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Which Snowglobe Is More Fun?

This first one from the Hampton Hotels? [Click on image to open page to try it out] Hampton allows you to customize the background and contents of the snowglobe scene then send it as an e-card to someone. I added a cat, some kids on a tube, a snowman, and a red ribbon. When you grab the base and move …

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Steve Martin and Remarkability

I’ve always been a fan of Steve Martin’s brand of humor. He’s a part of my iBoard of Directors. John Moore at Brand Autopsy (who has been talking about Steve Martin’s memoir) Born Standing Up sent me the URL to the recent interview (below) between Steve and Charlie Rose. It’s interesting to hear Steve talk about being remarkable and doing …

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Apple Animagic Ad

In the spirit of the Rankin/Bass “animagic” style… (that’s Hermie the Elf and Rudolph a Rankin/Bass classic)… Apple created this brilliant Christmas version of their “Hi, I’m a Mac. Hi, I’m a PC” commercials. Enjoy!

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Eat Me Crunchy Cereal Bowl

It is always gratifying when – in your lifetime – someone solves one of the world’s problems. We’re still figuring out global warming, but someone has solved our soggy breakfast cereal problem. The Eat Me Crunchy Bowl For sale on the UK site Firebox.com, they say… The concept behind this revolutionary breakfast bowl is forehead-slappingly simple. A removable shelf covers …

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Stop Running Ads

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Business 2.0, You Dumped Me Bad

I didn’t see it coming. I hadn’t heard the rumors. When I saw the LAST ISSUE banner atop the October issue, I thought it was a joke. In fact, I had just responded to your request to continue our relationship… I had just sent in my subscription renewal. AND I chose the 2-year option, not just 1 year. I committed …

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Finding Missing Words

I found out recently the Dutch don’t have the word whimsical in their vocabulary. How do you define that for someone who has never heard it? The best way I was able to describe whimsical to a Dutch friend of mine was with an example… I made reference to bikes in Amsterdam that women decorate with plastic flowers. Happy. Lite. …

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On Nurturing Ideas

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