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  • 15 Amazing Pieces of Crop Circle Advertising

    In the 1980s crop circles attracted a great deal of media coverage and even became speculatively linked to extraterrestrial activity, the paranormal and strange weather events. Perhaps it’s only natural that advertisers paid attention. A number of foodstuffs are perfectly suited for “cropvertising” – especially if wheat is a key ingredient in the product. Some […]

  • 15 Bizarre Commercial Buildings That Look Like Something Else

    The idea of literalism in advertising grew in popularity in the early 20th century as company proprietors designed their buildings to resemble their products. This not only cut down on the need for signage advertising what was contained within, but it also ensured the building stood a chance of becoming a local landmark, if done […]

  • 15 Coolest Cat Cafés

    Imagine stepping into a local café, inhaling the rich aroma of brewing coffee, and taking a closer look at the menu. Alongside the house coffees, espressos and caramel macchiatos, however, there’s a rather more surprising addition: cats. Yes, you read that correctly, fuzzy felines are on the menu in cafés everywhere from Japan to Vienna. […]

  • 15 Awesomely Ergonomic Office Chairs

    If we’re going to spend more than eight hours a day sitting on our butts, we might as well do it in style. Sitting has been referred to as a disease and even an epidemic. Thankfully, these incredible office chairs have the answer: ergonomic, posture-improving design. And on top of crucial health benefits, the 15 […]

  • 15 Awesome Customized Cars Promoting Products

    The use of promotional cars peaked in the 1920s and ‘30s, and while World War II restricted the growth of these “rolling billboards,” they returned as a popular means of advertising in the ‘60s and ‘70s. What’s more, they’re still going strong today, with specialist manufacturers like Prototype Source turning clients’ “creative visions into reality.” […]

  • 15 Stylishly Creative Computer Mouse Designs

    Many of us spend a lot of time in front of our computers, so getting the proper tools is essential – not only for efficiency but also to help prevent repetitive strain injuries (RSI) and carpal tunnel syndrome. Fortunately, there are a wide range of ergonomic options out there, making it possible for us to […]

  • 15 Brilliantly Featherbrained Pieces of Angry Birds Merchandise

    On December 11, 2009, Angry Birds first appeared on iOS systems, and since then the app and its various sequels and spinoffs have been downloaded more than a billion times. Finnish company Rovio developed the game and quickly realized its merchandising potential. The release of Angry Birds Star Wars on November 8, 2012 helped Rovio […]

  • 15 Awesomely Geeky Laptop Bags

    Laptop bags have become more than just a means to protect your precious mobile computer. These days, they’re expressive symbols of individuality: who you are, what you’re into, and what brands you associate yourself with. Besides being functional, they have gone on to become fashionable everyday accessories. Unsurprisingly, laptop bags have also become prime targets […]

  • 15 Awesome Office Desks Made from Repurposed Cars

    The effect a good office desk can have on productivity and organization should not be underestimated. It can be a big boost to your business. And while factors like space and the type of work being done need to be considered, some people prefer much more personal prerequisites when it comes to choosing the perfect […]

  • 13 Incredible Subterranean Hotels

    The space tourism industry may be offering people the chance to travel miles above the Earth, but if you’d prefer to be beneath our planet’s surface, you’re in luck, as subterranean hotels are also appealing to the public to spend their holidays underground. Presenting the opportunity to try something new and exciting, their novelty factor […]

  • 15 Unbelievably Sexist Vintage Ads

    During the 2013 Super Bowl, there were thousands of tweets with the hashtag “#NotBuyingIt.” The online conversation brought attention to sexist television commercials that were broadcast while the game was in progress. One Twitter user said, “What have I learned from #SuperBowl ads? Women = robots, objects, strippers & showgirls. Violent men are brave.” Given […]