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July 16, 2014

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10:32 PM | National Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA)
Founded in 1972 in Bayside New York, the national Tourette Syndrome Association is the only national voluntary non-profit membership organization in this field. Our mission is to identify the cause of, find the cure for and control the effects of Tourette Syndrome. We offer resources and referrals to help people and their families cope with the problems that occur with TS. We raise public awareness and counter media stereotypes about TS. Our membership includes individuals, families, […]

July 06, 2014

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2:18 PM | Can a cosmetic lotion turn back time? Not yet.
A few years ago, L’Oréal introduced two new product lines that used “gene science” to "crack the code" and make your skin young again. The new products were supposed to boost the production of “youth proteins” in your skin, making it look years younger. According to L’Oreal’s ad campaign, the benefits were clinically proven.Except they weren’t. Last week, the FTC announced that L’Oréal had settled charges that the advertising […]

June 30, 2014

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11:00 AM | Here's The Strain Poster FX Had to Take Down
The full poster is below, but yes: worms coming out of eyes was apparently too much for the stomachs of some people and, after complaints, FX has had to start taking the image down.Read more...

June 29, 2014

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12:18 PM | …et sinon Mr Cardoso réussit là où les ont échoué!
A similar flier, a few days later. With very precise (if incoherent) guarantees! And a fantastic use of capitals. Too bad Monsieur Cardoso could not predict the (occurrence of a) missing noun in the last sentence…Filed under: Kids, pictures Tagged: advertising, charlatanism, mailbox, Pantin, Paris

June 27, 2014

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4:00 AM | Should Paint Ads Really Remind Us So Much of Highlander?
Pantone's latest series of ads goes the minimalist route of matching iconic character colors to their paints. But, as much as I love Kermit, the tagline stuck out more than the image.Read more...
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