Innovation is everything these days, and if it involves technology chances are it will become a million dollar idea—or a complete flop.
I'll let you decide which of those this guy's idea is.
Expert body piercer, David Hubah, got so tired of holding his iPod Nano, so he embedded it in his skin.
Hubah implanted magnets into four places on his wrist that manage to hold the device in place, making it look magic to those unaware of his augmentations, like a strapless watch.
The procedure ranks on the upper scale of extreme body manipulating and can be pretty painful, but he managed to do the entire process himself.
It's hard to tell whether it was a good idea or not, but I suppose it depends on how much use he gets out of it.
Chances are, though, he's going to regret it when a new model comes out that isn't compatible with his wrist holder.
eBay is a beautiful website because you can find virtually anything you could ever want on the website to buy off of other users. EBay paved the way for other websites such as amazon.com to form and build their own empires.
You would think that the first item ever sold on eBay must have been a magnificent item, something that someone really wanted. Well, allow me to remind you that eBay is a part of the internet - and there are a lot of weirdos that hangout on the internet.
The first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer, and it was sold for $14.83. The founder of eBay asked the buyer if he knew that the laser pointer was broken when he bought it. The owner simply responded “I’m a collector of broken laser pointers.”
Hate him or love him, Nicolas Cage has cemented his name in current pop culture.
Known for his over-enthusiastic acting, spending copious amounts of dough, or the lack of care he takes in choosing his roles, you know his movies are going to be great—even if it's in that awful, campy kind of way.
Well, now you can thank his own personal acting coach: his pet octopus!
Among Nicolas Cage's many purchases, including yachts, a jet, a castle, many cars, and an island, he also allegedly spent $276,000 on animals.
They were Moby and Sheba, his two king cobras, and an unnamed octopus. But why? Was he interest in marine biology? No, he said that it would help him with his acting.
Unfortunately, upkeep became too much and the little guy had to go.
A couple fun of tidbits about Cage: he has 77 credits as an actor.His highest rated movie on Rotten Tomatoes was 95% with 1993's Red Rock West.
The lowest rated? Also 1993's Deadfall at 0%. What a crazy year for the Cage!
People may equate secrecy with top government programs, mobsters, and the CEOs of their favorite technology companies, but it turns out that being a snowboarder also requires a little privacy—especially when you're looking to take on the world.
Shaun White knew those issues, and went to great lengths to ensure a surprising run to go for the gold.
White was always competitive. He even kicked out his roommate and fellow snowboard star Kevin Pearce when he started beating him, creating a huge rivalry.
It was obvious he took this seriously, which was great for the Olympics but maybe not so great on his personal relationships.
He trained in his own secured pipe for the Olympics, keeping curious eyes away from his inventive tricks and stunts. He even made his girlfriend sign an official binding non disclosure agreement about his secret pipe and what went on in his training hours. Lips were sealed.
Luckily, the most awesome tricks we see in the sport today are not only because of the secretive training, but also because of the rivalry that went on between White and his former roommate.
Do you love the taste of Nestle’s chocolate chip cookies?
Maybe you love their Crunch bars. Well next time you’re eating their delicious chocolate treats, think of the other corporations they own. Maybe you’ll be willing to try their other products!
Nestle Corporation has a whopping 8,000 brands under their belt. These items are in the categories of: water, coffee, frozen food, pet care, nutrition, yogurt and much, much more.
They even own cereal brands like Cheerios, Cookie Crisp, Golden Grahams and more!
Remember those delicious Wonderballs you may have had when you were a kid? Yep! Nestle Corporation owned that, too. They even cater to the eye-care niche.
Your pet may even owe a thanks to Nestle because of their brands such as Alpo, Beneful, Dog Chow, Purina and a plethora more.
So next time you’re in the grocery store and picking out your shopping list, take a gander at what brands are providing your items. You most likely will pick up something from Nestle!