Anyone in the advertising industry will tell you that it’s more fun to create ads for some products as opposed to others. Dusting polish and toilet cleaners, for example, aren’t exactly clients that most creative types are jumping up and down to work with. Condoms, on the other hand, are. But because there’s so much potential to make easy, tasteless jokes, condom advertising requires a more delicate touch; great ads should make us think a little bit harder before rewarding us with the punch line. These twenty-one ads from around the world do just that—some in more subtle ways than others.
I don't know why are they making a big deal of this, quite honestly. At least Animal is not actually driving.
"The number plate is not enough [to catch and fine the driver]. We need clear evidence of who is driving the vehicle too. But because this is a British vehicle we can never get a decent picture [because he radar cameras are designed to take photos of the passengers in the left seat, not the right]. The driver has obviously worked this out because he has placed a large puppet in the passenger seat."
"This may be an example of the famous British sense of humour but it is still dangerous driving. The driver has been caught on camera on several occasions and the puppet is on the passenger seat every time. We suspect he positions the toy deliberately before accelerating past the camera."
IT'S the Great Right Brain vs Left Brain Test ... do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?
If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa.
Most of us would see the dancer turning anti-clockwise though you can try to focus and change the direction; see if you can do it.
|LEFT BRAIN FUNCTIONS||RIGHT BRAIN FUNCTIONS|
|uses logic||uses feeling|
|detail oriented||"big picture" oriented|
|facts rule||imagination rules|
|words and language||symbols and images|
|present and past||present and future|
|maths and science||philosophy & religion|
|can comprehend||can "get it" (i.e. meaning)|
|order/pattern perception||spatial perception|
|knows object name||knows object function|
|reality based||fantasy based|
|forms strategies||presents possibilities|
The court of law is thought to be a rational place, but we’ve uncovered some of the most bizarre court cases that have ever graced the UK courts.
Cathy McGowan was thrilled when she won a competition on the local radio. She answered the question on Radio Buxton to win a Renault Clio, but, when she arrived at the local radio station, she was presented with a toy car. The radio station was ordered to pay £8,000 as the judge ruled they had entered into a legally binding agreement.
In 1980, three judges, Lord Justice Ormrod, Lord Justice Dunn and Mr Justice Arnold ruled that a woman who rationed sex with her husband to once per week was behaving reasonably. Tell that to her husband!
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telegraph.co.uk — Photographs of a giant spider eating a bird in an Australian garden have stunned wildlife experts. The pictures show the spider with its long black legs wrapped around the body of a dead bird suspended in its web.
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