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Yearly Archive for 2012
Simon Griffiths, an Australian entrepreneur and a co-founder of Who Gives a Crap toilet paper is not getting off the toilet until he raises $50,000 to fill his warehouse with the first supply of his unique toilet paper. Griffiths along with fellow co-founder Jehan Ratnatunga and freelance product designer Danny Alexander have crafted a toilet [...] [Read More]
In what may have been the most expensive auto accident in history, the American driver of a classic Ferrari 250 GTO that he bought seven years ago and is worth $31 million, crashed into another car in France, injuring three people including his wife. Businessman Christopher Cox crashed during a July 6 parade of Ferraris [...] [Read More]
Getting the message out there in a big way is something advertisers spend a lot of time and money doing. One woman in New York City thinks she’s found a great solution for them: Half-naked models painted with product pitches. She calls them “walking billbods.” [Read More]
They’re calling it “an epic designer collaboration” for the holidays. And they say their months-long secret plot will pay off because their shopper bases overlap. Neiman Marcus and Target have joined forces, bringing 24 top U.S. designers on board to offer 50-plus “limited-edition gift items” starting Dec. 1. We’re talking real leather, real silk, real [...] [Read More]
The pacu fish, originally from the Amazon Basin, has recently been caught by a fisherman in Lake Lou Yaegar in Illnois, according to huffingtonpost.com The Illinois Department of Natural Resources identified the fish as a pacu, a cousin to the piranha. Some reports also note that another pacu was seen weeks later. Biologists says the [...] [Read More]