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Will Agritourism Save Family Farms?

For all the talk about sustainable agriculture, most small farms are not self-sustaining in a very basic sense: they can’t make ends meet financially without relying on income from jobs off the farm.


Urban Breakthrough: Pervious Concrete

Normally, when rain water lands on concrete, it pools or runs downhill until it reaches a storm drain that then pipes the water far away from the site of the initial downpour.


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Vending Machines to Sell Live Bait and Prescription Medicine

Long a cultural icon, the vending machine is fading from the American landscape.


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Woman Hatches A Fresh Business Idea

Some people dream about traveling, winning the lottery or retiring in comfort.



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Use The ‘Puppy-Dog Close’

Take the so-called puppy-dog close, one of the most powerful sales techniques ever invented (and it’s totally based on customer experience).


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How Are You Profiting from “Climate Change?”

Businesses see an opportunity to turn a buck just about anywhere – even in climate change.


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The Startup Check List To Receiving Government Contracts

The 36-step Start Up Checklist app was designed to help individuals create a business and take advantage of the $80 Billion a year the United States government spends on small businesses.


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Robot Chicken Butcher

The fastest human butchers can fully debone about 150 chickens per hour.


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Create Your Own Chocolate Bar

Retailers have been using the Web as a way to let shoppers customize their products for a while now, most notably in the jewelry industry with companies like Blue Nile.


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