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This morning, I got an email from my friend, Conor Friedersdorf, about a new blog, launched this morning on The Atlantic's website, called Ideas. The blog will be active for the next six weeks. (At least, this producer hopes.)

While the site will feature many good ideas, Conor says he also wants to blog about some bad ones. He has issued a call for "the worst idea ever."

Interpret that liberally. I'm eager to receive a paragraph or two on bad historical ideas, bad ideas you've had in your own life, bad ideas observed at the workplace or in your field, unfortunate trends in the culture, anecdotes about bad ideas -- silly and serious, short and long, whatever you've got send it my way.

What's yours?

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David Gura
Based in New York, David Gura is a correspondent on NPR's business desk. His stories are broadcast on NPR's newsmagazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition, and he regularly guest hosts 1A, a co-production of NPR and WAMU.