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  1. There’s A Little Bit Of Faceplanting Oval Office Kid In All Of Us

    BIDEN! STOP THAT!

    Today has been pretty boring for the non-tech crowd, but White House kid is here to restore our faith in trivial news (and America). On June 23rd, the well-dressed boy pictured above visited the Oval Office to watch Obama thank his father for years in the Secret Service and proceeded to Paul Rudd in Wet Hot American Summer-himself all over the joint.

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  2. Things We Saw Today: Fear Has A New Worst Enemy

    Mike Wazowski?

    In her series Terreurs, french Photographer Laure Fauvel depicts children battling their fears. Take that, abandonment and self-consciousness!

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  3. Star-Lord Chris Pratt Visited LA Children’s Hospital In Costume Yesterday, Because Of Course He Did

    Go on without me.

    No. I mean, yes. But also no. This is unhandle-able.

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  4. Pyro Baby Daenerys Wins All the Awards In This Video of Kids Reenacting 2014 Emmy Nominees

    I will take what is mine with cookies and juice boxes.

    The 2014 Emmys take place this Monday (yeah, not Sunday—I know, it's weird), and to celebrate, Mom.me has put together this video of children acting out imagined scenes from the six Outstanding Drama Series nominees. If you're worried about what Game of Thrones scene would even be appropriate for children to reenact, don't worry, they went creative with it and came up with the best possible solution.

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  5. “Miss Possible” Dolls Teach Young Girls About Historical Role Models

    WTB Ada Lovelace doll PST

    Behold the latest Barbie-challenger to enter the field: Miss Possible, an as-of-yet conceptual line of dolls designed to introduce young'uns to inspiring women in history.

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  6. Tiny Rocket Racoon Returns In Ridiculously Adorable San Diego Comic-Con Video

    I am cute—um, Groot.

    When filmmaker Patrick Willems and Kendra Pettis attend a major convention like SDCC, they like to go around asking kids about their costumes. The resulting video is always cute, but their latest is especially heartwarming, because it features our favorite kid cosplayer of all time: tiny Rocket Raccoon. Gah, my HEART.

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  7. Dads of the World Put to Shame by a Man Who Built a Custom Spaceship Playroom for His Kids

    How much for an adult-size version?

    DIY Dad Jeff Highsmith isn't fooling around when he builds his kids a playset. Not only did he go to the trouble of constructing a panel of working switches and lights in the spaceship he created for his children, but it all actually works, runs short simulations, and has remote-control robot arms. Anyone happen to know if he's looking to adopt a 30-year-old?

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  8. Chris Pratt Stole His Guardians Costume to Visit Sick Kids, Continues to Be the Best

    In case you were wondering how the race for "best human" was shaping up.

    How's this for a legendary outlaw: Chris Pratt took his Star-Lord costume from the Guardians of the Galaxy set to make sure he's all prepared for when the movie is a huge success and he can use it to delight sick children in hospitals. It's not just kids who deserve Pratt's charming presence, either—he's happy to grace your slash fic with an appearance, too.

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  9. Watch Orphan Black’s Clone Dance Party Reenacted By Young Actress From The Show

    Helena is going to eat all you.

    [Slight Orphan Black finale spoilers.]

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  10. DC Comics Writer Chuck Dixon Claims His Conservative Politics Lost Him Jobs in Comics

    For A More Civilized Age

    Chuck Dixon has not just written a lot of Batman comics, he was heavily involved in my favorite era of the character, in which the state of Batman's relationships with his various surrogate family members and friends held just as much weight as his triumph over his foes. And while Gail Simone is more closely associated with the Birds of Prey, Dixon was the first to popularize the all-female superhero team in a way that wasn't primarily for the male gaze. From his most popular and longstanding work in the DC Universe alone, you would not immediately guess that Dixon is an outspoken social conservative. This weekend, Dixon and artist Paul Rivoche (whose graphic novel adaptation of a popular conservative reading of the history of the Great Depression hit shelves in the last month) published a post on the Wall Street Journal's opinion section bemoaning the predominantly liberal bias of modern comics (as they see it), claiming that Dixon's career dried up once he started to voice his political views in the workplace, and calling conservative creators of all stripes to take up the torch and catch up to the left wing in their dominance of the market. I think.

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