This commercial for Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor claims [perhaps accurately!] to show that a few bugs can provide enough power to run the chip: [HT Ernesto Charles]
Checking email while you drive a car
This car commercial, for the 2012 Toyota Camry, may also be an experiment of some sort. It begins with just the driver,then (as if by magic) the components of the car materialize around him, one by one. These components make their appearance, presumably, in the order of their importance and/or desirability. The announcer, voicing the […]
Don’t hate her because she’s beautiful
A BEAUTIFUL PSYCHOLOGY EXERCISE: In this old television commercial [below], a woman tells us, “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.” According to one school of psychological thought, your response to the woman should be: “I don’t hate you because you’re beautiful. I hate you because you say ‘Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.’” Discuss.
Correlation, causation, and a beer commercial
This Australian beer commercial can serve as a metaphor for the question of whether correlation implies causation: (Thanks to Neatorama for bringing the commercial to our attention.)