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Explore Dallas from 30,000 feet.

Explore Dallas is a new in flight experience for The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau. It was created by TracyLocke and L.A. interactive agency Wildlife. It's quite simple really--nice animation is paired with a set of multiple choice questions that customizes the perfect Dallas trip based on your answers.
Although you can totally try it out at the above link, I'm sure it's a nicer diversion when you're in an airplane and need something fun to do.

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Anheuser-Busch providing water for storm victims.

Anheuser-Busch is halting production in its Georgia brewery to produce 50,000 cans of water for the victims of storms in Oklahoma and Texas.

They're partnering with the Red Cross to deliver 2,000 cases of water to those areas devastated by the severe rainfall which left in its wake a few thousand damaged homes, and a death toll of 25, with dozens more still missing.

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STORY Adds Director Rich Michell

CHICAGO—Director/Director of Photography Rich Michell has joined STORY for national representation in advertising. A versatile talent, Michell combines storytelling skill with deep experience in product and tabletop cinematography. His credits include such diverse brands as 3M/Scotch, General Mills, Target, Subway, UnitedHealthCare and Wendy’s.

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Director Stephen Pearson Brings Comedy Advertising Skills to Accomplice Media

Los Angeles— Accomplice Media has signed director Stephen Pearson for exclusive representation in the United States. A one-time advertising agency creative, Pearson has built a strong portfolio as a commercial director, primarily consisting of performance- and character-driven comedy. He has directed projects for agencies across the U.S. and in international markets for such brands as Burger King, Microsoft, H&R Block, Miller, Travel Channel, Domino’s, McDonald’s, Southwest Airlines, Evinrude, Lowe’s, Yoplait, Coors Light, Molson and Tetley.

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Spend the night in Foster's No Worries Motel

It's music festival season, especially in Finland. Which means you'll need a place to crash after the last band finishes their encore. Enter, The Fosters No Worries Motel. Only available in Finland, mind you. And it's not a motel so much as a few crash pads on the concert grounds, in partnership with AirBnB but still.

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ELLE Australia cover shows Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding

Nicole Trunfio's Elle Australia cover shows her actually nursing her son Zion Clark. It was an unplanned moment, as Zion Clark was already there for the photoshoot, posing with mom as she wore Prada and her winning smile. But then Zion was hungry and Nicole stepped off the set to feed him.

“This wasn’t a contrived situation: Zion needed a feed, Nicole gave it to him, and when we saw how beautiful they looked we simply moved her onto the set,” ELLE's editor-in-chief Justine Cullen says. “It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture.”

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Slow clap for Jack White's defense of TIDAL

It's bad enough no one wants to support music culture any more. Not even by downloading music. It's bad enough Spotify and Pandora continue to try and influence copyright and royalty laws in America and worldwide to ensure their bottom line stays, while musical culture slowly erodes.

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Spotify finds more partners to inflate its subscription rates

First Spotify partnered with Sony, putting the streaming service on Playstations. They also partnered with Uber. Now, Spotify is doing the same with Starbucks, although as usual very few journalists are bothering to read between the lines as to what all this partnership means, so let me help you along.

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