I am seriously debating the importance of other news after the drama of the World Cup this weekend, but I’ll give it a shot.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Safety In Numbers
Why: Because some billionaires are realizing that the current divergence of the haves and the have nots might not be sustainable.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: From Cellphones To Abortions
Why: Because the Supreme Court made a number of important rulings this past week, many of which were unanimous, even when they weren’t.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Greenhouse Gasses Can Be Regulated
Why: Because the infinite wisdom of the Supreme Court actually let the EPA do its job.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Someone Really Did Not Like Frozen
Why: Because even though the author pushes the argument a little too far, she does make some strong points as to the films shortcomings in its feminist message.
TV THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: The Beginning Of Adult Swim
Why: Because Space Ghost redefined the absurdity of what a cartoon could be.
COMEDY THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life
Why: Because I wish I had bought tickets to one of their shows.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: How To Write A Song
Why: Because now you can be as famous as Rebecca Black.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The Right Lens
Why: Because you might as well know the best way to use that DLSR that’s sitting in your closet.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5. min. read)
What: How To Write At 200 WPM
Why: Because this would have been super useful to know in law school.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK
What: Final Hours Of The Steam Sale
Why: Because even if you have a terrible computer, there are some really cheap deals for some really good games.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: Karate Is Bullshit; Omniscient Narrators Don’t Always Have Your Best Interest In Mind; Fake Estate; Kids Vs. Pros; So Dildos Aren’t Toys?; I Dare You
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Monty Python Tickets In SF
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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