We interrupt your regular Apple news to bring you a report from the Journals of Improbability!

Writing on Worki.ng, New York Times freelancer Kim Moy and Columbia University associate Matthew Webber have come up with an idea for mobile payments that’s so crazy it just might work!

“Apple Should License Samsung Pay.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Shawn King.)

Sorry, did the Macalope say “just might work”? He meant “will never happen in a gazillion years”. He regrets the error.

The Macalope’s not sure if this is a case of too much book learnin’ overshadowing how the real world works or if it’s a result of the new axiom for academics that says “publish something totes cray-cray or perish”.

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