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DNA

A DNA Ancestry Website Is Asking People to Join to Help Hunt Criminals

The popular platform Family Tree DNA is piggybacking forensics' use of genealogy databases to sell its product.
Sarah Emerson
3.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This App Will Give You Free Movie Tickets in Exchange for Your Soul and Sanity

PreShow uses facial-recognition tech to constantly monitor you during 20 minutes of advertising—and if you look away, it pauses automatically.
River Donaghey
3.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Democrat Kissed His Husband in a Campaign Ad on Fox to 'Piss Off Trump'

It's a historic first for American political ads.
Drew Schwartz
6.7.18
Noisey News

Rihanna Responds to Snapchat's Domestic Abuse-Referencing Ad

In a statement Rihanna addressed the app, rightfully saying that a recent ad which referenced her abuse "let down" sufferers of domestic violence.
Lauren O'Neill
3.15.18
internet mysteries

Who the Hell Is This 'Crypto-Genius?'

James Altucher is the man behind the stare.
Jordan Pearson
1.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Made a Genius Commercial to Sell a 1996 Honda Accord

"A car for people that have life figured out and just need a way to get somewhere."
River Donaghey
11.6.17
Hot investment opportunities

Breitbart Is Hawking Sketchy Cryptocurrencies Through Its Massive Newsletter

This is some creative investing advice.
Jordan Pearson
10.25.17
anti-surveillance art

An Artist Challenged Corporations to Steal Her Biometric Data by Putting it on a Billboard

Jillian Mayer reclaims her personal data from corporations in a guerrilla advertising campaign.
Andrew Nunes
3.18.17
WTF

No, Cards Against Humanity's Potato Ad Didn't Bankrupt the Company

Why can’t a potato just be a potato?
Alex Swerdloff
2.8.17
Donald Trump

You Only Need to Pay $15K to Own a Piece of Trump's Cringeworthy Pizza Hut Ad

Alongside his ex-wife, Donald Trump introduced the stuffed-crust pizza to the world in a TV commercial, and the storyboards are now for sale.
Gigen Mammoser
1.28.17
ADVERTISING

Absolut Fail: Vodka Company Offends Entire Country with Advertisement

This isn’t the first time Absolut has angered a country by trying to be clever in its print ads.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.16
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