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Awkward Around People With Disabilities? These Ads Want to Help Grey London campaign looks to 'break the ice'

Ever met someone with a disability and felt unsure what to say or how to even shake hands? If so, you're not alone, and British advocacy group Scope is here…

May 8, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

Royal London Revisits Britain's Bloody, Plague-Ridden Past With Macabre Delight 'We're so yesterday'

Royal London has been around since 1861, but the insurer decided to go even further back to explain its old-school values, like loyalty, care and "helping people hide their cheese…

May 7, 2014, 11:35 AM EDT

After 22 Attempts, Turkish Airlines Finally Pulled Off This Epic Pool Dunk CP+B had only 4 hours to make one-shot ad work

Euroleague ballers Shawn James, Kyle Hines, Robin Benzing and Sergio Rodriguez hoop it up poolside and make a big splash in Crispin Porter + Bogusky London's new Turkish Airlines spot…

May 7, 2014, 9:48 AM EDT

Artist Achieves His Dream of Turning a City Street Into a Waterslide 96,000 people apply to ride

We've written before about artist Luke Jerram's ambitious plan to turn a Bristol street into a giant waterslide, but now he's gone ahead and done it. Jerram's waterslide ended up being…

May 6, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

Would These Crazy 3-D Ads Inspire You to Travel More? French rail campaign plays to passions of passers-by

You're walking down the street and you see a giant 3-D mouth singing opera. Maybe you see an enormous, realistic rugby player taking a shower. Perhaps a gigantic Marilyn Monroe…

May 6, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

New Invention Creates Aromatic Bubbles That Can Be Branded in Flight Get a whiff of SensaBubble

SensaBubble sounds (and looks) like something Wile E. Coyote would use in his Sisyphean pursuit of the Road Runner, but it's actually a real idea that could become a popular…

May 2, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

Fashion Ads Become Freakish and Haunting After Artist's Acid Wash An attention-grabbing and grotesque guerrilla project

As if the Photoshop-perfect faces on outdoor ads weren't nightmarish enough, German street artist Vermibus ratchets up the horror by using chemicals to transform such posters into grotesque visions for…

April 22, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT

Smart Cars Will Fit Anywhere, Even in the Slim Space Between Other Ads Clever placement on Madrid displays

In a world of crowded ad spaces and precious few parking spaces, Mercedes and Madrid agency Contrapunto BBDO are hoping to make the most of both shortcomings with these cleverly…

April 17, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT

How Do You Break Through Apathy? One Agency Tries for Rage Stunt tricks Londoners into rallying for the poor

Pleas to help the poor are usually ignored. So what if you turned things around and started advocating against the poor? Would anyone come to their defense? Publicis London put that…

April 10, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

Slow-Motion Baby Chickens Fall From the Sky in Cutest and Saddest Easter Ad Ever Students donate spec spot to PETA

Male chicks are adorable, majestic, tragically doomed waste products in this student-created ad that PETA loved enough to turn into an official spot. German director Djawid Hakimyar tells AdFreak the story…

April 10, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT

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