Oh Snap! The Government Just Got Put On Notice ... By An 8th-Grader.

I know, I know. There's a lot of confusing information out there about government surveillance, and it's super hard to keep up with it all, let alone understand it. Luckily, this award-winning documentary by eighth-grader Ben Blum explains some things most adults have trouble with. Make sure you stay through to 6:00 because this kid really sticks it to Congress with a list of demands.

Oh Snap! The Government Just Got Put On Notice ... By An 8th-Grader.

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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