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Weird Niches

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Sep 17, 2012 - - 1295
Weird Niches | Inflatable Thanksgiving Foods

I need to give a shout out to my Mom from Remarkable Wrinklies for this week’s Weird Niche Wednesday

She was hanging out on StumbleUpon, probably finding a funny new cat blog to read, and ran across this.

Inflatable Thanksgiving Foods!

Every table needs an inflatable turkey, for … something? Unfortunately, they’re sold out!

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1321
Weird Niches | Vampire Cruises

Today’s Weird Wednesday was brought to my attention by Tracy Roberts.

Vampire Themed Cruises.

Yep. An entire cruise dedicated to Vampire fanatics.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1154
Weird Niches | Halloween Costumes for Dogs

Here. Let me show you. This is my puppy Einstein in the costume my daughter picked out for him. It’s not a very good picture of him, but you’ll get the idea.

Yes, that’s a Gladiator on his back.

So, obviously my family spent money on a Dog Halloween Costume. But does that mean we’re just weird, or could this actually be a decent niche?

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1126
Weird Niches | Handerpants

Well, I bet you didn’t see this one coming!

It’s Handerpants – Underwear for your Hands! Thanks to my best bud, Spider, for sending me the link so that I could feature it here.

Watch the video below to see why you need a pair:

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1200
Weird Niches | Wigs for Dogs and Cats

Today’s Weird Niche Wednesday has to do with something that Fido dreams of at night. A shiny silky toupee!

Yes, wigs for pets. And, not just for balding cats or dogs, either. These are just for stylin’ and looking cute.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1314
Weird Niches | Hello Kitty

Today’s Weird Niche Wednesday is all about Hello Kitty – a trend that I know nothing about, nor do I wish to. However, I did enjoy researching it!

You can find anything with Hello Kitty’s face plastered on it – from Hello Kitty Wedding Dresses to Hello Kitty Hand Grenades to a Hello Kitty Bee Hive. (Unfortunately, I’m not kidding…)

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1045
Weird Niches | Breaking Dishes

Today’s weird niche of the week is all about letting out your inner frustrations without yelling at your boss, giving your landlord the finger, and without kicking your dog.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1256
Weird Niches | Dog Goggles

Let's get into this week’s Weird Niche Wednesday!

This niche is just cool.

What is it?

Doggie Eye wear!

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1042
Weird Niches | Bacon, Bacon, Bacon - Products

It’s a Bacon Extravaganza! Even though I actually don’t eat bacon myself and haven’t since 1992, I have to say I found these bacon products fascinating! Very very clever people are making money with – BACON!

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1333
Weird Niches | Day Clocks

For the person who has everything, but has no idea what day of the week it is –

Day Clocks

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1033
Weird Niches | Public Restroom Rater

Today’s Weird Niche Wednesday has to do with America’s Best Restrooms.

Yes, I know what you’re thinking. “That Nicole can’t go more than a few weeks without returning to bodily functions.”

It’s true, but, come ON. This is cool.

The Niche? Public Restrooms!

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1373
Weird Niches | Cat Butts

After last week’s Weird Niche Wednesday about Pet Wigs – I decided to stick with the cat theme.

So, we’re going where we haven’t gone yet. Cat Butts.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1116
Weird Niches | Dog ID Tag Silencers: Business Niche

I hope you won’t be disappointed that it’s not weird enough.

But, this niche is such a clever one and solved a big problem for me, so I thought it worthy of Weird Niche Wednesday.

You see, I have two dogs – Einstein and Eddy. And, I love them very much. They are both goofy as can be and are total opposites.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1040
Weird Niches | Funny Math Shirts and Geek Gifts

You may not know this, but I’m a geek.

I was in the math club in high school and actually did pretty well. I considered going to college for Actuarial Science. Can you imagine my life if I spent all day analyzing numbers? eek! The horror. It’s probably a good thing I chose another major.

Well, over the (many) years since then, my brain cells have died off – mostly due to drinking copious amounts of wine and beer, but my love of math has not.

Fortunately, my son is interested in math and science so I get to live vicariously through him and shop for goofy math t-shirts and other geeky gifts on a regular basis.

So, I have been in Weird Niche Heaven while researching this niche! Can I say “WOO HOO” one more time?

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1244
Weird Niches | Nude Cruises

I can just imagine the conversation now between the cruise ship owner and the marketing director.

Cruise Owner: “We need to get more people on board. Any idea?”

Marketing Director: “Let’s have a Nudist Night!”

The rest, as they say… is history.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1079
Weird Niches | Gum Removal Business

“Cleaning up gum is a sticky business… …at GumBusters, it is our job.”

I’ve never really considered “Gum Pollution” as a problem that needed a solution, but then again, I don’t own a brick and mortar business where I may have to deal with it on an ongoing basis.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1154
Weird Niches | Birds, Bird Diapers, Bird Costumes

You guys seriously won’t believe this one. Well, at least those of you who aren’t fanatical about feathered friends sure won’t.

I can’t even figure out where to start with this week’s Weird Niche Wednesday. I could talk about this website every Wednesday for the next month.

Should I start with the bird diapers?

Or the flight suits (yes, bird flight suits — like little costumes) with the diapers built in?

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1150
Weird Niches | Weird Niche: Plastic Turkey Wishbones

The Topic for this week’s Weird Niche Wednesday is – PLASTIC Wishbones!

You read that right. Turkey Wishbones made of plastic. Go figure.

In case you’re unfamiliar with the significance of the Turkey’s wishbone, it is tradition at Thanksgiving in the US to play a game with the wishbone. Two people hold onto the Turkey Wishbone like the picture above, and pull until the wishbone breaks. The person who ends up with the larger piece gets good luck.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1348
Weird Niches | Dog Treadmills for Exercise

Call me old-fashioned, but my cats never warmed up to riding around in my little red wagon (or going on walks in my backpack), so I never considered zipping them into a stroller. Go figure.

Today, I found the exact opposite end of the spectrum. Instead of animals that are pushed around in strollers — these dogs are put on treadmills for exercise.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1231
Weird Niches | Custom Fortune Cookies Business

This week’s Weird Niche Wednesday is all about Fortune Cookies.

I found Custom Fortune Cookies one day while searching for some SEO tips. In fact, I don’t even recall how I found them. Once, I did, though, I was totally hooked.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1180
Weird Niches | Dating Site for Farmers is THE place for farmers and ranchers to meet like-minded people.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1049
Weird Niches | Giant Gummy Bears

At – you can get what is called the “World’s Largest Gummy Bear” – which is roughly 1000 times (yes, one THOUSAND times) the size of a regular gummy bear.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1359
Weird Niches | My Obit List

At, their one duty is to deliver, upon your passing, a notification to your contacts. The emails are written by you and can be either sent via bulk to your distant friends, or they can be customized (with a personal note of love) and sent individually to your dearest friends and family.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1226
Weird Niches | Cow Decor & Cow Collectibles

This week’s Weird Niche is Cow Decor & Collectibles.

Sep 17, 2012 - - 1047
Weird Niches | Bacon Vodka

We’ve covered a lot of Bacon Products already in the past:

But, we haven’t ever talked about Bacon Vodka. So, here’s their press release to learn more.