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Watch What Happens When You Stick Buckyball Magnets in a Blender
February 2, 2015

Buckyballs are the small, spherical, ridiculously fun, neodynium magnets that last year were recalled for posing "a substantial risk of injury and death to children and teenagers." Here's what happens when you combine a hefty lump of these high-powered magnets with a high-powered blender.

Be More Organized at Work This Year
February 2, 2015

If you’re like most people, you start the year out with great intentions. You set resolutions or goals, and for a while, you stick to them. But by February (that’s Feb. 7 for fitness resolutions, and probably the same for others), you’ve given up. This year, resolve to make changes to help you be more organized at work in your small business.

Drink to This
February 1, 2015

Sports bottles aren't just for athletes, runners and gym-goers anymore. They've become an important sidekick for the health-conscious person. We're all thirsty, but with water becoming the drink of choice, and those consuming it not wanting to dispose of dozens of single-use water bottles a week, end-users are seeking a reusable and reliable sports bottle. With a few fills, we easily can reach the recommended 64 ounces of water a day. Besides quenching thirst, here are some of the top demands end-users have for a sports bottle.

6 Self-inflicted Obstacles That Successful People Eliminate
January 30, 2015

The success of others often appears to be an easy path. In truth nearly every successful person faces major challenges along the way. Some obstacles are external and unexpected. Others are self-inflicted and mostly preventable.

4 Ways To Be More Innovative At Work
January 30, 2015

Innovation. It’s easy to talk about it—it’s probably one of your department’s key goals or built into your company’s mission statement—but it’s not so easy to do. It’s even harder to make it a habit in your day-to-day workflow. As an innovation consultant and entrepreneur, I was recently given a sneak peek at a new book on innovation called A Beautiful Constraint. In short, it teaches you to take your constraints—budget, time, resources, whatever—and make them work for you in your quest for innovation. It sounds simple, and in many ways it is.