Webtacular World Issue #17 March 30, 2014

Special shout out to the Webtaculators who got hitched this weekend! Congrats Aaron, Kathleen, and Mailee! And no, they didn’t all get married to each other (although Aaron and Kathleen did), although that would have been one crazy wedding.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Reality Is About To Become A Lot… Virtualer (And Pokier)
Why: Because Facebook bought Occulus, the virtual reality company for $2 billion, and lots of people are not happy about that.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Economic Disparity
Why: Because this is why I will never be able to afford to live in SF again.

POLITICAL THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: The Unknown Unknowns Of Donald Rumsfeld
Why: Because we still don’t have a straight answer as to why we went into Iraq.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read, 6 min. listen)
What: Hobby Lobby And the Religious Ideals Of A Business
Why: Because These are the types of decisions that will need to come down to answer just how much of a person a business can be.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: College Football Is Now A Profession, Apparently
Why: Because Northwestern Football team won a preliminary decision to unionize, pushing the beleaguered NCAA even closer to have to decide what they actually want college sports to be.

TV THING OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Pop Culture And The Office
Why: Because The Office had way too many references, so here they are.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Wu Tang Record Sale Clan Ain’t Nuthin’ Ta Fuck With
Why: Because record sales are dwindling, so why not just make one?

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. look)
What: Kids And Their Toys
Why: Because toys are awesome, and these kids are super proud of their collections.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Books You Probably Will Never Read
Why: Because even though you won’t, it’s still good to know that they exist.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. watch)
What: Goat Simulator
Why: Because who doesn’t want to be a goat?

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: Dance Greg, Dance; Shooting Timing Is Hard; Louis Does SNL; Taco Bell’s CEO’s AMA Reveals CEO Doesn’t Know What 4/20 Is (Ya Right)
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: If Ronald Loves It, Then So Will I
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

Webtacularly yours,

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