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A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

Jasbina Ahluwalia is making the ancient tradition of Indian matchmaking a 21st century business.
A Whale of an Idea

A Whale of an Idea

How one mammal spawned an entire industry
Get a Whiff of These Walls

Get a Whiff of These Walls

Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is just the beginning for Jon Sherman's fantastically eccentric company, Flavor Paper.
Drinking and Drying

Drinking and Drying

Drybar will style your mane (and pour your champagne) for $35. No wonder business is booming.
Ultimate Flying Machine

Ultimate Flying Machine

Two L.A. entrepreneurs have dreamed up the perfect plane for the weekend aviator.
He's Got the World on a String

He's Got the World on a String

A former Wall Street analyst spins his yo-yo passion into a million-dollar-plus business.

Stay Hungry

How Peter D'Amato's strange obsession made him America's biggest dealer of carnivorous plants

Reanimators

Creepy and Eerie, the graphic 1960s horror comic books, were deader than dead--until the Braun twins came along.

An Unlikely Life Aquatic

Russ Allen brings shrimping to a landlocked region.
Business Unusual: Operation Muffintop

Business Unusual: Operation Muffintop

Former Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick stitched together a gizmo that turned into a $20 million business.

Business Unusual: Pole Position

Sheila Kelley's S Factor cleans up on dirty dancing.

Business Unusual: The Tailgater in Your Living Room

What if there was a service to match rabid sports fans with home owners across the country?

Business Unusual: Take One Website, Add Stroke of Genius

Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs are tapping into the mad enthusiasm of home cooks.

Business Unusual: Work That Skirt!

Steven Villegas fancied a man-skirt. Turns out he wasn't the only one.

Be Efficient With Your Social Networking

Budget your time wisely--or risk being ruled by the internet.
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