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  1. Little Girl’s Amazing 3D-Printed Arm Only Cost $50

    Now it won't cost you an arm and a leg for an arm or a leg.

    When Faith Lennox was born, she had no circulation in her left forearm and doctors were forced to amputate just below the elbow when she was only nine months old. Kids like Faith outgrow prosthetic limbs quickly and they're very expensive - but now 3D printing has changed all of that.

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  2. 9-Year-Old Girl Delivers Rousing Critique of Standardized Testing, Drops the World’s Biggest Mic

    Today in "Leslie Knope's home videos"

    On March 17, 9-year-old Sydney Smoot appeared at a meeting of her local school board and effectively tore the Florida Standards Assessment Test a new one, suggesting instead that students be given three smaller tests throughout the year.

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  3. Holy Cow, Watch President Obama Talk About Science With Supergirl 6-Year-Olds

    Little girls slayin'

    Please join with me in the joy that is this video. Just look at all those six-year-old girls in superhero capes at the White House science fare, half-ignoring the president as they talk tech.

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  4. Two-Year-Old IRL Katniss Sets A New Record In Archery And In Our Hearts

    Three-finger respect gesture to you, tiny archer.

    India's Dolly Shivani Cherukuri isn't even three years old yet, but she's already set to win the Hunger Games and the hearts of Panem with her incredible archery skills.

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  5. Teaching Girls to Be Their Own (Super) Heroes in a Time When Toy Aisles Teach Them Otherwise

    Marvelous.

    John Marcotte, founder of Heroic Girls and father of two superhero-obsessed daughters The Mary Sue has a great affection for, has a thing or two to say about showing girls that superheroes aren't "for boys." It's an incredibly important message, especially in a time when Marcotte says research has found that the toy aisles have never had a stronger gender divide—and that's just the tip of the gender normative iceberg.

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  6. 8th Graders Craft Frozen-Inspired Prosthetic Hand for Little Girl

    You gotta hand it to them.

    Ariah is a 6-year-old who was born without most of her right hand. When the robotics program in Deer Creek Intermediate School in St. Francis, Wisconsin learned about this, they decided that they would do something to help her out.

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  7. Tiny Children Dub Over The Ultron Trailer, Annihilate The Earth With Cuteness

    Allow us to show you something beautiful.

    I think I would see this movie one thousand times if Bruce Banner actually sounded like that.

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  8. 4-Year-Old Responds Perfectly to Boy Who Called Her Ugly, Is a True Class Act

    The mic drop heard round the world.

    Siahj (Cici) Chase, thank you for reminding us all how it's done.

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  9. Here Are A Bunch Of Kids Reciting Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman,” Because We Need This

    Phenomenal, indeed.

    This video was released by Nickelodeon a few weeks back for Black History Month, but it is just as relevant today (International Women's Day) and every day.

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  10. 3-Year-Old Geek Girl Chooses Her Own Clothes, Is a Fashion Icon

    Why don't I own any capes? This must be rectified!

    Ok, but do you think she'd let me raid her closet?

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  11. 3-Year-Old Lassoes Our Hearts, Dresses as Wonder Woman to Celebrate Last Day of Chemo

    Ah, a Wonder Woman/Onion Ninjas crossover.

    Last May three-year-old Sophia Sandoval was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, for which she underwent surgery to remove the tumor and several months of chemotherapy before returning home recently with her family.

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  12. Why Pikachu Should Be President: A 10-Year-Old’s Very Important Essay

    "Super effective."

    [Editor's Note: The following was an essay written by Georgia Roberson, the daughter of Chris Roberson (iZombie) and his business partner/wife Allison Baker. It was originally posted on Roberson's tumblr and is republished here with permission. We think you're really, really going to love it.]

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  13. Pro-Deliciousness Parents Banned From Naming Their Kid Nutella in France

    Somewhere, there is a child named pretzel who will never find their soul mate.

    "Nutella, by any other name... No, seriously. Could we please name this kid literally anything else?" -France, probably.

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  14. The Radical Brownies Are Young Girls Learning to Be Socially Conscious Badasses

    Young girls slayin'

    Today in things I wish had existed when I was a kid comes the Radical Brownies, a group of girls of color ages 8-12 taking part in a group designed to create opportunities to "form fierce sisterhood, celebrate their cultures and contribute radically to their communities."

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  15. The Lex Luthor Of Parents Sent An Invoice To A Kid For Missing Their Child’s Birthday Party

    It's my party and I'll bill if I want to.

    Did you ever make a last minute decision to not attend a party you were invited to? Did the host send you a bill for what your attendance would have cost them? Are you also five-years-old?

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  16. Study Says Kids Have Unhealthy Pizza Habits; We Blame Those Blasted Turtles

    Pizza! I need it!

    You just said the magic word!

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  17. Neil deGrasse Tyson Beautifully Answered a Six-Year-Old’s Question About the Meaning of Life

    TL; Dr: the meaning of life is Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    Oh, my mistake. Jackson is six and three quarters.

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  18. This Robot Can Help Kids Through Chemo, Vaccinations & Other Scary Medical Procedures

    Robots are helping us do a lot these days but as an adult who had far too many needle experiences in her childhood, I'm certainly wishing this one was invented sooner. Say hello to MEDi.

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  19. Cumberbaby Announced: A Cumberbatch For a New Generation

    Another human to be in all the things.

    Back in November, Benedict Cumberbatch announced his engagement to Sophie Hunter like a proper gentleman. Now, the two have revealed they're having a baby. A Cumberbaby, of course, who will go on to rule the next generation of geek entertainment. It has been decreed.

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  20. Netflix Is Finally the Perfect Babysitter With Its New Year’s Eve Countdown For Kids

    Shhhhh no one tell the children.

    The reason for the season is getting kids to bed early so you can have a cocktail. Or fall asleep early yourself!

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