Random Thursday Fun

by alphamonkey on June 21, 2007 · 0 comments

in Commercials,Uncategorized

I’ve mentioned the excellent Strange Maps blgo on a couple of occasions, and this time I want to point out a particularly interesting map of the US. US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs.

Moving back to kids and play, here’s an interesting article about the ‘new play’ movement that (in my mind) just illustrates how exceptionally terrible adults are at trying to make sense of play.

Similarly, here’s a great collection of bizarre playground sculptures from Russia, which provides this post’s image.

My own passion for following advertising has waned in recent months (mostly due to my diminished media diet and a marked increase of disdain for the same), but if you’re curious what ads took home the top spot in the advertising wank-a-thon known as Cannes Lions, Ads of the World has a good run down. 

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