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Topic: Europe

Ad of the Day: An Esteemed Literary Critic Reviews the Ikea Catalog

Putting furniture through the lens of Goethe and Freud

It has the world's largest print run: a staggering 220 million copies. And yet no literary critics have deemed it worthy of their commentary. Until now. German literary critic Hellmuth Karasek lowers…

3-Year-Old Cab Driver Surprised Passengers to Mark a Ride-Hailing App's Birthday

Hailo hid the real driver in the seat

Dubliners did a double-take recently when they called a cab via the Hailo app, only to have a 3-year-old pull up at the wheel. Local agency Guns or Knives organized the…

Ad of the Day: Everyday Moments Go From Boring to Badass With This U.K. Energy Drink

Lucozade and Grey help 'find your flow'

No matter how menial the task, there's a unique joy in looking smooth as hell while doing it. (Just ask this guy, if you can figure out who he is.) U.K. energy…

This Airline Made a URL Entirely of Emojis, and 1,600 People Managed to Type It In

One-day effort announces flight to Las Vegas

Emojis are usually pretty easy to use—unless you're trying to type them into your browser's address bar. Norwegian Airlines decided its target millennial audience was probably up to the challenge, though,…

British Bus Service Apologizes for 'Ride Me' Ad Campaign

Price gag sparked international backlash

A Welsh bus service's "Ride Me All Day for £3" ad campaign has come to an abrupt stop after facing vocal criticism in social media. The ads, featured on the back of…

Ad of the Day: Stressful Week? Watch This Beautifully Serene Ad About Urban Deer

Canon's quiet, mesmerizing look at nocturnal explorers

Sometimes, the most attention-grabbing thing you can put in an ad is silence. That's definitely the case with this lovely ad from Canon Europe and agency JWT London. The 90-second spot…

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…

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…

French Resistance Crumbles in Netflix Debut

But company still faces stiff cable competition

Netflix broke through some heavy French telecom resistance today as it debuted its video-on-demand service in six more European countries. One of France's major telecom companies, Bouygues, announced that it…

Ad of the Day: Grab KFC for Lunch, and You'll Quickly Meet and Marry the Love of Your Life

A truly whirlwind romance from BBH London

The KFC toasted burrito is all about getting more from your lunch break. Like, say, meeting, courting and marrying the love of your life. In a new spot from BBH London,…

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