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There’s a new (reasonably) new show called “Minute to Win It.”  The premise was so delightful, so “I want to do that” that I of course set up a TiVo Season Pass for it.

Basically, contestants have 60 seconds to complete really stupid, yet slightly challenging tasks.  And, unlike a lot of shows in this vein, there’s no threat of violence, there’s no crazy embarrassment, there’s no nonsense.   Simply: can you empty two tissue boxes, one hand per box in 60 seconds.  Or, can you flick a box of raisins from underneath a bottle and keep the bottle standing.  Or, can you kick a shoe across the rink onto a table and have it stay there.

Genius.  Stupid human tricks.  Best show ever.  Until you watch it. (more…)

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