6 Jan 2006

Graffiti Ads

BizReport.com: The images are painted directly onto building walls in urban areas, graffiti-style. Wide-eyed kids, portrayed in a stylized, comic-book rendering, pose with a mysterious, hand-size gadget. One licks his like a lollipop. Another is playing paddleball
5 Jan 2006

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 24

CoolBusinessIdeas Newsletter Issue 24: 17/12/05 – 31/12/05 New Business Ideas/Opportunities Featured In This Issue: DESIGN Walking Music The Digital Sound Bag lets you slip your personal music player into a clear acetate pocket and plug it into
4 Jan 2006

Josh, In Search of Cool

DenverPost.com: Picky, picky, Josh Spear. He’s the prince of particular, the satrap of selection, the chief of choosing, this 21-year-old occasional University of Colorado undergraduate with a unique passion for the things that please him. When Spear
3 Jan 2006

Vacation Homes

Condo Hotel Center: Many people dream of owning a vacation home. But often concerns about maintaining it, renting it out in the off-season, or even justifying the expense when it’s only to be used for a couple
1 Jan 2006

Mobile Barbers

The Wave Magazine: Do you find your weekends being eaten up by errands? Thanks to an ingenious local entrepreneur, you can now eliminate a trip to the hair stylist from your To Do list. Dena Kaufer, a
31 Dec 2005

Caffeine Shock

Think Geek: Tired of waking up and having to wait for your morning java to brew? Are you one of those groggy early morning types that just needs that extra kick? Know any programmers who dont regularly
31 Dec 2005

Hip Dads and Mums

BizJournals.com: When Lynne Gonsior was pregnant with her son Tony, she set out to find clothing and nursery necessities that were unique and trendy — even edgy. Instead, she found the same old clowns and ducks. “Everything
30 Dec 2005

iTrain: Your Personal MP3 Trainer

TrendCentral: If you’ve exhausted your Awesome Workout Mix and can’t seem to find the right motivational soundtrack to hit your stride on the treadmill, these exercise MP3 downloads may be just the thing. Designed by yoga/Pilates guru

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29 Dec 2005

Starbucks Drivethrus

USATODAY: Leaning out the window of her SUV, Tami Cornwell orders the same drink she gets almost every day: “Double-tall, four-pump vanilla caramel Macchiato.” A high-tech recruiter, she’s gotten hooked on the growing number of drivethrus Starbucks
29 Dec 2005

Classic Taste

The Cool Hunter: There are a number of companies carrying iPod, Blackberry and PSP cases at the moment but none as fine and in the distinguished class such as the current range out from Dunhill. Synonymous with
28 Dec 2005

Amateur is Fine

BusinessWeek: For decades, wine consumption in the U.S. was hobbled by a lack of understanding of wine combined with lame or confusing marketing and labeling by wine producers, both domestic and international. But as increasingly clever marketers
28 Dec 2005

Beating Arachnophobia

Eurocosm.com: Relax Arachnophobes! Help is close at hand, or better still, arms length! The Spider Catcher is an innovative new product which uses two sets of bristles to gently catch the spider or bug, carefully trapping it