Science ads

As you may or may not know, I studied and currently work in advertising/marketing, so I like to keep up with what’s going on in the industry. For your Friday amusement, here are some fun science-y campaigns that have made the rounds. Click for larger versions.

Headline: There’s a better way to learn.

A scientist (or an actor playing a scientist) sits inside a booth, slumped over. When money is deposited, he begins moving. The box reads, “Without your donation, research will stop.”

More great Science World Magazine ads: outdoor, print, and television.

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca leads a team of skeptical female activists at She travels around the world delivering entertaining talks on science, atheism, feminism, and skepticism. There is currently an asteroid orbiting the sun with her name on it. You can follow her every fascinating move on Twitter or on Google+.

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  1. I have to disagree with that last "there's a better way to learn" ad.

    There is no better way to learn anything then by sticking your cat or other applicable furry animal (otters included) into a block of ice then burning it free.

  2. Wow… At first, I was almost shocked but, that was before I read the titles of the articles in the Popular Science magazine… Those are good!!

    Now, we need a skeptical booth like that and, I suggest Rebecca would be a great choice of skeptics inside…

    "Without your donation, we won't be able to fight stupidity"

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