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I Love It When Smart People Come Up With Solutions That Seem Obvious Once They've Thought Of Them

In lots of places, the infrastructure for running water is still years and years away. For hardworking mothers, carrying water home in buckets takes up a big, back-breaking one-quarter of each day, even with the help of their kids. But here's an ingenious invention for these women and their families that can free up time for better things. Now if the Hippo Water Roller Project can just get it into the hands of as many families as possible.

I Love It When Smart People Come Up With Solutions That Seem Obvious Once They've Thought Of Them

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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