Why You Should Make Useless Things

“That’s the true beauty of making useless things — it’s this acknowledgment that you don’t always know what the answer is. And it turns off that voice in your head that tells you that you know exactly how the world works.”

If this doesn’t inspire you to get over your fear and make something, I don’t know what will.

It’s a 12-minute TED Talks from Simone Giertz about why you should make useless things that’s racked up almost a million views in a couple days since it was released — and for good reason.

You probably never thought you’d be inspired by a toothbrush helmet or a drone that cuts hair, but you’re about to be.