A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)
Csi Season 14 Episode A homeless man is found dead in an alley after suspiciously winning big at a casino, and CSI soon finds connections between the victim, two casino employees, and a local pawn shop.
Read My Lips: The latest hit at parties are LIPSTICK READINGS - a cross between palm reading and handwriting analysis. The reader looks at the lipstick imprint on a piece of paper and tells people about themselves, their relationships and even their future. And, yes, men also participate. How do you become a Lipstick Reader? Study, learn from other readers. Earnings Potential: Once you master the craft, you can earn $25-30 per reading!
"Bad Golf Shots Keep Business Booming" GOLF BALL DIVERS scoop up stray golf balls at courses so they can be cleaned & sold to more golfers. It can be lucrative with divers earning 7-12 cents per ball and making as much as $100,000/year. But the work is grueling & can be hazardous - diving into murky waters or driving heavy trucks. Many golf ball divers work only in the summer when the weather is fair & there are a lot of golfers out on the course - more money-making opportunity!
STICKY SITUATION? "THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT" (and a franchise too)! As a GUM BUSTER, you clean gum from city sidewalks, stadium seats, restaurants, etc. with a specially-made machine using detergent, steam & water to remove gum spots off surfaces. According to one equipment supplier, an experienced gum buster could make $3,500/day although in most cases, Gum Busters charge by the square footage about $1.00/SF. This job not only keeps you moving, but helps eliminate chewing gum pollution.
BEIRUT (AP) " Militant groups in Syria on Saturday mourned the death of a powerful rebel commander who was killed in an airstrike near Damascus
Professional Pooper Scooper: The joys of being a pet owner. Scooping up the poop goes with the territory. So we thought. Now there are pros who can it for you! and it can be quite lucrative. Many pet owners don't have the time to deal with their pet's mess, but many people, if given a choice, would love to pay someone to do the dirty work. The professional Pooper Scooper arrives!
License Plate Blockers...We've heard that In Tehran, there are new traffic restrictions in an attempt to reduce congestion & pollution from the number of cars.. They are enforcing odd-even traffic restrictions on alternative days. Traffic cameras are used to check the tag numbers. the "license blockers" wait on the less crowded streets which connect to the restricted areas & get paid to walk behind the car so your tag number cannot be captured by the camera! If this is true, let us know!
This job is actually NOT for the dogs... PET FOOD TASTERS are checking for consistency, texture and, yes, flavor. Smell is important and so is the visual appeal. Tasters do not actually swallow the food; they taste and spit it out. Pet food tasters usually do more than just sample food - they test for nutritional content, formulas, and production methods. The average pay is about $40,000 a year, but could be much more depending on your education and skill level,
I just can't BEAR It! Did you ever want to be a veterinarian or a surgeon or be that special person that brings "life" back damaged stuffed animals? YOU CAN! Become TEDDY BEAR REPAIR TECHNICIAN at Build-A-Bear Workshop, a $395M company where technicians fix damaged bears.They say that the most frequent trauma suffered is from dog attacks. There are hospitals devoted to Bears online and we found the Teddy Bear Hospital of Pittsburgh, but if you learn this skill, you could consider…