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The Great Paper Airplane Project

on March 21, 2012 by Tim Comments

How do you get kids excited about aviation and space flight? By starting with the first plane they normally play with: a paper plane. Just make it a bit bigger. In fact 45-foot big. And fly it high high over the Arizona desert. That’s exactly what the Pima Air & Space Museum is doing today on March 21. Witness paper plane history in the making. Read more…

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The Romney and Obama Rap

on March 20, 2012 by Tim Comments

This is not a political attack ad but it very well could be. Australian Hugh Atkin, creator of the famous “Barrack-Roll”, is at it again and launches “Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up!” featuring Barrack Obama and Mitt Romney as themselves.  Great political rap in the age of the mashup.

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Burger King’s TV ad for a Fiverr

on March 20, 2012 by Tim Comments

Burger King (or Hungry Jack’s as it is called in Australia) has collaborated with Fiverr in order to source their new TV commercial. Their so-called Stunner Value Meal happens to be $4.95, so pretty close to Fiverr’s namesake $5 deals for creative services. Read more…

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Renault Twizy trips with Guetta

on March 9, 2012 by Tim Comments

Renault’s Twizy just launched a pretty trippy online driving experience. The idea of ’plugging into positive energy” kicked off this week with a site that lets you steer a Twizy through a pop-psychedelic roller coaster. Left and right movements with the car lets Guetta’s track «Alphabeat» zip through your headphones. Connect with Facebook and the scenery gets populated with your friends names. Read more…

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Control ProxyBot at SXSW

on March 9, 2012 by Tim Comments

Here is something that doesn’t happen every day. For 3 hours we get to steer BBDO’s Proximity ProxyBot at South By South West (SXSW). He’s a bot equipped with the right tech gear to let you experience SXSW by proxy. Please help us with suggestions on how we should tweet-steer him through the conference and beyond. Read more…

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Angry Birds Space launched by NASA

on March 9, 2012 by Tim Comments

A space first: The first ever game announcement and gameplay footage from space. Brought to you by NASA and Don Pettit from the International Space Station. Don teaches you a thing or two about gravity (helpful for the game). And all is kindly supported by Samsung who in return get to show you the game on their phone. Read more…

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McDonald’s – Come as you are

on March 8, 2012 by Tim Comments

OMD, BETC and JCDecaux Innovate surprised visitors of Parisian district La Defense with this interactive photo box by McDonald’s. Making people part of the on-screen interaction as well as sending them a still to their mobile and handing out large prints, the activation created smiles all around.

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Come pin SXSW with Rocco

on March 8, 2012 by Tim Comments

As SXSW kicks off this Friday, Adverblog editor Rocco Stalvord is our man on the ground. Given that our Pinterest boards have quickly attracted a big following, we asked Rocco to ‘pin the shit out of SXSW 2012′. And you dear readers can be part of it. Give us your Pinterest username and we’ll add you to the SXSW 2012 board. Tweet @adverblog, email teamadverblog at gmail or comment here or on Facebook.

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Cadbury Creame Egg Goos

on March 8, 2012 by Tim Comments

Cadbury Creme Egg wants the Irish to help blow up big versions of their ‘Runny Egg’ this Easter. According to Cadbury, the more online support is received the more excited the Creme Egg will become, “culminating in a daily egg-splosion of Goo broadcast live through a designated Facebook app”. Read more…

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The Creative Ransom

on March 6, 2012 by Tim Comments

Melbournian junior creatives Andrew Grinter and Lee Spencer wanted to land interviews with very successful (aka very busy) Creative Directors. Their method? Buy up the domain names of said CDs and holding the sites for ransom. “An interview or else the site will get it”. And their threat was very real. Watch the video for what happened next. Read more…

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