Webtacular World Issue # 19 April 13, 2014

Greetings Webtaculators! Hope everyone is enjoying the nice spring weather. I know I am.

STORY OF THE WEEK (10 min. look)
What: The Power Of Reconciliation
Why: Because it has been 20 years since the Rwandan Genocide, and the healing continues.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. watch)
What: Boss Wedding
Why: Because now you get to hate lawyers even more.

MATH THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Math Made Easy(ish)
Why: Because some of these concepts still make no sense, but at least now you can pretend to understand them.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: Secrets To Success / Not Secrets To Success
Why: Because two new media outlets (fivethirtyeight.com and vox.com) both have two similar titles to pieces regarding the same success of the UConn Basketball program in the March Madness tournament; however, the focus of each reflects more on the stylistic differences these new platforms than any real insight to the team itself.

TV THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read/ watch)
What: The Late Show Gets A New Host – Great News, Or Greatest News?
Why: Because at least one person probably hates this announcement.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 hr. listen)
What: You Like New Music, Right?
Why: Or you can just re-listen to Webtacular‘s very own Outside Lands mix on Spotify.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. look)
What: Behind The Basket
Why: Because its nice to know that basketball players travel just like the rest of us – in first class, catered breakfasts, projection game film, and chartered buses.

LANGUAGE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Uhh… Writing And Talking Is, Like, Hard And Stuff
Why: Because maybe all these changes to English, whether it’s less formal sentence structure and run ons and abbrv. txting is an evolution of our language. Or maybe it’s not.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Wait, So Playing Video Games Is Actually Good For You?
Why: Because maybe spending all that time memorizing the maps in Goldeneye wasn’t such a waste after all.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: Slap Joffrey; The Answer Is Yes; The Enormity Of Their Stupidity Is Just Overwhelming; Toddlers Are Awful; Mutha Fuckin’ Mayonnaise
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Apparently I’ve Been Cooking Them Wrong?
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

Webtacularly yours,

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