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KFC does GOT

Game of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn has partnered with KFC for this hilarious new short which has gone viral. The actor tries to convince chicken lovers to try rice with their chicken instead of chips, by spoofing the death of his own Game of Thrones character.

 

Defibrillator drone

Across Europe some 300,000 people die every year because of cardiac arrest. To help lower that statistic, the Karolinska Institute (in Sweden) has created the defibrillator drone. Already, trial flights have shown the drones can arrive at a destination four times faster than an ambulance

ELEVATOR EXERCISE

Vycle is the pedal-powered, vertical transportation system that allows city dwellers to cycle up skyscrapers. So if you don’t fancy taking the lift next time, you can use your muscle power to reach your destination. It’s healthy and environmentally friendly. Win-win.

PLIZZANET EARTH

 Have you ever wondered what Planet Earth would be like if it was narrated by none other than Snoop Dogg? Of course you have. But wonder no more, as this is exactly what happened on Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Plizzanet Earth with Snoop Dogg.

TOTES-EMOSH

Ikea’s bright-blue Frakta tote bag has become something of a design icon and the retail giant is taking advantage of this status in a new ad that pulls at the heartstrings. The short brings an array of people together, from the old, young, rich, poor and  suburban to urban – everyone here uses the bag for many purposes, with the overarching question asked : “Why should function and quality be a privilege for the few?”

TRANSFORMING ART

How do you generate a buzz for what feels like the 50th Transformer’s movie? Hide one of the main characters in a painting from 1815 in the Dulwich Picture Gallery, of course. As well as getting the kids excited about arts and culture, this creative stunt also resonates well with the main theme of the movie.

APP-OCALYPSE

 Total chaos. According to Apple that’s what’s in store for us in an app-less world. Kicking off its annual developers conference, Apple has created this clever video depicting a future in which all of the world’s mobile apps go down, thanks to a careless IT employee who unplugs the master server.
Delta dating wall

DELTA SWIPE INTO THE DATING GAME

Studies reveal that travellers are more likely to get swiped right on dating profiles using apps such as Tinder and Bumble. Delta Airlines has taken this insight to inspire the creation of #DeltaDatingWall. The installation, situation in Williamsburg, is adorned with images from around the world so passers-by can take a selfie on their imaginary trip.

40 YEARS OF HIP HOP

It’s impossible to capture 40 years of one of the most important genres of our time in just a couple of minutes but The Hood Internet tried – and succeeded. Everyone from B.I.G. to Afrika Bambaataa and Big Pun to Beastie Boys features here to remind us of hip-hop’s crowning moments.

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