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Chinese Province Spent International Workers’ Day Shaming People With Debts

While labourers all over the world spent May Day marching in the streets and demonstrating for worker’s rights, China’s government spent the holiday shaming citizens with outstanding debts by plastering their faces and personal information on giant screens. Read More >>

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Netflix Puts Out £215 Million Offer to Buy Regular Old Billboard Company: Report

Netflix raised eyebrows with the £100 million budget it handed over to Martin Scorsese recently, but according to a Reuters report, it’s looking to pay out a lot more for some billboard real estate. The move could be seen as an escalation of its cold war with Hollywood. Read More >>

health
Brazilian Billboard Secretes Fake Sweat to Trap Mosquitos 

It looks like a regular ad hoarding, but get close to this billboard and you might notice something strange. The panel is actually designed to release a synthetic version of human sweat, which it uses to lure and trap mosquitos. Read More >>

architecture
Zaha Hadid Has Designed the World’s Worst Billboard

Well, here it is: the world's worst billboard. Not that billboards are ever especially great. And that's why for the most part, cities don't put new up ones. It's like Zaha Hadid swept up some of the rubbish from her vagina stadium in Qatar and plopped it onto a curb in London. Read More >>

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Domino’s Spoofs BA Billboard With “Look Down” Live Pizza Delivery Tracking

We're not sure if this Domino's add is based on real technology or just an attempt at getting a video to go viral, but still. It's quite clever, gently mocking BA's awesome Look Up plane tracking advert by monitoring the progress of a pizza delivery about the city. Read More >>

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BA’s Digital Billboard Can Point Out Specific Flights as They Pass Overhead

I can't be the only person who, on a dreary winter's trudge towards the office, has looked up at the sky and wondered what tropical climes the passengers of an overhead plane are heading off to. Thanks to an inventive new billboard advert from BA, my wistful wonderings have been answered. Read More >>

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This Billboard Produces Drinkable Water Out Of Thin Air

Lima, Peru, has the unfortunate distinction of being the second largest capital in the world located in a desert. It rarely rains there, and many of the residents are forced to get their water from dirty wells. But on the flipside, the humidity also hovers around 98 percent, so the local University of Engineering and Technology designed a clever billboard that's able to harvest the moisture in the air and turn it into potable water. Read More >>