Webtacular World Issue # 31, July 6, 2014

STORY OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: The Civil Rights Act Turns 50
Why: Because the Civil Rights Act was one of the last large society-changing laws that Congress passed.ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)

What: Why People Live Where They Do (3 min. read)
Why: Because this is why I still can’t find something reasonably affordable in San Francisco.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Hobby Lobby
Why: Because part of me still can’t believe that contraception is still somehow this misunderstood and difficult to obtain.

TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The PC
Why: Because the thing you are using to read this now has changed quite drastically over the last decade.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: Impossibly Good
Why: Because one person should not be this much better at something than his closest rivals.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. watch)
What: Bayism
Why: Because a widely panned movie series that somehow keeps getting worse is once again the #1 movie in the world.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. watch)
What: Pimps And Hos
Why: Because sometimes people in terrible personal situations make for the most interesting subjects

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. watch)
What: Phish For People Who Don’t Like Phish
Why: Because Phish is actually pretty good live.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read, 36 min. listen)
What: David Foster Wallace On Sadness
Why: Because one of the quintessential authors of our era explained why a nation that has everything still is not happy.

FOOD THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: The Best States By Food
Why: Because this should give all of you non-Californians an excuse to come visit.

GAME THING OF THE WEEK (1000 pg. read)
What: Dungeons And Dragons Version 5.0
Why: Because this is the original role playing game that influenced everything from Fallout to Farmville.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK ()
What: Hodor; A Very Expensive Potato Salad; The Night Crew Is The Right Crew
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Hoverboard
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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