March of Mad Ideas

Looks like a court reporter for your life beat out chewy, tasty adult vitamins, and choosing where your tax money is spent won over an airplane with solar panels on its wings (I guess people don’t trust that as a reliable energy source).

Today’s matchups…the second one is a really tough call:

Using certain statistical predictors for NFL football pools: If 65% of all coldweather home teams win their games, you should always choose them over other teams

Vs.

Vending-machine camouflage: Some Japanese people use a vending-machine costume to hide from danger

The earPhone: A phone that records every conversation you have, transcribes it, and e-mails it to you afterwards:

Vs.

Banning smoking in bars: So you don’t have to walk around smelling like someone else’s cigarette you leave a bar