Can Advertising Survive the Digital Age? One ad man says yes, but only if the entire concept is reinvented.
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The BioShock feature film is nowhere, and may never be made, but fan films just get better and better. BioShock: New Year’s End by Jared Potter is a case in point.
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Parents who stormed the field in previous years is the cited reason that the Colorado Springs Easter Egg Hunt is cancelled this year. Mom, Dad, this is why we can't have nice things.
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Avalanche Research Might Help Make Ice Cream Taste Better. Nestle is teaming up with the Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research in Switzerland to figure out how to keep ice crystals from clumping up in your Rocky Road as it gets older.
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If you're good at it, you can create music anywhere, anytime. Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers perform a Hall and Oates cover while riding in a van.
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Three months after he skewered himself with a pool cue, doctors found the tip of the cue still lodged in his brain. And that's only the newest story in this gallery of odd x-rays.
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Exploring the Glittering Crystal Caves of Mlynki. This cave system in the Ukraine sports gypsum crystals of various colors, all hidden underground.
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Rodney Conradi and Lynse Rainford, both cancer patients, got married in a hospital just weeks before Rodney died. The 21-year-old kept saying the wedding was the best day of his life.
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Bicycle Parkour is Extremely Difficult. I wonder how many bones Andrew Dickey broke learning to do this (vertigo warning).
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You may argue about whether popcorn is a vegetable or a grain, but either way it's good for you. It's got fiber, few calories, and more antioxidants than you realized.
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When Billboards Go Rogue. Street artists or vandals (call them whichever you prefer) change the intended meaning of advertising in clever ways.