Transmitting Commercials Out Of The Planet
2008 saw the EISCAT research institute decided that one way of possibly grabbing the attention of other life in the galaxy was to broadcast a Doritos commercial at a potentially habitable location. The six hour broadcast was encoded in binary format.
Composing Music On A Theremin
The signals produced by the electronic musical instrument known as the Theremin are capable of travelling vast distances. This led Russian scientist Alexander Zaistev to propose a project to compose music and then send it towards several nearby stars.