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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

Ad of the Day: Man Battles Machine in World's Most Important Game of Ping-Pong KUKA's nimble robotics

It's a question mankind has been asking ever since we've struggled to understand our place in the universe: Can a human beat a robot at Ping-Pong? Robotics manufacturer KUKA decided to…

March 12, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

Home-Improvement Chain Makes Delightful Billboards by Fixing Up Small Parts of Buildings Showing, not telling

Here's some more great out-of-home work. German home-improvement chain OBI is advertising its renovation products by actually renovating homes. Well, parts of them. Ad agency Jung von Matt/Elbe measured out billboard-size…

March 4, 2014, 1:28 PM EST

Ikea's Amazing RGB Billboard Is One of the Coolest Ads It's Ever Made Making the most of limited space

Outdoor ad geeks, here's your latest bit of brilliance, courtesy of Ikea. German ad agency Thjnk and production studio I Made This teamed up to create Ikea's "RGB billboard," which—much like…

February 25, 2014, 3:12 PM EST

The World's Weirdest Supermarket Ad Is Both Super Cool and Super Crazy Meet Friedrich Liechtenstein

This wonderfully warped three-minute music-video commercial for Germany's Edeka supermarket chain certainly lives up to its title, "Supergeil," which can mean both "super cool" and "super sexy" (or "horny") in…

February 25, 2014, 9:16 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Love Is in the Details in the Year's Most Romantic Commercial Just in time for Valentine's Day

What's more difficult than making a commercial that's funny or sad? Making one that's earnestly romantic. As we're reminded each year in the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, marketers are…

February 12, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Nivea Why the brand ambushed innocent people and made them feel unbearable stress

It's not usually the role of advertising to make people experience extreme discomfort. But it works pretty well in this Nivea stunt from Germany—a clever if highly sadistic bit of…

February 14, 2013, 12:25 PM EST

Pirate Party Wins Seats in Berlin Election Merkel coalition suffers losses

A political party that promotes Internet freedom has won almost 9 percent of the vote in Berlin’s state elections this weekend. The German arm of Pirate Party wants legal reforms on…

September 19, 2011, 6:14 AM EDT

Turkish Actress Wants to Liberate Women With German Playboy Spread "I feel like Che Guevara," she says

German Playboy is getting some major publicity thanks to Sila Sahin, a 25 year-old Turkish-German soap opera star who has caused outrage in the Muslim community by posing topless on…

April 25, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT

Agency Fakes Blog Buzz in Case Study Video

It's not great to fake screen shots in your case studies. But German agency Jung Von Matt did just that (accidentally, it claims) in the video below, showcasing a Twitter-bot-powered…

April 21, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT