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Thinkbox announces return of Harvey the Dog

Had enough sweetness yet? Teeth starting to ache from all the sugar? Well prepare yourself for an emergency trip to the dentist - the final ad for Thinkbox's 'Harvey the Dog' will premier in the UK on Boxing Day.

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Chapstick launches Flavor Rush mobile game app.

Pharma company Pfizer just launched a mobile game app for its ChapStick brand. Basically your job is to sort and ship the products to make sure everyone gets their lip balm in time for the dead of winter.
If you want to check out the app, download it here.

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Flickr will sell your Creative Commons images & you don't get a cut

Have you uploaded images to Flickr? Have you set some of the images to be creative commons licensed images? Flickr has announced plans to start selling the catalogue of 50 million Creative Commons-licensed images, without a penny of the profit going to the photographers that took these images. Much like when Instagram committed social suicide by allowing your images to be used in ads, you should have seen this coming.

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Ted Baker launches holiday themed campaign: TedsElfie

Santa's lost his Elves following a night of debauchery and egg nog quaffing. (Okay I made that last part up-- they might have gone clubbing.) The only clue we have is a-- wait for it-- Elfie, taken by Santa.
Yes. An Elfie. If you follow @TedsElfie on instagram, it'll make more sense, as it's a game that uses Instagram's native features, like tagging, and the more you hunt for an elf, the more you might win a prize. Including, a trip to see the Northern lights.

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Agency 358 revamps Finnish beer brand Lapin Kulta

My favorite Finns at Agency 358 just revamped Lapin Kulta, a lager that now looks, at least to me, a lot more premium than it used to. The red northern star on the packaging is a nod to the fact that the beer is ever moving forward. Nice and clean and crisp. Just like the beer. Love it.

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7up, took over a London bus with an urban knitting campaign #feelsgoodtobeyou

You may have seen it all over twitter already, the knit-bombed London bus. A stark contrast to this seasons grey skies. Magda Sayeg and her team of 12 fellow knitters from Austin, Texas completed the design, bringing thousands of square feet of yarn that filled almost 20 suitcases to the UK. Dressing up the bus took three days, and you can see the result driving around London now.

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Playing with Adrian Belew's Flux: Day one.

FYI I purchased this app. Just so we're clear, this is not an advertorial. That being said I'm a huge Adrian Belew fan. And FLUX is worth the review, not to mention the listen and view.

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Google Chrome is hanging out with The Hobbit

Google Chrome just updated its Middle Earth Hobbit site promote the upcoming release of "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies." Now you can geek out even more than you already do by immersing yourself in battles from Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit. You can play as a good one or an evil one, and even get your own nerdy name. You can even do a PVP (Player vs Player) mode. It works on computer as well as tablet and mobile. It was designed by North Kingdom.

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