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Sneaky Billboard Disappears in the Presence of Russian Authorities

To circumvent a Russian food embargo, this Moscow deli owner got selective with his clandestine advertising.

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Ordinarily, advertisements are designed to capture the attention of as many people as humanly possible. In a particularly Yakov Smirnov-ian turn, however, one high-tech Russian billboard is bucking convention by actively removing itself from sight in the presence of anyone from that country’s police or military.

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Anti-Tobacco Efforts Skyrocket After Thailand Introduces Ink Made From Diseased Smokers’ Lungs

For Thailand’s new anti-smoking campaign, the medium is literally the message

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Smoking is unquestionably awful for you. It fills your lungs with chemicals, causes cancer, and can lead to heart disease, emphysema, and even strokes. Slightly less certain, though, is the most effective method for quitting cigarettes, once you’ve become hooked.

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The FTC Cracks Down on Bogus Açaí Berry Ads

It’s gone from the beaches of Rio to the spam folder in less than a decade.

It’s gone from the beaches of Rio to the spam folder in less than a decade. Açaí (that's ah-sigh-ee’) is everywhere: açaí berry iced teas, açaí berry whole-wheat pizza dough, Açaí Age-Delay Body Cream, Emergen-C Açaí Berry, and Absolut Berri Açaí.

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