Fans melt over Game of Thrones premiere date

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  • March 13, 2017
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Fans melt over Game of Thrones premiere date

HBO has announced the premiere date of Game of Thrones season seven, however, rather than coming straight out with it, the date was frozen in a block of ice for fans to uncover.

Shared in a Facebook live video, the huge block of ice sat in front of two flamethrowers that were activated by fans commenting 'fire' or 'dracarys'—a phrase used in the programme to encourage dragons to breathe fire.

If the fans' excitement wasn't enough, two minutes into the video, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (who plays the character Jamie Lannister) appeared alongside the ice cube to tell fans: "You'll want to see what's under the ice, trust me."

And they did, with over 198,000 comments keeping the flame alive for over 14 minutes to reveal the date 7/16/17.

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OMD gets stuck in

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  • March 27, 2017
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OMD gets stuck in

OMD swapped a day in the office for a day of hard labour to mark its Do Good Day that gives back to communities in need.

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Defining special needs

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  • March 22, 2017
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Defining special needs

Non-profit organisation CoorDown marked World Down Syndrome Day with a funny campaign that asks the audience: does a person with down syndrome really have special needs?

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Procreating pandas

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  • March 21, 2017
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Procreating pandas

Last year, the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival celebrated procreating pandas in a cheeky video to raise awareness for species that are going extinct. And now, Pornhub has joined in on the fundraising action by encouraging its fans to get it on Panda-style.

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Escalating GIFs

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  • March 13, 2017
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Escalating GIFs

The European Antibullying Network, with Ogilvy & Mather Berlin, has launched a campaign to stop teens bullying by speaking to them through GIFs.

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  • March 3, 2017
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