Time for many of our best ideas to be set free.
Over the years, Steal My Ideas, Please, has generated many suggestions with high success potential.
Some have already been adopted, like in-store apps for shoppers, projection nightlights for spooked-out kids, and wraps evolving into flaps. Not “stolen” … more like coincidence / inevitability / anticipating trends.
Others deserve their day in the sun. Take marshmallow duckies. What kid wouldn’t love seeing them float in hot chocolate?
A Return to Sender label might reduce your junk mail pile.
Homeland Heroes Day might honor all sorts of underpaid and underappreciated people, while unifying the nation in a feel-good way.
Here are some other favorites, some just because they’re funny:
FREE MONEY?! Sell Ads on $1 Bill
Fight Asteroid With Asteroid
How to Find Things: A 12-Step Checklist
The Self-Turning Hot Dog
How to Open Plastic Produce Bags Quickly and Easily
Random Excuse Generator?
A Better Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis?
How to Solve ‘Spot the Differences’ Puzzles in Seconds!
Rebuild Glaciers With Snow Machines?
Testimonial to Clinical Ecology: Food Allergy Testing
Toilet Overflow Alarm
Oh, Oh, Oreo Construction Kits
The Key to Getting Rich
Newspaper Ideas: Gasp! Not TV-Like Teasers on Page One!
Sense of Humor Pills
Double-Ring or Two-Crust Pizza
Teach Math People Really Use: Probability and Statistics
Make Presidents More Accountable: Divide the Job
Heretical Baseball Idea: Two Strikes, Three Balls
How the Dead Could Blog
The Ultimate Urban Car
Girls Scouts Should Sell Doggie Treats, Too
National Total-Tax-Refund Lottery
‘Know News’: So That Explains It!
— Peter Mucha