Well, it seems the news world has already moved on from Russia, because obviously nothing else is going on there, so on to the next big thing!
STORY OF THE WEEK (20 min. read)
What: Forgetting Yourself
Why: Because this is a great insight into a disease that affects many people in their later years, and it is empowering to see someone try to fight through losing themselves.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. watch)
What: Digital Economies Make Serious Bank
Why: Because digital supply and demand are a growing business, because who doesn’t want a $10 digital horse?
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (44 min. watch)
Why: Because this is the best explanation of evolution I have heard.
NEWS THING OF THE WEEK (7 min read.)
What: A Fox News That’s Worth It
Why: Because news is changing, and hopefully for the better.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min.read)
What: It’s Madness
Why: Because there are no longer any perfect brackets left, and the upsets keep on coming.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. 30 sec. watch)
What: Wes Anderson Is Centered
Why: Because symmetrical whimsy is a beautiful thing.
CHILDHOOD THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: Loosing The Wonder Years
Why: Because maybe parents need to back off a bit. Yes, this includes homework too.
ARCHITECTURE THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: 140 New Montgomery
Why: Because even seemingly mundane office buildings can tell the greater stories of the cities where they are located.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (1 hr. 15 min. watch)
What: Free To Play
Why: Because its stories like these that show esports have the same potential for creating stars as any other established sport.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: More Like Christopher Dancen, Am I Right?; Wheel Of Luck; Cockblock Explanation; What Penguins Think
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Some Opening Day Tickets Would Be Nice
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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