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Step Right Up: 20 Very Silly Inventions Actually Pitched On ‘Shark Tank’ – NPR (blog)


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Step Right Up: 20 Very Silly Inventions Actually Pitched On 'Shark Tank'
NPR (blog)
Shark Tank is a startlingly popular Friday-night show where people who have invented various strange things (and sometimes cool things) bring them to a group of rich people and beg for an investment. Some of the products make sense, some are sort of 

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Bill Nye and Andy Samberg, Odd Couple Judges for User Inventions at SXSW – ABC News (blog)


ABC News (blog)

Bill Nye and Andy Samberg, Odd Couple Judges for User Inventions at SXSW
ABC News (blog)
South by Southwest is known for its convergence of hipsters and geeks, and the hosts of the Quirky+GE Night of Invention event were emblematic of that odd couple vibe. The event was a sort of “Shark Tank” for new product ideas, and the panel of judges 
Debating self-cleaning toilets with Bill Nye, Andy Samberg, General Electric Fortune

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The Inventions Their Inventors Have Lived To Regret – Motherboard (blog)

The Inventions Their Inventors Have Lived To Regret
Motherboard (blog)
So there's this one line in Jurassic Park that comes to mind a lot. (Bear with me here.) Shit has hit the fan and dinosaurs are eating people, and Jeff Goldblum's character tells the old guy that created the park, “Your scientists were so preoccupied

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13 Incredible Tech Inventions You Won’t Believe You Missed In 2013 – Huffington Post (blog)

13 Incredible Tech Inventions You Won't Believe You Missed In 2013
Huffington Post (blog)
The tech world gave us plenty talk about in 2013. We can build smarter robots. We can 3D-print pretty much anything. Tablet wars are still going strong, Snapchat is still a thing, and now we can binge-watch our favorite TV shows in more ways than ever

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