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10 Ideas – June 1 2014

1. A scholarship that will pay for kids to travel abroad as long as they write a blog post about they helped one person each day. They are paid a flat rate for the post, and get bonuses on how popular the post is
2. When two countries want to have a war or something, the two presidents or whoever is in charge fight to the death instead of troops. If only the leaders were that brave.
3. There is evidence that some plants grow and mature faster in space. At some point, could we have spaceships that grow food and send it down to earth? Then we wouldn’t need as much farm land.
4. What will the first sports in space be? Laser tag like in Enders Game would be awesome.
5. Could we have a surgery that enhances small parts of people’s bones with carbon and things like to make them measurably stronger?
6. As religions become less popular, we see churches turn into community centers with speakers visiting, computers, books, learning centers, workshops where kids can build things. The sermon area could become a stage for people to perform.
7. What’s something tiny that could help people who live in an apartment save money? 80/20 of saving power in an apartment.
8. Phone alarm that makes you smile for 10 seconds before turning off so you can start the say off happy
9. Instead of sending supplies to areas that suffer from a  natural disaster, will we be sending 3d printers?
10. How do you get into space without rocket fuel? What does an electric rocket engine look like?

10 Ideas – May 29 2014

1. Similarities between a birthday cake and aircraft carrier? You can see fire on top of both go them for short periods of time.
2. For the next election, there should be something that lets people vote on who they want to president to appoint in their cabinet. It won’t have any actual power, but it would simply be known, here’s what a large group of people want.
3. When will nano particles be able to scrub the air from car exhaust?
4. Will wearable health tech move from bracelets to rings? Then you could really make them look discrete. Or do the people who make JawBones, FitBits want them to be a little gaudy so everyone can see?
5. If you want to meditate, there’s got to a thing that gently keeps you focused if your mind goes off track
6. Similarities between a shark and pillow? Both may end up accidentally killing the same number of people each year. Actually a pillow likely kills more.
7. Birds on windy days may be the happiest creatures on earth.
8. The US constitution is over 200 years old. It may be the oldest piece of governmental technology. Shouldn’t it be updated soon? Think of the difference between CSPAN and how a tech company executes
9. What are some of the things that a self driving car would allow for? Drunk driving would no long exist, speeding tickets wouldn’t exist, accidents would significantly drop, I would probably choose to just go for a drive some afternoon a lot more. I would travel more, since people wouldn’t be driving when they were on the road, you may actually be able to play game with others drivers. The list goes on and on.
10. What would smart house plants look like? They could clean the air, measure when people are in certain rooms. They may even follow you around from room to room, they could measure what bad things are in the air and recommend what to get rid of to have a cleaner, healthier house