Archive Humor

  • There are some products that just make you go, “Wow, that’s smart! I wish I’d thought of that.”Maybe they solve a common problem, maybe they were invented by a kid. What’s the secret to coming up with a product like this?Amilya Antonetti from , a company that helps entrepreneurs take their product from concept to consumer , says the formula is simple: “The product concept has to be something that somebody wants to repeat — whether it’s a slogan, a logo or a product,”  she  said. “If people are r

    There are some products that just make you go, “Wow, that’s smart! I wish I’d thought of that.” Here are 10 of those products, some of which made the inventors a ton of money!

  • What’s important to single men? According to  menu bar, it’s "gaming, girls, humor, movies, music, sports, stuff, TV and video."Time and money are precious, so when it comes to where  guys  live, their priorities are that it fit their budget, be close to work and close to nightlife (i.e., girls), according to a recent survey by .Not surprisingly, having a spacious kitchen was NOT important to 96 percent of the bachelors surveyed, backing up the theory that single guys live on takeout. They also

    What makes a city great for single guys? Cool neighborhoods and nightlife -- and a healthy ratio of women to men. Here are the 10 best cities for bachelors, according to Rent.com.

  • You know the basic traffic laws — stop at a red light, obey the speed limit, don’t drink and drive.But this is America, land of the free and home of the make-it-up-as-you-go-along, so in addition to the standard traffic laws, there are some weird and wacky ones out there.Some of them are specific to activities common in that town or state, and some of them make you wonder why someone had to tell you it’s illegal to do that.Here are 10 of the weirdest, wackiest traffic laws in America.

    You know the basic traffic laws – stop at a red light, obey the speed limit, don’t drink and drive. But there are some crazy traffic laws out there. Here are 10 of the weirdest, wackiest traffic laws in America.

  • Imagine getting paid to eat ice cream all day, to go to the beach or to figure out how to make a race car go even faster.They sound like fantasies to most of us but for some people, these are their actual jobs.Take Paul Monaghan, who is the head of car engineering for the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. Or Kirsten Schimoler, whose job it is to come up with new flavors of ice cream for Ben & Jerry’s.We interviewed both of them and several others who have the world’s coolest jobs. Click ahead to

    Imagine getting paid to eat ice cream all day or to figure out how to make a race car go even faster. Meet the people who get paid for this stuff and more of the world's coolest jobs!

  • We use money every day, unfurling folded bills and digging for change. But beyond the occasional glance at a new quarter, how much do you really know about money? Do you know which city has its own currency? Do you know how much a $2 bill is worth? And what does the Secret Service have to do with money? Make sure no one is following you and click ahead to find out 10 things you probably don’t know about money!

    Do you know which city has its own currency? Do you know how much a $2 bill is worth? And what does the Secret Service have to do with money?

  • With 15 million people still unemployed in the U.S. and companies being tight on their spending, it’s easy to throw your hands up and say, “But nobody’s hiring!” The truth is, if no big corporation is hiring, YOU can hire you — Become an entrepreneur. Study different types of business and figure out a niche where you can make money. All it takes is an idea and the drive to take it to market. And if you think being a small-business owner can’t make you a lot of money, or can’t make you a lot of m

    Ah, to be rich and in your 20s...or teens. Here are a few everyday people who made their first million while others their age were still fetching coffee...or playing with their friends.

  • From cubicle farms to cafeteria food, life at the office can be pretty boring and, at times, annoying. But some companies have figured out that if you get a little creative, and offer a few extra perks, it can go a long way toward keeping employees happy – and more productive. In this day and age of cutbacks and downsizing, that’s pretty extraordinary. Maybe it’s a cool gathering place, with bean-bag chairs, couches or café seating, that makes people excited to go to meetings – not to mention it

    ere are Six Cool Companies to Work For, what makes them cool, and the answer to the question you’re dying to ask: Are they hiring?

  • So you want to roll like a player – but you don’t have the high-roller wallet to back it up. Well here’s a news flash: You can afford that lifestyle. From expensive cars to luxury watches and jet skis – you can have it all. All you have to do is snap out of your herd mentality, shopping at big-box stores and strip malls. And shed the notion that buying something second-hand means you have to look like a homeless artist. [Not that there’s anything wrong with that.] And with the recession, and 15

    From expensive cars to luxury watches and jet skis — you can have it all. And shed the notion that buying something second-hand means you have to look like a homeless artist.

  • The recession brought us all kinds of great deals – from cheap homes to lobster at lunchmeat prices – but it also brought a fresh wave of ridiculous taxes and fees. While you were rummaging around the bargain bins, government bean counters were peeping in your pockets to see how they could fill their budget gaps with your money. From candy to cows and strippers to sparklers – they want to charge you extra for it.So, we decided to take a look at the 12 wackiest taxes ever. Click ahead to get star

    From candy to cows and strippers to sparklers, the government wants to charge you extra for just about everything these days. Here are 12 of the wackiest taxes you may be paying.

  • You think of whiskey and golf as things you do in your leisure time to unwind. But there are some people who get paid to do these things for a living. Take Colum Egan, the master distiller for Bushmills whiskey in Ireland. Or Jerramy Hainlaine, whose title is actually “Director of Golf” for Hilton Worldwide. And, when you’re watching fireworks this weekend, know that there are hundreds of people across the country who get paid to set off fireworks for a living. We interviewed these guys and seve

    You think of drinking whiskey and playing golf as things you do in your leisure time to unwind. But there are some people who get paid to do these things for a living.  Here are the world's coolest jobs, from master distiller to director of golf.

  • Ahhhhh, graduation season! That time of year when we take our youngest and brightest and kick them out of the academic nest and into the real world. Before they go forth, flapping and squawking into the world, we usually send in one of our top leaders of business, politics or pop music to offer some words of inspiration and wisdom to guide their flight path – or at least entertain them while they flail. And so, without further ado, here are the 10 Best Graduation Speechs of All Time -- from Will

    Here are the 10 Best Graduation Speeches of All Time...from Will Ferrell to Steve Jobs and more!

  • The Great Recession resulted in the loss of more than 8 million jobs and left a trail of devastation in its wake, but for some, the downturn offered new opportunities.From the ashes rose creativity, powered by desperation and hope, the likes of which hasn’t been seen in decades. These were the stories chronicled in the that shot through dark clouds and made us smile – and sometimes even laugh out loud.  There was the guy who created his own six-figure job – SIX FIGURES! – mid-recession. And the

    The Great Recession resulted in the loss of more than 8 million jobs and left a trail of devastation in its wake, but for some, the downturn offered new opportunities.