2 Jan 2007

Spiritual Retreats

International Herald Tribune: In its many forms, spiritual tourism is the “oldest and now one of the fastest- growing segments in the travel industry,” said Dallen Timothy, an associate professor at Arizona State University and a co-editor
2 Jan 2007

Selling Time

Entrepreneurial Michigan College student Peter Sauer has devised an intriguing way to earn money to pay his college expenses. Sauer created a promotional Web site named www.OneYearForSale.com, which offers exactly what it says: a year’s worth of
1 Jan 2007

Doodad Couture

Everything Alabama: Many women covet a $6,000 Hermes Birkin bag. But for Amanda Miller, who carries one to work, the appeal lies not in the exclusive bag but what’s on it. Hanging from her Birkin are unusual
1 Jan 2007

360 Degree Attention

Adrants: Here’s something we don’t get to report every day. Massachusetts company Alt Terrain LLC unleashes an actual new media platform. We were like, is that possible? The patent-pending 360 Degree Mobile Video Billboard delivers ad content
30 Dec 2006

Rise of the Jetrosexuals

Fast Company: A few years ago, a new sexual classification emerged on the scene. As funny as I thought it was when I first heard the term “metrosexual,” I think it’s even funnier that it stuck around.
29 Dec 2006

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 35

New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: TRENDS & INSIGHTS Smoothies War The new fast food fight is on a rather healthier battlefield. Warnings about obesity and increased awareness of the importance of eating five fruit a
29 Dec 2006

Buddy Shop

E-commerce Guide: A new e-commerce site called Buddy Shopping that lets consumers peruse products online simultaneously with friends launched today with the promise to offer a viable new channel for Web shop owners. Though there are features
28 Dec 2006

Eatertainment for Kids

The Herald News: Forget swimming lessons and soccer, the latest trend in extracurricular activities for children ages 4 to 16 is cooking class. And not just any cooking class. There are culinary summer camps, cooking birthday parties,

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28 Dec 2006

Smart Soles

New Scientist: A Californian company called Outland Research hopes to put high-tech intelligence into sports shoes. This is because feet often need different kinds of support, depending on whether they are walking, running or playing sport. Conventional
26 Dec 2006

Smoothies War

BBC: In the 80s, fast-food burger joints flooded UK town centres. By the 90s, coffee shops took their place on every street corner. But now that the noughties are well established, the new fast food fight is
24 Dec 2006

Happy Warholiday

The Hamilton Spectator: LVMH, the luxury conglomerate with Vuitton and Dior in its stable, will build a contemporary art museum in Paris. MAC cosmetics serves up burlesque glamour girl Dita von Teese at a swank dinner at
23 Dec 2006

VO Gloves

fibre2fashion.com: Vaughn Outdoor (VO), makers of the CZiP design that frees winter athletes from the inconvenience of taking gloves off at inopportune times, announces the launch of 15 new VO glove and mitten designs with the hands-free