Meet Mr. Yuk:
Steven Levitt, after looking at a vast amount of accident data, is convinced that child car seats are pretty useless for children of ages >2. His TED talk teaches important lessons on how we think about safety equipment.
Many thanks to reader Doppelfish for digging this video out.
»Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, talks about our new wave of overprotected kids — and spells out 5 (and really, he’s got 6) dangerous things you should let your kids do. Allowing kids the freedom to explore, he says, will make them stronger and smarter and actually safer.«
5 dangerous things you should let your kids do (video, 9:20)