Linked by David Adams on Sat 1st Dec 2012 19:43 UTC
Gifts, Contests, Easter Eggs I need everybody's help. I was selected as a finalist for the local science museum's contest to identify the innovation that I would most like to see invented and create a small exhibit about it. I put in a huge amount of effort to make a very well researched and prepared presentation, and even built a kid-friendly museum exhibit and presentation to illustrate my idea. The winner gets a trip to Italy. But get this: it turns out the winner is going to be determined by an easy-to-game online poll. So I feel like an idiot for spending so much effort, because the person with the most Facebook friends is going to win. Please help me fight for justice for voting for my project. (It's project #1). Update: Somebody was stuffing the ballot box, so they enabled some fig-leaf anti-cheating protections and reset the vote.
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How pointless
by bowkota on Sun 2nd Dec 2012 00:30 UTC
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These ideas are either silly or simply not achievable scientifically.
I guess I'll vote for your idea because it's the most sensible out of the whole bunch. Bare in mind though that this is not new, there's lots of use currently going on regarding the involvement of nano robotics and its use in medicine.

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