Webtacular World Issue # 89, August 16, 2015

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 TrialsFake 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.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (20 min. read)
What: The Best Of The Best
Why: Because these are (some) of the best song writers. Or you can just listen to Obama’s favorite music.

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.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Go Faster; Draw Me Like One Of Your Patriots; Someone Hates Snoopy; Train Forever
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Any Of These Cars Would Be Just Fine
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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