Not sure if this is a) in the right place b) an original idea but...
I think that most YouTube Nerdfighters are a bit annoyed with the featuring thingy on the homepage now - see Hank's song for more info!
It got me thinking, what if the Nerdfighters made our own featured videos list? I thought that every day a person (on a rota) picks out three video under 2,000 views to feature on a Facebook/Tumblr page. Everyone who likes/Tumble-thingys the page gets daily updates about the best 'undiscovered' videos.