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60% of U.S. Families Have No Disaster Plan, but This Ad Hopes to Change That Deutsch N.Y. takes somber approach to FEMA campaign

In the case of a true disaster, how prepared will your family be? A bleak new PSA raises the question in ways that emergency managers hope will get Americans thinking. Preparedness…

August 29, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

Well-Crafted PSA Shows How Subtle Racism Makes People 'Feel Like Crap' Made for Australia, but with a universal message

Racism doesn't just manifest in overt statements and gestures. It can also take shape in more subtle ways—and still have devastating effects. A powerful new spot from Australian public mental health…

August 5, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT

Sure, You Could Bubble-Wrap Your Kid, but This PSA Has a Better Idea U.K.'s St. John Ambulance takes a break from being bleak

The joke that an overprotective parent might make a child walk around in a cumbersome padded suit might not be a new one, but it certainly still has legs. U.K. health…

July 24, 2014, 10:15 AM 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

This Epic Front-Yard Dildo Battle Suddenly Becomes a Pretty Amazing PSA Sex toys always sell

Don't you just love an epic dildo battle? Well, yeah, as long as it's not your kid waving them around the front yard. This new ad from McCann New York is…

June 26, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT

2014's Bleakest World Cup Ad Is Full of Cheering but Will Leave You Devastated Chilling PSA from England

We've talked a lot about the connection people feel for their respective teams during the World Cup, and the advertising that celebrates it. But this haunting PSA reminds us that…

June 25, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

Creepy Ads Ask, Do You Know What Your Kids Are Finding Online? Few children tell adults, advocacy group says

Here's a spot-on, if disturbing, visual for how kids stumble across disturbing images and video while browsing online. The online and print campaign, for child-safety nonprofit Innocence in Danger, features images…

June 24, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

People Are Pretty Angry About This Out-of-Control Safe-Driving Ad From Northern Ireland Too real, or not real enough?

This literally out-of-control 60-second road-safety ad from Northern Ireland is causing an international stir for some intense imagery that begins around the 40-second mark. As these types of ads go, it's…

June 24, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

This Latest Brutal Safe-Driving PSA Barely Gives You Room to Breathe 'Kill your speed, not your mates'

Here's a quick way to sober up after a holiday weekend: Watch this intense, claustrophobic safe-driving PSA from the U.K., aimed at young male drivers who appear to be a…

May 27, 2014, 11:44 AM EDT

Shocking PSA Might Make You Think Differently About Domestic Violence How would you react to these two incidents?

Hidden cameras have been used in various PSA campaigns lately to shed light on how people react in public to distressing situations. Notably, there was the Norwegian stunt where a…

May 23, 2014, 12:39 PM EDT

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