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The corner store gets a high tech makeover

At Chicago's FoxTrot, you can pick up wine and cheese yourself or order it on their custom app. The store says it's filling a niche that grocery delivery apps don't have -- curating specialty goods for last minute dinner parties.

Taco shop inspired by Lucha Libre wrestling

Three brothers who grew up watching "Luchadores," or Mexican wrestlers, decided to launch a taco shop in San Diego dedicated to the art of Mexican wrestling. The shop includes paraphernalia like glittery wrestler masks, a wrestling ring and a "Champions Booth." The tacos have won "Best Of San Diego" titles year after year since the restaurant opened in 2008.

Paving the way for Cape Verde's aspiring models

After more than a decade of making her mark as a professional model, Vanny Reis returned to Cape Verde and started a modeling agency, Vaiss Models, in 2013.

Making old wood new again

Patrick LaMear sees treasure when he finds an abandoned barn, school house or factory. His business, Urban Reclamations, turns old wood into new furniture. And he does it in one of the oldest timber towns -- Seattle, Washington.

Squad app hopes to spark friendship, romance

30-year-old Adam Liebman launched the dating app Squad because he says one-on-one dating apps put too much pressure on people to find a "soul mate." His app is a softer sell. It allows your "squad," or group of friends, to match interests and then meet up in real life. If romance blossoms from there, Liebman says, even better.

This startup got a big Super Bowl boost

Death Wish Coffee won a contest for a free 30-second commercial spot in the Super Bowl. Six months later the company is riding the coattails of the ad's success.

App helps women cut closet clutter

An Atlanta startup has a new app that lets women trade unwanted clothes for items they'll actually wear, reducing the amount of clothes clogging closets and landfills.

Circus artists say demand is on the upswing

Top circus schools say opportunities for performers are on the upswing thanks to the "new circus," or Cirque Nouveau. You've seen these artists in Cirque du Soleil, on Broadway and in TV commercials like the Mariott Residence Inn ads featuring an aerialist flying on suspended silks.

Magazine refuses to Photoshop women

A former model, tired of the hyper focus on looks, starts a magazine that hires models of all ages and sizes.

Have a product idea? Build it here

GE Appliances' FirstBuild micro-factory gives inventors the chance to turn an idea into a product for sale.