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Why Tim Hortons Totally Blacked Out This Location in a Small Quebec Town Customers were in for a fright

Who turned out the lights? Tim Hortons and JWT Toronto plunged customers at one of the coffee and donut chain's Quebec locations into inky darkness for a prank introducing a new…

August 18, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

Everyone in This Ad (and Who Worked on This Ad) Was Paid in Meat Restaurant tests the limits of barbecue bartering

Ah, the barter system, humanity's oldest economy. And it's alive and well in the modern marketplace—at least if you're using slow-cooked meat as currency. Canadian restaurant chain Montana's Cookhouse & Bar…

July 29, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT

Jaws in Lake Ontario? Nah, It Was Just a Shark Week Video Prank Discovery hoax causes some gnashing of teeth in Canada

If you thought there was something fishy about that YouTube video of a shark swimming off Lake Ontario's Wolfe Island, you were absolutely right. The clip—uploaded on July 10, with nearly…

July 23, 2014, 10:03 AM EDT

Why Actually Talk to People When You Can Just Speak in Netflix References? Streaming service helps you break big news (and hearts) in new ads

To help expand its reach in Canada, Netflix has released a series of new ads that play off the streaming video service's role as a sort of cultural watering hole…

July 14, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

Neutrogena Warns Men Not to Wash Their Junk and Their Face With the Same Soap Yes, it's called Junkface

Neutrogena is very concerned about "Junkface," which is apparently what happens when a man washes his Downtown Manville and then his face with the same bar of soap. Naturally, the…

July 9, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

BMW Goes for a Spin on the World's Most Insane Racetrack: An Aircraft Carrier Probably fake, but the feeling is real

It's one thing to drive at breakneck speeds around a barren salt flat or abandoned airport, but the pucker factor goes up a few notches when you're teetering on the…

July 8, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

PSA Cleverly Ties Together the Tragic Consequences of Drunken Driving Everything is quite literally connected

When we were kids, playing a game of Mouse Trap was a joy. The Rube Goldberg machine-based game helped us understand on a basic level (through a complicated and convoluted…

July 3, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

Nothing's Sacred: 'Dumb Ways to Die' Is Now Being Used to Hawk Life Insurance Beloved Cannes winner sells out

One of the lovably misguided characters from "Dumb Ways to Die" sold both his kidneys on the Internet. Now, the client behind the beloved campaign has made a similarly greedy…

June 12, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

This Rather Sexual Bakery Ad Shows How to Cook Up a Morning Quickie Canadian kitchen erotica has over 1 million views

In case Kraft's Zesty Guy left you with any doubt that the world's most boring food items can be eroticized, I present you this ad about having sex on a…

June 9, 2014, 8:42 PM EDT

Axe Employees Now Have Their Phermones Infused Into Their Business Cards Have some of Kyle's genetic material

Lest you were worried that Axe had given up on dumb bro antics, the brand is reaching for a new low by putting the sweat of its employees on little…

May 22, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

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