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Plantable Gift Tags
Plantable Gift Tags
Santa Claus Goes Green
To keep up with the rest of the world, Santa is going green this year with plantable gift tags. Found at stores like Target and Walmart, these plantable gift tags can be taken off of packages everywhere… MORE
Obama Soaps
Obama Soaps
‘Hope on a Rope' + Other Bizarre Ways to Get Clean
Barack Obama’s presidential election has spurred more bizarre, creative and innovative marketing opportunities and products than any previous campaign. Soap on a rope is a pretty typical product--until… MORE
Crowdsourced Jewelry Creation
Crowdsourced Jewelry Creation
Swarovski Hosts Online Design Competition
Want to design big-brand jewelry? Now is your chance to step into the spotlight with Swarovski's latest marketing campaign. The couture crystal company is hosting an online jewelry design competition,… MORE
Clairvoyant Billboards
Clairvoyant Billboards
Absolut Ad Predicts Lottery Numbers
As Cloribus explains, "In an ABSOLUT world, lottery billboards show you the winning numbers for tomorrow's drawing, not yesterday's." Absolut has done just that with their latest marketing scheme. These… MORE
Recreating Classic Photos
Recreating Classic Photos
The Kiss at Times Square
'The Kiss at Times Square' is considered to be one of the top ten most beautiful black-and-white photos in the world, and it's one 90-year-old Edith Shain remembers fondly. Edith Shain is the woman from… MORE
Awe-Inspiring Church Architecture
Awe-Inspiring Church Architecture
Incredible Places of Worship
The inspiration for these remarkable churches must have been truly divine. The designers and builders behind these places of worship are some of the best in the business throughout the entire world. Each… MORE
Airplanes in 2093
Airplanes in 2093
Finnair's Futuristic Transportation Forecasting
The future of flying is looking pretty amazing these days as Finnair predicts five conceptualized future aircrafts which should be in use by the year 2093. According to Born Rich, Finnair has big plans… MORE
Credit Crunch Health Kicks
Credit Crunch Health Kicks
The "Get Rich Quick" Anti-Smoking Campaign
If there's anything people want to hear right now, it's ways to get rich. The "Get Rich Quick" campaign is simple: Dissuade consumers from buying cigarettes by showing them exactly how much money they… MORE
Fictitious Jewelry Endorsements
Fictitious Jewelry Endorsements
Santa Claus Recommends Icelink Watches
Before he really gets busy preparing for Christmas in his workshop, Santa Claus took a moment to stop by and promote Icelink’s very icy new watch. As Luxist reports, Icelink’s detailed press releases… MORE
Using Convenience to Inspire Charity
Using Convenience to Inspire Charity
Coin-Collecting Shopping Carts
Supermarkets are increasingly using coin-collecting carts to inspire donations to charity. As seen on LifeFever, these creative carts have adorable children’s faces attached to their handlebars. These… MORE
Fashion Icons as Dictionary Designers
Fashion Icons as Dictionary Designers
Karl Lagerfeld Illustrates 'La Petit Larousse Illustre'
France, the ever-famed fashion capital of the world, has taken its emphasis on chic fashion a step further by asking Chanel legend Karl Lagerfeld to design their 2009 edition dictionary. This dictionary,… MORE
Nude Suede Shoes
Nude Suede Shoes
2009's Must-Have Footwear
Let's be honest. Nude tones are always hot, and if you like the look of bare feet, these hot new boots are for you! These pale suede boots, complete with peek-a-boo toes, are all the rage in Hollywood… MORE
Recession Retreats
Recession Retreats
Top 10 Places to Escape The Credit Crunch
If a recession (or depression) really is on the way, where are the best places to hide without feeling the crunch? If you’re worried about forgoing your funds, you are far from alone, but there are things… MORE
Bisexual Dating Shows
Bisexual Dating Shows
Ikki Twins In MTV's 'A Double Shot at Love'
Step back Tila Tequila: here come the Ikki Twins! MTV welcomes the self-proclaimed 'world’s hottest twins' in their new reality show 'A Double Shot at Love.' The show is a spin-off of the ever popular… MORE
Hidden Track Comebacks
Hidden Track Comebacks
The Beatles Release "Carnival of Light"
In a world where retro is ever-so-modern, it’s no wonder that the Beatles have never truly gone out of style. Paul McCartney must be clued in to their continued success because he has finally chosen to… MORE
Freaky Global Beauty Rituals
Freaky Global Beauty Rituals
From Bird-Poo Facials to Placenta Shakes
Bizarre beauty trends can be traced back to ancient times, but still reign as supreme and shocking today as they ever were. From Bird-poop facials to mayonnaise skin cremes, these top secret beauty regiments… MORE
TV Spots That Touch the Soul
TV Spots That Touch the Soul
Inspirational Commercials of 2008
Commercials are everywhere and can be highly effective in advertising and selling products, if done correctly. Every once in awhile, though, a commercial comes along which really inspires and captivates… MORE
Controversial Toy Dolls
Controversial Toy Dolls
'Baby Wee Wee'
Famosa created Baby Wee Wee a few years ago, designed for young girls who like to play mommy. But along with this baby boy doll came major parental concerns: Just how far is too far for peeing baby dolls?… MORE
Ironic Mugshots
Ironic Mugshots
10 Pieces of Poorly-Timed Fashion
We all have bad hair days, but this group has proven to have the ultimate bad clothing day. All of these pictures are actual mug shots that police took after arresting these not-so-lucky men and women.… MORE
Political Porno Spoofs
Political Porno Spoofs
“Naylin Paylin” Script Leaked
Trend Hunter’s famous Going Like Sixty first broke the news on “Naylin Paylin,” the Larry Flynt-produced Sarah Palin adult film, and if you haven’t yet seen it, you may not believe your eyes. Not long… MORE
Clever Busvertising
Clever Busvertising
10 Creative Bus Billboards
In the city-chic world, bus advertisements are amazingly valuable. They help companies everywhere really make a statement about their products. Bus billboards are seen by everyone walking and driving,… MORE
Partisan Pumpkins
Partisan Pumpkins
Political Jack o' Lanterns from Both Parties
As if the presidential candidates weren’t getting enough face time these days, now we’re seeing their carved mugs on pumpkins. We’re not only seeing Barack Obama and John McCain on these pumpkins, but… MORE
Stuffed Pickle Dolls
Stuffed Pickle Dolls
Monster Factory Toys
Halloween got you in the mood for monsters? These soft stuffed ones come from The Monster Factory, and they're a huge new hit in Canada and the U.S. The Monster Factory was started by three friends in… MORE
Slim Shady Relapses
Slim Shady Relapses
Eminem Stages Comeback
Since his controversial rap debut, Eminem, also known as Slim Shady and Marshall Mathers, has found a hugely faithful following of fans. These groupies have gone without their favorite rapper since 2005,… MORE
Finding Nutritious Restaurants
Finding Nutritious Restaurants
America's Healthiest Casual Chains
In the great quest to be thin, people everywhere have one common struggle: eating out. How do you know what is really good for you and what hidden ingredients are going into the food you may deem healthy?… MORE
Modern Pet Mummification
Modern Pet Mummification
Summum Gives Dead Pets the King Tut Treatment
I love pets as much as the next person, but the latest trend in memorializing beloved family members still strikes me as a bit creepy. Modern mummification of pets by wealthy human owners has become extremely… MORE
Naughty Fantasy Sports
Naughty Fantasy Sports
Lingerie Football Leagues
Hot undie-clad women's football teams are cropping up everywhere and men are rejoicing as there is now an official LFL League (Lingerie Football League) which includes ten women's groups from across the… MORE
Pop Star Reincarnations
Pop Star Reincarnations
Britney Spears Releases “Womanizer”
A slim and toned Britney Spears once again mixes up her look for the new video “Womanizer,” and this one is sure to keep Brit at the top of the pop charts. Things are certainly looking up for Miss Britney… MORE
Train Wreck Retrospective
Train Wreck Retrospective
Britney Spears Evaluates Past Self in Documentary, Prepares to Relaunch
Britney Spears takes a look back at her recent train-wreck to re-evaluate and start anew in an MTV interview set to air on November 30th. Her number one question: "What the hell was I thinking?" We've… MORE
Endless SNL Political Parodies
Endless SNL Political Parodies
SNL Thursdays to Focus on Election
NBC is offering up its faithful viewers more SNL--but this time, on Thursdays. So Saturday Night Live is not just for Saturday night anymore. Instead, it will follow the hit show ‘The Office’ on Thursday… MORE
Reality Show Curses
Reality Show Curses
Hugh Hefner Gets the Boot from Holly Madison
The rumors from last month are officially true: Hugh Hefner and Holly Madison have broken up, and Hef is in shambles. After a 7-year relationship with the 28-year-old star, the 82-year-old Hefner sadly… MORE
Loose Wedding Tresses
Loose Wedding Tresses
Fall Brides Let Their Hair Down
For years, brides' tresses have almost exclusively been updos, but for the fall of '08, things are switching up a bit. Ladies in white are now being encouraged to to relax a bit and make their wedding… MORE
Modern Medical Breakthroughs
Modern Medical Breakthroughs
10 Ingenious Medical Treatments
The medical breakthroughs of today are truly incredible, and everyday another one occurs. On their Health and Fitness page, MSN.com outlines today’s top 10 “Ingenious Medical Treatments,” and a quick glance… MORE
Famous Degrees of Separation
Famous Degrees of Separation
Brad Pitt, Barack Obama Are 9th Cousins
According to MSN.com, Brad Pitt and Barack Obama are, in fact, related. After checking with the New England Historic Genealogical Society, facts were confirmed which prove the pair to be ninth cousins.… MORE
Controversial Church Signs
Controversial Church Signs
I Kissed a Girl, and I Liked it, Then I Went to Hell
Church signs are stepping up everywhere to fight against what they deem “wrong” and “evil.” Technically, they have the right to place judgment and to post their ideas (freedom of speech, folks.) But, frankly,… MORE
Pareidolia Photography
Pareidolia Photography
Mother Nature's Practical Jokes
Mother Nature can be a real prankster, and we’re reminded of this when we see crazy tree photos like these. Unlike most “normal” trees, these plants have grown in some really unusual ways. Whether creating… MORE

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Recession Retreats
Recession Retreats
Top 10 Places to Escape The Credit Crunch
If a recession (or depression) really is on the way, where are the best places to hide without feeling the crunch? If you’re worried about forgoing your funds, you are far from alone, but there are things… MORE
Ironic Mugshots
Ironic Mugshots
10 Pieces of Poorly-Timed Fashion
We all have bad hair days, but this group has proven to have the ultimate bad clothing day. All of these pictures are actual mug shots that police took after arresting these not-so-lucky men and women.… MORE
Political Porno Spoofs
Political Porno Spoofs
“Naylin Paylin” Script Leaked
Trend Hunter’s famous Going Like Sixty first broke the news on “Naylin Paylin,” the Larry Flynt-produced Sarah Palin adult film, and if you haven’t yet seen it, you may not believe your eyes. Not long… MORE
Color Changing Fabric
Color Changing Fabric
Molecular Military Fashion
It’s the hottest trend in soldier style, and it will help with the war. Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s genius prof Yoel Fink has been working overtime with his Department of Material Science colleagues… MORE
Little Girl Braids for Adults
Little Girl Braids for Adults
A New Twist on Hair for Fall
This Fall, get cool with a hot new braided look, and get creative with it, because all sorts of braids are in. I attribute this spreading style to The Hills’ starlet Lauren Conrad, who always seems to… MORE
Candidate Assassination Plots
Candidate Assassination Plots
Obama Threatened by White Supremacy Group
As TMZ.com posted last night, it seems that there may have been a possible assassination plot against Barack Obama, made by a white supremacist group. A local Denver TV station seems to have reported… MORE
Credit Crunch Health Kicks
Credit Crunch Health Kicks
The "Get Rich Quick" Anti-Smoking Campaign
If there's anything people want to hear right now, it's ways to get rich. The "Get Rich Quick" campaign is simple: Dissuade consumers from buying cigarettes by showing them exactly how much money they… MORE
TV Spots That Touch the Soul
TV Spots That Touch the Soul
Inspirational Commercials of 2008
Commercials are everywhere and can be highly effective in advertising and selling products, if done correctly. Every once in awhile, though, a commercial comes along which really inspires and captivates… MORE
Stuffed Pickle Dolls
Stuffed Pickle Dolls
Monster Factory Toys
Halloween got you in the mood for monsters? These soft stuffed ones come from The Monster Factory, and they're a huge new hit in Canada and the U.S. The Monster Factory was started by three friends in… MORE
Electric Makeup Hues
Electric Makeup Hues
MAC Autumn and Winter '08 Lines
MAC Cosmetics are totally prepared for fall with their hot new Autumn line. Colors as rich and brilliant and MAC claims they have never been created before. Even better, when treating yourself to these… MORE
Beauty Foods
Beauty Foods
Get Goregous by Eating
It'’s no secret that Americans love to look good AND love to eat, so what could be more perfect than foods which actually improve our appearance? The following foods were listed on MSN'’s website today… MORE
Bizarre Plastic Surgery
Bizarre Plastic Surgery
6 Peculiar Modern Surgeries
The cutting edge of plastic surgery is a strange and sometimes scary one. Americans are notoriously unhappy with their bodies and plastic surgeons everywhere are greatly profiting from it. With all of… MORE
"The New Black" for Fall
"The New Black" for Fall
Royal Blue
It’s time we all aspire to be royal…: Royal Blue, that is. In case you haven’t discovered, Royal Blue was the hottest color to hit runways this summer season, and it is not yet ready to give up its reign,… MORE
Modern Pet Mummification
Modern Pet Mummification
Summum Gives Dead Pets the King Tut Treatment
I love pets as much as the next person, but the latest trend in memorializing beloved family members still strikes me as a bit creepy. Modern mummification of pets by wealthy human owners has become extremely… MORE