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U.K. Food Truck Goes Full Phallic With Its Logo That is, indeed, one Dirty Bird

If U.K. food truck Dirty Bird was hoping for shock value, mission accomplished. The eatery's logo is a rooster, and it's shaped like a penis. "It's based on lowercase 'db' linked…

August 14, 2014, 3:39 PM EDT

British Ads Remember World War I Dead Who Aren't as Famous as Their Names Quest to honor every soldier

The Royal British Legion is behind a weighty ad campaign called "Every Man Remembered," featuring soldiers from World War I who share names with famous people a century later (although…

August 8, 2014, 11:40 AM 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

McDonald's Launches 'Chicken Legend' With World's Least Dangerous Daredevil Stunt Yet it's still rather suspenseful

Chickens might not fly much in life, but in death, a few of them got some pretty good air time with this odd U.K. stunt for McDonald's new Chicken Legend…

July 23, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT

50-Foot Dead Parrot Drops Into London to Promote Monty Python Reunion Remarkable bird, beautiful plumage

What's a Monty Python reunion without a dead parrot? And why settle for a simple prop you can bang on the counter when you could have a monstrous, 50-foot-tall dead…

July 16, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Ikea Drifts Between Dream and Nightmare in a Lofty Ode to Sleep Real effects help create a surreal sequence in 'Beds'

This gorgeous and unnerving gem from Ikea and Mother London is so ethereal it couldn't have been filmed in the real world, right? Wrong, actually. Many of the ad's surreal and…

July 15, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

Ad for Meat Marinades Takes Woman Down Rabbit Hole of Wiener Gobbling and Ham Straddling Subtle, it is not

Hey there, incredibly hip and hot millennials. Packaged-seasoning brand Flava-it wants you to know its marinades are like a raunchy meat party in your mouth. This loony new ad for the…

July 3, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT

This British Ad With a Grumpy Ogre Turns Out to Be Monstrously Sweet A sudden change of heart

"Simon the Ogre," a two-minute mini-epic commercial from agency Beattie McGuinness Bungay, was popular in the U.K. earlier this year but went largely unnoticed in the U.S. before winning a…

June 26, 2014, 11:15 AM 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

Watch Every Flight Across the North Atlantic in One Mesmerizing Video Air traffic service brings daily data to life

Here's your dose of mind-boggling data for the day: a stylish and hypnotic video depicting every daily flight across the North Atlantic.  Created as a promotional video for NATS, the U.K.'s…

June 25, 2014, 9:08 AM EDT

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