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Social Media's Privacy vs Intimacy, Facebook vs Chatroulette

While the redefinition of privacy continues to engage debate amongst netizens, this current era of pushing boundaries online is on the surface somewhat of a paradox. While many feel that relinquishing data about ourselves subsequently deprives us of control (i.e. Facebook's Open Graph), there are others that are willing to relinquish control in exchange for a random form of intimacy (i.e. Chatroulette's video chat).

Can Small Scale Really Sell Products to Major Retail?

A common misconception about selling to Major Retailers is that you have to be a large established company in order to sell to them. This is absolutely  not the case! The truth is that there are many small start-up companies with just one product SKU that have gotten their products into Major Retailers. 

Cannabis Catering: "High" Quality Meal Options

There are many businesses trying to capitalize on the up-and-coming industry or legal marijuana. With more prescriptions being issued more businesses keep on popping up and there is one interesting concept we've never seen before!

Snakes And Lattes: The Board Game Cafe!

Today's cafes and coffee shops are typically filled with people stuck on technology who are just trying to take advantage of the free WIFI. There's no sitting back and enjoying the atmosphere, it's all type, type, tweet, tweet, ring, ring (that last one was a blackberry or iPhone notification, in case you didn't know). So, for those that want to get a more old-fashioned coffee shop experience that's focused on bringing together a neighborhood in a social way, there's a great new Toronto business.

Robot Servants? Now Only An App Away

California designers Willow Garage have created a robot for the masses - or at least the first generation of it. Enter the PR2, and start your Frankenstein Complex engines.


Warped Wastebasket Makes Trash More Compactable

New Push-Up concept garbage can aims to make filling it with trash twice as useful and three times as fun. On average.

Conserve Water Or The Fish Gets It

From designer Yan Lu comes the “Poor Little Fish Basin” – a concept sink to help convince consumers to control their water use.

Hippity Hop Shoes: Kid's Shoe Delivery Company That Hits The Pavement

The right businesses know that parents appreciate convenience when it comes to services for their children, which is why mobile businesses are becoming more popular in the market specifically. There's a new one that hits the pavement to help little ones do the same!

Vending Machine Lets You Pay With A Smile: Don't Scream, SMILE For Ice Cream!

Our readers really tend to love vending machine concepts, and while past ones have made you smile; there's a new one that requires you to smile to get a tasty treat!

Where's My Tip: The Business Of Tipping In A Cashless Society

Today most people travel without cash, relying on their debit/Interac cards and credit cards to cover all of their expenses. It's just easier than constantly having to hit the ATM to increase cashflow for every little purchase. Unfortunately, there is one thing that you do need cash for, and that's leaving tips for the staff that you meet while you're on your travels. Fortunately, a new website makes it possible to travel cashless and leave a tip!

Slant Shack Jerky: DIY...Beef Jerky?

Well, you're able to order just about anything online and customize it and businesses are coming up with just about any DIY structure to jump on the bandwagon and offer people the chance to create things without going through the labor! Now, there's a new business that I bet you never would have searched for online, because it's a whole new concept!

Sezno Nightlight Makes Hilarious Stair Falling A Thing Of The Past

The Senzo Nightlight lets you feel your way in the dark by actually giving you light when you touch the walls

Eagle Phone Spreads Its Touchable Wings

From designer Eugene Kim comes the Eagle Phone, a new model he hopes LG will purchase and help take flight.


Inventor Creates Product on Kitchen Counter and Makes Millions!

Imagine coming up with an Invention on your kitchen counter and soon becoming a millionaire and having your Invention sold all over the world!  That's what happened to Debbie Barker, the Inventor of the FlipFold!

Name Your Number: Vanity Phone Numbers for UK Cell Phones

You can get vanity license plates for your car, but that's something that's a lot less visible than a phone number that you plaster over your business cards and websites and it shows up each and every time you send out a text message. So, good news people; there's a company in the UK that can help you get a vanity phone number!

Oliver's Labels: Business Offers Lost & Found To Top Off Their Kid's Labels!

Businesses that create fun and funky labels to stick on your kid's clothes, or just about anything, aren't new. But the problem is when your children actually lose something, a label saying "this belongs to Sally" just doesn't do much to reunite the product with its owner. One business has come up with the ideal solution to make sure that it's possible for children to get back their stuff!

Beijing Straddle Bus Could Get On Both Sides Of Traffic Woes

For the busy streets of Beijing, a new "super bus" is being touted that straddles roadways and can move up to 1,400 people at a time.

Just Us Hens: Livestock Sitting Business For A Different Kind Of Hen Party

There are plenty of businesses out there that thrive upon the business of hen parties, but now there's one that is behind a very different kind, and it's all inspired by the trend of backyard farming.

Digital Photos Escape The Frame, Get Cubed

Designer Ludwig Zeller has created the CubeBrowser, a six-sided mix of ingenuity and art that allows the enjoyment of photos in a whole new way.

Selling Your Inventions To Major Retailers

Selling Your Inventions To Major Retailers: What Not To Do (And What 95% Of People Tend To Do!)