Merry Christmas Everyone! Now for the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (1 hr. read)
What: The Fall of the House of Tsarnaev
Why: Because the Tsarnaev brothers were responsible for the atrocious attack on the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year. This article looks into their lives to try to determine what could drive two people to cause so much destruction.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The IPhone Is Going To China
Why: Because the people who make one of the most successful technology products of all time will finally be able to use it.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: NSA Spying Ruled Unconstitutional; So Is Utah Law Against Gay Marriage; Former Prosecutor Gets Himself Arrested
Why: Because these rulings show that the courts occasionally still work as effective balances against bad laws, and sometimes the system just is broken.
TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (1.5 min. watch, endless searching)
What: Internet Zeitgeist
Why: Because now you know what everyone is really searching for.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Payton Manning Unstoppable
Why: Because 51 touchdowns in a season with one game left is insane.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (2.5 watch)
What: Anchorman (cat)
Why: Because Anchorman 2 is out, and you should stay classy and go see it.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. listen)
What: In Memoriam
Why: Because we can still listen to the wonderful sound these people made even though they are no longer with us.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Read ALL the Books
Why: Because it would take a really really really long time to do it, so you should get started now.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: The New Yorker’s Best Games of the Year
Why: Because The New Yorker is now reviewing video games, apparently.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (15 min. watch)
What: Goalkeepers; Santa; Not Santa
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: These. Or This.
Why: Because It’s Brian’s Birthday Week.
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