Horses aren't unemployed now because they got lazy as a species, they're unemployable. There's little work a horse can do that pays for its housing and hay. And many bright, and perfectly capable humans will...
What does it take to make your basic laboratory coat great? It takes Laboratory Style Initiative. They specialize in lab coats, and the people who wear them. I recently asked the founder, Elaine Tanhehco,...

A Rethinking of Stone Soup

Slate: One of my favorite parables is about a man who arrives in a village with what he claims is a magic stone. Put the stone into a pot of water over a fire,...
A teenager has become the youngest professional falconer in the UK after receiving a government backed grant to start his business. Falconry is the art of training falcons or hawks to pursue and attack...
Boston Globe: It was New Year’s Eve, and she had been drinking. It was late. And that was the moment the world chose to welcome Sarah LaRose to the not-so-exclusive club of people who...
Sometimes parents can feel like a taxi service, but Sharron Gay really is one. She is the founder of Mom's Taxi Service. Whether you don't want your kids riding public transportation, the school bus, or you...
A reader wrote: Can you recommend a few other blogs about business ideas that I should read? Our answer: Sure, and we will do you one better! Below are 30 blogs about business ideas and opportunities we know...
A reader wrote: I read your blog everyday and for some reason never thought of sending in one of our products. His product is the Nighttime Cold Sweat Alarm. It turns out that one...
Emphatic (www.emphatic.co) is a new service that creates custom social media content for small businesses. I know that sounds dull, but what that means, is that they write Twitter tweets and Facebook updates for your company...
I've wanted a standing desk for a very long time, because standing desks are cool. This is funny, because a couple decades ago, my first job in high school was to answer the phone and enter...
Landscapers have long used specially formulated dye to green up golf courses and athletic fields, but with the drought in California they are increasingly bringing their technology to the suburbs. RELATED: 10 HOME BASED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES...
Whether or not you still carry business cards, nothing says "a proper business person" like a fancy business card. Here are ten unique ideas to inspire you. More, as a I find them.
A reader asked: I have so many ideas for businesses that I don’t really know which one to start first? Everytime I start something, I get distracted by a new business idea. Help! What do...
The following is a guest post by Victor Green, author of How to Succeed in Business By Really Trying!) It’s true that many factors contribute to an organization’s success, but in the end it all comes...

Pet Therapy For Kids

A children's hospital in US has developed a new "pet therapy" under which a golden retriever dog visits patients in intensive care to cheer them up. The eight-year-old dog, Jake, visited the Le Bonheur Children's hospital...
It turns out that your Facebook feed is worth something after all. If you're like most people, you share something at least once per day on Facebook. Have you also noticed that your newsfeed is growing...
According to MarketWatch: The tattoo removal industry is still growing and expected to hit $83.2 million over the next four years. Here's more: Most tattoo removals are performed on people in their 30s and...
Some of these fanciful are real, while others are still ideas on the drawing board. Rotating Electrical Sockets Hour Glass Traffic Lights Reusable Candle Cat Crib Spaghetti Fork Universal Wrapping Paper Dresser for Dummies Egg Separator Pizza Scissors Baby Scooter Citrus Spritzer Cup Holding Umbrella Baby Shower Cap Armrest...
5 Profitable Businesses you Never Thought of How are you going about making money? What if you could make money with some of your craziest ideas? Here are a few wall ideas for very profitable businesses: Game...
If, like me, you keep track of the price of commercial chicken feed, you know that for some hipsters, raising chickens in your backyard has become an incredibly popular urban hobby. The hobby has...