Reading While Eating for April 7: Small but Mighty

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Atmosphere during the MiArt 2011 Contemporary and Modern Art International Fair press preview on April 7, 2011 in Milan, Italy

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It’s the little things that make or break a day. This Thursday, NewsFeed invites you to munch on and marvel at some miniature magnificence.

Peep Show: Don’t worry, it’s mellow enough for all audiences. Turns out these seasonal sugary treats are good for more than filling Easter baskets. Forgive us for mixing holidays, but these itsy-bitsy edible entries in the Peeps Diorama Contest will draw a smile from even the grouchiest grinch! (Washington Post)

Light Literature: For a trip down memory lane, check out this list of the Top 10 Kids’ Book Series We Miss. (TIME)

Tyke Transportation: Working in a big city and sick of painfully slow public transportation? One New Yorker decided to take matters into his own hands. Riding a child’s tricycle he crossed town 12 minutes faster than a city bus he raced. There’s one way to reduce carbon emissions. (NBC)

Back in the Day: Take a look at these photos of Katie Couric’s early years. (LIFE)

Inspiring Writing: This 10-year-old from Maine, who was born without hands and lower arms, impressed judges at a penmanship contest. (NBC)

Sheer Dumb Luck: Imagine if cleaning your purse earned you nearly $200,000. A Georgia woman found an old lottery ticket and hit the jackpot. (Yahoo)

Viral Video: If Rebecca Black was too scandalous for you, you might appreciate Sadie Black’s parody: “Sunday” (which comes after Saturday and before Monday). It’s a bit more pious than its predecessor–she’s worshippin’ instead of partyin’. (The Daily What)