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World's Highest Water Slide Has a Crazy Long Ad to Match It's not called Insano for nothing

Beach Park, a water park in Brazil, has the highest water slide in the world—an insane 14-story-tall structure called, appropriately enough, Insano. The fearless riders on Insano reach speeds of…

June 7, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT

VW Advertises on Knockoff YouTube Videos to Tout Original Auto Parts Banners on 'homage' clips click through to real thing

To promote Volkswagen's original auto parts, Brazilian ad agency AlmapBBDO slapped banners on popular homemade YouTube clips—mostly spoofs, parodies and wacky foreign interpretations of songs—directing viewers to the original songs…

May 25, 2012, 9:33 AM EDT

Getty Images Uses 873 Pictures to Tell One Amazing Story AlmapBBDO's moving montage

Brazilian ad agency AlmapBBDO uses 873 stills, all from the archive of Getty Images, to tell the story of a life in this 60-second film. The pictures—of different people and…

May 24, 2012, 12:03 PM EDT

Scotch-Brite's Offer to Diners: Instead of Paying the Bill, Wash the Dishes Kind of defeats the purpose, doesn't it?

Many's the night I've lain awake wondering how to sell more sponges to hipsters in Brazil. Grey 141 addresses this concern for Scotch-Brite, introducing the brand to twenty-somethings at various…

May 21, 2012, 10:31 AM EDT

Energy Drink Makes the Most of the Buttered-Cat Paradox Age-old physics law inspires Ogilvy ad

It's an old law of jocular physics: the buttered-cat paradox. Falling toast always lands on the buttered side, and falling cats always land on their feet. So, combine those two…

May 14, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT

Store Clothes Now Have Real-Time 'Like' Counts Built Into the Hangers Social baked into retail experience

Is this cool or crazy? Probably more of the latter. In Brazil, fashion retailer C&A has rolled out a program called Fashion Like. People can "like" certain articles of clothing…

May 7, 2012, 4:23 PM EDT

LG Looks at Movie Posters From Different Angles in Ads for Surround Sound Nicely immersive print from Y&R

Y&R in Brazil visualizes the effect of LG's 3-D surround-sound technology with some nifty 3-D versions of the posters for Kill Bill, Pretty Woman and Forrest Gump. The images here…

April 26, 2012, 8:39 AM EDT

Megan Fox and Mike Tyson Cloned for Crazy Brazilian Ad Dozens of each implore you to speak English

Cloning either Megan Fox or Mike Tyson is surely a crime against science and/or humanity, but that's the premise of this silly yet amusing spot for a language school in…

January 25, 2012, 9:00 AM EST

Friend Request From Your Unborn Child Is Actually a Condom Ad Brazil scares guys on Facebook

What's the best way to scare a guy into using a condom? How about sending him a creepy Facebook friend request from the baby he might have if he doesn't…

November 29, 2011, 2:13 PM EST

Audi iPad Ad Turns 'Slide to Unlock' Into a Long, Curving Racetrack Another clever rethink of the feature

Last week, we looked at an iPhone ad from Amnesty International that turned the device's "Slide to Unlock" feature into a symbolic act of political protest. Here's another ad that…

November 15, 2011, 9:45 AM EST