Webtacular World Issue # 74, May 3, 2015

The “Fight Of The Century” probably just killed boxing, while fights that actually matter are taking place in the courtrooms. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Baltimore Curfew Lifted
Why:  Because Baltimore is the latest US city to face the repercussions of treating its citizens with inequality for years. This time, however, there may be some justice.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Discussing Your Salary
Why: Because you can openly talk about your race, religion, and sexuality, but money for some reason remains a taboo topic, even though money dictates everything from where you can live, what you can do, and who you are friends with.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Supreme Court On Gay Marriage
Why: Because the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about a case that will define the future of gay marriage in the U.S..

TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Energy At Home
Why: Because Elon Musk finally released Tesla’s new batteries for the home, which is one small step to completely changing the way people use energy.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: The Only Good Part Of The Fight
Why: Because two people played tag with each other for 12  rounds and made hundreds of millions of dollars. Good job, America.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: The Avengers… Avenges Lots Of Money
Why: Because it had the 2nd biggest movie opening, ever.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: Cobain’s Life, Unplugged
Why: Because if you have HBO, you should watch this on Tuesday. Also, there might be a new album.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Photographs From Baltimore
Why: Because the TIME’s cover photo is iconic, and so is the story behind it.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Kojima Departs Konami
Why: Because Hideo Kojima is one of the most highly regarded directors of gaming, and his departure from his lifelong company is a unexpected, and unappreciated, change.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Animals Eating Watermelons; Tamogachi Lives; May-Pac Punchout
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: May The Fourth Be With Me
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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