Webtacular World Issue # 88, August 9, 2015

Greetings Webtaculators! Based off of Thursday’s debates, the election season is apparently in full swing, even though they are still around, oooohhhh… a mere 458 days away. Go democracy! Also, apparently Trump is somehow still winning. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: At Least Trump wont Last Long
Why: Because you can’t attack the only network that will presumably defend you and expect to win an election.

ECONOMIC / LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Hitchhiker’s Guide To Economics
Why: Because you can learn about conspicuous consumption while reading about a whale fall out of the sky.

SOCIAL ISSUE THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: One Year Later
Why: Because Ferguson happened one year ago, and not much has changed.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read / look)
What: Where Science Happens
Why: Because not all labs are more complex recreations of your high school chemistry class; some are more like a modern art exhibit.

TECHNOLOGY THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Beisbol Has Been Very Very Good To Me
Why: Because baseball (of all sports) is the creating the future of television.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Who Said Humans Aren’t Water Mammals?
Why: Because records keep falling, and people crazy.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. watch)
What: Special Effects Suck (Or Don’t)
Why: Because CGI is being used way more than you probably realize, especially when it comes to nudity.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Outside Lands Quick Review: A+
Why: Because It’s Awesome. See you guys there next year. But this is seriously one of the weirdest reasons I’ve ever seen why a band pulled a no show.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (1 min. read)
What: Quit Your Job And Go Play DOTA 2
Why: Because the International, or the Superbowl of the video game DOTA 2, just paid out $18 million in prize money.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: More Problems With Time Travel; Edward Scissorhands; English Is Complicated
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: New Pair Of Chucks
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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