General Electric’s CEO Jeff Immelt speaks about the current global financial meltdown and how to restore American leadership in the global economy by proposing some economic innovation and strategy techniques.

Immelt exhorts Americans around focusing on Research & Development and strengthening the manufacturing sector and moving away from the current service and consumption based economic model. The model of letting other countries manufacture what America invents is not working anymore.

From “The Simpsons,” episode 19×09 which aired December 16, 2007. Homer mimics Noah’s photo time lapse over 20 years. “PICTURE A DAY FOR 39 YEARS”

Simpsons Sequence from yesterdays episode (12/16/07). This belongs on youtube as they parody “Noah takes a photo of himself every day for 6 years.”

You can find the Original here and compare them below.