Curated Good News 2014-06-09
LEGO to Launch Female Scientist Minifigure Collection Love it! “Lego, the Denmark-based toy company, has approved designs for a new collection titled “Research Institute,” an all-female line with characters such as an astronomer, paleontologist and chemist.”
$5 Billion revival leaves Milwaukee River cleaner, more valuable Nice article on the river’s reclamation (though, as a writer I’m dismayed by the dozens of one sentence paragraphs.)
School Janitor Called to Clean Up Mess, Gets Surprise Gift Instead Great little story about students collecting money for the janitor, so he could travel overseas to see his son and grandson.
Daily TED Talk
Forget multitasking, try monotasking (3min) The evidence keeps rolling in that humans “multi-task” badly. Mr Cardini presents humorous examples of why to focus on just one task.