As innovative and inspiring as the TED Conference has been over it's now 20-year history, and in spite of the success of the spin-off TED Talks video series, we admit to finding all of the above mildly pretentious sometimes. This sentiment, magnified about 100X, is felt by the hooligans at The Onion as well, if this latest video series is any indication.

Follow the action as our Idea Guy/Host tells the world about a composting car that will create jobs, save the environment, provide a windfall for engineers talented in the implementation of the impossible, and make one dreamer very, very rich. Watch it all unfold below.