Webtacular World Issue # 27, June 8, 2014

Greetings to the new format Webtaculators! Hope you enjoy.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: WEBTACULAR WORLD 2.0 Released!
Why: Because you deserve it.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Oh Boy! $28,800 Per Year!
Why: Because that’s how much a person now working for the new Seattle minimum wage of $15 per hour will make by working full time in a year.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: I Am The Law!
Why: Because most public defenders don’t need to defend themselves.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. watch)
What: Houston, Gravity Has Problems
Why: Because one of my favorite movies gets a lot of the science wrong.

TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (13 min. watch)
What: Net Neutrality In A Nutshell
Why: Because Webtacular World depends on an open framework to continue to be the worldwide leader in news. (Ed. note: not even close).

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. read)
What: GOL! GOL! GOL!
Why: Because you’re going to be hearing a lot of that in the upcoming weeks, and you’d better schedule your time accordingly.

NEWS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: The Colbert Bump Beats The Real Thing
Why: Because this either means Colbert is doing a phenomenal job, or the real news is doing a terrible one.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (45 min.watch)
What: Alphabetized Gets It, Should So Star You Wars Watch
Why: Because someone had way too much time on their hands, and you should appreciate the effort.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Sex, Top Hats, and Horseless Carriages
Why: Because music was raunchy way before Madonna.

ART THING OF THE WEEK (11 min. watch)
What: Obey Andre
Why: Because Shepard Fairey was one of the first artists to legitimize graffiti.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (20 min. reads)
What: Killing An Elephant, Then And Now
Why: Because sometimes you need to read something heartbreaking.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Tetris Turns 30
Why: Because it remains one of the purest puzzle games to this day.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK ()
What: (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻; Give It All You GoatOne Take Is All The Action You Need; The Best Burrito
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: New Suit
Why: Because Brian finally got a real job.

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

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