is Fine Since Everyone Already Bought One Not clever, not inspiring. Also not necessary

Remember when Apple's ads were more about witty repartee than about how its devices could alter the fate of humanity for the better? With its newest ads, heralding the phone's newest…

September 23, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT

See How Droga5 Actually Made the Insanely Intricate Sets for Moto's New Ads Four spots share one truly elaborate sound stage

Who needs CGI when you can build your own outlandishly complex ad props by hand? Clearly Droga5 is up to the challenge, as illustrated by the behind-the-scenes video just released by…

September 17, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

This Brilliantly Designed Alarm Clock Wakes You by Brewing a Cup of Coffee And looks damn good doing it

Tired of being awoken by talk radio or the dulcet default chimes of your smartphone? Maybe you'd like a nice cup of Ethiopia Yirgacheffe instead? The Barisieur is here to help.…

September 16, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

When Irish People Describe Their First Time, It Gets Pretty Weird Pretty Fast Good luck guessing where this one's headed

Sure, the old "they're not really talking about sex" gag is an ancient red herring, but we still enjoyed this bit of low-budget advertising from Cork, Ireland. Obviously we won't spoil…

September 12, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

College President Will Buy Your Textbooks for a Year if You Can Beat Him at Madden NFL He's already talking trash

If you've ever seen a movie about college, you know that the dean or president or whoever is always the villain, and if you can beat him at his own…

September 10, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

Is Old Spice's 'Mandroid' a Sexist Ad Campaign or a Satire of Sexist Ads? 'The product as aphrodisiac' is one of marketing's oldest tropes

As Old Spice and agency Wieden + Kennedy continue to roll out ads featuring their chronically malfunctioning spokes-bot, it's hard to decide if they're succumbing to one of the most…

September 9, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT

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