Monthly Archives: June 2007

Glass Toaster

Million dollar idea: a glass toaster! You’ll never burn another slice of toast because you can see it’s progress. The outside of the toaster stays cool, so it’s safe to touch. So simple… so brilliant.

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Section 123 of the 2007 Farm Bill

Section 123 will prevent local health inspectors from removing spoiled, rotten, or otherwise contaminated produce from the shelves. It would have to be done strictly at the federal level. Why is this so horrible you ask? Well currently 90% of … Continue reading

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Shift Happens

Karl Fisch produced this video about globalization and technology, really makes you think. I can’t even imagine what kind of changes we’re going to see in the next 50 years.

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Elizabeth Edwards Confronts Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter was on Hardball with Chris Matthews and Elizabeth Edwards called in to confront her on the negative hateful language she uses to reduce the political dialog to rubbish, Ann’s response “She’s asking me to stop talking, my answer … Continue reading

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Reporter Refuses To Cover Paris Hilton

Mika Brzenzinki of MSNBC’s Morning News, on the air, refused to read the lead story of Paris’ releases from jail. She tried to light the story on fire. The Nerd applauds you Mika, stories like that are weapons of mass … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart on Dick Cheney

As you may have heard Dick Cheney has asserted that he is not part of the Executive Branch of government. This is preposterous, but as usual, nobody gets to the bottom of it better than Jon Stewart.

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The “Saudi Arabia of Renewable Energy”

Scotland is exploring putting an underwater turbine in the worlds strongest tidal river, the Pentland Firth. They are close to developing a turbine that will be able to harness the underwater hurricane that exists 4 times per day and power … Continue reading

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World Clock – Counts Everything

Peter Russell has a most interesting world clock that counts everything from population to abortion, from global temperature to deforestation, divorce, prison growth… it’s wild to see all of these things tallied side by side. It gives me a sense … Continue reading

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Aspartame linked to cancer… again

A group of Italian researchers just repeated their study that showed a link between aspartame and cancer and this time the results were the same. Out of a sample of 4000 rats, the group that ate aspartame in their diet … Continue reading

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Carpet Alarm Clock

Here’s another million dollar idea… have trouble waking up in the morning, this alarm clock requires you to get out of bed and step on it to turn it off.

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