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The Onion gives TED a run for its money

Look, we love TED talks here at Memeburn. We think they’re great. But even we can admit that the ideas talked about in some of them are tenuous at best.

Enter The Onion Talks. Yup that’s right, one of the web’s oldest news satire sites is taking TED on where it hurts.

In the first of the series, “young media professional” Cameron Hughes outlines his vision for a future in which cars are driven by compost. While Hughes outlines the idea in detail he says he’ll leave the execution to “other visionaries in other fields”.

Inspiring. Glorious. Genius.

Hat Tip to Lindsay Callaghan for spotting this.

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart Thomas joined the Burn Media team in 2011 while finishing off an MA in South African Literature. Eager to prove his geek credentials, he allowed himself to be thrown in the deep and did his best to stay afloat. When not fused with his keyboard, you can find... More