Advertising, we can’t escape it. Next month there will probably be Christmas decorations for sale in shops.

In the Scientific world I can’t help but think that marketing takes a turn down bonkers lane! The weird and wacky pictures and analogies that companies use to get us to buy and use their products are truly strange and stranger still is that it works! So what is it about the mad scientists out there who succumb to these sneaky strategies?

Here are a few of my favourites that I have come across in the last few months…

This baby from LabTech is just chilling out at the beach with his best friend – Mr Chromosome


This mouse is having a tough day! The people at Thermo Scientific keep trying to squidge him into a tiny tube!


What bizarre advertising slogans or mascots have you come across?


About ScienceySphynx

Sphynx cat owner, Kayaker, STEM ambassador, PhD-er blogging and tweeting under ScienceySphynx because ScientistSam was taken!

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