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Google Maps play Pac Man on your local streets

Ready to play Pac Man wherever you are in the real world right now? Hit up Google Maps, note the pac man button at the bottom left next to satellite view. Click it, get your arrow-fingers ready, and waste your entire day gobbling up little pills on a world wide map while ghosts follow you around. Works really well, is very amusing, and just as addicting as the original Pac Man was, if not more considering you can play the whole world here.

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True Fruits Smoothies won't apologize for "ugly girl friend" black bottle smoothie

True Fruits Smoothies in Germany has released a fruit juice mix in a black bottle where there's a point to the oblique design. The smoothie looks unappetizing, but is tasty. So the text on the bottle actually compares this conundrum to an ugly girl who is pretty on the inside, as the old saying goes.

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EDM Artists: Your turn to get exploited.

Hey EDM artists: Were you ever just sitting around after a successful gig and wondering, man, I just wish there was a way I could have an Ex-Cops McDonald's experience? Well look no further, because the charmingly named Beatgasm is the place for you. It's a place where you can listen to EDM that's been "expertly curated" by mood and genre and location.

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Beagle Street Releases The Pounds, Confuses Adgrunt

This week in London, insurance company Beagle Street decided to "Release the Pounds" in a publicity stunt to promote the finding of its latest survey. £5000 worth of beautiful origami dogs were dispersed across the capital for all and sundry to discover.

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Savage adds Mike G to its roster

Bicoastal / International production company Savage welcomes Mike G to its roster. Mike brings experience working with a client list including Braun, Burger King, Dannon, Doritos, Ebay, Hyundai, Kool-Aid, MTV, Nickelodeon, PepsiCo and SunnyD.

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ACNE Signs Directing Duo Mårlind & Stein

Integrated production company ACNE welcomes Swedish directing duo Mårlind & Stein, comprising of Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein, to its pool of talented filmmakers in the U.S. Uniquely collaborative, the duo has been working together for over a decade on films, commercials, and television. They are best known for helming #1 U.S.

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Nomad Adds Executive Producer Tommy Murov to the Los Angeles Office

Following the launch of a world-class VFX and finishing division, global post-production studio Nomad hires Tommy Murov as Executive Producer in their Los Angeles office. Murov joins the studio with extensive industry experience spanning ad agencies and production studios including Final Cut, Radical Media, and Spot Welders.

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Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, Matt Murphy, and CL Weaver Launch EXILE

Executive producer CL Weaver and award-winning editors Kirk Baxter, Eric Zumbrunnen, and Matt Murphy join forces to launch Santa Monica, CA based post-production boutique EXILE. Foxcatcher editor Conor O’Neill and versatile editor Paul Kumpata round out the all-star roster.

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