By Bartel Scheers On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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It’s Time To Act

In advance of Monday’s talks in Moscow between Iran and the group of six world powers, the Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI) released an ad pressuring President Obama to take action with regard to the regime’s More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
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GM tackles Facebook over Ads

Some ackward news hits the wire days before Facebook’s historic $105 billion IPO; General Motors said it plans to stop advertising on the social media site, concluding that its paid ads don’t have a big More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, May 4th, 2012
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Sport is Sport and Politics is Politics

The Ancient Olympic Games were a series of athletic competitions held for representatives of various city-states of Ancient Greece held in honor of Zeus. During a celebration of the Games, an Olympic Truce was enacted More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
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SVEDKA_Grl

SVEDKA Vodka launched its new TV campaign with first of the two old-school music videos featuring the brand icon SVEDKA_Grl. For the first time SVEDKA_Grl has come to life fully animated, and viewers can see her More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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MAP 21 – a measure for self surveillance

Students that follow my lectures and visitors of this site often ask me what type of society I see for us in the future and whether that is a good thing. I usually respond to that with explaining that our present More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Starlets as living advertising platforms

WARNING: Explicit photos NSFW. Neuroscientists tell us that “sex and food” are the two things that make us happy. Even the sheer thought about either two has an instant effect on our mood. Marketers, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Corps Electoral

For centuries Sex and Politics go hand in hand, but the last decade we’ve seem to have embraced ‘sex’ as a tool to promote political ideas, or politicians in general. And since it’s election More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Belgian Hypocrisy

Public figures starring a nude calendar for a charity initiative is something we’ve seen many times. Even when the one-time starlets are politicians. So why posting about the Belgian initiative for a cancer More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
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Eyes in the Sky

In the movie “They Live”, which is interesting for many reasons, a city is depicted where people are constantly monitored by flying surveillance cameras that are odly similar to the new unmanned drones More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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Stolen Pieces – A Celebration of Daily Life

Italian-born artists, Eva and Franco Mattes, are showing off more than 10,000 private photographs they claim to have stolen from random people’s hard drives, part of an exhibit that also features fragments More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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TUPAC – Risen From The Dead

On April 15th, Tupac Shakur was revived in the form of a hologram to perform a few songs at Coachella. Off course, this kind of stuff has been going on in Japan for years. However, after reading reactions to the More...

By Bartel Scheers On Saturday, April 21st, 2012
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Chickens on Sex Hormons and Worse

What sort of additives is the livestock industry feeding the billions of creatures in its cages? Hard to say, because feed rations are a tightly guarded trade secret. So researchers at Johns Hopkins recently took More...