People cuddle for a living. For $50 you can cuddle with a professional ‘snuggler’.
The founder of Subway started it to try to pay for his tuition fees through Med School.
Nokia made a handheld game console in 2003, the N-Gage. In the first two weeks, Nokia claimed to have sold 400,000 units, but researchers later found they had only actually sold 5,800~ units in total.
There is a man in NYC who digs through the cracks in sidewalks in search of gold and diamonds, making as much as $819 in six days.
Nestle paid doctors and nurses in developing countries in the 1970’s to promote their baby formula over breast-feeding, leading to the deaths of thousands of infants.
In 2011, two Domino’s Pizza Store Managers were charged with arson after burning down a nearby Papa John’s in north Florida.
Paypal was voted one of the 10 worst business ideas of 1999.
Papa Johns was sued for false advertising for its “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza” and admitted that it did not use better ingredients than Pizza Hut.
The Nike Slogan “Just do it” was inspired by someone on death row about to die.
American Airlines saved nearly $40,000 by eliminating one olive from the salad they served each passenger.