Author Archives: Brad Joss

Beer Flavor Pictographs

I like beer. I really like to try new beers, but it is hard to know which ones to choose when there are so many delicious new micro-brews on the shelf. The Idea : Put a small industry wide standardized … Continue reading

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Bar Shampoo

Make shampoo in bar form, like a bar of soap, as opposed to liquid. When washing your hair, you rub the bar on your head to create the lather and the rest is as it would be with liquid shampoo. … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Watering Reservoir

I feel guilty every year for not treating our Christmas tree properly while in its stand. We get busy with the holidays and I neglect to water our tree, which seems pretty cruel. The following is a proposal for a … Continue reading

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Merge Distance Alert

Problem: Freeway drivers do not leave enough room for cars to enter the freeway at highway speeds, causing cars in the merge lane to brake more than needed, resulting in excessive traffic. The Idea: Before each merge on the freeway … Continue reading

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Interior Traffic Flow Lines

Many systems are put in place to “coach” humans to work together more effectively. Stoplights for example. Under that guise, I really think more indoor establishments, specifically big and crowded places like malls and Costco, should use more interior lane … Continue reading

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Car/Mobile Radio Tuner Seek By Signal Strength

When using the “Seek” option on your car radio, which most seem to have, it should seek by signal strength and not by station identification, as is usually the case. In the case that two or more stations are of … Continue reading

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Drivers License Citizenship Quiz

A friend of ours is working on becoming a U.S. citizen. We were out to lunch with her and had fun reviewing the citizenship exam questions over lunch. However, it did occur to us as we were reviewing the questions … Continue reading

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