The folks at IBM Research got bored with studying atoms, so instead they made stop motion animation with them. Queen Bey cannot be bothered to recognize peasants real-life royals at her concert. Royal or not, when Bey asks you to sing along, you sing along. Speaking of royalty, this roundup of Game of Thrones characters that are better than their book counterparts is spot on. Turns out Ellie Goulding is a serious runner, and it’s delightful hearing her relate musical discipline to athletics in a cool and thoughtful way. Lastly, listen to this awesome throwback mash-up of R. Kelly’s “I’m a Flirt” and Broken Social Scene’s “Shoreline” andkick off your weekend right.