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40 Of The Most Powerful Social Issue Ads That’ll Make You Stop And Think

40 Of The Most Powerful Social Issue Ads That’ll Make You Stop And Think
Many people complain about advertisements as an obnoxious way for companies to invade our everyday lives and cram their products down our throats, but that’s not all that advertisements are good for. The advertisements on this list are excellent examples of effective advertising strategies for social issue campaigns that let their voices be heard. Show Full Text A well-made advertisement is designed to grab your attention and to remain in your memory long after you’ve left it behind, and that is exactly what many of these social causes need. Just like with commercial advertisements, having just the facts is not enough. According to “Father of Advertising” David Ogilvy, his contemporary, Howard Gossage, said that “advertising justifies its existence when used in the public interest—it is much too powerful a tool to use solely for commercial purposes.” Torture Victims Are People Just Like You And Me Advertising Agency: Advico Y&R, Zurich, Switzerland Stop The Violence: Don’t Drink And Drive

Grumpy cat dressed as Disney princesses :: Disney movie art We didn't think we could love Grumpy cat any more than we do; and then we saw Grumpy cat dressed as Disney princesses. Incredible. Our mid-week happiness is all thanks to DeviantArt user, Tsaoshin, whose real name is Eric Proctor, who created these ingenious images. And also thanks to our friends at Cosmopolitan in the US, who first posted this amazing art. Tsaoshin re-created (with a twist) some iconic images from some of the biggest Disney films, including Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, and Tangled. For the Aladdin picture, Grumpy cat takes on the role of Jasmine, whereas the cat channels Ariel for The Little Mermaid-inspired art. Grumpy cat also embodies Simba, Belle, and Rapunzel. We are having a seriously difficult time choosing our favourite; these are all so amazing. We'll just stop here and let you check them all out for yourself; Which one is your favourite? More lifestyle news

10 Best Plants to Grow Indoors for Air Purification | Most are naturally drawn to the outdoors for a period of quiet contemplation and/or a restful area to relax in. But often snowy weather, lack of time, or location can inhibit one’s time in the wilderness. Thankfully, it is easier than ever to introduce flora into one’s home. Plants grown indoors have a variety of benefits. Reap the benefits nature can offer by adopting one (or more!) 1. Not only is the aloe plant readily available to soothe sunburns, stings, or cuts, it can also detoxify the body and is great for purifying the air. 2. According to NASA, English Ivy is the number one houseplant to grow indoors due to its incredible air filtering abilities. 3. If your green thumb is less developed, the rubber tree may be for you. 4. A wonderful corner plant, the snake plant can thrive without much light or water. 5. This beautiful flower is a wonderful low-maintenance plant to keep in the home. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Additional Sources: Benefits of Being Outdoors

Rom-Com Quotes We'll Be Reciting Forever I really believe that romantic comedies are the best movies, because they combine two already great things: romance and comedy. They are also very, very quotable, whether you’re looking for the words to sincerely convey affection, or you just want to be hilarious. Here are some rom-com quotes we’ll be using a lot of: From Bridget Jones’ Diary: Have more perfect words ever been stated by a more perfect man? From Miss Congeniality: We have all said some variation of this to someone at some point. From (500) Days Of Summer: This is just so poignant, and I’m secretly waiting for the day I can use this on someone, but mostly I’m dreading the day someone uses it on me. From Ten Things I Hate About You: I still feel compelled to use this quote every time someone uses either “overwhelmed” or “underwhelmed” in a conversation. From Love Actually: Does it count as a quote if it’s not spoken out loud? From How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days: I use this on people every time they neglect a gift I’ve given them.

Container Gardening For Food Looking At Tears Under A Microscope Reveals A Shocking Fact. Share on Facebook One day Rose-Lynn Fisher wondered if her tears of grief would look different compared to her tears of joy, so she began to explore them up close under a microscope. She studied 100 different tears and found that basal tears (the ones that our body produces to lubricate our eyes) are drastically different from the tears that happen when we are chopping onions. The tears that come about from hard laughter aren’t even close to the tears of sorrow. Like a drop of ocean water each tiny tear drop carries a microcosm of human experience. Tears from laughing until crying Rose-Lynn Fisher Tears of change Tears of grief Tears from onions Joseph Stromberg of the Smithsonian’s Collage of Arts and Sciences explained that there are three major types of tears: basal, reflex, and psychic (triggered by emotions). Basal tears Tears of timeless reunion Tears of ending and beginning Tears of momentum, redirected Tears of release Tears of possibility and hope Tears of elation at a liminal moment

North Carolina restaurant with ‘no guns allowed’ sign robbed at gunpoint Photo by Don Harder / A North Carolina restaurant that joined in with other restaurants large and small around the US in asking that customers not bring guns inside was robbed at gunpoint, a seemingly random crime that has further galvanized gun control opponents. Police in Durham are searching for three men who donned masks and entered The Pit Authentic Barbecue through the building’s back door near closing time on Sunday. Employees were forced to lie on the floor and two were assaulted although not seriously hurt. How much money the robbers got away with was not immediately clear, although all of the employees and customers still dining at the time are unharmed, according to local outlets. What has turned the incident from a local crime story into one worthy of headlines from outside North Carolina is that the restaurant’s proprietor, Greg Hatem, had previously hung a sign on the door asking that customers follow a “no weapons” and “no concealed firearms” policy. Comments

23 Photos Of People From All Over The World Next To How Much Food They Eat Per Day Posted May 04, by Beej Rudd Marble Moahi, Mother Living with HIV/AIDS, Botswana – 900 Calories Munna Kailash, Bicycle Rickshaw Driver, India – 2,400 Calories Noolkisaruni Tarakuai, Third Wife of a Maasai Chief – 800 Calories Ahmed Ahmed Swaid, Qat Merchant, Yemen – 3,300 Calories Leland Melvin, NASA Astronaut, Outer Space – 2,700 Calories Nguyen Theo, Rice Farmer, Vietnam – 2,500 Calories Felipe Adams, Iraq War Veteran, California – 2,100 Calories Tiffany Whitehead, Amusement Park Ride Supervisor, Minnesota – 1,900 Calories Ruma Akhter, Seamstress, Bangladesh – 1,800 Calories Saleh Abdul Fadlallah, Camel Broker, Egypt – 3,200 Calories Curtis Newcomer, US Army Soldier, Mojave Desert – 4,000 Calories Din Memon, Taxi Driver, Chicago – 2,000 Calories Conrad Tolby, Truck Driver, Illinois– 5,400 Calories Mariel Booth, Model and Student, New York – 2,400 Calories Katherine Navas, High Schooler, Venezuela – 4,000 Calories Solange Da Silva Correia, Rancher’s Wife, Brazil – 3,400 Calories

What Happens When A Photographer Takes The Same Photo From A Different Angle You’ve probably already seen the world’s most famous landmarks through photos that show them in all their beautiful, historical glory. Here’s what happens when the photo is taken from another angle. The Pyramids of Giza The Acropolis The Arc de Triomphe Stonehenge Central Park, New York City The Pantheon of Rome The Forbidden City Niagara Falls The Taj Mahal The Brandenburg Gate Mount Rushmore Mont St. The Hollywood Sign Sagrada Familia St Basil’s Cathedral Santorini Mona Lisa