Webtacular World Issue # 41, September 14, 2014

Well, Apple released it’s newest products, and the world didn’t end. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Apple
Why: Fine. Here’s the real Apple Story you were looking for. Also, here’s a review of the Apple Watch from an actual watch reviewer. But seriously – people are just as strongly opinionated about edible apples as the technology one.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: What The Hell Is A Spiced Pumpkin Anyway?
Why: Because there also is no reason for the seasonal existence of the product, either.

MATH THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Pizza Folding
Why: Because I still have no idea why that actually works, but I am glad it does.

TECH THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Net Neutrality Is Still Important
Why: Because even though the day of protest is over, Net Neutrality will remain a very important issue going forward.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Violence Continues
Why: Because it shouldn’t take a leaked video to understand that this is in no way acceptable from any member of society, even if they’re worth millions of dollars for an entertainment franchise.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: Great Shot
Why: Because sometimes a movies’ importance can be captured in only a few frames.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Big Poppa
Why: Because Biggie Smalls’ album is 20 years old, and with it came the rise of Bad Boy records, the West vs. East Coast rivalry, and the beginning of the end of two of the most important rappers of our time.

FOOD THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Burrito Heaven
Why: Because I work down the street from this glorious burrito manufacturer, and you should be jealous – especially if you live on the East Coast. Come visit.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: The Abridged History Of Video Games
Why: Because figuring out how to keep data as the storage devices begin to fade is a problem that extends way beyond video games.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK
What: I Never Thought I’d Still Be Enjoying Sesame Street So Much; Adulthood Is Overrated; Smash All The Mouth; Perfect Recordings
Why: Because Internet.

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

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

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