Junker A junk dealer who fixes/recycles broken items acquires a powerful spell writer with a defective spell checker. All hell breaks loose when (s)he tries to fix the infernal contraption.
Cookin’ Skag University researchers create yeast cells that can produce morphine and oxycodone from a simple glucose-based culture media. The organism is smuggled out of the facility on a Band-Aid and grown in sterile Mason jars. This could be a biological “Breaking Bad” scenario coupled with a little terrorist action/human interest as the market for opium poppies crashes. This story could be taken from tomorrow’s headlines. See this story from the University of California at Berkley bit.ly/1EWhwWT
Plug and Play A scientist learns to pull massive amounts of clean energy from another dimension, using inexpensive portable devices. The world’s energy problems are solved until the residents of the tapped dimension send a collection agency to settle the Earth’s delinquent power bill.
Potions A molecular biologist uses his training to create some of the most famous potions in history and sells them via the Internet. The potions work, but buyer beware!