Greetings Webtaculators! Lots of long reads for long days. Californians, try not to die in the heat. On to the news.
STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The Wrong Kind Of Economic Boom
Why: Because one of the largest ports in the world was rocked by a massive explosion.
ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (12 min. read)
What: All Work And No Play Makes You Buy Something Something
Why: Because delivering your toilet paper at an on demand speed makes a lot of people miserable.
LAW THING OF THE WEEK (Really Long Reads)
What: Refugee In Your Own Country; Bad Science, Bad Trials; Fake It Til You Make It
Why: Because each of these articles is worth reading to gain a better understanding of the many issues facing the United States’ legal issues.
SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Shade Balls!
Why: Because they’re not being used for the reason you think they are. And now you know!
SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: OH BOY FOOTBALL EVERYWHERE BECAUSE IT’S AUGUST!
Why: Because football news is one of the few sports that can’t stay in its own season.
MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: The Best Movies Of The Summer
Why: Because you probably saw some of these. Or maybe you didn’t. At least Mad Max is deservedly in first place.
TV THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Brought To You By The Letters H B And O, And the $ Sign
Why: Because Sesame Street Is now on HBO.
PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: How To Snapchat
Why: Because you’re old, but at least now you can ruin another thing young people love.
LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Obama Sure Likes Lists Recently
Why: Because most of these are probably worth reading.
VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: 10 Years Of Change
Why: Because the most of these changes are really due to the spread of the Internet.
THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Any Of These Cars Would Be Just Fine
Why: Because Brian deserves it.
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