Candy Crush Nails

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Candy Crush — the game that you probably just looked away from to read this article — is getting creative with advertising.

Apparently, extreme nails are a popular form of advertising in Japan — so Candy Crush recruited a known human billboard named Harutamu, and gave her a candy-laden set of nails.

Although, it doesn’t appear that Candy Crush needs any more advertising than what shows up unwarranted in your Facebook feed. Either way, you can go back to playing now, and thanks for listening.

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[via Rocket News 24]

The Conversation Heart Piñata Cake

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Poor conversation hearts… So iconic, yet so inedible. However, if you stuff a bunch of them inside a giant version made of cake — suddenly they’re pretty awesome.

Brought to us by Beth Jackson from Hungry Happenings, the Conversation Heart Piñata Cake is a giant request to “Be Mine.” And, it’s filled with little hearts that’ll help keep the conversation going all night long. Amirite?

[link, via Neatorama]

This Photo of M&Ms Does Not Use Photoshop

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Adobe Photoshop is an indispensable creative tool. But the digital manipulation software, when in the wrong hands, can be used for pure evil — such as for blackmailing purposes, or to make a celebrity or model look like they’re completely made from plastic.

So, it’s good to see someone bypass Photoshop completely — instead using good old-fashioned photo technique and creativity. Take this photo of M&Ms by Patrick on Flickr. It would be easy to pass the image off as an abuse of the rubber stamp tool and various filters. However, it’s nothing more than a bowl of candies under a glass covered in water droplets.

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[via Sploid]

Famous Art Museums Recreated With Candy

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Guggenheim Museum, New York. Icing, gingerbread, cotton candy, candy wrappers, licorice, sugar.

Finally, art that everyone can get into… Unless you’re diabetic. A few famous art museums from around the world were recreated by artists Caitlin Levin and Henry Hargreaves, using various forms of gingerbread and candy.

Constructed and then photographed in black and white — the museums look real enough, that you’ll want to walk right in and get cultured. Or just chew on the walls.

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Karuizawa Museum, Nagano. Chocolate, gingerbread, hard candy, cotton candy, sour flush.

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The Louvre, Paris. Gingerbread, hard candy, licorice.

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Museum Aan de Stroom, Antwerp. Gingerbread, lego candy, hard candy, sesame candy, chocolate, bubble gum, sour rolls.

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Maxxi – National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome. Gingerbread, hard candy, lollipop sticks.

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Museo Soumaya, Mexico City. Candy balls, gingerbread, sour rolls, taffy.

[link, via TAXI]

Cursing Candy, A Stop-Motion Video of Sweet Swear Words

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Want some good ol’ fashioned cursing with your candy? Animator Lee Hardcastle has unleashed Cursing Candy — a sweet barrage of swear words, created with stop-motion animation and a few empty candy wrappers. Please watch this…

[link, via The Awesomer]