"Can I get a light for my cigarette?"
asks a little kid
In Thailand, this anti-smoking ad was created by Ogilvy Asia for the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. Continue reading “Will smoking adults listen if tricked by kids?”
Where there’s a smell, there could be an explosion.
At 8 o’clock in the morning, calls starting coming in from people in downtown Great Falls, Montana. Continue reading “Tricked by the stink of natural gas”
A BBC radio presenter was tricked into reading a sex abuse joke on the air.
To understand this prank, you’ve got to know something about Jimmy Savile, who passed away in 2011. Continue reading “She was tricked into reading a sex abuse joke”
It’s always good to fool your potential customers, right?
I found an interesting commentary on a blog about "false negative advertisements" that trick you into noticing them, such as "error tones" on gas pumps that are actually alerts to try to upsell you more products, or the ads attached to supermarket floors that look like spills from a distance. Continue reading “Ha! I tricked you! Now buy something!”
He found something the man didn’t like.
In 1948, a white Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist disguised himself as a black man to report on how Negroes in the South lived under the segregated system of Jim Crow. Continue reading “How a black man tricked a white judge in 1948”
|The margay, or tree ocelot, is an Amazon cat that
can mimic the sounds of tasty baby monkeys