Surreal Business

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Goggles for dogs? Being chased by zombies? Pet rocks? Ideas that, believe it or not, made millions...

These past few years, even though unemployment rates were high and the odds of business failure within the first five years was over 50 percent, people got creative.

Consumers are always looking for something new, and the stranger the idea, the more heads are turned.

Here are ten previously deemed crazy ideas that got consumers hungry for more:

 1. Ashleymadison.com

A dating website is nothing new, but ashleymadison.com has one unique difference: it is marketed towards those already in a committed relationship. “Life is short. Have an affair” is the site's slogan and its founder, Noel Biderman, is a happily married man. Although the site has drawn heavy criticism, no one can deny that the business venture is a huge success, receiving roughly 1,800,00 visitors per month.

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