This week’s Webtacular World comes straight from Carmel By-The-Sea, a wonderful place that has a terribly incorrect name. But I guess Carmel By-The-Ocean doesn’t sound as quaint. Also, it’s going to take more than 6.0 quake to make it Carmel In-The-Sea. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Yup, That Was A Big One
Why: Because California is statistically still waiting for the actual BIG ONE, but this one was a decent reminder of the power that quakes have.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (9 min. read)
What: Uniquely Similar
Why: Because Starbucks is legion. At least you can still escape business as usual at Burning Man.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (6 (billable) min. read)
What: Give A Lawyer A Hug
Why: At least now you can understand why some people may be upset when even Shakespeare wants them dead.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The First Law In Practice
Why: Because Isaac Asimov’s Laws of Robotics are about to face real world testing.
POPULATION THING OF THE WEEK (25 min. look/read)
What: Movin’ On Up
Why: Because state-by-state immigration patterns are really interesting. Also, it’s almost funny how much the signs of gentrification have stayed the same. Almost.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read/look)
What: The Opposite Of Golf
Why: Because endurance athletes are in a league of their own. Also, they don’t require fake crowds.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (__ hrs. listening pleasure)
What: The Best Of The Teens So Far
Why: Because most of these songs at least deserve a listen.
LONGFORM THING OF THE WEEK (15 min.
What: Off The Grid
Why: Because it’s amazing that an individual could remain undetected for so long in the modern era.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Mom! Turn That Damn Game Off And Come To Dinner! This Is The Last Warning!
Why: Because adult women have unseated teenage boys as the largest game playing demographic.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: Someone Needs To Invent An Irony Or Satire Font; Work Like Ira; Don’t Give Me Your Baby If You Want It To Live; Breaking Pawn; Deep Thoughts With Ron Swanson
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: A House Would Be Nice
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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