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IBM outdoor billboards become shelters, benches and ramps - people for smarter cities. (France)

IBM outdoor billboards become shelters, benches and ramps - people for smarter cities. (France)

"People For Smarter Cities" is Ogilvy Paris latest campaign for IBM. With this outdoor campaign, each billboard becomes a solution to a city problem. Rain. Steps. Lack of park benches.

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Diagonal Mar Shopping Centrer "Self Esteem" (2013) 1:50 (Spain)

Diagonal Mar Shopping Centrer "Self Esteem" (2013) 1:50 (Spain)

Either men are nothing but dumb pieces of cliché meat just ready to do your vanilla bidding (ref: Zesty Guy ) or women are so pathetically needy that a talking bag w

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Honda - Hands - (2013) 2:00 (UK)

Honda - Hands - (2013) 2:00 (UK)

With "Honda - Hands" w+k celebrate the curiosity of Honda engineers, that brought us small aircraft, mopeds, motorcycles, self-driving lawn mowers, walking talking robots and of course - cars.

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Dove - Camera Shy - (2013) :60 (UK)

Dove - Camera Shy - (2013) :60 (UK)

When did you start hiding from the camera? This video shows women of all ages who duck, giggle, hide behind books, purses pillows and pull their hair in front of their faces.

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Cheerios "Just Checking," (2013) :30 (USA)

Cheerios "Just Checking," (2013) :30 (USA)

This is the ad depicting a mixed race couple with a perfectly adorable child, that apparently got on some trolls' nerves. So much so that Cheerios had to disable the comments on its youtube page.

By the way, interracial marriage in the states wasn't made "legal" until 1967, which is insane to even write but there you go.

What's interesting to me from an advertising standpoint is just how much this exposes about our own profession. People who don't work in advertising are most likely unaware of it even if they're being influenced by it. If you work in advertising in America, then you've most likely been in seriously retrograde conversations with clients concerning "diversity" when casting a spot.

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Jovenes de Puerto Rico - Boy in Puerto Rico Gets Killed Over a Blocked Shot

 Jovenes de Puerto Rico - Boy in Puerto Rico Gets Killed Over a Blocked Shot

"Boy in Puerto Rico Gets Killed Over a Blocked Shot" reads the youtube title of this film, sure to entice rubberneckers to stop by and see what the fuss is about. As the fight begins, the screen encourages you to "like" the clip to save the boys life.

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Standard Time - time-lapse office move

Standard Time - time-lapse office move

Standard Time just moved offices in Los Angeles, from the beach to the heart latest LA creative neighborhood, District LaBrea, because they wanted to be where the action is. Oh, and because they needed a lot more space. Small agencies with growing pains, you know.

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