Planter, Bluetooth Mirror, Air Purifier, Etc.
May23

Planter, Bluetooth Mirror, Air Purifier, Etc.

1. Flyte Lyfe Planter The ‘Jetson’ lifestyle might be further behind than pop culture predicted, but it doesn’t have to feel so if you surround yourself with intelligent, inspired products like this levitating plant byFlyte. Flyte is a team of creatives who met in Sweden and whose products are wowing the world. Its collection also includes levitating light bulbs and the latest: a levitating timepiece which you can pre-order now for...

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Weedonomics
May23

Weedonomics

    In the previous issues of Canterbury Today and Auckland Today we began our review of the legal status of Class C drug marijuana.  In this issue we look at the economic impact of legalisation worldwide and the predicted impact – good or bad if any – that marijuana would have on our economy were it decriminalised or legalised. The economic impact of legalisation in other countries The medical value of marijuana is being...

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ANTEATER – Bex De Prospo and Peter Randrup’s Startup
May23

ANTEATER – Bex De Prospo and Peter Randrup’s Startup

  If you were asked to name a classic Kiwi meal – what would come to mind? Would it be meat and three veg? A steaming hot Sunday roast? Or would it be the Friday night steak and chips with a side of tap beer – you can’t get more Kiwi than that. Eating meat has become part of the Kiwi culture and most people would rather die from over consumption than dream of giving it up; unfortunately, the rate at which we are eating meat...

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Facts from the Far Side
May23

Facts from the Far Side

    10 random, fascinating business facts: Wal-Mart averages a profit of $1.8 million every hour. Yahoo! founders Jerry Yang and David Filo selected the name because they considered themselves yahoos (the word “yahoo” first appeared in Gulliver’s Travels and it represents a person who is ‘repulsive in appearance and action and is barely human’). Apple’s iPad retina display is actually manufactured by Samsung....

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Strange Stories
May23

Strange Stories

    We’ve all heard the story of Ron Wayne: one of the original Apple co-founders who sold his 10 percent share in the company for just $800 back in 1976.  Today those shares would be worth $35 billion. (Don’t feel bad for him though, he had the opportunity to later return to the company and still chose to put happiness ahead of profit). Surprisingly or not, the business world is filled with similarly fascinating and pivotal...

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