Webtacular World Issue #10 February 9, 2014

Sorry for the late release- I forgot how to internet because the world suddenly got wet. Also, I’m wondering when you will be delivering the rest of the THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEKS, since apparently someone is listening to my requests.

STORY OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: The Winter Olympics Is (Are?) Here!
Why: Because it’s the Winter Olympics! In Со́чи, Россия! Coverage of the Games has been mainly negative, but, as they say, in Mother Russia, Olympics win you!

BUSINESS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Pharmacies Trending Away From Selling Cigarettes
Why: Because it is important that stores that exist to keep people healthy start acting like it.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Starbucks Is Dumb, And So Is Copyright Law
Why: Because I can’t believe that someone is dumb enough to think this is parody, and someone needs a new lawyer.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: How To Stop Worrying And Love The Vagina
Why: Because too many people don’t know how we work as humans, and we should really start figuring that out.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read/watch)
What: Top NFL Prospect Comes Out
Why: Because I thought the NFL was done being in the headlines, but this is actually for a good reason.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: 95% Fresh
Why: Because I am so excited to see this.

TV THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. watch)
What: This Guy Is Replacing This Guy
Why: Because it’s about damn time.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. look)
What: NYC Before And After Bike Lanes
Why: Because a lot of the Big Apple has converted to bike friendliness, and it seems to be working.

WRITING THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: How To Be Funny According To The NY Times
Why: Because the person who wrote is not that funny, even though he is trying to be, which is sort of funny on a meta level.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Flappy Bird Stops Flapping
Why: Because Flappy Bird is one of the most successful gaming apps in the last few months, but success often comes at a high price.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK ()
What: What The Hell Is Shona?Wow. Much DogeLuge You Long TimeI Love Behaving Aggressively Towards Clams
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: All It Needs Is Some Sharks With Lasers, And A Bunch Of These
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

Webtacularly yours,

Brian
Managing Editor, Webtacular World
The Internet You Didn’t Know You Needed™

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