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Oct 26, 2017

In a previous life, Kassandra Brown was a parenting coach. Then one day, about six years ago, she was cuddling with a friend of hers when she had a personal breakthrough. So when she was searching for what to do next in her career, she landed on a combination of coaching and physical touch.

She signed up for a company...

Oct 19, 2017

When you’re a kid, you can be anything. You can be a firefighter, a police officer, hell even a robot. The thing is, we rarely get to grow up and live that childhood dream. Unless you’re Maria Russo. Then you’re exactly who you always wanted to be.

Maria is a professional mermaid. She has an entire company devoted...

Oct 12, 2017

Go on Spotify right now. Type your name, or the name of someone you know. Chances are a strange band has a song about that name. And chances are the man who wrote that song is actually named Matt Farley.

Matt’s written more than 18,700 songs, and that’s not even counting some of the custom work he does for people....

Oct 5, 2017

Jason Leach founded Andvinyly as a way to face his own mortality. He heard Hunter S. Thompson had his own ashes set off in fireworks, and Jason wondered how he could be best remembered. Then it hit him: Vinyl records.

What Jason didn’t expect was that he’d accidentally created an entire business model by...