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Waitrose Skips the Whimsical but Still Warms Hearts in Its Christmas Ad And you might actually remember what's being advertised

Christmas storytelling is an annual rite of advertising one-upsmanship in Britain. But how can you weave a heart-warming tale while still keeping your product front and center? U.K. grocery chain Waitrose…

November 7, 2014, 11:10 AM EST

Ad of the Day: A Beautiful Airline Spot Celebrates the Sibling Cities of New York and Paris Defined by differences, but with so much in common

Paris and New York. As two of the world's cultural epicenters—and, among a certain set, the cultural epicenters—the cities are constantly being compared in terms of everything from fashion and…

October 31, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

Real Beauty? Nah, Victoria's Secret Would Rather Celebrate the 'Perfect Body' Brand's play on words comes off tone-deaf

Victoria's Secret is under fire for its newest bra campaign featuring the tagline "The Perfect 'Body,'" suggesting on first glance that these women have it, and you probably don't. More than 10,000…

October 30, 2014, 5:50 PM EDT

Honda's Double-Sided Story on YouTube Is Mind-Bendingly Brilliant Toggle between perfectly parallel lives

Well, this might just blow your damn mind. Honda and Wieden + Kennedy London have created a rather incredible "double-sided story" on YouTube to promote the Civic and its sportier sibling,…

October 30, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

The 9 Best Responses to the Queen's First Tweet An accurate reflection of the Twitter experience

Early this morning (for us here in the western Colonies, at least), Queen Elizabeth II made royal waves by posting what's reported to be her first tweet. Delivered from her own…

October 24, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

Organic Food Snobs Are Unknowingly Fed McDonald's, and They're Lovin' It In unofficial prank, experts can't tell the difference

You probably have a few friends so opinionated about the sourcing and quality of their food, part of you wants to test whether they'd really know the difference between crap…

October 23, 2014, 9:39 AM EDT

Without Condoms, Threesome Night Becomes Puzzle Night in This Odd French PSA Don't let this happen to you

When the mood is right but you're all out of condoms, most amorous adventurers would simply run to the 24-hour pharmacy. But in France, the back-up plan seems to be…

October 20, 2014, 6:51 PM EDT

Norway's 12-Year-Old Bride Has a Secret: She's Not Actually Real But 39,000 other children are forced to marry daily

This Saturday was supposed to be a big day for 12-year-old Thea, as she finally walked down the aisle to marry her 37-year-old fiance. However, the festivities may be hampered…

October 9, 2014, 11:11 AM EDT

The BBC Rolls Out a Galaxy of Stars (and a Tiger) in This Lavish Cover of 'God Only Knows' Launch of music initiative is also a charity effort

Does Brian Wilson know who Lorde is? Or why there's a tiger on his piano? This lavish video boasts an array of stars performing Wilson's 1966 Beach Boys classic "God Only…

October 8, 2014, 9:48 AM EDT

Another Subway Ad Blows a Woman's Hair Around as Trains Arrive, but There's a Twist Worthy follow-up to a hit idea

A Swedish subway ad got a lot of attention earlier this year by showing a woman's hair blowing beautifully in the wind whenever a train arrived. And now it has…

October 6, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

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