This Artist Rented Two Digital Billboards, Then Made Them Look Like They Weren’t There


Over the past month two digital billboards along Massachusetts’ interstate freeways have been blending into their surroundings. During the day, the large electronic screens show images of the lush woodland forest that surrounds them. By night, they light up with high definition images of the moon and magnificent starscapes. If it wasn’t for the recognizable rectangular billboard frame, you could almost miss them.

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Reinventing a Classic: Converse Just Unveiled Its First All-Star Redesign Since the 1930s


When it comes to shoe fashion, it doesn’t get more iconic than the Chuck Taylor All Star. Now, for the first time since the 1930s, Converse has redesigned its ubiquitous canvas basketball shoe, bringing it a touch of today’s footwear technology while hoping to continue its celebrated place in popular arts and music culture. The new shoe, available in high top or low top, is called the Chuck Taylor All Star II.

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The Rape Statistics You Need to Know


A part of a population with a particular attribute, expressed as a fraction, decimal or percentage of the whole popuIn the wake of the Bill Cosby scandal, New York Magazine has created what may now be considered one of the most powerful magazine covers of all time. As noted in the article, the stories of rape have stirred serious discussion, thanks in large part to social media.ation.

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Elias Poland Drew Everything He Bought for a Year


Elias Poland spent his 22nd year recording life in a journal, but unlike most people, he didn’t stick to written accounts of the day, love interests or introspection on the meaning of life (although there’s some of that). Feeling he hadn’t been drawing enough, Elias hit on an idea that would encourage creative output: he’d draw a picture of everything he bought for the whole year.

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#BrandCrush: Nutella Nails Their Social Presence


Nutella needs no introduction. We all love it, whether it’s good for us or not. You’d think a brand with so much appeal wouldn’t need to do much to keep our love, but like all things Nutella, they’re not good with sharing a little taste. They want to give us the whole jar. On social, that’s just what they’re doing. From Instagram, to Twitter, to Facebook, Nutella takes every chance they can to spread the joy of their product. With over 29 million social fans, they must be doing something right. Here’s why we love them. 

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These Quirky ‘Combophotos’ Reveal Surprising Views of the World


From top to bottom, this photo series is very clever. Combophotos, a personal project by Creative Director Stephen McMennamy of BBDO Atlanta, pairs two images in delightfully unexpected ways. Each is sliced horizontally, and combined with a complimentary image: turtles grow helmets in place of shells, people take drinks out of water towers, and a milk jug pours white rope.

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5 Minimalist Animations that Convey Big Ideas

When we peel away the layers of complexity in a project, we are left with only with the message at its core. That’s one of the BIG reasons why minimalist projects can have a huge impact. Do them right, and they’re brilliant, but do them wrong, and they’re just boring. Here we highlight 5 animation projects that nailed the delicate balancing act of detail vs. simplicity and convey so very much with very little.

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A Drone Just Made the First Legal U.S. Delivery


Australian drone startup Flirtey worked with NASA, Virginia Tech, and others, to make a series of flights in a project called “Let’s Fly Wisely”.

The event started with a conventional flight by a fixed-wing aircraft flown by a team from NASA Langley Research Center. The plane carried a container with 24 packages of medical supplies from a pharmacy in Oakwood, Virginia to Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise County, Virginia.

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