Clearasil Doesn’t Understand Teens but Tries to Using Birds
May20

Clearasil Doesn’t Understand Teens but Tries to Using Birds

After a few embarrassing attempts last year to market to teens, Clearasil tossed their hands up and decided to fully embrace their “uncoolness.” In their new marketing campaign, Clearasil released 10 commercials basically saying “We don’t know teens but we do know teen acne,” accompanied by feeble attempts to relate to them.

One of these commercials really spoke to me on an intrinsic level, the best of the bunch (I am biased), aptly titled “Birds.”

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London Twitter Users Can Request Air Quality Checks from Pigeons
Mar15

London Twitter Users Can Request Air Quality Checks from Pigeons

For those who live in London, you can now tweet @PigeonAir to have a pigeon task force dispatched to your neighborhood to fly through the sky and test the quality of the air. Plume Labs has teamed up with a local owner of racing pigeons, whose birds are outfitted with tiny sensors that take readings of ozone, volatile compounds, and nitrogen dioxide.

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Abandoned Giant Chicken Church in Indonesia
Dec16

Abandoned Giant Chicken Church in Indonesia

I stumbled upon this video of a giant chicken church in located deep in the forest of Central Java island in Indonesia.

The building was originally built as a prayer house by 67-year-old Daniel Alamsjah after he received a divine message from God. Although he intended the building to resemble a dove, the locals care more that it looks like a chicken, nicknaming it “Chicken Church.”

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Pigeons
Nov08

5 Things You Might Not Know About Pigeons

Pigeons are some of our most common urban neighbors, and much like humans, they are frequently seen where there’s a possibility of free food. But despite sharing our space with them on a regular basis, people still have plenty of misconceptions about our feathery friends. Here are five things you might not know about pigeons.

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The Best Birds on Tumblr This Week 10/30/15
Oct30

The Best Birds on Tumblr This Week 10/30/15

So many great posts of birds make it to Tumblr every day. Here is recap of this week’s best Tumblr posts featuring birds.

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Amazing Custom Bird Wings Costume, Life-Like and Fully Articulating
Oct30

Amazing Custom Bird Wings Costume, Life-Like and Fully Articulating

This fantastic artist The Crooked Feather, has created many incredible custom bird wings for costumes and cosplays. Her latest creation of bird wings are fully articulating and move using CO2 tanks. Prices vary depending on size and complexity.

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Behind the Scenes at a Birds of Prey Show
Oct22

Behind the Scenes at a Birds of Prey Show

A free-flight birds of prey show. I have seen hundreds of them, and I still get a wave of childlike giddiness every time I get the chance to see another one. I know I’m not the only one that believes that they are always an absolute highlight of zoo trips. There’s just something about watching a raptor soar inches above my head that takes my breath away. The speakers and trainers point, the bird flies, all of it happens in near perfect synchronization. Watching the speaker on stage, talking so calmly about the bird, engaging the audience with every syllable, it is extremely easy to believe that the entire show is effortless.

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The Best Birds on Tumblr This Week 10/23/15
Oct22

The Best Birds on Tumblr This Week 10/23/15

So many great posts of birds make it to Tumblr every week, so here is the first of a regular weekly recap of some of the best.

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