What would you do if a package of delicious Chips Ahoy! cookies began to act as though it had a mind of its own? These unsuspecting shoppers never saw it coming. Watch the video to see their hilarious reactions, then visit facebook.com/chipsahoy for more.
Anthony Marra’s debut novel A Constellation of Vital Phenomena was an instant New York Times bestseller and was named one of the Best Books of 2013 by dozens of booksellers and book reviews, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, National Public Radio, and The New York Times.
In anticipation of the book's February 4, 2014 paperback release, we're delighted to present the full first chapter for your reading enjoyment.
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is available in paperback February 4, 2014 wherever books are sold.
Pepsi recently took over a Secaucus, New Jersey, Buffalo Wild Wings to get football fans hyped for their upcoming #Halftime show on Feb 2nd. They recruited legendary rock band Foreigner to put on an original performance and really get the party going. In this video, Foreigner performs their smash hit "Feels Like the First Time," only this time it's "Feels Like a Halftime."
It's all part of Pepsi's "Get Hyped for Halftime" celebration, which is delighting football fans across the country with surprise performances leading up to the big game. Get Hyped for #Halftime at pepsi.com/nfl and youtube.com/pepsi.
When you're navigating the murky waters of dating, you can't afford to misread signs. In this new clip from the upcoming film That Awkward Moment, Zac Efron learns that maybe all those "Hooker" signals are completely…wrong. Check out clip above and be sure to see That Awkward Moment, starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan, in theaters Friday!
These four buddies had a lot of cow poop on their hands. But what to do with it? Well, they bagged it up and started selling it as natural and odorless composted dairy manure for lawns, gardens and flowerbeds. Intuit had a BIG opportunity for them: a chance to get their message out to millions.
Dairy Poop is a finalist in Intuit's "Small Business, Big Game" competition, which sees them competing against three other small business finalists to win a 30-second spot during football's biggest game on February 2nd. You can learn more about all the finalists at SmallBusinessBigGame.com.
Newcastle Brown Ale didn't want to blow their annual marketing budget on a big blowout advertisement during this year's Big Game, BUT, they had some fun putting together some zany ideas that they would have made for a big-budget extravaganza. Battle Apes? Party Sharks? Skateboarding Cats? These are just a few of the ideas they came up with. Watch the teaser, then head over to IfWeMadeIt.com to see how their big ideas were brought to life on a not-so-big budget. Fans can join in on the fun by following Newcastle Brown Ale on Facebook and Twitter.
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University is now accepting nominations for the eighth annual Mirror Awards honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Application deadline is Feb. 14, 2014. Enter online at http://mirrorawards.com. Anyone may nominate, and there is no fee to enter.
Award categories include:
• Best Single Article – Traditional/Legacy Media ($1,000 prize) • Best Single Article – Digital Media ($1,000 prize) • Best Single Story – Radio, Television, Cable or Online Broadcast Media ($1,000 prize) • Best Profile – Traditional/Legacy or Digital Media ($1,000 prize) • Best Commentary – Traditional Media ($1,000 prize) • Best Commentary – Digital Media ($1,000 [...]
A bad cough while you're giving a big speech at an important event? Nightmare town, population: you. Don't let the horror story from this video happen to you. Check out how this teaser ends at COUGHEQUENCES.com and learn more about how Robitussin® can bring you fast, powerful cough relief. Enter for a chance to win a vacation for two, a smart TV, or a gift card. Then grab a coupon for a bottle of Robitussin®.
Launched in 2005, hitRECord is an online collaborative production company founded and owned by actor and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt. This global online community uses video, music, literature, photography, animation, graphic art, and more to makes various short films, books, and other projects from individuals around the world.
Now Joseph Gordon-Levitt and hitRECord are leaping from the Internet to television with the new pivot series, HitRECord on TV. This half-hour variety show will feature short films, live performances, music, cartoons, and more! HitRECord on TV premieres Saturday, January 18, on pivot at 10 pm ET.
Pivot is a new television network that focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change, and illuminates issues through [...]
Imagine heading up to the stage for holiday karaoke. You've slotted in your favorite holiday classic: Mariah. Just as those triangle notes start, you're given a big surprise. You won't just be serenading the people at the bar, but thousands of folks all around the world–at an NBA game, in taxi cabs, even in Times Square. Would you go through with it? Heineken pulled this fun surprise to find out if karaoke singers had what it took in their #CarolKaraoke video.
Meanwhile, Heineken did a survey to find out which songs Americans love to sing most at karaoke during the holidays. "Jingle Bell Rock," wins at 31%, followed [...]
Even those who wrote history had to start somewhere. Introducing JPASS, our new personal access plan to the journals you love and miss.
10. Napoleon Bonaparte
“life hacks looking taller in portraits”
9. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
“do hemlines rly go up with stock prices”
8. Jean-Paul Sartre
“simone de beauvoir bathing suit”
7. Emily Dickinson
“rhymes with ‘wampum of the night’”
There are some moments in life that require a little extra effort. Here are some of our favorites, brought to you by the delicious caramel, chocolate and nougat inside every Milky Way®
Catching flies with chopsticks
Black Friday is hard to get behind. First of all, the name. Black Friday—see also black plague, black widow, black hole—does not inspire enthusiasm. Then there is the event itself. Predawn call times, lines out the door, mob behavior over brand-name consumer goods.
But then something magical happened. Black Friday spawned Cyber Monday and post-Thanksgiving shopping has been a much more civilized occasion ever since.
This year, our friends at Open Road Media are making the day even sweeter with an unbelievable offer. Today only, every single ebook in their catalog (more than 4,000!) is on sale for up to 80% off as part of their annual Cyber Monday [...]
Small businesses across the nation are gearing up for Small Business Saturday. Check out this video to see how shopping at local businesses on Nov 30 can make a huge impact.
Small Business Saturday is celebrated on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving to help support the small businesses that help create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. So whether it’s that trendy downtown boutique that always carries the perfect selection of shoes or the delicious corner bakery that makes the best croissant-doughnut hybrids you've ever tasted, Small Business Saturday is a great way to support your favorite local businesses.
The following is an excerpt from Ben Dolnick's At the Bottom of Everything, now available through Pantheon Books.
I’ve noticed that whenever I tell the story of going to look for Thomas (all it takes is a couple of beers, like quarters into a jukebox), at some point whoever I’m talking to will say two things:
(1) You’re such a good friend!
(2) How could you just pick up and leave like that?
I was nothing like a good friend, and I could only pick up and leave like that because the thing I was picking up and leaving was no longer, in any [...]
Are you an Instagram filter junkie or do you spend hours in Photoshop refining your shots? No matter your skill level, your photography could be used to serve as the inspiration for a short film directed by a lineup of celebrities. Canon's Project Imaginat10n is a film festival that invites photographers to submit photos, five of which will then be chosen by judges Ron Howard and his daughter, actor/director Bryce Dallas Howard. These five winning photos will then be used by the following lineup of celebrities to be the creative inspiration for a slate of short films:
This post is sponsored by Kia.
Next to your home and your office, you probably spend a good portion of your free time in your car. That’s why it’s a good idea to not only choose one with sleek styling (like the chrome accents and Rear-lip Spoiler on the KIA Optima), but to also personalize your ride so you can feel at home behind the wheel. Of course, similar to how you drive or what kind of music you’ve got blasting with the windows rolled down, your car décor can say a lot about who you are as a person.
Find out the impression your car [...]