Products that promise to be good for you (but aren’t)

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 8 January 2013

Haha, we can’t help chuckling at ads that state obvious untruths to the point that they’re almost a parody of what they advertise. Oobjects has a great collection of these hyperbole-laden ads that over-promise the goodness of their products. We have too many favourites on this list, from the ‘wholesome’ fast-food grub of McDonald’s to the ‘instantaneous cure’ that be these dubious-sounding Cocaine Headache Drops.

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Cynical Tea Bags

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Food and Packaging on Monday 22 October 2012

If you’re feeling a little down on the world and tea is your pick me up, your life is about to get a whole lot better. The aptly named Cynical Tea Bags are a line of humorously packaged tea for all types of occasions. You can now Erase Your Past, Get Along With Your Co-Workers, […]

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Enormous Condom Pillows by Art Padelsky

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By Danielle James in New Design on Thursday 23 February 2012

Art Padelsky spent gratuitous amounts of time and energy hunched over a printmaking screen to bring into existence something the world has been missing for quite some time. Enormous Condom Pillows!

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Bluth Man Group t shirt featuring Tobias Funke

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By Michael B. Myers Jr. in New Fashion on Friday 9 September 2011

Nevernudes and Arrested Development fans should get excited about this shirt, featuring Tobias Funke with his blue-faced comrades. This shirt is available at Tee Fury for 24 hours on September 8.

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Punk Head design by Geyik Adam

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By Husein sonmez in New Design on Friday 22 July 2011

Punk Head is a punk hat, nothing more, nothing less. This somewhat bizarre design by Geyik Adam fits every punk head. Including ours. Hooray.

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This is what ads will look like in the (distant) future

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By carlo muttoni in New Trends on Thursday 2 June 2011

Outer space will be advertising’s new frontier and, even if we’ll be too old by the time this business is going to be fully established, it’s worth to imagine how it will look like. This is a short sample of Space Ads I made up, imagining a future of cross borders (the United States of China) and new bio-technologies (Liz Taylor will be brought back to life for the joy of all of us).

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The Secret Confessions of Cartoon Heroes

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By Maurice Blocker in New Trends on Friday 10 September 2010

Ever want to know what your favorite superhero is really like? Ever wondered what was going on in the head of one of your childhood cartoons? The truth is that they think of random stupidity, just like everyone else. The Munchausen Affect has given you a passage to those intimate, personal, and downright silly thoughts.

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Clown Fails

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Wednesday 21 July 2010

To promote the Adult Swim debut of the Internet sitcom Children’s Hospital, Fail Blog has launched Clown Fails, which features unfortunate images of clowns. Welcome to your worst nightmare.

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