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PETER SAGAL, Host:

Now Panel, what is going to be the next new new thing that turns the world upside down? Tom Bodett?

TOM BODETT: A food source that can be maintained with ordinary dirt, water and energy from the sun.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

BODETT: Hey, wait a minute.

SAGAL: Paula Poundstone?

PAULA POUNDSTONE: A power generating couch.

SAGAL: And Mo Rocca?

MO ROCCA: A pocket-size iron you can use on your pants without taking them off, so that when you go out for an evening with freshly pressed pants and sit down for dinner and in the process wrinkle your pants, you can simply go to the bathroom and iron yourself.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

CARL KASELL, Host:

Well, if any of those great ideas come to pass, Panel, we'll be asking you about it on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!

SAGAL: Thank you, Carl Kasell. Thanks also to Tom Bodett, Paula Poundstone and Mo Rocca. Thanks to all of you for listening. I am Peter Sagal. We will see you next week.

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