5. Ladeez! You’re smart, so why aren’t more of you engineers? That’s a question asked by the founder of Goldieblox, a new game + reading educational fun thing that aims to teach young girls the virtues of building simple machines, aided by books – because adolescent gals love to read. File this under inspiring individuals who are helping change the world through fun activities.

4. YouTube is a land of mystery, but sometimes the best videos are the simplest ones. The ones that make you wonder why you didn’t think of that. Here for your glory is a puppet singing LCD Soundsystem and Miles Davis improvising, combined to create something new and fresh.

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