Howdy, y’all. This week’s Webtacular World comes straight from Texas, the self proclaimed greatest state in the United States. How do I know I’m in Texas? Because five people sitting around me in the airport have this iPhone case.
STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Changing Of The Guard
Why: Because other elections around the world matter. Here’s what was at stake.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Well, I Guess That’s One Way To Do It
Why: Because with over one trillion dollars of debt owed by Americans, maybe defaulting isn’t such a terrible idea after all. Especially when this is happening.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Justices Declare Freedom of Speech And Religion Still Exist
Why: Because both the freedom of religion under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and free speech clause of the First Amendment were affirmed in two different rulings. Also, for the last time, don’t go to law school.
TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Click On The Top Link (Paywalls are lame)
Why: Because RIM was completely unprepared for the iPhone.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK ()
What: Nothing Interesting Is Happening In Sports This Week
Why: Because this happened, this happened, this happened, and this happened. Like I said, absolutely nothing.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: The Best One Liners From Our Greatest Action Hero
Why: Because these are some of the best spoken dialogue ever recorded. Also, apparently the person who wrote this article never saw a Schwarzenegger film.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Love That Bass
Why: Because the least lauded members of a band probably deserve a whole lot more respect.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. look)
What: What A Beautiful Monkey
Why: Because the other photographs are pretty awesome, too.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. watch)
What: Nintendo Died In The 1980’s
Why: Because that analyst featured in the video wasn’t very good at his job.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Robot Samurai; Solve For P; Flamethrower Uke; The 70’s Killed Gloves
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: R2D2 Fridge
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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