Eric's Big Idea! Answered
Ads and such usually appear off to the side of forum pages, and instructables, most are scams (haha), but occasionally they are something worth checking into.
Below is the ad I saw on the side of a forum topic, and decided to follow it.
I got the address for Big Think, which is, from what I gathered, a plethora of ideas for many different things to better the nation.
Below is Eric Wilhelm talking about Instructable's impact on education.
BTW, there is a typo on the second link..