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Wall Street Journal Gunning For LinkedIn?

As legacy newspapers continue to seek out new ways to survive beyond their antiquated twentieth century business model, the Wall Street Journal has strapped on some big guns in an attempt to build a name in the Wild West terrain of Web 2.0. Leaked rumors indicate its jonesing for a mano-a-mano duel with LinkedIn in an attempt to attract some of that business network's 15 million monthly netizens.

Escape Camper Rentals In New Zealand: The Freedom To Sleep Around!

Escape is a company with the tagline "the freedom to sleep around" but it's not what you think; the services they offer are completely above board! This New Zealand Company does however offer sleeping on the go, and they do it in a unique way.


Innovative Planet-Friendly Bike Ride In The Sky: The Shweeb

What do you get when you combine a human, a bike, a monorail, exercise and a roller coaster together? A pedarail? Sort of. You get a fun innovative and earth-friendly park ride New Zealand calls a Shweeb. 

Barnes & Noble Goes Mobile With Free eReader And Free WiFi!

Barnes & Noble just became my best friend.  With the addition of cafés serving yummy chocolate treats and Starbucks coffee, it was on its way; but going WiFi, all network WiFi... there's just no competition.  And then there's the new free e-gadget.....

Top Ten Branded Social Media Nightmares

While the success stories of brands and social media surface daily throughout the blogosphere, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, there are just as many nightmares that are damaging the reputations of brands regularly.

Raz War: Razor Blade Subscription Service For The Man Who Won’t Leave Home

Razor blades can be a great expense and for those men who just can't seem to plan ahead or avoiding hitting up the stores at all costs, there can be some impulsive shopping trips when they realize that their razor blade just isn't going its job anymore. With this in mind, a new UK-based company has come up with a service that addresses all of these needs.

Neuticles: Helping Dogs Maintain The ‘Manly’ Look After Neutering

Have you ever neutered your male dog only to think, I wonder how that blatant physical change is affecting him psychologically? No? Me either, at least not for more than a second. But it seems, that there is someone out there who has put some serious thought into the psychological and physical affects that neutering can have upon a male dog, and they've come up with a very specific kind of prosthetic.


Coca-Cola Introduces Freestyle Vending With Customizable Soda Drinks

Coca-Cola is a company that has been and will forever be a leader in the beverage vending industry, and they are about to introduce even more cutting-edge technology to their company that will offer more drink diversity than ever!

Sunnygram: Email/Snail Mail Hybrid Business Bridges Generational Gaps With A Unique Twist

Communication today for most is confined to email, text messaging, blogging and social media networks like Facebook or Twitter. If it wasn't for these methods, there are many people that we'd lose touch with undoubtedly because picking up the phone, or writing a snail mail letter just isn't convenient anymore. But, there is still a generational gap for many methods of communication when it comes to older adults who aren't online, or choose not to use email; so to address this market there's a company called Sunnygram that allows everyone to communicate with their preferred method.

Red Bull Has Competition From Anti-Energy Drink Company Slow Cow!

Energy drinks might be all the rage, but not everyone wants an instant pick me up; or rather, there are just some people that shouldn't have one. With this in mind, a new company has created the anti-energy drink to help tone down the hyperactive.


Game Crafter: Niche Business Helps People Create and Sell Their Board Games

I don't know about you, but I've always thought that it would be pretty cool to create my own board game - what would be better than developing the next Mouse Trap or Monopoly? Drafting out a board game on construction paper, with playdough figurines or random household objects as pieces are one thing, but a new company is now making it possible to not only create a legitimate board game, but to sell it for profit too.

Does Social Media Produce Groupthink?

Once an innovation on the Web catches hold in the market, there's often a "lock-in mechanism" that freezes out radical changes to that innovation. In the 1970s, Irving L. Janis's book "Victims of Groupthink" described it as  "a deterioration of mental efficiency, reality testing and moral judgment that results from in-group pressures." In the Age of Social Media, where social networks like Twitter and Facebook have consumed our lives, has Digital Man evolved into the the current version of "Groupthink" or the herd mentality?

Learning To Be An Entrepreneur With The Millionaire Maker Game

It's hard to be an entrepreneur on your quest for millions and an empire of your own; but most prospective business people learn the hard way whether they will find success or financial collapse because they build their skills while trying to build their empire. For some it works, for others it doesn't; but for everyone, there's the Millionaire Maker Game which inspires entrepreneurs and teaches them helpful skills along the way.


Wet and Green Dumpster Diving

Some people throw their trash into a dumpster, others dive right into dumpsters with a big splash. Are they crazy? No! It turns out a few dumpsters have been recycled into dumpster pools by an innovative company really interested, at least for the moment, in sustainable development.

ShoeDazzle: Every Woman’s Dream In A Shoe Subscription Service

People might look at Kim Kardashian as one of those celebrities who's famous for doing absolutely nothing, other than having a scandalous tape leaked to the media to launch her career and a little bit of junk in her trunk; but recently, she's actually made women's (no, I didn't mean men's) dreams come true with an amazing shoe subscription service called ShoeDazzle.