The Bloom grocery store chain, part of Food Lion, erected a giant sign to promote its new brand of beef. It disperses the smell of steak during rush hour, from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. It pairs the smell with a big visual, showing a giant piece of steak and a French fry on a giant fork, and is one of the first of its kind in the country.Read More
‘Mirror Man’ street performer at Griffith Observatory
The sight of this man made of mirrors certainly must have been a surprise for the visitors to Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. A few hours spent contemplating the far off mysteries of the universe only to have one land in front of you.Read More
Ultra Portable Drive Comes Pre-loaded with One Free Movie for Activation and Twenty Other Films for Purchase
Today, Seagate and Paramount Digital Entertainment announced their agreement to pre-load a selection of 500GB FreeAgent Go™ ultra-portable hard drives with Paramount movies. Beginning immediately, US customers who purchase specially-marked packages of the FreeAgent Go ultra-portable hard drive will be able to activate Paramount Pictures’ popular film, Star Trek (2009), for no additional fee.Read More
New website contains more than 120,000 vintage ads that date back to the 1800s (in 50 market categories)
The Vintage Ad Browser collects vintage ads from a variety of sources, including books, magazines, CD-Roms, websites, APIs, and submissions. The site currently contains more than 120,000 vintage ads.
The history and evolution of well known logo designs
The evolution of logo design can be traced back to ancient Greece, when the rulers and their dynasties used to use cipher as a monogram on their coins. More modern logo designs date back to the early days of the Renaissance, around the 13th Century. Goldsmiths, masons, paper makers, and potters, were among the first trades people to use marks—gold stamping, chiseled symbols, watermarks on paper, and simple thumb-prints on pottery.Read More
Here is a collection of creative advertisements on stairs.
Available in denominations of $5 - $1000, these geeky Wii-inspired gift cards from Target are illuminated with a cool blue glow, just like its Nintendo-made counterpart.
Marketing stunt a big hit for Lenovo in Germany
The notebooks — part of a marketing campaign created by Ogilvy Frankfurt — were installed in buses and tram shuttles that lead prospective buyers to Lenovo Roadshows all over Germany.Read More
Want a radio that will run perpetually without having you to concern about it running out of juice? The Flexio FM radio ought to fit the bill nicely, where it unfortunately comes with only one fixed FM channel.Read More