Perfect Soldiers, by Gabriel Cortez. More incredible youth stories tied to health via TheBiggerPicture.org.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
Ban on Loud TV Commercials Takes Effect Today
"But what will keep people who watch television awake anymore?!" -me, a person who does not own a tv and pretends like I’m not missing out. (Really, this is good legislation. Good victory, America!)Ban on Loud TV Commercials Takes Effect Today
What is TIME magazine really trying to say in this billboard? It feels condescending to my generation; that’s for sure. I’m glad they have us figured out, and that baby boomers will delight in purchasing the magazine to understand the problems of the millennial generation. Are we frivolous and have no pragmatic grounding by being… Continue reading
In Israel, you can’t be a super skinny model anymore. A new law passed on Monday requires that male and female models in Israel must have a body mass index (or BMI, a measure of weight proportionate to height) of no less than 18.5—a standard used by the World Health Organization—or a note from a… Continue reading
Thing that made me smile.
Tostitos + Big Brothers Big Sisters
Why do nonprofits doing great work have to be an unfortunate conduit for advertising junk food to kids? I’m sure it will be a great event, but it’s going to make Tostitos brand products look too cool for school. It’s a tough ballgame to even think about forgoing monies from companies that showcase a different… Continue reading Tostitos + Big Brothers Big Sisters
I will never understand why this store window on Mott near Elizabeth did what it did.
Obama & Chavez were smooching?! Not really…. it’s part of United Colors of Benetton's effort to bring awareness to their Unhate Foundation, which seeks to contribute to the creation of a new culture of tolerance and to combat hated. The ad campaign, featuring world leaders kissing and made possible by photoshop, is self-aware in its… Continue reading
Good job on the new mandatory cigarette warning labels, FDA. The more graphic while maintaining truth, the better. Like with any advertising, imagery sticks, and especially for younger smokers, it’s more powerful than just words. Plus, they provide a number to help a smoker quit so nobody’s left staring at an image asking ‘what now?’
There’s a Sprint commercial where they give you Mrs. Henson’s contact information. (It’s her real info.) She’s, per the commercial, a ‘complete stranger’. She’s turning 100 (actually, did on April 29), and we are supposed to call or email her. Does anyone actually DO that? I’ve seen it a few times, and I’m ready to pass… Continue reading
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