Webtacular World Issue # 48, November 2, 2014

WORLD SERIES CHAMPS! Hope everyone had a webtacularly wonderful Halloween! On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Vote. Or Don’t.
Why: Because the midterm elections are happening this week.

HALLOWEEN THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: He Wants Scare Your Pants Off; Alternatively, His Job Is Better Than Yours
Why: Because I still don’t think that being startled is the same thing as being afraid.

JOURNALISM THING OF THE WEEK (20 min. read)
What: What Happens When You Are Kidnapped In Syria
Why: Because you should never get kidnapped in Syria.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (15 min. rad)
What: Why I Do What I Do
Why: Because your data providers are not going to get any better.

TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: I’m Sorry, Dave, I’m Afraid I Cant Do That
Why: Because AI is putting itself to the fullest possible use, which is all it thinks that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.

AGING THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop
Why: Because some people are never done with their life’s work.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: GIGANTE
Why: Because Madison Bumgarner pitched the most dominant post-season ever. Still can’t believe what I watched.

FOOD THING OF THE WEEK ()
What: TL;DW, Food Is Good For You
Why: Because this also explains why the Supreme Court should never be allowed to rule about scientific fact.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: How Disney Got Its Groove Back
Why: Because John Lassiter’s movies are magical.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: Ok OK Go, I Get It, You Make Great Videos
Why: Because OK Go made another great video.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: 100 Years Of Greatness
Why: Because Leicas are beautiful cameras.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: I Bet The New Call Of Duty Will Have None Of These Suggestions
Why: Because it takes a lot more than half baked ideas of “controversy” to make a game with good mechanics.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Windows 93; How To Not Argue IncorrectlyWe’re Men, We’re Men In HatsWe’re Men, We’re Men With ‘Staches.
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Leica S2 SLR Digital Camera
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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