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FILED UNDER: Audi - Claire Danes’ Choice
Audi clearly knows how tired consumers are of pressing “skip” on commercials, so they provided an ad that viewers wouldn’t want to miss out on. In this short film-quality short, Homeland star Claire Danes is the protagonist of two alternate realities that stem from her two possible car choices.
FILED UNDER: Ja’mie King
Chris Lilley fans are celebrating today because it has just been announced that the Australian comedian is reviving the character Ja’mie King from the television show Summer Heights High. The show will be titled Ja’mie: Private School Girl, and will show on HBO and BBC3. Though we loved Mr. G and Jonah too, we can’t help but agree that Ja’mie was the right pick!
FILED UNDER: Honor SS’14
We don’t know if you noticed, but New York Fashion Week just kicked off this week, and one show that fashion insiders are buzzing about is Honor. Designer Giovanna Randall’s collection added a little edge to ladylike colors and shapes, resulting in wearable pieces that celebs are sure to start appearing in soon.
FILED UNDER: Samsung Eco-Printer
Tech giant Samsung’s latest eco-conscious printer is ready to use after just a few folds of cardboard—looks like having origami skills may be more useful than we thought!
Filed Under: Trendera at BeautyCon
Last weekend, the Trendera team ventured over to Siren Studios in Los Angeles to check out BeautyCon, an online beauty and fashion summit for beauty vloggers, celebrities, and fans. As you can see from the size of the line, the event was insanely popular, and for good reason! In addition to trying out all of the great products and nail art, we loved getting to meet some of YouTube’s best beauty vloggers and look forward to hearing what they’re up to next in the coming months.
FILED UNDER: PARTY AT THE NSA
The band YACHT has released a very catchy, electro-dance single called “Party at the NSA" to speak against the NSA surveillance programs. They have also teamed up with Nothing Major to release a T-shirt that raises money for EFF, a non-profit that fights back against the government to protect our digital rights. You can download the single and buy the shirt at PartyAtTheNSA.com
Texting while driving causes over 100,000 crashes a year! Take the pledge to never text and drive at itcanwait.com. #ITCANWAIT
FILED UNDER: It Can Wait
"No text is worth the risk. It can wait." The It Can Wait movement slogan says it all. They’re calling for everyone to take the pledge on their website, spread the word, and share any personal stories they may have. In their extremely moving It Can Wait Documentary, you can see stories of people who have experienced the horrors of texting and driving firsthand. Then you can head to their website to take The Pledge, promising to never text, email, etc. and drive.
FILED UNDER: Earmark App
The Earmark App, created to help you track savings on those frivolous everyday item, is so adorably explained by a two year old named Lola. You have to admit you just love seeing toddlers acting like adults!
FILED UNDER: Israel’s Steimatzky Books
"The right book will always keep you company!" This memorable and odd ad campaign for Israel’s Steimatzky Books chain via ACW Grey in Tel Aviv is sure to grab your attention with it’s amazingly accurate depiction of the relationship a reader develops with the characters they are reading about. You may not be able to cuddle up with your favorite characters, but that shouldn’t stop you from curling up with a good book!