From the silly and impractical, to just plain stupid, we found eight wacky business ideas that work.
Alicia's Creations: Tropical Treasures
They say having a bird poop on you is good luck, so why not pay it forward without the mess? This hand-sculpted, realistic-looking bird poop jewelry comes in various shapes, sizes and will set you back between $14 and $28.
This is the song that never ends….” There’s nothing worse than having a song stuck in your head—just ask the person sitting next to you being forced to hear you sing the few actual words you know to the song. Luckily there’s help: Claiming to use “the latest in reverse-auditory-melodic-unstickification technology,” unhearit.com promises to help users 'unhear' songs by using other catchy songs.
Who doesn’t like a surprise? The concept for SomethingStore is simple: You pay for “something” and they ship it to you and………surprise!!! It could be a new gadget, book or another chachka to gather dust.
Ex Boyfriend Jewelry.com
“You Don't Want it. He Can't Have it Back” is Ex Boyfriend Jewelry.com’s motto. The site allows users to buy, sell, trade and even blog everything sitting in your jewelry box that serve as a painful reminder of an ex.
Ever wonder what it would be like to be stalked by the paparazzi or question what your mundane life looks like from the outside? Methodizaz captures pictures of customers doing ordinary, everyday things. Using information provided by clients about their weekly routine and habits, the company sends a photographer to take pictures of them (without being seen) doing ordinary thing. According to the company’s website, its mission “is to present you with your personal works of art.”
From orange-flavored binkies, to raspberry-infused mouth guards, Add the Flavor makes flavored plastic that promises to be flavorful and safe to eat.
Prairie Tumbleweed Farm
Need a gift for the person who has everything? This company ships tumbleweeds anywhere in the world for $15 to $25 depending on size.
Sometimes all you need is a power nap to get you through a long work day or rejuvenate before a big meeting. Thanks to MetroNaps, sleep-deprived consumers can purchase a cozy EnergyPod and catch up on some shuteye.
Ever had an idea that is so crazy, that it might just work? Here are eight one-of- a- kind businesses that are standing out from the crowd.