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STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Mid Nineties Turns 20
Why: Because the A.V. Club has written some great stories about Things You Oughta Know and The End Of Childhood.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Too Wealthy To Save
Why: Because even though residential use makes up a marginal percentage of water usage in California, it still is important to understand that we’re all in this drought together.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Americans Don’t Care About The Law
Why: According to Pew Research, most Americans have no idea how Supreme Court rulings affect their lives.
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. read)
What: How Far Can You Go In An Hour?
Why: Because you would think it would be relatively straight forward, just pedal as hard as you can for an hour. But, like all cycling related news suggests, riding a bike quickly is never as simple as it seems. Also, GO DUBS!
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. watch)
What: The Most Memorable Quotes
Why: Because movies are more than just Schwarzenegger quotes. Also, the Jurassic Park franchise, which spawned this classic, just had the largest Friday opening ever.
MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: This Is Rock And Roll
Why: Because Dave Grohl is a badass. And he loves coffee.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. look)
What: The Dude Abides
Why: Because Jeff Bridges has taken panoramic photos of every film set he’s been on.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: The Fight For Your Eyeballs
Why: Because watching other people play video games has become such a large market that even ESPN is trying to figure out how to get into the game.
INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Boston Is Trying Really Hard To Make You Like It’s Athletes (It’s Working); Skate On; The Deadliest
Why: Because Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Oculus Rift
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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