The Fallen - 9000 silhouettes etched in sand at Arromanches

Seventy years ago today, Operation Neptune now known as the Normandy landings began, and nine thousand soldiers and civilians died.

To remember the fallen, sand sculpture artists Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss etched 9000 silhouettes on to the beach in Normandy in a project called The Fallen 9000. They had asked for volunteers to help them, and were overwhelmed when hundreds of people showed up.

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Rolling Stone Magazine - Elvis DNA sound - (2014) 2:35 (Brazil)

Rolling Stone Magazine - Elvis DNA sound - (2014) 2:35 (Brazil)

From a lock of Elvis' famous hair, his DNA sequence was found, and that was then turned into a melody. Yes, Elvis Presley's last song has been written by a scientist armed with a computer and a lock of his hair.

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Panasonic - Neymar Jr. Chant - (2014) 2:00 (Japan)

Panasonic - Neymar Jr. Chant - (2014) 2:00 (Japan)

Panasonic wants to increase its support for Neymar Jr., the Brazilian ace it has sponsored since 2010, so they made him a song, or rather a chant. The lyrics are chosen from messages of support collected from Neymar Jr.

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Sealord - Smoked Salmon Billboard - (2014) :30 (New Zealand)

Sealord - Smoked Salmon Billboard - (2014) :30 (New Zealand)

"We reckon there's only one way to smoke salmon, and that's the traditional way, using Manuka wood." So begins the ad/case study that shows off the real billboard built on a private farm in Clevedon.

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Beats "the Game before the Game" (2014) 5:00 (USA)

Beats "the Game before the Game" (2014) 5:00 (USA)

Another world cup spot from another unofficial sponsor. In this case, it's Beats, and to a lesser extent apple.

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MTS will help you keep track of your adventure-seeking kids.

Thanks to MTS's location service, parents will always know where their kids are. Simple and effective way to get that notion across.

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FirstBank "Free isn't always a good thing." (2014) :30 (USA)

FirstBank "Free isn't always a good thing." (2014) :30 (USA)

Free isn't always a good thing, especially when it's a freaky ventriloquist dummy that is demon possessed and turn you into the puppet who does its nefarious bidding. At least I'm assuming that will happen once the guy gets it home.

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Norton "Bold Idea" (2014) :60 (USA)

Norton "Bold Idea" (2014) :60 (USA)

Lots of bold stuff out there hans't been made, but when it does it'll be covered and protected. A message of poetic inspiration from your friends at Norton.

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Norton "Go Bold" (2014) :60 (USA)

Norton "Go Bold" (2014) :60 (USA)

Quiet the poetic spot for Norton. The black and white film, and british child reciting the VO, makes it feel like it's from the early 90's.

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Special Olympics "R-Word Exchange" (2014) 1:40 (USA)

Special Olympics "R-Word Exchange" (2014) 1:40 (USA)

A lot of people are using the word "retarded," especially on social media. But it is a horrible pejorative, and completely unnecessary, too, when you can make up new words that don't make someone who is mentally challenged feel bad.

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