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Sex Supposedly Sells Baby Carrots in Vending Machines as Junk Food

October 5, 2010 3:23pm by hearit

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The carrot industry—home of those “baby carrots” which don’t truly exist (at least in nature)—is betting many millions on the idea that all the advertising in the worl Read more

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Kelloggs Breakfast Cereals Go Adult with Economy No Toy Included

September 30, 2010 6:12pm by hearit

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It's surely a sign of economic times and tough financial climate when a major kids' cereal manufacturer chooses to toss out the 'toy' in exchange for its'adult' version: the almighty coupon. Read more

Potato Commissioner Vows Eating 20 Potatoes a Day for 2 Months

September 30, 2010 4:58pm by hearit

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The head of the Washington State Potato Commission claims he’s tired of people linking spuds to junk food: at weeks’ end, commission head Chris Voigt plans to eat nothing for 60 days but potatoes. Read more

Beer Wars are On as Dutch Brewery 't Koelschip Releases Strongest Beer (60%) in the World Beats End of History Brew

July 30, 2010 5:09am by venusrising

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The beer wars are officially on with the creation of Dutch Brewery 't Koelschip release of their "Start the future" beer beating out BrewDog’s “The End of History” beer (55% alcohol content) by a 5% m Read more

Worlds Strongest Beer Packaged in Taxidermy Road Kill

July 25, 2010 5:20pm by hearit

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BrewDog’s “The End of History” beer has been deemed the world’s strongest beer—at 55% alcohol content—and is slated as the brewery’s final high ABV-content beer the company will manufacture. Read more

Russia Investigates Parasailing Flying Donkey Ad Stunt as Animal Cruelty

July 22, 2010 5:41pm by copythis

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Russia investigates possible prosecution of animal cruelty and abuse--after men launch a parasailing donkey into the air from a beach. Read more

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Ink Chase Credit Card Acceptance Over Amex Deceptive Advertising

July 19, 2010 2:16pm by underthesea

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Chase now touts its Ink credit card as accepted in twice as many places as America Express, in a seemingly deceitful advertising campaign that truly has to do with its Visa standing—not the Ink credit Read more

Nike Cut from Football Commercial of Write the Future Video

May 23, 2010 10:26pm by copythat

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ITV may have 1.5 million reasons to kiss its advertising payment goodbye, after blowing Nike’s goal in what was meant to be its blockbuster "Write the Future" Video ad, starring foo Read more

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Best Buy Geek Squad Could Melt Brain Ad

January 18, 2010 3:17am by hearit

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Best Buy Press Room Ad "We Would Explain But It Could Melt Your Brain" for its Geek Squad services. Read more

Creepy Google Patent Street View Zooms In Ads

January 17, 2010 9:56pm by editor

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Google's got a new patent allowing the online search giant to garner (technically, astronomical, Street View) ad revenues: here comes Google Street View, zooming in on window displays. Read more