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Cards On Dice

Created by Carmelyn Calvert of Eldred with help from her best friend and business partner, Paula Johnson of Nutwood, the inventors call the game the “first deck of cards on dice.”

“The first prototype of the game was on painted blocks of wood,” Calvert said.


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Holiday Shipping

Via: Laughing Squid


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Rich’s Favorite Things

I’ve saved the best for last.


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U of M Student Awarded For Baby Clothes Rental Biz

“I really can’t believe it,” said Kim of Ann Arbor, who created a company called Bebarang, which he describes as similar to Netflix because it allows parents to rent baby clothes.


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Scientists Build “Smart” Christmas Tree

The idea came a few years ago when a devastated small-business owner called on Dr.


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Mom’s Success With Bootstrapping

What’s the biggest misconception about bootstrapping?



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First Care For Electronics, Jewelry

It’s ideal for carrying your mobile phone, camera, ipods, earphone, watches even your precious jewelery.


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How Americans Spend Their Money

* Air Travel Total Spent in 2009: $41.9 billion * Auto Parts & Service Total Spent in 2009: $164 billion * Department Stores Total Spent in 2009: $72.5 billion * Electronics & Appliances Total Spent in 2009: $99.5 billion * Furniture Total Spent in 2009: $88.8 billion * Jewelry Total Spent in 2009: $27.5 billion * Apparel Total Spent in 2009: $177 billion * Restaurants Total Spent in 2009: $392 billion Photo by flickr/photofunia.


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How Toy Crazes Are Born

In the tradition of Hot Wheels cars, Beanie Babies animals and Pokémon trading cards, Squinkies and Zoobles toys have been carefully engineered to make children crave them in great numbers.