Webtacular World Issue # 14 March 9, 2014

Hope you all remembered to move your clocks one hour ahead. If not, I applaud your time free living.

STORY OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Brinksmanship In Practice
Why: Because I can’t tell if the Cold War actually ended in 1990 at this point.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: The Face Behind Bitcoin, Or Not?
Why: Because the person behind the most anonymous currency in the world is surprisingly just as anonymous, assuming that he actually is the right person.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: What Happens When A Lawyer’s Incompetence Derails A Multibillion Dollar Settlement
Why: Because now the thousands of farmers who suffered due to Chevron’s blatant disregard to their lives now have little recourse.

TEST THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: A 1600 Means You’re Smart Again
Why: Because this discursive, apocryphal trial was created by masochistic martinets determined to cause prostration in overwhelmed students, and it’s finally changing to reflect actual knowledge. Somnambulist.

AGNOTOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Stupid Is As Stupid Says
Why: Because Webtacular World would in no way try to keep your head filled with nonsense. Now look at these puppies.

TV THING OF THE WEEK (3. min. read)
What: Cosmos Strikes Back
Why: Because Neil DeGrasse Tyson will hopefully inspire America to focus on science again.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. look)
What: Han And Chewie, The Early Years
Why: Because this is adorable.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Music To My Ears Isn’t Always A Good Thing
Why: Because some people can’t get joy from music, and that is a very sad thing.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: South Park Does Everything Better
Why: Because somehow Matt Stone and Trey Parker keep making better products than professionals, regardless of what medium it is.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: Miserable Monsters; Jurassic Cat; Joseph After The Dentist
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Any Of These; Mine Tried To Tell Me It Was An Hour Earlier Than It Really Was This Morning
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

Webtacularly yours,

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

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