Cast Your Vote: Choose a New Monopoly Token!

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This morning, Hasbro launched a new campaign called Save Your Token that allows Monopoly fans to choose which of the classic game tokens should be retired. The battleship, thimble, iron, top hat, wheelbarrow, Scottie dog, racer and shoe are all up for elimination, many of which have been part of the game since the 1930s. Hasbro is also encouraging fans to pick a new token (a robot, a helicopter, a guitar, a ring or a cat… No Ekster?) that will replace the empty slot. According to USA Today, a limited edition Monopoly set featuring all of the classic tokens as well as the five prototypes will be released in Target stores mid-February…


Chinese father hires in-game ‘hitmen’ to ‘kill’ his son there, thus deterring him from playing:

Sick and tired of his son playing video games and not listening to him, a father in China decided to take matters into his own hands… well, sort of. Instead of sending his son off to addiction camp or stripping him of internet and gaming rights, Mr. Feng (冯先生) chose to hire an online “hitman” to school his son…

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LOL! Forget about virals, behold the Buyral:

You got to love the guys over at John St. After the most brilliant case study ever (2010), and their catvertising stunt in 2011 they are back once again:

“Are you tired of your viral videos not going viral? With Buyral, you’ll get millions of clicks every time. And it looks like real people are watching your videos!”


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Learn more at http://buyral.ca

Great film, great editing, greater message AND funny: “Just Follow the Green Frog!”

You don’t have to go to the ends of the Earth to save the rainforest. Just Follow the Frog!


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Shop for Rainforest Alliance Certified products here:http://ow.ly/dKlao

The Rainforest Alliance is a nonprofit conservation organization that holds Charity Navigator’s highest rating of Four Stars: http://ow.ly/ekYUy

What’s behind the green frog seal? Only farms that meet rigorous sustainability criteria earn the right to use the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal. These criteria address all of the three pillars of sustainability — environmental protection, social equity and economic viability — and farms are evaluated by independent, third-party auditors. Learn more about Rainforest Alliance Certification and its impacts here: http://ow.ly/ekYOW.

This film was written and directed by Max Joseph. You can follow him at http://www.facebook.com/mjosephfilm
Produced by Aaron Weber from Wander: http://www.wanderfilms.com

Thanks, Neil!

Lightt is a fun, new way to see and share life, as it happens:

My friends Olivier and Sander mentioned Lightt to me recently…

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It’s easy to capture and share what’s happening around you with Lightt. With one tap, you grab 10 seconds of time in a burst of pictures. They call this a “highlight.” Your highlights upload instantly and connect in a seamless stream of beautiful moving pictures. Watch your highlights, and the highlights shared by your friends, play back faster than life, like the speed of your memory.

Do visit their site and do scroll down!