22 Times Crazy Ideas Were The Only Ideas That Worked

This world has a lot of problems being solved by a lot of geniuses. Sometimes, though, it doesn't take genius to generate a solution. No, sometimes it takes the complete opposite of genius.

As you're about to find out -- thanks to the magnificent image conjurer AuntieMeme -- sometimes a problem is solved by what would appear to be a solution conjured up by a group of children.

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Two DOLPHINS IN A CHINESE ZOO SWALLOWED SO MUCH PLASTIC THEY COULDN'T EAT. So THE zoo CALLED IN THE WORLD'S TALLEST MAN TO REACH DOWN THEIR THROATS. B

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THE AIR FOrcE NEEDED A SUPERCOMPUTER, BUT DIDN'T HAVE THE BUDGET. So THEY HOOKED TOGETHER ,716 Sony PLAYSTATION 3S. The result is a massive computatio

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SOLDIERS IN IRAQ HAVE A HARD TIME SEEING DEADLY TRIPWIRESo So THEY CARRY CANS OF SILLY STRING. Silly String will cling to hidden wires, when sprayed i

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A DOCTOR HAD A PATIENT WHO WAS HICCUPPING AT A RATE OF 30 PER MINUTE FOR 72 HOURS. HE FINALLY CURED THEM BY MASSAGING THE MAN'S BUTTHOLE. No, seriousl

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SIXTH CENTURY DOCTORS NEEDED A WAY TO SUTURE WOUNDS. So THEY USED DRIVER ANTS. An ancient medical document called the Sushruta Samhita documents this

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VIGANELLA, ITALY, IS COMPLETELY IN SHADOW 84 DAYS A YEAR. So THEY BUILT A GIANT MIRROR TO CATCH THE SUN. The town sits in the shadow of the Italian Al

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BENGAL TIGERS KEEP SNEAKING UP ON PEOPLE IN THE GANGES DELTA. So THEY WEAR MASKS ON THE BACKS OF THEIR HEADS. Tiger attacks got so bad that 60 village

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TOKyO HAD A SERIOUS PROBLEM WITH SUICIDES IN TRAIN STATIONS. So THEY INSTALLED BLUE STREET LIGHTS. They'd found that blue lights reduced crime by 9%,

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THE BALTIC STATES WANTED FREEDOM FROM THE SOvIET UNION. adg So THEY JOINED HANDS AND SANG SONGS. It was 50 years after the deal that left Estonia, Lat

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IVANHOE RESERVOIR NEEDED TO KEEP SUNLIGHT FROM TURNING ITS WATER CARCINOGENIC. So THE LA DEPARTMENT OF WATER COVERED ITS SURFACE WITH BALLS. The probl

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DURING THE KOREAN WAR, THE US NEEDED TO RESPOND TO A VIOLENT ATTACK So THEY DESTROYED A TREE. TWo American soldiers had been axe-murdered as they trie

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A CALIFORNIA MAN WAS SUFFERING FROM ULCERATIVE COLITISo So HE GAVE HIMSELF WORMS. Specifically, he swallowed whipworm eggs, and in a few months his sy

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THE COUNTRY OF GEORGA HAD A POLICE CORRUPTION PROBLEM. So PRESIDENT SAAKASHVILI FIRED ALL THE COPS. Specifically, he canned 000 corrupt traffic office

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MR. ROGERS NEEDED FUNDING FOR PUBLIC TELEVISIONO What do you do with the mad that you feel? When you feel so mad you could bite. When the whole wide w

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DR. JULIUS WAGNER- JAUREGG WON A NOBEL PRIZE FOR HIS CURE FOR SYPHILIS. Malaria HE'D TREAT IT BY GIVING THE PATIENT MALARIA. It's called fever therapy

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22 Times Crazy Ideas Were The Only Ideas That Worked

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ICELAND IS FREEZING COLD AND COVERED WITH GLACIERS. GENERATOR TURBINE ENSER So THEY USE VOLCANOES TO KEEP WARM. Energy from hot volcanic rocks powers

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PSORIASIS SUFFERERS HAVE FOUND A NEW WAY TO TREAT THEIR SKIN. THEY LET FLESH-EATING FISH CHEW ON THEM. A spa in Turkey offers visitors the opportunity

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LIKE ANY COUNTRY, NORWAY HAS CRIMINALS TO INCARCERATE. So THEY GIVE THEIR PRISONERS TONS OF FREEDOM AND COMFORT. They call them residents, and they ha

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THE CITY OF BULAWAYO HAD A SERIOUS SEWAGE PROBLEM. Water rationing had caused a nasty backup in their poop pipes that caused a big stink and an even b

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THE KREMLIN DOESN'T WANT SPIES INTERCEPTING ITSCOMMUNICATIONS. E R Y D G H K B So THEY USE TYPEWRITERS. President Vladimir Putin recently decided to i

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A NEVADA GYM TEACHER STOPPED A SCHOOL SHOOTING. SHE DID IT BY HUGGING THE SHOOTER. When a 14-year-old student opened fire in the school hallway, Jenci

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