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Old 01-19-2019, 05:49 PM   #1
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Your brilliant idea here ...

Every once in awhile I have a brainstorm. I imagine you have them too. So why not share it here?

Go ahead, there is no obligation.

P.S. my idea is below
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Old 01-19-2019, 05:52 PM   #2
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Inflatable roads, concrete tires.
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Back in the late 1970's, a friend of mine and I rented a building in Wolcott, CT to house our refurbished ARL emission spectrometer. We sold metals testing as a side gig. On the property was an artesian well and we used the water and collected it in plastic gallon jugs. We remembered the floods in the area and how people would buy artesian water since the city supply was not safe.

We thought about bottling the water from the well and selling it at grocery stores. But after some more thought, we decided not to, as we didn't think anyone would buy bottled water in plastic containers unless forced into it.

Good idea gone south!

(remember, this was before the bottled water craze, which still exists today)
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The autoFuneral:

You go to Amazon and order the autoFuneral. In it's simplest form it is a nice (low cost) casket shipped to you when you request it.

If you feel really really sick you have it shipped with next day delivery. It's very comfortable so you can just get in it. When you expire your spouse or SO or relative just closes the lid. Then it is returned to the plot you selected and auto-buried. The return is taken care of by the pick up service which is contacted by the cell phone shipped with the casket -- or if you are remote there is a landline number to call.

All the people on your designated list are sent a link to the auto-burial with music of your choosing. No need to travel and they can even select from a set of auto-condolence cards that goes to your other condolence list.

Note: I have not patented this idea and you are free to use it. But my designated relative wants a cut of the action.
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Inflatable roads, concrete tires.
I can imagine the inflatable roads but concrete tires? Further development needed.
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Inflatable roads, concrete tires.
Concrete tires already exist. Have you ever driven a car with runflats? Hard as hell.
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New law - Congress can fund all the wars that suit their fancy. However, for each event, 10% of congress (selected randomly) will accompany the troops into battle.

Just a guess, but I suspect a lot fewer wars would get funded. And, a lot of potential conflicts would be worked out.
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Automobile turn indicators...
On a BMW, the turn signals are decorative since they seem to be never used.

Another new invention - paying attention when driving to the task at hand.
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brake lights on the front and back of cars with a strength indicator (graduated light bar showing how hard someone is stepping on the brakes).
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I'd like to see a blinker indicating an intended U-turn. It could go unused like the rest of the turn signals.
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Every cell phone should have an electric shock mechanism. If the idiot is driving while texting or walking while texting, you should get a few volts straight to the brain!!
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2 things, one great one awful.

1. A remote control that allows you to undress anyone on TV. It would be pay per use. I will be rich.

2. Domesticate human beings. Studies have shown we could breed out all aggression in just 4 generations. My back of the napkin math show that approximately 4-5 billion people will have to be eliminated as too aggressive. Or shipped off to Venus. I wouldn't make the first cut.
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2 things, one great one awful.

1. A remote control that allows you to undress anyone on TV. It would be pay per use. I will be rich.

2. Domesticate human beings. Studies have shown we could breed out all aggression in just 4 generations. My back of the napkin math show that approximately 4-5 billion people will have to be eliminated as too aggressive. Or shipped off to Venus. I wouldn't make the first cut.
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