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Funny Business: Crazy Cat Ladies Shoe

  Source: This stylish cat shoe is a combination of design skills, an interest in cats, and humor. What other funny cat or dog shoe designs could one create using the shoe for inspiration? Hits: 5

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Q & A: Is A.I. Technology a Solution for Racial Profiling?

Q: Do you believe replacing humans with artificial intelligence will improve the constant racial profiling of people of color in the consumer marketplace? A: Overall, don’t count on it. Artificial intelligence (or A.I.) has not solved the long-standing issue, so far. The primary developers of A.I. are engineers and computer scientists from Ivy League schools. […]

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Reuben Paul: Cyber Security Expert

In 2018, Reuben Paul and his younger brother traveled to security conferences around the world and earned thousands of dollars in speaker’s fees because of Paul’s skill at hacking into everyday technology products. “It is important that we reinvent cybersecurity because obviously what we have invented is clearly not working. If a 12 -year -old […]

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Funny Business: Naming a New Business Is No Joke

Comedian and Family Feud host, Steve Harvey, dumbfounded by the name of a contestant’s new startup. Harvey uses humor to tell the contestant that the name is a confusing choice. The exchange garnered a lot of laughter. But contestant Jesse Lehrman explained she loves animals, especially moose,  and altered the word anonymous to name her […]

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Mickey Guyton: How She Nearly Lost Her Country Music Niche

When singer and songwriter, Mickey Guyton, appeared on the 63rd  Grammy awards in 2021 it was history-making.  Guyton became the first  Black female solo county music artist to be nominated in the country music category for her song, Black Like Me,  written in 2018 but not posted online until 2020 as a message of hope. […]

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Funny Business: Harlem Globetrotters Moving Company

GEICO, first known as The Government Employee’s Insurance Company, was started by Leo and Lillian Goodwin during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Today, GEICO is famous for its award-winning Gecko mascot, and a series of humor-filled commercials on TV and radio. In the current ad, a couple hires the wrong moving company.  And a […]

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Funny Business: Burros Ate It All Up

After leaving the military in the 1940s, E. Joseph Cossman had a family to support but little money. He first got the idea to buy and sell soap to war-torn European countries. No easy feat. Cossman’s edge-of-the-seat account appeared in his classic book How I Made a Million Dollars in Mail Order. And he went […]

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Racial Protests Exposed Costly Trademark Dispute For Solo Creator

Regardless of race, the lawsuit described below likely caused many solos, small, new, and established trademark owners to check their marks because the issue of what caused the suit in the first place can happen in any industry. “Band Lady A versus Singer Lady A: How racial protest exposed a costly slip-up by artists in […]

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Funny Business: Hardware Sign Humor

Sign in front of a South Dakota lumber and hardware store underscores the lack of know-how for those who honestly believe they have handyman skills. Sources Ramblin’ with Roger Green: a librarian’s life, deconstructed. Hits: 27

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Funny Business: Killer Punctuation

Source Ramblin’ with Roger: Roger Green: a librarian’s life deconstructed Hits: 28

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