Tag Archives: advertising

  • Yaskawa Bushido: Robot Arm Defeats Master Swordsman (Video)

    Yaskawa Bushido: Robot Arm Defeats Master Swordsman (Video)

    “Robot Arm Defeats Master Swordsman” sounds like the name of a particularly whacked-out Shaw Bros movie, but it’s actually an accurate description of a recent sword-wielding competition between swordsman Isao Machii and the Yaskawa Bushido industrial robot arm, in which the machine came out on top. Of course, the “competition” is actually just an advertisement for the Yaskawa Electric […]

  • Carlsberg Billboard Doubles as Beer Dispenser (Video)

    Carlsberg Billboard Doubles as Beer Dispenser (Video)

    You might remember that billboard from a while back that sucked water out of the air and dispensed it to water-starved people nearby. And if you’re anything like me you might have chuckled to yourself and thought, “heh heh, imagine if it was beer instead.” Well, you weren’t alone, because the people at Carlsberg Breweries […]

  • Air Max Day Celebrated in Paris Metro Station (Photos)

    Air Max Day Celebrated in Paris Metro Station (Photos)

    March 26th, otherwise known in the sneaker world as Air Max Day, is coming just around the corner. And probably the coolest preparation for that date can be found at the closed Saint-Martin Paris Metro station, which treats passing passengers to an impressive neon Air Max display. Nike’s Saint-Martin Paris Metro display includes (of course) the Nike […]

  • First Apple Watch Commercial Drops (Video)

    First Apple Watch Commercial Drops (Video)

    Almost as exciting as any given new Apple product is the advertising for said product, and we now have our first characteristically bouncy commercial for the new Apple Watch. The first Apple Watch commercial recently hit the internet, and gives a closer look at the watch and what it can do. The first Apple Watch […]

  • Apartments.com Launches New Ad Campaign Starring Jeff Goldblum (Video)

    Apartments.com Launches New Ad Campaign Starring Jeff Goldblum (Video)

    Apartment locating website Apartments.com is making a play for some sweet, sweet online virality with their new advertising campaign. To help them do it is the beloved Jeff Goldblum, playing “Silicon Valley maverick” Brad Bellflower, the fictional force behind the new “Apartminternet” being touted by the site. “Apartminternet” isn’t just a joke, it’s a catchall label for […]

  • ‘Friend Request’: Facebook Releases New Commercial (Video)

    ‘Friend Request’: Facebook Releases New Commercial (Video)

    If there was ever a company who probably didn’t need to spend money on advertising, it’s Facebook, which already has more than a billion users on its ledgers. And yet, the Zuck and co. have always been keenly interested in maintaining their company’s brand, which is probably why the new commercial entitled Friend Request was produced. In […]

  • Conti Bier Unveils Cold-Activated Stripping Beer Cans (Video)

    Conti Bier Unveils Cold-Activated Stripping Beer Cans (Video)

    “It’s getting cold in here, so let’s take off our clothes” might seem like an illogical statement, but it’s the guiding principle behind the new beer cans from Conti Bier. Each can bears the image of a retro pin-up model whose clothes disappear when the can gets cold – truly an amazing use of modern […]