Feb 232013
 

Sriracha Hot Sauce Catches Fire, Yet ‘There’s Only One Rooster’ – Businessweek: “I make sauce good enough for the rich man that the poor man can still afford.”

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Had this for the first time a few weeks back (Believe it was on the day of the final NFL football game). Hot stuff.

Feb 222013
 

Man’s flushed wedding ring retrieved by Grand Rapids Public Works department | MLive.com: “[…] the call that came on Tuesday, Feb. 19: A man on the Northwest Side was upset after accidentally flushing his $500 wedding ring down the toilet. Could anything be done to find it?”

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Yes. Recovered. Satisfaction.

Feb 222013
 

Nielsen Agrees to Expand Definition of TV Viewing: “The Nielsen Co. is expanding its definition of television and will introduce a comprehensive plan to capture all video viewing including broadband and Xbox and iPads, several sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.”

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What is TV?

Feb 212013
 

20 Odd Questions: James Dyson – WSJ.com: “Mr. Dyson, 65, created his first consumer product—a wheelbarrow with a ball in place of a wheel—in 1974. “

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Research and Development → Invention.

Feb 202013
 

When culture turns into policy by Mig Reyes of 37signals:

“A fine line exists between spelling out company culture and inadvertently engraving it as policy.”

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*Company Culture vs. Company Policy.

Feb 202013
 

Exclusive: Pinterest Complete $200M Funding at $2.5B Valuation – Kara Swisher – Commerce – AllThingsD: “It now has close to 50 million unique monthly users worldwide and has quintupled its employees to 100 in the last year. “

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Pinterest = The Sears Wish Book for the Internet age.

Feb 202013
 

3-D Printed Body Parts, Finally! : Discovery News: “For children born with microtia, a congenital deformity of the external ear, reconstructive surgery solutions can involve long, painful operations or prosthetics that rarely resemble the real thing.”

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3-D Printing is not just for making toys.