DESERT X: Jennifer Bolande’s Billboards Advertise The Nature Around

Jennifer Bolande DESERT X billboards
As part of Desert X, an outdoor exhibition of art installations and site-specific works currently taking place across the Coachella Valley, Jennifer Bolande has installed a series of billboards that are camouflaged among the surrounding desert landscape: 'In a cinematic experience animated by driving along Gene Autry Trail, viewers will encounter a series of billboards featuring photographs of the very mountains towards which they are heading. Each photograph is unique to its position along this ...  View More
March 5, 2017 Tiffany

Gift Idea? KFC Unveils The Valentine’s Day Fried Chicken Bouquet

KFC Valentine Day Fried Chicken Bouquet-6
As Valentine's day fast approaches what do you get that special someone in your life? Flowers are predictable, perfume is very cliched and every lover gives their other half chocolate. Well fast food giant KFC may have just created the perfect gift by developing the chicken bouquet. Composed of popcorn chicken, crispy strips and drumsticks, 20 lucky people can get their hands on this ingenious present after the restaurant chain announced a competition on their Facebook page: 'The best smelling ...  View More
February 14, 2017 Jessica

Model Deddeh Howard Reshoots Famed Luxury Ads To Promote Diversity

Model Deddeh Howard reshoots famed luxury ads-8
Liberia-born, LA-based model Deddeh Howard has unveiled a project called "Black Mirror" that emphasizes the lack of diversity in the fashion industry: "A very small group of black models do make the cut here and there, but that group seems to remain pretty much identical over a long period of time... there’s Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell and maybe Iman, but they are the exceptions to the rule... Unfortunately black people are rarely shown in a positive light in the media. You can see countless ...  View More
December 12, 2016 Michael

The “Do It For Denmark” Campaign To Boost The Country’s Babymaking

"Do it forever" is the 3rd and last campaign in the trilogy "Do it for Denmark". The campaigns encouraged the Danes to conceive to benefit Denmark’s population growth, but the unfortunate side effect following the success of the campaign is a dwindling sex life after the children are born. As Danish couples with children have on average twice as much sex on an exotic vacation than at home, Spies Denmark, a travel agency, wants to strengthen the incentive to travel south by launching a loyalty ...  View More
November 15, 2016 Tiffany

PETA Animal Rights Campaign Compares Animal Cruelty To Human Rape.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is well known for controversial and offensive advertising. Their latest campaign compares livestock born in the meat and dairy industries with human victims of sexual assault. Here’s how the ad ends: "Every year, billions of animals are born into the meat, egg and dairy industries. Almost all of them are a result of forcible artificial insemination. Almost all of them are a result of rape. Don’t participate, go vegan."  View More
November 4, 2016 Michael

There Is A War Between Facebook Engineers And Adblock Developers.

There is a fierce battle between the Adblock developer community and Facebook's own engineers. While Facebook makes 84 percent of its ad revenue on mobile, desktop still contributes a meaningful amount to its total revenue. When Facebook announced earlier this year that it had beaten Adblock, it took just days for Adblock Plus to find a way around the Adblock-block. But then Facebook engineers nullified that change and has managed to keep ads flowing through Adblock Plus ever since. Facebook ...  View More
November 4, 2016 Michael

In Ukraine, If You Change Your Name To “iPhone 7”, You Can Win One.

Allo, a wireless service provider in Ukraine, offered a free iPhone 7 to each of the first 5 people who officially changed their name to "iPhone 7." In Ukraine, a legal name change only costs a few bucks, so once the company announced the terms of the giveaway, the race was on. To be declared a winner, each individual had to confirm their new legal name via their new passport with an Allo representative verifying its authenticity.  View More
October 31, 2016 Megan
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