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Lockheed Martin Rigged a School Bus With 'Group VR' to Take Kids on a Tour of...

A group of kids in Washington, D.C., thought they were taking an ordinary school-bus ride to the USA Science and Engineering Festival recently. But much to their surprise, they suddenly took a...

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This Pet Store Tried to Sell a 'Gay Turtle' and Here's How Shoppers Reacted

Reminding us that people are judgmental jerks regardless of nationality, creed or religion, Amnesty International and TBWA Istanbul created the #GayTurtle project, which mocks the absurdity of...

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This Agency Is Selling Its Rejected Creative Work From 3 Pitches on eBay

Just because an advertising idea has been rejected in a pitch doesn't mean it isn't good. Or at least, it doesn't mean it can't have value—to someone else. Dublin agency The Public House, unable to...

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Chilling Australian PSA Shows How Boys Learn Domestic Abuse ... and Girls...

Knocking a girl over isn't just flirting, a new PSA from Australia reminds us—it's an early sign of contempt for women that could lead to more serious acts later in life. The chilling ad, created by...

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Dove Moves Away From Social Experiments in Its Latest Ad About Loving Your Hair

Women buck hair conventions in Dove's latest campaign, from Havas Helia, which tells women they should wear their hair however they like—despite societal pressures to fit into narrow standards of what...

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Google Translate Totally Fails Foreign Couples Trying to Say Their Wedding...

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to join these couples in holy matrimony. And to compare ElaN Languages with Google Translate when it comes to translating international couple's wedding vows,...

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Here Are the Year's 4 Best Out-of-Home Campaigns, as Judged by the OBIE Awards

The Outdoor Advertising Association of America gave out its 2016 OBIE Awards for the year's best out-of-home advertising in Boca Raton, Fla., this week. Four agencies walked off with Best of Show...

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Canadian Banking Ad Asks, What If Dogs Had Their Own Debit Cards?

That dog won't hunt, but it will rack up debt via chew-toy impulse buys.  Canada's Zulu Alpha Kilo is well known for elaborate self-promotions, like its recently revamped agency website poking fun at...

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Ad of the Day: TBWA Helps to Train Medical Students … Using Origami, Sushi...

In Japan, TBWA isn't just making ads. It's coming up with new—and quite peculiar—ways to identify medical students who have the dexterity to make brilliant surgeons. Kurashiki Central Hospital, a...

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Brands Post Tributes to Prince, but Struggle to Make Them Heartfelt and Not...

It's a tragic day, as one of the most gifted musicians of the modern era has passed. Despite his moniker, Prince, who died Thursday at 57, was a king among men and will live on only through memory and...

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Celebrate Earth Day With Earth Porn, Featuring the Sexiest Stock Nature...

It's time to love Mother Earth a little harder. Stock film company Framepool, with help from ad agency McKinney, has produced the sexiest of natural landscape videos for Earth Day today—featuring hard...

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Ikea Just Made One of Its Loveliest Ads Yet About the Beauty of Everyday Life

Ikea drives home the notion that little things mean a lot—and ultimately aren't so little—in "Wonderful Life," an evocative 90-second ad from Mother London. We start with a young couple apparently...

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These Inmates Learn Social Media by Sending and Receiving Tweets Sewn on...

A new campaign titled "Tweet from Prison," created by Dubai-based agency Tonic International, blends rehabilitation, recycling and social media into an unusual message. Italian fashion line Made in...

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Chevy's 'Little Red Corvette' Tribute to Prince Is So Good, It's Running in...

Brand tributes to Prince following his death Thursday at age 57 have been hit or miss. But Chevrolet's Corvette tribute was among the best—a lovely minimalist message from a brand that the singer...

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The House From Psycho Is Suddenly Sitting on Top of the Metropolitan Museum...

Art museums are getting good at presenting fascinating works of PR—sorry, art. Earlier this year, the Art Institute of Chicago built an amazing livable model of Van Gogh's "Bedroom" to promote an...

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Need Some New Digs? Coldwell Banker Has Put the X-Men's X-Mansion Up for Sale

In advance of the X-Men: Apocalypse release next month, and in partnership with 20th Century Fox, Coldwell Banker has created a fun, fictional listing for the X-Men's X-Mansion. Retailing for a mere...

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Artist Furnishes Manholes Like Little Apartments to Draw Attention to...

Not to be outdone by recent, socially-conscious publicity stunts, Italian artist Biancoshock made one of his own in Milan, decorating a series of manholes like rooms in an apartment. One manhole looks...

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Testicles Give Amusing 'Testi-Monials' in This Straight-Talking Anti-Cancer...

We started the week with testicle-themed advertising, and now we come full circle. Men don't really like to talk about testicular cancer. But the testicles themselves certainly do, judging by this...

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Ad of the Day: A Renoir Masterpiece Tells a Heartbreaking Story About Missing...

São Paulo, Brazil, has a government program called PLID that locates and identifies missing people. To raise awareness of this important work, agency VML interviewed the mothers of missing...

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Ad of the Day: Teleflora Finds Fresh Use for Vince Lombardi in Powerful Ad...

Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi was one tough mother. And he liked flowers, as far as anyone knows. So, who better to provide inspirational copy for Teleflora's Mother's Day campaign? Voice...

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