Wacky Business Ideas

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13 Hilarious Inventions We Can’t Believe Exist, and Are Real Businesses

From a 'onesie' that lets your baby mop your floors to a mic-shaped sponge for rocking out in the shower, here are some wacky inventions from entrepreneurs.

Building a Business on Backyard Camping

A look at how one entrepreneurial couple is finding success with its suburban version of the great outdoors.

Startup Allows Customers to Design Their Own Soft-Drinks

uFlavor is banking on personalization as the next big thing in the beverage industry.

A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores

With Urban Cultivator appliances, foodies can grow fresh herbs and greens in their kitchens year-round.

A Tech Entrepreneur Finds a Niche in Pouncing on Law-Breaking Pet Owners

PooPrints uses DNA samples to track down dumping doggies and the scofflaws who don't pick up after them

Startup has Sky-High Aspirations for Roadable Aircraft

An aviation enthusiast's invention leaps from the road to the wild blue yonder.

Building a Business on Solving an Aching Dilemma for Women

Day2Night's convertible shoes offer women a fashionable heel height for any occasion.

Hitchswitch Simplifies Newlywed Name Changes

First comes love, then comes marriage... then comes the agonizing process of changing your name. The latest from our wacky business idea files.

Wine Lovers Design a Lid to Keep Out Bugs

Hats off to Greg and Renee Plumlee, the creators of BevHat, a mesh cover designed to keep insects out of drinks. From our Wacky Ideas That Just Might Fly file.

Unconventional Wisdom: Eight Wacky Schools

For these entrepreneurs, teaching their unusual skills -- from exotic dancing to swallowing swords -- is big business.

Building a (Nearly) Million-Dollar Brand on a Startup Budget

How Perky Jerky has taken its caffeine-infused recipe to the masses.

Wacky Ideas That Just Might Fly

You may think these ideas are hare-brained, but these entrepreneurs have tapped into their own kooky niches.

Top 11 Extraordinary Hotels

These entrepreneurs are attracting guests from all over by creating vacation experiences like no other.

10 Off-the-Wall Businesses

These businesses prove that no idea is too odd to find success.

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