As the 33 Chilean miners made it out safe this week, it triggered a memory for me of a famous headline: "Earthquake in Chile. Not many dead," which apparently won a newspaper competition for the dullest headline ever. Dreadful as the experience was for these miners, especially in the days before they were found, their future seems much brighter.
1) Made in the Shade with Oakley real-time Chile miner marketing coup: Web Ink Now
Here was some good thinking. As an estimated one billion people tuned in to see the 33 Chilean miners get rescued, Oakley donated Radar model sunglasses with their black Iridium lenses to protect the miners eyes. Graceland also found a way to grab some of the limelight.
2) Glass Half Full-Montage: Jet Blue
The promise of a better traveling future from Jet Blue with some funny ads that point out some of the absurdities of air travel that we would never accept on the ground.
3) Mom's on Facebook: Saturday Night Live
In the future, more of us will need the "Dammit, my mom's on
4) Smell Like A Monster: Sesame Street
In case you haven't seen this yet, the best Old Spice parody yet. Sadly, you're not a monster.
5) 106 things that are awesome: brandflakesforbreakfast
6) Beautiful video-mapping show projected on Prague's 600-year-old medieval Astronomical Clock: Boing Boing
The 600 Years from the macula on Vimeo.
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