Greeting Webtaculators! Hope all you Bay Area folk had a great Bay To Breakers Sunday! (And for all you non CA peeps, definitely get out this way next year; it’s a blast). On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (90 min. read)
What: South Sudan
Why: Because this is the first time a magazine publication has focused on one single issue – I don’t think it will be the last.
EDUCATION THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Brown v. Board Redux
Why: Because separate but equal is apparently a harder policy to defeat than was presumed.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: More Money, Less Problems?
Why: Because it looks like people do actually like money for its own sake more than wealth. Sorry Margaret.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
Why: Because this is why I have been working for free for the last 6 months.
TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK ( 10 min. read)
What: Pass Go, Win Computing
Why: Because this is one game humans are still better at than computers (for the time being).
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. watch)
What: How To Debate Climate Change Correctly
Why: Because scientific debates demand proportionally representative sides.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: A Horse Is A Horse, Of Course, Of Course, Unless It’s California Chrome
Why: Because this horse has a chance to do something that a horse has not done in over 30 years.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Movie Monsters Are Back
Why: Because there was no reason for this movie to be as good as it is.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. watch)
What: Music Tours Demand Movie Trailers
Why: Because Beyoncé (Fine. Jay-Z too, I guess).
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: How To Write
Why: Because your writing is shit.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Largest Arcade Ever
Why: Because even though Video Bob’s Starbase is gone, it is good to know that there is somewhere people can go to kick each others’ digital asses.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: The Accidentally Racist Ice Cream Truck; EDM (Electronic Death Music?); Or Tyrion Lannister.
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: I Promise I Won’t Cut Myself. Snikt.
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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