Monthly Archive:: May 2007

31 May 2007

Faithster

BusinessWeek: Anyone who wants to join Xianz, a Christian social network, needs to abide by a set of rules that read more Ten Commandments than terms of use. Rule No. 2, for instance, bars cursing and “derogatory
30 May 2007

Paper Thin Video

USATODAY: In the race for ever-thinner displays for TVs, cellphones and other gadgets, Sony may have developed one to beat them all — a razor-thin display that bends like paper while showing full-color video. Sony released video
30 May 2007

Extreme Budget Airlines

BusinessWeek: For years, airlines have sought to emulate the low-fare, low-cost business model of Southwest Airlines, the much-studied pioneer in the cutthroat aviation game. Terror attacks? Exorbitant jet fuel costs? Little matter, the profits still flowed at
28 May 2007

Shuttle Attraction

Wired: Imagine being in a dragster, peeling out from zero to 100 in three seconds, then keeping your foot to the floor for a full six minutes until you reach 17,500 mph. On Friday, the Kennedy Space
28 May 2007

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 44

New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: CULTURE & MUSIC Free Music by We7 A new platform called We7 has developed a system that does just that. Currently in beta, We7 gives brands the chance to communicate
27 May 2007

Timeshare Canine

Iconoculture: Leased cars. Vacation condos. And now, timeshare dogs. FLEXPETZ lets dog lovers who don’t have the time or space to be full-time pet owners make playdates with dogs from breed-rescue shelters. FLEXPETZ members pay $40 a
26 May 2007

Solar Lighter

Gizmodo.com: If you are an adventurous animal then lemme give you some dope on the solar powered lighter. Now if I have set you to wonderland as to why is this a key object for the adventurous,
25 May 2007

Free Music by We7

TrendCentral: While the terms “free” and “legal” aren’t usually used together to describe the business of music downloading, a new platform called We7 has developed a system that does just that. Currently in beta, We7 gives brands
24 May 2007

Providing a Thriving Office

Thriving Office: Want a successful and thriving business environment? Here’s the creative and innovative CD to enhance your working environment. Thriving Office is a CD, filled with office sounds, that home businesses play it in the background
22 May 2007

Hail The iRosary

JoshSpear.com: In today’s fast-paced world, young Catholics are finding it hard to slow down enough to say the rosary. The Catholic staple, wherein “we say fifteen decades or tens of Hail Mary’s with an Our Father between
21 May 2007

Secure ATM

Crave: The way the particles land on a given credit card magnetic stripe are as unique as individual snow flakes or human fingerprints. So says a Magtek, a company that has developed a product, MagnePrint, for recording
20 May 2007

No Poison Spray

Cool Tools: Most pesticides I’ve used are full of toxic chemicals, but this spray doesn’t have anything like that. The active ingredient is natural mint extract, which is a neuro-toxin. It works just as well or better