New Belgium Brewing company (makers of Fat Tire, Blue Paddle, etc) will only ship their beers cold, but since it is illegal in Oklahoma and Utah liquor stores to sell cold full-percentage beer (+3.2%), New Belgium refuses to distribute its product there.
There are coffee houses in Russia where food and drink are free but you pay for time.
Yang (Lenovo’s CEO) received a $3 million bonus as a reward for record profits, which he in-turn redistributed to about 10,000 of Lenovo’s employees. He did same thing again in 2013.
Ma Yu Ching’s Bucket Chicken House in Kaifeng, China is considered the world’s oldest operating restaurant, first opening in 1153 AD during the Jing Dynasty.
A company called Pro-Teq has created a solution that makes pavement glow in the dark. It is environmentally friendly and could save a lot of money.
There’s a company in Switzerland called Algordanza that will turn your ashes into a diamond for your family. The color of the diamond is determined by all kinds of factors, however diamonds made from people that had gone through Chemo are usually distinctively a lighter color than the rest.
After racking up a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13, Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix.
A Chinese Billionaire is selling canned air in China to highlight the country’s pollution problems. The air is collected and compressed in soda cans from “revolutionary regions” around the country.
The first pizzeria in the US opened in 1905 and still runs till this day, it even offered $0.05 Pizza’s for its 100th Birthday.