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    1. She left Iran at 14 and now runs a multimillion-dollar firm

      She left Iran at 14 and now runs a multimillion-dollar firm

      Anoosheh Oskouian has been a dreamer for as long as she can remember. It was a childhood trait that her parents encouraged when she was growing up in Iran. It eventually brought her to America and inspired her to be an entrepreneur. Oskouian, 52, was born in Iran, where it was customary for well-off families to send their children abroad for higher education. She was just 14 when she came to the United States in 1978. "I was a good student and very curious. I always wanted to explore," she said.

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    2. These ugly Christmas sweaters are worth millions

      These ugly Christmas sweaters are worth millions

      With less than a month to go before Christmas, 'tis the season to score the ugliest sweater out there. In just a few years, the ugly Christmas sweater trend has evolved from a byproduct of hipster culture to an annual tradition embraced by entire families. "I first noticed it in 2011 when people were having ugly sweater parties at home," said Fred Hajjar, cofounder of UglyChristmasSweater.com. The Detroit business is one of the biggest sellers of intentionally hideous holiday sweaters.

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      Mentions: Detroit China NFL
    3. U.S. sees spike in black and Hispanic women entrepreneurs

      U.S. sees spike in black and Hispanic women entrepreneurs

      On Wednesday, the National Women's Business Council released an analysis of preliminary Census data which showed there were nearly 10 million women-owned small businesses in the U.S. in 2012, an almost 22% increase from 2007. (The Census defines a woman-owned business as one where a woman owns 51% or more of the business equity of stock). While men still own more businesses than women, women-owned businesses grew at a rate of four times that of male-owned businesses.

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    4. How stoned are you? This app has the answer

      How stoned are you? This app has the answer

      You smoked and you're stoned. But how high are you? Now there's an app for that. It's called Canary and the $4.99 app launched last week on 's App store. "This is a first-of-its-kind app to quickly measure how impaired you are from the effects of marijuana," said Marc Silverman, founder of Belles Farm in Boulder, Colorado, the startup behind the app. The app, he said, isn't meant to replace the THC blood test used by law enforcement to detect marijuana presence.

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      Mentions: Colorado Boulder
    5. She charges hundreds for fur made of road-kill

      She charges hundreds for fur made of road-kill

      A dead animal on the side of the road makes plenty of people cringe, but not Pamela Paquin. She turns roadkill into expensive high-fashion fur pieces. Pamela Paquin, founder of Petit Mort Fur, sells items including a coyote neck muff ($1,500), a red fox wrap stole ($2,000) and racoon leg warmers ($2,000. ) Some pieces are a tad less pricey, like a $45 pair of fur earrings. Her aim is to create a new market for what she calls "ethical fur.

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      Mentions: Vermont Boston
    6. These lucky nine get to pitch to Richard Branson

      These lucky nine get to pitch to Richard Branson

      Nine entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas directly to Richard Branson this month and three will walk away with a prize package worth £1 million. The lucky nine, who are all from the U.K., were voted into the penultimate round of the "Pitch to Ritch" contest by the public. "We set out to find great business ideas with the potential to disrupt a market," said Branson in a statement.

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    7. NFL linebacker moonlights as men's grooming guru

      NFL linebacker moonlights as men's grooming guru

      Cleveland Browns' linebacker Karlos Dansby is trained to keep his eyes on the ball and execute successful plays. Those lessons from the football field are coming in handy as the NFL player sharpens his entrepreneurial chops. Dansby, 34, and business partner Chris Butler, 35, want to corner the market for men's high-end grooming products and services. Together they invested $250,000 and launched a men's-only salon -- Butler's Grooming Club -- in their hometown of Birmingham, Ala., in 2009.

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