Sometimes the difference between success and failure is recognizing an opportunity when it arises. Here is a story about a 22 year old man and a 25 year-old former massage therapist started a company and received a $300 million contract from the US department of defense to supply arms in Afganistan. It's a fascinating story.
Who says there aren't any good business opportunities?
Just watch this video -- to get several other good ideas about how people are making money these days.