The Toy That Laughs With You

No one likes to be laughed at, but people do love to laugh. An inventor has created a toy that plays a variety of laughs, in hopes of bringing a smile to the face...
Boom Articles: Back in the late 1940s, it was usual for cat owners to keep a pile of sand in the yard from which to fill the cats litter box. But, because of the extremely cold...
Inquirer.net: “It was a blessing in disguise.” This was how Gemma Amodia, a 43-year-old mother of four, described being terminated from her 13-year-old job at a Mactan export processing zone firm. “If I had not lost my job...
Interviews
Landing your first job is a important step in any entrepreneur's career. Learn seven common mistakes that are made during interviews that you can easily avoid.
If you’ve ever noticed a new blog popping up in the blogosphere seemingly overnight, you might wonder why they are suddenly so popular while you are still slogging away trying to get some traction. Most often, there’s one thing happening behind the scenes that is causing those blogs to grow. Usually, these successful blogs have taken advantage of something known as blogger outreach, a legitimate way to grow your blog quickly.
Due to the increasing number of accidents caused by regular skin care products which are sold over-the-counter, consumers are becoming more and more careful about investing their hard-earned dollars in natural organic products. As there...
If your home office is starting to feel cramped but you can’t afford to rent a dedicated office, maybe it's time for you to think about setting up shop in a coworking space. With your business in a coworking space, you’ll never be faced with the loneliness of a home office, the unprofessional atmosphere of a coffee shop or the high cost of an office rental again. Instead, you’ll be part of a vibrant community in a space filled with amenities and expertise that you can use in a highly flexible manner. It's a win-win-win situation all around.
photo credit: Russ Neumeier When you think about telling your customers not to purchase your key product of success, you think that's out of this world crazy. However, for Xerox it worked like a charm,...

Online Banking

Online banking is a double-edged sword for small businesses: It's easy and convenient, and yet it makes them vulnerable targets for cybercriminals. There are a lot of small businesses out there, and they...
PR Web: When it comes to selling the "big boxes" it may take more than just thinking outside the box; that's why most mornings you'll find Noel Strand standing in front of one of the big...
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a privacy and security tool that has been around for decades. It lets you securely connect to the Internet, or a remote private network using servers in a specified...
Excellence in marketing directly impacts consumer spending around the world. You want to get your message through a crowded marketplace. Here is how.

The Car Wash for Cows

British farmers are aiming to milk profits and boost productivity with this latest agricultural machine - a car wash for cows. The industrial-sized device features a huge swinging “cow brush” similar to those used to...
photo credit: Travis Isaacs For those of you working out of your home, at one point you may start wondering if it's time to upgrade from your home office to an office of your own...
The Schumacher Institute offers this case study of a local business person expanding his business without means of bank financing... I just ate today at a local Deli that changed hands recently. I wonder if the...
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Honda’s New Asimo Robot

Honda has unveiled “All-new ASIMO”, a new version of their humanoid robot. It can run at hop on one or both legs, and more. Honda: The all-new ASIMO is now advanced from an...
examiner.com: In August of 2008 Jenny opened a retail space in the heart of Richmond’s fan district. Fleur fabrics offered sewing classes from the basics on up to altering your own clothes. It quickly...
NY Times: It almost sounds too good to be true: Getting the savings of shopping at Costco, without the hassle of getting to the store. Yet Michael Eberstadt says he’s for real, and...
Petra Fashions is a party plan company specializing in the direct sale of lingerie and sleepwear, all priced under $40. Since 1979, over 80,000 Independent Field Representatives nationwide have joined Petra and are supported...