Category Archives: Advertising & Marketing

The insane glue commercial and the rationale behind it


http://www.papermag.com/2015/02/loctite_commercial_tim_and_eric.php

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Perseverance for beginners


Cool wee video, and it’s true, I wish someone had told me this when I was starting out
And another version :


The original is here :

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Reggae Shark from the Key of Awesome

Just discovered Reggae Shark and The Key of Awesome (thanks to UCSA)!!

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How to own a Hilux and how to remember stuff

I’m a sucker for anything that makes fun of gender stereotyping (there really are no women in this ad.!) and there are so many in the latest Toyota spot I had to watch it over and over to catch them all. Love the ending too.

And an excellent description of the differences between short-term memory, working memory and long-term memory, with teaching hints for all three:

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct14/vol72/num02/Which-Strategy-Works-Best%C2%A2.aspx

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Is Uni 4 U?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/advice/factfile_az/university_is_uni_for_you
http://www.thesite.org/work-and-study/applying-to-university/is-uni-for-you-2087.html
http://www.go2uni.net/go/your-choices/is-uni-for-me
http://www.independent.co.uk/student/student-life/health/dropping-out-of-university-its-not-the-disaster-you-think-it-is-8532984.html
http://www.midcoastuniportal.com.au/is-uni-for-me
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/jun/03/top-tips-for-choosing-university

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Meet the Sapeurs

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_world_/2014/01/14/guiness_and_the_sapeurs_a_thrilling_commercial_featuring_the_best_dressed.html

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Shopping


http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10887075
http://variety.com/2013/film/reviews/film-review-shopping-1200002461/
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/shopping-sundance-review-415635

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