I know there are people who have done a version of this already, but let's make it a big deal. A national contest for college and other developers to create algorithms/apps that generate fair and sensible voting districts. $10 million dollar reward for the winning team/individual. Implement the winning solution nationwide to end gerrymandering.
PlastiCloth from Woven Plastic Bags
Use plastic shopping bags as "threads" or "fibers" in weaving PlastiCloth. Twist them, weave them, and create a durable, colorful, recycled new "cloth" for use in handbags, accessories, clothing, art, and as insulation in warm clothes, quilts, and blankets.
“Gone This Year” Music Collections
A yearly music collection of the best songs by all the famous musicians who died that year. They would generate unique, cross-genre collections that exposed new generations to great music and musicians of all kinds. This would work (in one incarnation or another) for TV shows, movies, books, and other media, as well.
Puzzle Box Lunch Container
A kid's lunch container that requires them to empty each compartment before being able to access the next. Put nutritious foods in the first compartments and treats in the last, encouraging kids to eat good stuff before accessing treats.
Downspout bottoms that can be slid up and locked into a raised position to allow mowing and trimming of grass beneath and around them. If any downspout manufacturers want to talk, I've got sketches.
Hash Brown Sandwich Buns
Think McDonald's hash browns with sausage, egg, and cheese in the middle. Perfect for breakfast sandwiches, and maybe for burgers, too. #HashBruns
Publicize the Price of Life
The NRA gives and publicizes grades for politicians based on their support of NRA priorities.Someone needs to do the math on how much the NRA donates to each politician versus how many children have been killed by guns in their areas of representation during their terms in office.Then publish the price they put on those … Continue reading Publicize the Price of Life
This probably exists to some degree or another at this point, but: A delivery service for chips, candy, ice cream, and other craveable foods. We don't always want the convenience of a full meal delivery. Sometimes we just need a bunch of snacks, and we just really don't want to go out to the store.
Rotating Congressional Committee Control
Many of the real answers to our political problems lie in breaking the two-party system. But since we're likely to be stuck with it for a long time to come, here's one idea to spread power out. Rotate party control of congressional committees every two years, regardless of which party is in power. Just swap … Continue reading Rotating Congressional Committee Control
All dark-meat chicken nuggets and patties. I've never understood the appeal of the dry blandness that is white meat. But I'd gobble dark-meat nuggets (or patties, or strips, or tenders, or whatever) day and night.